Monticello Area ASBTDC Events

Please note: American Express not currently accepted by the Arkansas SBTDC.

Starting a Business in Arkansas

Date: January 11, 2018
Time: 10:00 am
Location: Relyance Community Room
City: Pine Bluff

Description: FREE This basic seminar discusses essential startup steps, legal business structures, regulations and licensing, key issues that affect your business success, and common pitfalls entrepreneurs face. A must for first-time small business owners!

 

How to Write a Business Plan

Date: January 23, 2018
Time: 2:00 pm
Location: UAM Gibson University Center – House Room
City: Monticello

Description: All businesses, especially new ventures, need a business plan. Crafting a plan helps you define your concept, evaluate your competition, determine risks, and estimate costs. Using our “To the Point” outline, learn how to put together a plan that will guide the growth of your business and that you can share with lenders and investors.

 

Website in a Day

Date: February 8, 2018
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Civic Center
City: Star City

Description: FREE Does your business need a website? Have you been held back by a lack of funds or technical skills? Come learn the steps it take to have a successful website.

 

Top-Notch Customer Service

Date: February 20, 2018
Time: 10:00 am
Location: Crossett Public Library
City: Crossett

Description: FREE Excellent customer service is a cost-free marketing technique, as well as a way to set your business apart from your competitors. Learn how to exceed customer expectations, handle unhappy customers, and create a culture of top-notch customer service.

 

Starting a Business in Arkansas

Date: March 1, 2018
Time: 10:00 am
Location: SEARK College Technology Center Rm 1022
City: Pine Bluff

Description: FREE This basic seminar discusses essential startup steps, legal business structures, regulations and licensing, key issues that affect your business success, and common pitfalls entrepreneurs face. A must for first-time small business owners!

 

QuickBooks Beyond the Basics

Date: March 13, 2018
Time: 10:00 am
Location: UAM Gibson University Center – Caucus Room
City: Monticello

Description: Now that you have the basics down, this hands-on session will go over reports, customizing forms, working with inventory, jobs, estimates, progress invoices, and more.

 

QuickBooks Payroll

Date: March 13, 2018
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: UAM Gibson University Center – Caucus Room
City: Monticello

Description: Learn this popular computerized accounting program, hands-on! This seminar teaches how to obtain and apply necessary information to set up and use payroll.

 

How to Become a Notary

Date: April 12, 2018
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Monticello Branch Library
City: Monticello

Description: FREE The Arkansas Secretary of State’s Office will walk participants through the notary application process and discuss best practices and issues facing notaries today. All current and prospective notaries public are encouraged to attend because special emphasis will be given to new laws that have recently passed affecting all notaries.

 

Free and Local Small Business Marketing

Date: April 24, 2018
Time: 10:00 am
Location: UAM Gibson University Center- House Room
City: Monticello

Description: FREE Explore marketing approaches that are not only practical and low-cost but effective for any size business. Topics will include image development, customer service, online marketing, public relations, and other low-cost marketing methods. This fast-paced workshop provides ideas businesses can use right away.

 

Please note: American Express not currently accepted by the Arkansas SBTDC.