Monticello Area ASBTDC Events

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

2017 Southeast Arkansas Business & Enterprise Development Conference

Date: October 20, 2017
Time: 8:30 am
Location: University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
City: Pine Bluff

Description: Several private, state, federal and nonprofit organizations unite to provide small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs with the tools and resources needed to start and expand their businesses. All are welcome, including those currently in business, those just getting started, youth, students, veterans, and economic development professionals.


Top-Notch Customer Service

Date: November 7, 2017
Time: 10:00 am
Location: Gibson University Center-House Room
City: Monticello

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.


Grow Your Sales in 5 Easy Steps

Date: November 16, 2017
Time: 11:00 am
Location: Reynolds Center-Pine Bluff, United Way Board Room
City: Pine Bluff

Description: FREE (Lunch provided by Relyance Bank)
In five simple steps, you can maximize your marketing and promotions to attract the right customers. In this workshop, you will learn strategies and tools that are practical, budget friendly, and effective for small businesses. Get ideas you can use right away.


Operating a Home-Based Business

Date: November 30, 2017
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Civic Center
City: Star City

Description: FREE
Thousands of people are running businesses out of their homes. Are you considering joining them? This seminar will help you with business planning, ideas, requirements, and more to get you headed in the right direction.


FREE! Boost Your Sales

Date: December 7, 2017
Time: 10:00 am
Location: UAM Gibson University Center- House Room
City: Monticello

Description: Watch your sales and revenues grow with proven techniques. Develop a sales strategy, learn how to recognize buyers needs, strengthen your sales team’s communication with customers, and get tips for hiring, training, and evaluating salespeople.


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