Monticello Area ASBTDC Events

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

Startup Small Talks (FREE)

Date: February 11, 2016
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: University of Arkansas at Monticello
City: Monticello

Description: This event is an opportunity for entrepreneurs to engage in sessions with experts who have a wide breadth of expertise in areas ranging from finance, business structures, and small business insurance. Take advantage of the chance to snag advice from local experts with years of experience

 

How to Become a Notary (FREE)

Date: February 23, 2016
Time: 10:00 am
Location: Monticello Chamber of Commerce
City: Monticello

Description: Do you want to become a Notary in Arkansas? Danielle Fusco from the Secretary of States Office will instruct this seminar.

 

Starting a Business in Arkansas (FREE)

Date: February 25, 2016
Time: 10:00 am
Location: Southeast Arkansas College
City: Pine Bluff

Description: 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!

 

Operating a Home-Based Business

Date: March 3, 2016
Time: 9:00 am
Location: University of Arkansas at Monticello
City: Monticello

Description: 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.

 

How to Write a Business Plan

Date: March 10, 2016
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Southeast Arkansas College
City: Pine Bluff

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.

 

What’s in a Business Loan Application

Date: March 22, 2016
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Dumas Community Center
City: Dumas

Description: Please join us to learn what is in a business loan application and how to correctly fill out the paperwork.

 

Google-Put Your City on the Map (FREE)

Date: March 30, 2016
Time: 8:30 am
Location: Grand Prairie Center
City: Stuttgart

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How to Become a Notary (FREE)

Date: March 31, 2016
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Southeast Arkansas College
City: Pine Bluff

Description: Do you want to become a Notary in Arkansas? Danielle Fusco with the Secretary of States office will teach this seminar.

 

Startup Summit (FREE)

Date: April 7, 2016
Time: 9:00 am
Location: University of Arkansas at Monticello
City: Monticello

Description: In one day, learn how to start your business the right way. This event combines three of our most popular seminars. “Starting a Business in Arkansas,” “How to Write a Business Plan,” and “Financing Options” outline the essential steps to start and finance a new business.

 

Setting Up QuickBooks

Date: April 12, 2016
Time: 8:15 am
Location: Donald W. Reynolds Community Services Center
City: Pine Bluff

Description: This hands-on workshop is for beginners and those with limited experience using QuickBooks. You will learn how to get your business set up using this system. Topics include: introduction, moving around, preferences and chart of accounts. Pre-registration required. Limited seating available.

 

QuickBooks for Beginners

Date: April 12, 2016
Time: 10:30 am
Location: Donald W. Reynolds Community Services Center
City: Pine Bluff

Description: This session helps you to use QuickBooks routinely while ensuring tasks maintain fiscal accountability. Topics include: debits and credits, routine tasks, writing checks and making deposits, entering and paying bills, invoices and receipts and receiving payments. Pre-registration is required. Limited seating available.

 

QuickBooks Reports

Date: April 12, 2016
Time: 1:30 pm
Location: Donald W. Reynolds Community Services Center
City: Pine Bluff

Description: This session helps you to develop and generate financial reports. Topics include: reports to use, custom detailed transaction reports, exporting reports to Excel, accounting and taxes, budgets and lists. Pre-registration is required. Limited seating available.

 

Introduction to SBIR/STTR (FREE)

Date: April 13, 2016
Time: 10:00 am
Location: Library Conference Room A, UAM
City: Monticello

Description: The ASBTDC presents “Introduction to SBIR/STTR.” This FREE webinar will introduce innovative entrepreneurs and researchers to the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)/ Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program. Participants will learn about the requirements for program participation and methods for assessing qualifying technologies and

 

Facebook Profiles, Pages, & Privacy

Date: April 14, 2016
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Southeast Arkansas College
City: Pine Bluff

Description: Learn how to build your presence on the largest social network. Get answers to these questions and more: How can being on Facebook and other social media help a business? Is Facebook a fit for my business? How do I set up a business Facebook page?

 

Social Media for Small Business

Date: April 28, 2016
Time: 10:00 am
Location: Community Room-Lake Village Fire Station
City: Lake Village

Description: Not sure where to begin with social media or why you should bother? See how a social media presence complements your other marketing, and leave with your own social media marketing plan.

 

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