Russellville Area ASBTDC Events

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

Introduction to SBIR/STTR (FREE!)

Date: March 8, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: University of Arkansas Fort Smith
City: Fort Smith

Description: High-tech entrepreneurs and university researchers, come get acquainted with Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer. SBIR/STTR provide federal funding for innovative research and development. Learn about basic requirements, methods for assessing qualifying technologies and projects, and how to get started.

 

Free & Local Small Business Marketing

Date: March 14, 2017
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Arkansas Tech University
City: Russellville

Description: Explore marketing approaches that are not only practical and low-cost but effective for any size business. Topics 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.

 

QuickBooks Online for Beginners and QuickBooks Online Day-to-Day Basics (Hands on)

Date: March 23, 2017
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Arkansas Tech University
City: Russellville

Description: Two workshops for QuickBooks Online (cloud-based) users. Morning session includes navigation, setting up a company, transactions, reconciling accounts, and more. Afternoon session continues with invoices, payments, bills, bank feeds, reports, and more. A computer with internet is provided during each interactive session.

 

Entrepreneurial Conference (FREE!)

Date: April 13, 2017
Time: 9:30 am
Location: Arkansas Tech University
City: Russellville

Description: Four successful entrepreneurs will discuss their journey, how they turned their passion into a business, and share their lessons learned along the way in TED-style presentations. A Q&A session will follow each speaker’s presentation and the ASBTDC will share business startup tips throughout the conference.

 

Business Development Series: Starting or Expanding Your Business

Date: April 18, 2017
Time: 5:30 pm
Location: BrickCity Emporium
City: Fort Smith

Description: On Tuesday evenings, participants identify key aspects of building or expanding a business to create a working plan for their endeavor. Instruction and class activities provide attendees with tools to address the four basic challenge areas to every business; the business concept, its organizational structure, customer relationships, and operations.

 

Creating a Lean Canvas for Your Business (FREE!)

Date: June 15, 2017
Time: 10:00 am
Location: Fort Smith Public Library
City: Fort Smith

Description: Are you looking for a first step to understanding your customer and your market? The Lean Canvas is the most efficient tool used to define, structure and develop your technology, service or business idea. Join us to discover the methodology to build your business and your success.

 

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