Russellville Area ASBTDC Events

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

Startup Small Talks (FREE!)

Date: February 16, 2016
Time: 11:00 am
Location: Russellville Chamber of Commerce
City: Russellville

Description: This event features a business consultant, a certified public accountant, and a lender who will share valuable tips on starting a small business. If you have ever considered opening your own business, or you are in the planning phases of starting one, this is a must-attend event! Co-sponsored by Russellville Chamber, Arvest & Beall Barclay & Co.

 

Starting a Business in Arkansas (FREE!)

Date: February 25, 2016
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Arkansas Tech University
City: Russellville

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!

 

How to Write a Business Plan

Date: February 25, 2016
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Arkansas Tech University
City: Russellville

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.

 

QuickBooks Beyond the Basics and QuickBooks Payroll (Hands on)

Date: March 10, 2016
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Arkansas Tech University
City: Russellville

Description: Two hands-on workshops for QuickBooks desktop users. Morning session: using reports, customizing forms, working with inventory, jobs, estimates, progress invoices, and more. Afternoon session: tracking employee time, paychecks, paying liabilities, and producing payroll reports. A computer is provided. Lunch included when you attend both workshops.

 

Website in a Day (Hands on)

Date: March 23, 2016
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Arkansas Tech University
City: Russellville

Description: Does your business need a website? Have you been held back by a lack of funds or technical skills? Come sit down in our computer lab and design a free website using Weebly. Step-by-step, we will help you create a free account and an attractive, functional, five-page website.

 

Small Business Start-Up Summit

Date: March 30, 2016
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Arvest Bank
City: Fort Smith

Description: Three workshops in one day are geared to help your small business get started. “Starting a Business in Arkansas,” “How to Write a Business Plan,” and “Business Financing Options” all help you identify the major steps crucial to starting and financing your endeavor. Valuable resources are included. Veterans attend free!

 

Introduction to SBIR/STTR (FREE!)

Date: April 5, 2016
Time: 9:30 am
Location: Arkansas Tech University
City: Russellville

Description: This free workshop 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 research projects, and how to get started.

 

Women in Business Conference (FREE!)

Date: April 14, 2016
Time: 9:30 am
Location: Arkansas Tech University
City: Russellville

Description: Special guest speakers from The Cake Place, Friendship Community Care, & Seal Tite of Arklahoma will educate women on the possibilities of entrepreneurship and inspire them to follow their passions into business. A speaker from the U.S. Small Business Administration will also give valuable information on resources available to female entrepreneurs.

 

QuickBooks Online (Hands on)

Date: April 27, 2016
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Arkansas Tech University
City: Russellville

Description: This workshop is designed for business owners & their employees with little or no experience using the online version of QuickBooks. Topics include navigation, setting up a company, working with lists, customers, vendors, inventory, reports, and more. A computer with internet access is provided for each participant during this interactive session.

 

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