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February 2021

NC IDEA Foundation has Opened its Spring 2021 Grant Cycle

February 16 @ 8:00 am - March 1 @ 5:00 pm
Online

The NC IDEA Foundation has opened its spring 2021 grant cycle and is accepting applications through March 1.  The NC IDEA MICRO program awards $10K project-based grants to young companies looking to validate and advance their idea, while the NC IDEA SEED program offers $50K grants to early stage companies, information here.

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Business Insurance 101: What You Need to Know – Online Webinar

February 24 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Online Webinar

On-Line Training Topic: Managing a Business Understanding the basics of insuring your business, including the coverages you need, why you need it, and how to get it. Speaker(s): Matt Frazier, Main Street Insurance If you have a disability that requires special accommodation, please contact the Small Business Center 72 hours prior to the event or contact Shawn Frank, Counselor for Students with Disabilities, at 828-327-7000 ext. 4222 or sfrank327@cvcc.edu Fee: No Cost Register Online Already Registered? Sign in for more…

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Using Instagram to Build Your Business – Online Webinar

February 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online Webinar

Thu 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM On-Line Training Topic: Marketing and Sales Instagram is used by millions to communicate and share information. And now more small businesses are using Instagram as a way to get online and share information. This seminar shows small business owners how to set up a Instagram business page, as well as use Instagram promotions and advertising to make an impact for their business online. Speaker(s): Matt Rudisill, The Leadership Academy If you have a disability…

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Using Instagram to Build Your Business – Online Webinar

February 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online Webinar

On-Line Training Topic: Marketing and Sales Instagram is used by millions to communicate and share information. And now more small businesses are using Instagram as a way to get online and share information. This seminar shows small business owners how to set up a Instagram business page, as well as use Instagram promotions and advertising to make an impact for their business online. Speaker(s): Matt Rudisill, The Leadership Academy If you have a disability that requires special accommodation, please contact…

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March 2021

Using Paid Online Ads To Promote Your Business – Online Webinar

March 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online Webinar

On-Line Training Topic: Marketing and Sales Participants will learn about different options to advertise their business using online resources. These options are often easier and much less expensive than traditional advertising. We will discuss social media advertising through major platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, as well as Google AdWords and other options. Speaker(s): Matt Rudisill, The Leadership Academy If you have a disability that requires special accommodation, please contact the Small Business Center 72 hours prior to the event…

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Using YouTube to Showcase Your Business – Online Webinar

March 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online Webinar

On-Line Training Topic: Marketing and Sales The use of online videos, primarily those on YouTube, is making a huge impact on the way we do business today. Videos are seen by millions of people and business owners use them to make an impact online and bring customers to their stores. This webinar shows small business owners how to set up their YouTube account and make great videos with a small business budget. You will learn tactics that will work best…

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Introduction to QuickBooks Desktop – Online Webinar

March 4 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Online Webinar

On-Line Training Topic: Business Accounting and Budget Intro to QuickBooks gets new and prospective small business owners started using QuickBooks, focusing on navigating the home page, using QuickBooks lists, and the chart of accounts. In this hands-on session, participants work through using QuickBooks to create a company file and practice recording sales and managing expenses. The session provides an overview on how QuickBooks can be used to manage a small business’ finances. Speaker(s): Jeff Weathers, OBX Accounting, LLC If you…

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8(a) Business Development Program

March 9 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Online Webinar

8(a) Business Development Program About this Event Do you currently sell, or are you interested in selling, your goods or services to the federal government? If so, please join the U.S. Small Business Administration for this webinar event as we discuss the 8(a) certification to give your firm an edge in the lucrative government contracting arena. This event will cover details on eligibility and applying for certification. A representative from the Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) will also be on…

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SESSION 1: DEFENSE CONTRACTOR VIRTUAL ACADEMY

March 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:15 pm
Online Webinar

Session 1: Government Contract Opportunities & Contractor Responses The Defense Contractor Academy hosted by the North Carolina Military Business Center will offer an intermediate-level of instruction to existing, small business defense contractors to provide the tools needed to grow the federal portion of their business portfolio.  “The Defense Contractor Academy provides the advanced skills businesses need in federal business development,  competitive processes and federal contracting procedures to grow in the federal  marketplace – and to grow jobs in North Carolina,”…

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Using Linkedin as a Business Tool – Online Webinar

March 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online Webinar

On-Line Training Topic: Technology In the new environment of mostly virtual networking, LinkedIn is even more of an important tool. In this session, we will explore the potential for your business when using LinkedIn as a Business Tool in your networking, prospecting, and brand awareness activities. Speaker(s): Teddy Burris If you have a disability that requires special accommodation, please contact the Small Business Center 72 hours prior to the event or contact Shawn Frank, Counselor for Students with Disabilities, at…

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SESSION 2: DEFENSE CONTRACTOR VIRTUAL ACADEMY

March 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Online Webinar

Session 2: Leveraging Non-Competitive and Limited Competition Acquisitions and Sources of Supply The Defense Contractor Academy hosted by the North Carolina Military Business Center will offer an intermediate-level of instruction to existing, small business defense contractors to provide the tools needed to grow the federal portion of their business portfolio.  “The Defense Contractor Academy provides the advanced skills businesses need in federal business development,  competitive processes and federal contracting procedures to grow in the federal  marketplace – and to grow…

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Doing Business with DLA Webinar

March 10 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Online Webinar

The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Office of Small Business Programs offers monthly webinars to educate small businesses and others about DLA's mission and opportunities to participate in our various supply chains. To register for this event go to https://tko.dla.mil select "HQ DLA Small Business Programs" fill out the registration form and additional information will be provided to you.

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Doing Business with DLA webinar

March 10 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Online Webinar

The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Office of Small Business Programs offers monthly webinars to educate small businesses and others about DLA's mission and opportunities to participate in our various supply chains. To register for this event go to https://tko.dla.mil select "HQ DLA Small Business Programs" fill out the registration form and additional information will be provided to you.

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Intermediate QuickBooks Desktop – Online Webinar

March 11 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Online Webinar

On-Line Training Topic: Business Accounting and Budget This class will expand on the “Introduction To QuickBooks” seminar, covering more complex transactions that participants might encounter in running their business including: receiving payments and paying bills, managing accounts receivable and accounts payable, reconciling bank and credit card accounts, and how to generate and understand the financial reports (Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet) which small businesses need to monitor and analyze to manage their business and to close the year-end books.…

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SESSION 3: DEFENSE CONTRACTOR VIRTUAL ACADEMY

March 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Online Webinar

Session 3: Critical Data for Success as a Defense Contractor The Defense Contractor Academy hosted by the North Carolina Military Business Center will offer an intermediate-level of instruction to existing, small business defense contractors to provide the tools needed to grow the federal portion of their business portfolio.  “The Defense Contractor Academy provides the advanced skills businesses need in federal business development,  competitive processes and federal contracting procedures to grow in the federal  marketplace – and to grow jobs in…

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SESSION 4: DEFENSE CONTRACTOR VIRTUAL ACADEMY

March 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online Webinar

Session 4: Technology Research and Tools The Defense Contractor Academy hosted by the North Carolina Military Business Center will offer an intermediate-level of instruction to existing, small business defense contractors to provide the tools needed to grow the federal portion of their business portfolio.  “The Defense Contractor Academy provides the advanced skills businesses need in federal business development,  competitive processes and federal contracting procedures to grow in the federal  marketplace – and to grow jobs in North Carolina,” – Scott…

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Session 5: DEFENSE CONTRACTOR VIRTUAL ACADEMY

March 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Online Webinar

Session 5: Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification and Defense Contractor Requirements The Defense Contractor Academy hosted by the North Carolina Military Business Center will offer an intermediate-level of instruction to existing, small business defense contractors to provide the tools needed to grow the federal portion of their business portfolio. “The Defense Contractor Academy provides the advanced skills businesses need in federal business development,  competitive processes and federal contracting procedures to grow in the federal  marketplace – and to grow jobs in…

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Session 6: DEFENSE CONTRACTOR VIRTUAL ACADEMY

March 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Online Webinar

Session 6: Teaming Arrangements, Joint Ventures, Mentor-Protégé Programs and Limitations on Subcontracting The Defense Contractor Academy hosted by the North Carolina Military Business Center will offer an intermediate-level of instruction to existing, small business defense contractors to provide the tools needed to grow the federal portion of their business portfolio.  “The Defense Contractor Academy provides the advanced skills businesses need in federal business development,  competitive processes and federal contracting procedures to grow in the federal  marketplace – and to grow…

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Networking for Your Business – Online Webinar

March 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Online Webinar

On-Line Training Topic: Managing a Business The who, what, where, why and how of Networking training and Relationship building…this webinar will begin with what is networking, and end with you feeling better at how to be a successful networker and to understand why networking is valuable to your business. Participants leave this session with a realization that the opportunity to network is really a way to increase profits through effective networking and relationship building. Speaker(s): Terri DeBoo, Ideas@Work If you…

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International Business Development Webinar Series

March 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online Webinar

According to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, over 95% of the world’s population and 80% of the world’s buying power lies outside the United States. That means if you want to take your business to the next level, then exporting may need to be a key part of your plan. Selling to foreign nations is different than selling to the Pentagon. For many small to medium-sized aerospace and defense contractors, this requires increasing their familiarity with the details…

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Secrets for Optimizing Your Search Engine Ranking – Online Webinar

March 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Online Webinar

On-Line Training Topic: Marketing and Sales Getting a website up and running is great, but having customers find your website on the internet is even better! This webinar provides participants with search engine optimization strategies for improving visibility and driving traffic to their web site by focusing on key words, links, and URLs. Attendees will leave with several tactics that can be implemented immediately to help bolster rankings and drive more traffic to their site. Speaker(s): Bonnie Major, WordJack Media…

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Building Your Online Marketing Plan – Online Webinar

March 22 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
Online Webinar

On-Line Training Topic: Marketing and Sales This seminar provides a framework and tactics for building your digital marketing plan, with a focus on the Five Steps to Winning on the Web: Getting found online; getting ranked on search engines; getting engagement through social media; getting leads and getting smarter through online metrics. By the end of this seminar, attendees will have a good understanding of the levers they can pull to drive online business. Speaker(s): Bonnie Major, WordJack Media If…

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Business Tax Essentials – Online Webinar

March 23 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Online Webinar

On-Line Training Topic: Tax Planning This webinar covers the basic requirements to help NC businesses understand the laws and obligations necessary to be a tax compliant business. Participants will learn about filing and administrative requirements, the basics of NC sales & use tax law, and the basics of NC withholding tax law in addition to receiving directions for completing sales tax and withholding returns and for filing and paying online. Speaker(s): A representative from the North Carolina Department of Revenue…

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Session 7: DEFENSE CONTRACTOR VIRTUAL ACADEMY

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online Webinar

Session 7: Cost Estimating & Developing Pricing Proposals The Defense Contractor Academy hosted by the North Carolina Military Business Center will offer an intermediate-level of instruction to existing, small business defense contractors to provide the tools needed to grow the federal portion of their business portfolio.  “The Defense Contractor Academy provides the advanced skills businesses need in federal business development,  competitive processes and federal contracting procedures to grow in the federal  marketplace – and to grow jobs in North Carolina,”…

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SESSION 8: DEFENSE CONTRACTOR VIRTUAL ACADEMY

March 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online Webinar

Session 8: Financing Government Contracts The Defense Contractor Academy hosted by the North Carolina Military Business Center will offer an intermediate-level of instruction to existing, small business defense contractors to provide the tools needed to grow the federal portion of their business portfolio.  “The Defense Contractor Academy provides the advanced skills businesses need in federal business development,  competitive processes and federal contracting procedures to grow in the federal  marketplace – and to grow jobs in North Carolina,” – Scott Dorney,…

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SESSION 9: DEFENSE CONTRACTOR VIRTUAL ACADEMY

March 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online Webinar

Session 9: Cost Accounting Standards & Contract Audits The Defense Contractor Academy hosted by the North Carolina Military Business Center will offer an intermediate-level of instruction to existing, small business defense contractors to provide the tools needed to grow the federal portion of their business portfolio.  “The Defense Contractor Academy provides the advanced skills businesses need in federal business development,  competitive processes and federal contracting procedures to grow in the federal  marketplace – and to grow jobs in North Carolina,”…

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How to Create a Solid Business Plan after Doing Customer Discovery – Online Webinar

March 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Online Webinar

On-Line Training Free Webinar...join us! Topic: Marketing and Sales This webinar will help you with developing a solid business plan. In addition this session will provide essential information identifying your customer. You will be provided resources to research your competition and to interview potential customers. This session will also share reasons to develop a plan with focusing on what to include (executive summary, company information, product/service, HR, marketing, operations, and financial plans), and tips for writing a successful plan. Speaker(s):…

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International Business Development Webinar Series

March 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online Webinar

According to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, over 95% of the world’s population and 80% of the world’s buying power lies outside the United States. That means if you want to take your business to the next level, then exporting may need to be a key part of your plan. Selling to foreign nations is different than selling to the Pentagon. For many small to medium-sized aerospace and defense contractors, this requires increasing their familiarity with the details…

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Content Marketing 101 – Online Webinar

March 29 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online Webinar

Mon 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM On-Line Training Topic: Marketing and Sales In this webinar, you will learn the key components of content marketing, best practices for approaching content marketing with SEO, and resources to do your research and track results. Speaker(s): Caitlin Sellers Castevens If you have a disability that requires special accommodation, please contact the Small Business Center 72 hours prior to the event or contact Shawn Frank, Counselor for Students with Disabilities, at 828-327-7000 ext. 4222 or…

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SESSION 10: DEFENSE CONTRACTOR VIRTUAL ACADEMY

March 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online Webinar

Session 10: Debriefings, Protests & Contract Administration Issues The Defense Contractor Academy hosted by the North Carolina Military Business Center will offer an intermediate-level of instruction to existing, small business defense contractors to provide the tools needed to grow the federal portion of their business portfolio.  “The Defense Contractor Academy provides the advanced skills businesses need in federal business development,  competitive processes and federal contracting procedures to grow in the federal  marketplace – and to grow jobs in North Carolina,”…

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Mastering Google Workplace as a Business Tool – Online Webinar

March 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online Webinar

On-Line Training Topic: Technology Google Workplace, sometimes called Google Business, provides business professionals with a toolbox filled with great tools, for a very reasonable fee. In this session, we will explore Google Email, Drive, Documents, Contacts, Sheets, Forms, Slides, and much more. Speaker(s): Teddy Burris If you have a disability that requires special accommodation, please contact the Small Business Center 72 hours prior to the event or contact Shawn Frank, Counselor for Students with Disabilities, at 828-327-7000 ext. 4222 or…

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SESSION 11: DEFENSE CONTRACTOR VIRTUAL ACADEMY

March 31 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online Webinar

Session 11: HR Considerations and Labor Laws Related to Executing Federal Contracts The Defense Contractor Academy hosted by the North Carolina Military Business Center will offer an intermediate-level of instruction to existing, small business defense contractors to provide the tools needed to grow the federal portion of their business portfolio.  “The Defense Contractor Academy provides the advanced skills businesses need in federal business development,  competitive processes and federal contracting procedures to grow in the federal  marketplace – and to grow…

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April 2021

Business Expenses and Business Use of Your Home with the IRS – Online Webinar

April 1 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Online Webinar

On-Line Training Topic: Tax Planning Which items can you deduct to reduce your tax expense? How should you handle capital expenses? This seminar identifies expenses that businesses can deduct from their taxes, how much of these expenses can be deducted, and how to differentiate between capital and deductible expenses. In addition the seminar reviews IRS publication 587 on the business use of your home and helps you determine how much of a deduction can be taken for a home business.…

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SESSION 12: DEFENSE CONTRACTOR VIRTUAL ACADEMY

April 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online Webinar

Session 12: Effectively Presenting Your Business to the Government, Military & Prime Contractors The Defense Contractor Academy hosted by the North Carolina Military Business Center will offer an intermediate-level of instruction to existing, small business defense contractors to provide the tools needed to grow the federal portion of their business portfolio.  “The Defense Contractor Academy provides the advanced skills businesses need in federal business development,  competitive processes and federal contracting procedures to grow in the federal  marketplace – and to grow…

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Using YouTube for Branding Your Business – Online Webinar

April 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online Webinar

On-Line Training Topic: Technology Most people miss out on this fact; YouTube is the #2 Search Engine in the World. Creating videos and sharing them on YouTube can be easy to do and by doing so you can amplify your business brand significantly. In this session, we will explore how you can create your own YouTube Channel and how you can begin producing videos your target audience is searching for, thus growing your brand. Speaker(s): Teddy Burris If you have…

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How To Start A Business – Online Webinar

April 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online Webinar

Thu 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM On-Line Training Topic: Start-up Assistance Understand the basics of starting a business in this seminar that takes you from idea to opportunity. Learn key strategies for start-up, financing and marketing as well as important information about legal issues, licensing, zoning, operations and more. Realize the importance of a self-assessment and how to evaluate the feasibility of your business idea. Discover the resources available to help you start and successfully operate your business. Speaker(s): A…

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Small Business Federal Certification: HUBZone Certification Program

April 13 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Online Webinar

The HUBZone Program plays an important role in the government's effort to award 23% of federal procurement to small business. To ensure a fair share flows to disadvantaged communities, the federal government has a goal of awarding at least 3% of all federal contracting dollars to HUBZone-certified small businesses. Join the U.S. Small Business Administration's North Carolina District Office to learn if you qualify and how you can get certified as a HUBZone small business. A representative from the Procurement…

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Using Hubspot in Your Business – Online Webinar

April 13 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Online Webinar

On-Line Training Topic: Technology In this webinar, you will learn how to start, grow, and scale with HubSpot. Identify which tools are going to make the biggest impact, the quickest, and which tools are critical for setting your foundation regardless of whether you are using HubSpot free, starter, pro, or enterprise levels. Speaker(s): Caitlin Sellers Castevens If you have a disability that requires special accommodation, please contact the Small Business Center 72 hours prior to the event or contact Shawn…

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Budgets for Non-Profits: How to Convert Project Needs into Budget Line Items – Online Webinar

April 14 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Online Webinar

On-Line Training Topic: Nonprofit You know how much your projects need to be brought to life…but converting that into budget line items for fundraising or budget development can be a challenge. In this webinar you’ll learn how to deconstruct project components and organization needs to create manageable, measurable, and meaningful budget line items. An accurate budget makes fully funding your needs a more realistic endeavor. Learn the skills, tips and tricks into creating budgets your staff, board, and donor prospects…

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Doing Business with DLA webinar

April 14 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Online Webinar

The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Office of Small Business Programs offers monthly webinars to educate small businesses and others about DLA's mission and opportunities to participate in our various supply chains. To register for this event go to https://tko.dla.mil select "HQ DLA Small Business Programs" fill out the registration form and additional information will be provided to you.

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Writing a Business Plan – Online Webinar

April 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online Webinar

On-Line Training Topic: Start-up Assistance A business plan can be the most important tool a small business owner has. Learn how to turn your ideas into a solid plan for financing and long-term success. This seminar teaches you the important components of a business plan and helps you lay the foundation for a winning plan. Find out how marketing, operations, and finance are interrelated. Discover how a business plan is used by potential lenders, the dos and don’ts of writing…

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2021 State Energy Virtual Conference

April 19 @ 8:00 am - April 22 @ 5:00 pm
Virtual Event

The 2021 State Energy Conference of North Carolina will be held virtually this year due to the continuing unprecedented circumstances around the COVID-19 pandemic. Our top goal is to keep everyone safe and healthy. You can expect the same great content - 30 sessions and six different tracks - with expert speakers and Q&A opportunities. In addition, virtual attendees will have access to ALL on-demand and live content throughout the conference for up two weeks after the event. The conference…

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Marketing in a Social and Mobile World – Online Webinar

April 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Online Webinar

On-Line Training Topic: Marketing and Sales This seminar looks at the changing dynamic of online consumerism and how businesses must adapt their marketing programs to survive. Attendees will leave with a deeper understanding of the changes and some specific strategies they can implement to improve their social and mobile marketing activity. Speaker(s): Bonnie Minor, WordJack Media If you have a disability that requires special accommodation, please contact the Small Business Center 72 hours prior to the event or contact Shawn…

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Turn Your Website into a Lead Generator – Online Webinar

April 19 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
Online Webinar

On-Line Training Topic: Marketing and Sales This seminar covers the importance of creating a purposeful web experience for your web visitors with a focus on user experience and conversion. Too often website developers and business owners focus on the aesthetics of their site rather than the conversion metrics. Attendees of this seminar will learn why that is a fatal flaw and how they can overcome it. Speaker(s): Bonnie Minor -- WordJack Media If you have a disability that requires special…

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Introduction to QuickBooks Online – Online Webinar

April 22 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Online Webinar

On-Line Training Topic: Business Accounting and Budget The online version of QuickBooks offers the same functionality as desktop QuickBooks, with more mobility for the small business owner. The look and feel are somewhat different than the desktop version, but QuickBooks online is a great option for the business which operates from multiple locations. This webinar reviews the various QuickBooks online options, plus shows participants how to open a sample company and get started working with QuickBooks online. Speaker(s): Sabrina Cook,…

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2021 Federal Procurement Series – Marketing to the Federal Government – Capture Management

April 27 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Online Webinar

Hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration: North Carolina District Office and featuring the Procurement Technical Assistance Center  Marketing to the Federal Government – Capture Management  Attend a free webinar hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration and featuring the Procurement Technical Assistance Center. Come join us to learn about how to identify your federal market based on your firm’s industry and widely available contract data. Also, learn who to reach out to at those agencies to get results. REGISTER HERE

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2021 Federal Procurement Series – Marketing to the Federal Government – Proposal Development

April 28 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Online Webinar

Hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration: North Carolina District Office and featuring the Procurement Technical Assistance Center  Marketing to the Federal Government – Proposal Development  Attend a free webinar hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration and featuring the Procurement Technical Assistance Center. Join us to learn more about the variety of ways you can sell your goods and services to the federal government. Ways to build a federal bid proposal will be discussed.  Register Here for Proposal Development 

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May 2021

Blogging in a Social and Mobile World – Online Webinar

May 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Online Webinar

On-Line Training Topic: Marketing and Sales Octavia Spencer once wrote "The hardest thing about writing, for me, is facing the blank page." Nowhere is that quote more relevant in the world of online marketing than when it comes to blogging, yet blogging remains one of the most powerful tools available in a small business owner's digital toolkit. This seminar will look to cover both the science and art of blogging - why it is important, how and when to blog,…

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Using Social Media to Promote Your Business – Online Webinar

May 3 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
Online Webinar

On-Line Training Topic: Marketing and Sales This seminar looks into the tactical aspects of social marketing including the when, where and how to post for maximum effect and result. We'll also answer that age-old question "to respond, or not to respond" to online comments. Attendees will leave the session ready to expand their social power and presence in this increasingly social world. Speaker(s): Bonnie Minor, WordJack Media If you have a disability that requires special accommodation, please contact the Small…

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Federal Small Business Certification Programs

May 11 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Online Webinar

Do you currently sell, or are you interested in selling, your goods or services to the federal government? If so, please join this webinar hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration's North Carolina District Office as we discuss small business certifications to give your firm an edge in the lucrative government contracting arena. The certification programs to be discussed include Woman-Owned Small Business, Small Disadvantaged Business, Veteran & Service-Disabled Veteran, 8(a) Business Development, and the HUBZone program. This webinar will…

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Building an Online eCommerce Business with Shopify – Online Webinar

May 11 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Online Webinar

On-Line Training Topic: Marketing and Sales Do you want to sell online and reach more people with better marketing concepts? Now is the time to set up your online store on Shopify! In this webinar, you will learn the basics of setting up your online presence with Shopify and learn how to build a functional operating store where your products will be available to the world. Major topics include: 1) Do you need to sell online? 2) Online store options…

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Doing Business with DLA webinar

May 12 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Online Webinar

The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Office of Small Business Programs offers monthly webinars to educate small businesses and others about DLA's mission and opportunities to participate in our various supply chains. To register for this event go to https://tko.dla.mil select "HQ DLA Small Business Programs" fill out the registration form and additional information will be provided to you.

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Funding Your Business – Online Webinar

May 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Online Webinar

On-Line Training Topic: Financing Securing funding for a small business remains a top challenge in this turbulent environment. This program reviews funding options for new businesses and start-ups...from bootstrapping/self-funding to loans and to private equity. Participants will understand the current lending environment and identify options available for funding which match their position within the business growth cycle. Speaker(s): A representative from the NC Small Business and Technology Development Center will facilitate the webinar. If you have a disability that requires…

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Selling Products on Amazon & Etsy – Online Webinar

May 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Online Webinar

On-Line Training Topic: Marketing and Sales Amazon and Etsy provide strong platforms for online sales, with infrastructure to support many business functions. This webinar shows attendees the pros and cons of working with Amazon and Etsy, and provides direction for getting started with these well-established platforms. Speaker(s): Matt Rudisill, NC Leadership Academy If you have a disability that requires special accommodation, please contact the Small Business Center 72 hours prior to the event or contact Shawn Frank, Counselor for Students…

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NC Sales and Use Tax 101 – Online Webinar

May 25 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Online Webinar

On-Line Training Topic: Tax Planning The NC Department of Revenue will host a sales and use tax webinar for small business owners. The webinar will discuss the basics of sales and use taxes including registering for a sales and use tax account, learning about the most common types of sales and use taxes collected, and preparing and filing a sales and use tax return. This webinar is intended to help small business owners better understand their sales and use tax…

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Contract Bonds & Surety Bond Guarantee Webinar

May 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Online Webinar

Limited or no bonding experience? Difficulty qualifying for bonding? Want to increase your bond limits?  Learn how to obtain contract bonds up to $10 million Presented by Jennifer Black, Underwriting Marketing Specialist  Click for Access: Click here to join the meeting  Conference ID: +1 202-765-1264,,783386150#  Phone Conference ID: 783 386 150#  Access webinar up to 10 minutes prior to start time. Click or copy & paste access link into browser to attend. Instructions for connecting to audio will be presented on screen. …

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June 2021

Introduction to QuickBooks Desktop – Online Webinar

June 1 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Online Webinar

On-Line Training Topic: Business Accounting and Budget Intro to QuickBooks gets new and prospective small business owners started using QuickBooks, focusing on navigating the home page, using QuickBooks lists, and the chart of accounts. In this webinar, participants work through using QuickBooks to create a company file and practice recording sales and managing expenses. The session provides an overview on how QuickBooks can be used to manage a small business’ finances. Speaker(s): Jeff Weathers, QBX Accounting LLC If you have…

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12th Annual National Small Business Contracting Summit | Southeast Conference 2021

June 3 @ 7:15 am - 4:00 pm
Embassy Suites by Hilton Charleston Airport Hotel & Convention Center, 5055 International Boulevard
North Charleston, SC 29418 United States
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Join us for the 12th Annual National Small Business Contracting Summit | Southeast Conference, presented jointly by The American Small Business Chamber of Commerce and the U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce, being held in Charleston, SC.  Click Here to Register   This popular event boasts a robust agenda that includes: Increased focus on making sure small business federal contractors secure our fair share of federal contracting (taxpayer) dollars Access to federal agencies and prime contractors (scroll to the bottom of the page to…

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HUBZone Certification Program

June 8 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Online Webinar

The HUBZone Program plays an important role in the government's effort to award 23% of federal procurement to small business. To ensure a fair share flows to disadvantaged communities, the federal government has a goal of awarding at least 3% of all federal contracting dollars to HUBZone-certified small businesses. Join the U.S. Small Business Administration's North Carolina District Office to learn if you qualify and how you can get certified as a HUBZone small business. A representative from the Procurement…

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Intermediate QuickBooks Desktop – Online Webinar

June 8 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Online Webinar

On-Line Training Topic: Business Accounting and Budget This class will expand on the “Introduction To QuickBooks” webinar, covering more complex transactions that participants might encounter in running their business including: receiving payments and paying bills, managing accounts receivable and accounts payable, reconciling bank and credit card accounts, and how to generate and understand the financial reports (Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet) which small businesses need to monitor and analyze to manage their business and to close the year-end books.…

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Market Research with NC LIVE–Online Webinar

June 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online Webinar

On-Line Training Topic: Start-up Assistance NC LIVE is a free resource available through the North Carolina system, with access to tools and databases that can help start-ups and existing small businesses conduct research on their industry, competitors and identify potential customers. This seminar introduces participants to NC LIVE and demonstrates how they can use ReferenceUSA, Simply Analytics, and ProQuest Entrepreneurship to research their business. Speaker(s): Michelle Orr Co-Sponsor(s): Catawba County Library System If you have a disability that requires special…

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Doing Business with DLA webinar

June 16 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Online Webinar

The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Office of Small Business Programs offers monthly webinars to educate small businesses and others about DLA's mission and opportunities to participate in our various supply chains. To register for this event go to https://tko.dla.mil select "HQ DLA Small Business Programs" fill out the registration form and additional information will be provided to you.

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Doing Business with DLA webinar

June 16 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Online Webinar

The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Office of Small Business Programs offers monthly webinars to educate small businesses and others about DLA's mission and opportunities to participate in our various supply chains. To register for this event go to https://tko.dla.mil select "HQ DLA Small Business Programs" fill out the registration form and additional information will be provided to you.

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July 2021

8(a) Business Development Program

July 13 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Online Webinar

Do you currently sell, or are you interested in selling, your goods or services to the federal government? If so, please join the U.S. Small Business Administration's North Carolina District Office for this webinar event as we discuss the 8(a) certification for socially and economically disadvantaged individuals and firms, and how to give your firm an edge in the lucrative government contracting arena. This event will cover details on benefits of the certification, eligibility and the application process. A representative…

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Federal Small Business Certification Programs

July 13 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Online Webinar

Do you currently sell, or are you interested in selling, your goods or services to the federal government? If so, please join this webinar hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration's North Carolina District Office as we discuss small business certifications to give your firm an edge in the lucrative government contracting arena. The certification programs to be discussed include Woman-Owned Small Business, Small Disadvantaged Business, Veteran & Service-Disabled Veteran, 8(a) Business Development, and the HUBZone program. This webinar will…

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Doing Business with DLA webinar

July 14 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Online Webinar

The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Office of Small Business Programs offers monthly webinars to educate small businesses and others about DLA's mission and opportunities to participate in our various supply chains. To register for this event go to https://tko.dla.mil select "HQ DLA Small Business Programs" fill out the registration form and additional information will be provided to you.

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August 2021

HUBZone Certification Program

August 10 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Online Webinar

The HUBZone Program plays an important role in the government's effort to award 23% of federal procurement to small business. To ensure a fair share flows to disadvantaged communities, the federal government has a goal of awarding at least 3% of all federal contracting dollars to HUBZone-certified small businesses. Join the U.S. Small Business Administration's North Carolina District Office to learn if you qualify and how you can get certified as a HUBZone small business. A representative from the Procurement…

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Doing Business with DLA webinar

August 11 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Online Webinar

The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Office of Small Business Programs offers monthly webinars to educate small businesses and others about DLA's mission and opportunities to participate in our various supply chains. To register for this event go to https://tko.dla.mil select "HQ DLA Small Business Programs" fill out the registration form and additional information will be provided to you.

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September 2021

Doing Business with DLA webinar

September 8 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Online Webinar

The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Office of Small Business Programs offers monthly webinars to educate small businesses and others about DLA's mission and opportunities to participate in our various supply chains. To register for this event go to https://tko.dla.mil select "HQ DLA Small Business Programs" fill out the registration form and additional information will be provided to you.

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October 2021

Federal Small Business Certification Programs

October 12 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Online Webinar

Do you currently sell, or are you interested in selling, your goods or services to the federal government? If so, please join this webinar hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration's North Carolina District Office as we discuss small business certifications to give your firm an edge in the lucrative government contracting arena. The certification programs to be discussed include Woman-Owned Small Business, Small Disadvantaged Business, Veteran & Service-Disabled Veteran, 8(a) Business Development, and the HUBZone program. This webinar will…

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November 2021

Federal Small Business Certification Programs

November 9 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Online Webinar

Do you currently sell, or are you interested in selling, your goods or services to the federal government? If so, please join this webinar hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration's North Carolina District Office as we discuss small business certifications to give your firm an edge in the lucrative government contracting arena. The certification programs to be discussed include Woman-Owned Small Business, Small Disadvantaged Business, Veteran & Service-Disabled Veteran, 8(a) Business Development, and the HUBZone program. This webinar will…

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