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August 2020

Managing & Administrating Government Contracts

August 20 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online Webinar

Contract Award Protest of Award Post Award Conference Class Exercise 1 Payment Considerations Contract Changes/Modifications Contract Terminations Disputes and Claims Class Exercise 2 Lessons Learned REGISTER HERE

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SBIR 101: 7(j) Management & Technical Assistance Training

August 20 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Virtual via Zoom Communitations

Government Contracting Credentials (GCC) Series The Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) 101 workshop will assist small, technology entrepreneurs and businesses assess their eligibility to receive Research and Development funding through the government’s SBIR and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. Who can participate? Small business owners who: • are certified 8(a) participants • have a HUBZone certified small business • have an economically disadvantaged women-owned small business • have a small business located in areas of high unemployment or low…

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Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) Primer

August 20 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Online Webinar

General Acquisition Planning Contracting Methods and Types Socioeconomic Programs General Contracting Requirements Contract Management REGISTER HERE

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Market Research with NC LIVE — Online Webinar

August 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Online Webinar

Topic: Managing a Business NC LIVE is a free resource available through the North Carolina library 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. Instructor: Michelle Orr, Catawba County Library System A link to the webinar will be provided to…

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How to Qualify for the GSA Schedule *Final FY 2020 Session*

August 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online Webinar

What are the Contract Types? Factors affecting the type of contract selected Types of Contracts The fixed-price contract family The cost reimbursement contract family Incentive-type contracts Additional contract types and agreements- IDIQ; GSA; Set Aside Flexibilities and innovations How to Find Contracts Final Thoughts REGISTER HERE

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Negotiating Government Contracts *Final FY 2020 Session*

August 25 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online Webinar

Learn the rules applicable to government contract negotiations, learn how to develop a loaded rate and participate in case studies to reinforce your understanding. Negotiations Defined Negotiation Toolbox Government Contract negotiations Exercise 1 – INE Incorporated “Skills To Win” – Self Assessment Tool Developing and Negotiating Your Objective Price Examples of Fully Loaded Rates, Developing Overhead and Applying Profit Interactive Exercise 2 – Negotiation Principles and Techniques REGISTER HERE

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Let’s Talk Business: Reignite N.C. (Fire Up w/ Brian Hamilton)

August 26 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Online Webinar

About this Event The SBA has a proven track record of successfully assisting America’s small businesses by increasing and improving their access to capital, federal contracting opportunities, entrepreneurial development, and disaster assistance. The Agency also boosts America’s long-term competitiveness by improving the entrepreneurial ecosystem to ensure small business owners and entrepreneurs are well positioned to take advantage of new opportunities and new markets. The Let’s Talk Business: Reignite North Carolina series will continue to uphold this track record by providing…

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DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY (DLA) AVIATION WEB CONFERENCE SERIES

August 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Online Webinar

The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) and SC Aerospace will host a no-charge, four-part WEBCON mini-series to provide aerospace businesses with information on doing business with Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Aviation.   This is a component of the NCMBC’s ongoing Federal Agency WEBCON Series. Who should attend?  Aerospace suppliers in North and South Carolina and beyond that are interested in learning more about doing business with DLA Aviation. Intent. The intent of the NCMBC federal agency WEBCON series is to sustain…

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Preparing Bids for Construction *Final FY 2020 Session*

August 26 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online Webinar

Objectives: Locate federal government construction contracting opportunities Make informed bid/no bid decisions Explain the process of preparing bids to compete for federal opportunities Identify the differences between federal and commercial contracting Discuss the Forensic Performance Assessment - Learning from Current Problems and Applying Management Principles REGISTER HERE

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Transportation and Infrastructure Summit

August 27 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sheraton Imperial Hotel 4700 Emperor Boulevard, Durham, NC 27703

North Carolina’s rapidly growing population raises questions about what our state’s transportation and infrastructure networks should, and will, look like in the years ahead. This event will address these questions, with a focus on what’s changing, where we’re headed and how we’ll get there. A must-attend for those in the transportation and infrastructure industries looking for high-level networking and the latest policy updates. REGISTER HERE

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EDWOSB Conference: 7(j) Management & Technical Assistance Training

August 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

LEADING LADIES AND THE MANY ROLES WE PLAY The Catalyst's 6th Annual Women's Business Conference brings empowerment, encouragement, education and training to the many women we serve in government contracting. Who can participate? Small business owners who: • are certified 8(a) participants • have a HUBZone certified small business • have an economically disadvantaged women-owned small business • have a small business located in areas of high unemployment or low income • have a small business owned by low income…

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September 2020

Secrets for Optimizing Your Search Engine Ranking — Online Webinar

September 1 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Online Webinar

Topic: Tax Planning This hands-on workshop is intended to help small business owners better understand their sales and use tax obligations and the proper procedure for filing and paying a sales and use tax return. At the end of the seminar, there will be a question and answer session with the presenter and networking possibilities with other business owners. Speaker(s): Edward Shumaker, NC Department of Revenue If you have a disability that requires special accommodation, please contact the Small Business…

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NCDIDI Webinar: DoD Summit Additive Manufacturing

September 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online Webinar

We will discuss current resources available to manufacturers in NC around additive manufacturing, to include NC State IES and First Flight Venture Center’s Hangar 6. We will also discuss workforce implications for shifting to additive manufacturing, and hear from AmericaMakes on the work they have been doing in competency modeling and credential development at the national level. Takeaways:  Understand how and where to learn more about additive manufacturing (free resources) and explore a prototype project to see AM in action.…

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Let’s Talk Business: Reignite N.C. (You have your PPP – What’s next?)

September 2 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Online Webinar

About this Event The SBA has a proven track record of successfully assisting America’s small businesses by increasing and improving their access to capital, federal contracting opportunities, entrepreneurial development, and disaster assistance. The Agency also boosts America’s long-term competitiveness by improving the entrepreneurial ecosystem to ensure small business owners and entrepreneurs are well positioned to take advantage of new opportunities and new markets. The Let’s Talk Business: Reignite North Carolina series will continue to uphold this track record by providing…

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NC Sales and Use Tax Workshop — Online Webinar

September 2 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Online Webinar

Topic: Tax Planning This hands-on workshop is intended to help small business owners better understand their sales and use tax obligations and the proper procedure for filing and paying a sales and use tax return. At the end of the seminar, there will be a question and answer session with the presenter and networking possibilities with other business owners. Speaker(s): Edward Shumaker, NC Department of Revenue If you have a disability that requires special accommodation, please contact the Small Business…

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DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY (DLA) AVIATION WEB CONFERENCE SERIES (AUG 26 & SEPT 2, 9, 16)

September 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Online Webinar

The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) and SC Aerospace will host a no-charge, four-part WEBCON mini-series to provide aerospace businesses with information on doing business with Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Aviation.   This is a component of the NCMBC’s ongoing Federal Agency WEBCON Series. Who should attend?  Aerospace suppliers in North and South Carolina and beyond that are interested in learning more about doing business with DLA Aviation. Intent. The intent of the NCMBC federal agency WEBCON series is to sustain…

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Small Business Federal Certifications Webinar

September 8 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Online WebEX NC United States + Google Map

Learn about the various federal certifications you may be eligible for to sell your goods and services. SBA will cover: Women-Owned Small Business, Small Disadvantaged Business, Service Disabled Veteran Program, 8(a) Business Development Program, HUBZone Empowerment Contracting Program   Webinar Access: Join by phone:+12027651264 Conference ID: 635264008# Join by web:http://meet.lync.com/sba123/amoorad/0K2S0298?sl=1             See also www.sba.gov/ncand click on the events page to locate this event and the associated URLs.   In-Person Access/Location: U.S. SBA North Carolina District Office 6302 Fairview Road Suite…

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Small Business Federal Certifications Workshop – Webinar

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

Hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration, North Carolina District Office. Learn about the various federal certifications you may be eligible for to sell your goods and services. SBA will cover: Woman-Owned Small Business Small Disadvantaged Business Service-Disabled Veteran Program 8(a) Business Development Program HUBZone Empowerment Contracting Program WHEN: September 8, 2020, 9 – 11 a.m. WHERE: Online – this is a webinar WEBINAR ACCESS INFORMATION: Join by phone: +12027651264 Conference ID: 635264008# Join by web: https://meet.lync.com/sba123/amoorad/0K2S0298?sl=1 *See also www.sba.gov/nc and…

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NCDIDI Webinar: DoD Summit

September 8 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online Webinar

Description: We will discuss why cybersecurity is important to the DoD supply chain and will continue to be a needed element of business continuity planning for all successful companies moving forward. REGISTER HERE   NCDIDI Webinar Series The North Carolina Defense Industry Diversification Initiative (NCDIDI) and NC State’s Industry Expansion Solutions are pleased to announce a series of webinars during the month of September 2020. The webinars will cover several topics to assist defense contractors and manufacturers in the DoD…

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How to Start a Business — Online Webinar

September 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online Webinar

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. A link to the webinar will be provided to registered…

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FutureCon Raleigh Cyber Security Conference

September 9 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Doubletree by Hilton, 1707 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, NC 27605 United States
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FutureCon offers an opportunity to network and learn from Cybersecurity Professionals from within the state of North Carolina. The folks behind FutureCon are an experienced bunch within the Security space but also from organizing events. This year alone they’ve organized over a dozen events. Event Website

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Let’s Talk Business: Reignite N.C. (An update on the EIDL)

September 9 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Online Webinar

The SBA North Carolina District Office (NCDO) is dedicated to sparking change and igniting action so small businesses can confidently start, grow, and expand. In support of this initiative, the NCDO is hosting The free six-part virtual series will include: Session 1: Fire Up w/ Brian Hamilton: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lets-talk-business-reignite-nc-kick-off-tickets-114529679354 Session 2: You have Your PPE: What’s next?: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lets-talk-business-reignite-nc-you-have-your-ppp-whats-next-tickets-114531885954 Session 3: An update on the EIDL Program: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lets-talk-business-reignite-nc-you-have-your-eidl-what-now-tickets-116885721339 Session 4: Building a Sustainable Business Strategy during COVID 19: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lets-talk-business-reignite-nc-building-a-strategy-during-covid-19-tickets-116886565865 Session 5: Fuel Your Business…

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DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY (DLA) AVIATION WEB CONFERENCE SERIES (AUG 26 & SEPT 2, 9, 16)

September 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Online Webinar

The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) and SC Aerospace will host a no-charge, four-part WEBCON mini-series to provide aerospace businesses with information on doing business with Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Aviation.   This is a component of the NCMBC’s ongoing Federal Agency WEBCON Series. Who should attend?  Aerospace suppliers in North and South Carolina and beyond that are interested in learning more about doing business with DLA Aviation. Intent. The intent of the NCMBC federal agency WEBCON series is to sustain…

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Doing Business with DLA webinar

September 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 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. In order to obtain access to the virtual platform send the following information via email to Alandra.Jones@dla.mil. Organization/Company Name Attendees Name Business Size Session date Please list your North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) codes for your company's core competencies (list up to 5) Please indicate if you are…

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Introduction to QuickBooks Desktop — Online Webinar

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

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 will see how to work with 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. (NOTE: THIS WEBINAR USES THE DESKTOP VERSION OF…

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Methods of Payment & Lender Relationships – Webinar

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

There are several ways in which you can receive payment when selling your products abroad, depending on how trustworthy you consider the buyer to be. The same commercial bank services used to finance domestic activities, including revolving lines of credit for working capital, are often sought to finance export sales until payment is received.

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NORTH CAROLINA CYBERSECURITY VIRTUAL SERIES PART I

September 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Online Webinar

The Offices of Senator Richard Burr and Senator Thom Tillis, the North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) and the North Carolina Defense Technology Transition Office (DEFTECH) will host a series of cybersecurity-related webinars beginning in August through December.   The purpose of these web conferences is to support growth and development of cybersecurity business and cybersecurity educational capacity for North Carolina entities who wish to provide goods/services of any kind to the Department of Defense and/or other government entities. When.  Varies…

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Taking the Leap – Starting your business in 4 weeks

September 14 @ 8:00 am - October 5 @ 5:00 pm
UNCW Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship, 803 S. College Rd. Suite G
Wilmington, NC 28403 United States
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In this FREE four week long cohort, participants will learn about different aspects of starting a business, including identifying potential markets, writing a business plan, running the finances of a business and marketing a business. You’ll work with mentors and peers in fun breakout activities designed to help strengthen your business ideas and prepare you for success! Get a $1800 value for FREE!

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NCDIDI Webinar: DoD Summit Workforce Development

September 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online Webinar

Description:This webinar will examine workforce development from two perspectives. First, Emily Nicholson of the Northeast Workforce Development Board will provide information on what workforce development boards do and how they can assist manufacturers. She will also examine workforce trends, including effects of COVID-19 on the workforce in NC. Following that, Dr. Maureen Little of the NC Community College System and Dr. Pam Howze of Wake Technical Community College will speak about customized training, apprenticeship programs, and other credentialing programs. REGISTER…

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Marketing Your Small Business — Online Webinar

September 15 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Online Webinar

Topic: Marketing and Sales Marketing for the 21st Century small business is more dynamic and challenging than ever. Discover how to most effectively and efficiently use the many marketing tools available. Gain insights to understand and reach your customer, analyze your industry and business environment and differentiate between branding, advertising, and grassroots marketing techniques. Explore the components of an effective marketing plan in this comprehensive seminar. Speaker(s): Terri DeBoo, Ideas@work Pre-registration required. Online Web Ex registrants will be emailed the…

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Let’s Talk Business: Reignite N. Carolina Series (Session 4: Building a Sustainable Business Strategy in the midst of COVID 19)

September 16 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Online Webinar

About this Event The SBA has a proven track record of successfully assisting America’s small businesses by increasing and improving their access to capital, federal contracting opportunities, entrepreneurial development, and disaster assistance. The Agency also boosts America’s long-term competitiveness by improving the entrepreneurial ecosystem to ensure small business owners and entrepreneurs are well positioned to take advantage of new opportunities and new markets. The Let’s Talk Business: Reignite North Carolina series will continue to uphold this track record by providing…

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DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY (DLA) AVIATION WEB CONFERENCE SERIES (AUG 26 & SEPT 2, 9, 16)

September 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Online Webinar

The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) and SC Aerospace will host a no-charge, four-part WEBCON mini-series to provide aerospace businesses with information on doing business with Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Aviation.   This is a component of the NCMBC’s ongoing Federal Agency WEBCON Series. Who should attend?  Aerospace suppliers in North and South Carolina and beyond that are interested in learning more about doing business with DLA Aviation. Intent. The intent of the NCMBC federal agency WEBCON series is to sustain…

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Construction Quality Management for Contractors

September 17 @ 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Coastal Carolina Community College, Vocational Skills Building Room 104 B/C, 444 Western Blvd
Jacksonville, NC 28546 United States
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This course is required by both the Army Corps of Engineers (COE) and the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) for contractors doing business aboard military installations. The CQM program covers the following topics: what is CQM, contractor and government responsibilities, quality management planning, the contractor’s QC plan, the government’s QA plan, the pre- construction meeting, the coordination and mutual understanding meeting, submittals and the three phases of control, testing, documentation, and certification by the QC manager that all procedures were done in…

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Intermediate QuickBooks Desktop — Online Webinar

September 17 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Online Webinar

Topic: Business Accounting and Budget   This webinar 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. (NOTE:…

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Introduction to Federal Contracting

September 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Online Webinar

The North Carolina Military Business Center will host several “Introduction to Federal Contracting” training session as a web conference.   When.  July 23, August 13 and September 17, 2020 from 1100-1230.   The material will be repeated in each session, you do not need to attend all sessions.  Description. This training is an introduction to doing business with the federal government. Topics trained include: levels of federal purchasing; how the federal government buys products, construction and engineering and non-personal services;…

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INTRODUCTION TO FEDERAL CONTRACTING

September 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Online Webinar

The North Carolina Military Business Center will host several “Introduction to Federal Contracting” training session as a web conference.   When.  July 23, August 13 and September 17, 2020 from 1100-1230.   The material will be repeated in each session, you do not need to attend all sessions.  Description. This training is an introduction to doing business with the federal government. Topics trained include: levels of federal purchasing; how the federal government buys products, construction and engineering and non-personal services;…

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OSHA 30-Hr. Construction

September 21 @ 8:00 am - September 24 @ 4:30 pm
Coastal Carolina Community College, Vocational Skills Building Room 104 B/C, 444 Western Blvd
Jacksonville, NC 28546 United States
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This course is designed for individuals who need an overview of OSHA standards and their application to the construction industry. The course includes a written exam. A certificate of completion is awarded through OSHA to all students who complete the course. Attendance for all class hours is required. 30 hours. Cost $134 If you are interested in any of these just respond to this email or call Carla Gavre at 910-938-6302 to register/pay for the class.  REGISTER HERE

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OSHA #510 Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry Course

September 22 @ 8:00 am - September 25 @ 5:00 pm
Southeastern Chapter National Safety Council, 421 Mission Court
Irmo, SC
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Course Details: 4 Days, 30 Instructional Hours 30 MESH Hours (Manager of Environmental Safety and Health) 30 PDHs (Professional Development Hours for Engineers) This course is eligible for credit towards OSHA’s Public Sector Certificate.  About This Course: This course covers OSHA policies, procedures, and standards, as well as construction industry safety and health principles. A copy of the 29 CFR 1926 Construction Industry Standards is included with the registration fee. Participants must successfully pass a written exam at the end of the course.…

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NCDIDI Webinar Series:State of Defense Contracting / Outlook for FY 2021

September 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online Webinar

State of Defense Contracting / Outlook for FY 2021 | September 22 September 22, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. EST We will discuss the current state of defense contracting in North Carolina. The discussion will focus on challenges, opportunities and more. Projection of what the defense contracting landscape looks like for defense contractors in North Carolina in FY 2021 will be provided. Speakers for this event include KeAnne Hoeg, Mark Mills and Scott Dorney. KeAnne Hoeg is the manager of…

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National Small Business Week 3-Day Conference

September 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online Webinar

REGISTER TODAY! National Small Business Week 2020 National Small Business Week 3-Day Virtual Conference, hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration, is happening Tuesday, September 22 – Thursday, September 24, 2020. NSBW Virtual Conference Schedule: Tuesday, September 22 | 1:00 p.m. EDT – 4:00 p.m. EDT Opening ceremony and presentation of the National Small Business Award Winners, including the National Small Business Person of the Year. Wednesday, September 23 & Thursday, September 24 | 9:00 a.m. EDT – 4:00 p.m.…

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Making Energy Work Webinar Series

September 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online Webinar

OVERVIEW WHERE ENERGY POLICY GETS TO WORK. Over the course of the next six months, NCSEA will be offering a monthly webinar series featuring varying topics in clean energy from finance to policy and market insights. Join hundreds of attendees from across the country to get the latest scoop on trending clean energy topics sweeping the industry. Each webinar will feature nationally and regionally renowned experts within their respective fields to help shape the conversations driving clean energy forward in North Carolina…

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Let’s Talk Business: Reignite N.C. (Fuel your Business with SBA Funding)

September 23 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Online Webinar

About this Event The SBA has a proven track record of successfully assisting America’s small businesses by increasing and improving their access to capital, federal contracting opportunities, entrepreneurial development, and disaster assistance. The Agency also boosts America’s long-term competitiveness by improving the entrepreneurial ecosystem to ensure small business owners and entrepreneurs are well positioned to take advantage of new opportunities and new markets. The Let’s Talk Business: Reignite North Carolina series will continue to uphold this track record by providing…

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National Small Business Week 3-Day Virtual Conference

September 23 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Online Webinar

REGISTER TODAY! National Small Business Week 2020 National Small Business Week 3-Day Virtual Conference, hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration, is happening Tuesday, September 22 – Thursday, September 24, 2020. NSBW Virtual Conference Schedule: Tuesday, September 22 | 1:00 p.m. EDT – 4:00 p.m. EDT Opening ceremony and presentation of the National Small Business Award Winners, including the National Small Business Person of the Year. Wednesday, September 23 & Thursday, September 24 | 9:00 a.m. EDT – 4:00 p.m.…

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National Small Business Week 3-Day Virtual Conference

September 24 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Online Webinar

REGISTER TODAY! National Small Business Week 2020 National Small Business Week 3-Day Virtual Conference, hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration, is happening Tuesday, September 22 – Thursday, September 24, 2020. NSBW Virtual Conference Schedule: Tuesday, September 22 | 1:00 p.m. EDT – 4:00 p.m. EDT Opening ceremony and presentation of the National Small Business Award Winners, including the National Small Business Person of the Year. Wednesday, September 23 & Thursday, September 24 | 9:00 a.m. EDT – 4:00 p.m.…

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NCDIDI Webinar: DoD Summit Leveraging Unmanned Aircraft Systems for Economic Growth

September 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online Webinar

Description:  Rapid innovation in unmanned aircraft systems technologies – drones and autonomous aircraft – holds vast potential for transforming every aspect of defense operations. These new technologies offer enormous opportunity for companies that engage in designing, manufacturing and using UAS technologies for defense purposes. Business and industry experts will share insights on the current landscape for UAS development and innovation, opportunities for business growth through defense contracting and how companies large and small can capitalize on them. REGISTER HERE  …

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NORTH CAROLINA CYBERSECURITY VIRTUAL SERIES: PART 2

September 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Online Webinar

PART 2: SEPTEMBER 24, 2020 from 1100-1230:  Cybersecurity Business Needs – What key questions should business leaders ask to help protect themselves in cyberspace and what processes and controls should be implemented? Big or small, if you are a North Carolina business that connects to the Internet, then you have some need to protect yourself from cyber-crimes and cyber-attacks.  Increasingly, “C Suite” leaders recognize cybersecurity decisions and capabilities they put in place to protect their enterprise effect the bottom line. At the…

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Powered Industrial Trucks (Forklift)

September 25 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Coastal Carolina Community College, Vocational Skills Building Room 104 B/C, 444 Western Blvd
Jacksonville, NC 28546 United States
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This course is designed to meet the regulatory standard and provide training for current and new operators of forklifts. The course includes an operator evaluation. Attendance for all class hours is required. If you are interested call Carla Gavre at 910-938-6302 to register/pay for the class.  6 hours Cost $71 REGISTER HERE

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Let’s Talk Business: Reignite N.C. (Small Business & the US Government)

September 30 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Online Webinar

About this Event The SBA has a proven track record of successfully assisting America’s small businesses by increasing and improving their access to capital, federal contracting opportunities, entrepreneurial development, and disaster assistance. The Agency also boosts America’s long-term competitiveness by improving the entrepreneurial ecosystem to ensure small business owners and entrepreneurs are well positioned to take advantage of new opportunities and new markets. The Let’s Talk Business: Reignite North Carolina series will continue to uphold this track record by providing…

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VA OSDBU Webinar Series: Doing Business with VA

September 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Online Webinar

Has the COVID-19 pandemic changed the way you do business? The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) hosts webinars to ensure training for small businesses continues during this difficult time. OSDBU’s targeted, specialized training is designed to add value to Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (VOSB) by providing effective strategies, techniques, and tips to succeed in today’s challenging business market. Registration is now open! Space is limited! Are YOU ready to do business with…

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October 2020

HIRING, RETAINING SKILLED, VETERAN WORKFORCE FOR FEDERAL CONTRACTORS SERIES

October 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Online Webinar

The North Carolina Military Business Center and the North Carolina Department of Commerce, Division of Workforce Solutions will co-host a no-charge two-part WEBCON mini-series to support the integration of highly skilled, transitioning military personnel, family members and veterans into the state workforce. This mini-series is a component of the NCMBC’s ongoing Federal Contractor WEBCON series.   Target Audience. North Carolina federal and defense contractors seeking to employ the highly-skilled and trainable transitioning active duty military personnel, Reserve and National Guard personnel, veterans…

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2020 ADVANCED PROPOSAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP

October 5 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Online Webinar

The North Carolina Military Business Center is pleased to host 12-hour, three-day Advanced Proposal Development Workshops for federal contractors on October 5, 7 and 9, and a second Workshop on December 7, 9 and 11, 2020.  Stover & Associates, Inc. will conduct these workshops for the NCMBC.  Stover has conducted management and technical assistance projects and training development since its founding in 1990, and has provided federal contracting-related training under contract with the US Small Business Administration since 2010.  Training…

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OSHA #510 Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry Course

October 6 @ 8:00 am - October 9 @ 5:00 pm
Research III (RE3), 1005 Capability Drive
Raleigh, North Carolina
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Course Details: 4 Days, 30 Instructional Hours 30 MESH Hours (Manager of Environmental Safety and Health) 30 PDHs (Professional Development Hours for Engineers) This course is eligible for credit towards OSHA’s Public Sector Certificate. About This Course: This course covers OSHA policies, procedures, and standards, as well as construction industry safety and health principles. A copy of the 29 CFR 1926 Construction Industry Standards is included with the registration fee. Participants must successfully pass a written exam at the end of the course.…

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Making Energy Work Webinar Series

October 6 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online Webinar

OVERVIEW WHERE ENERGY POLICY GETS TO WORK. Over the course of the next six months, NCSEA will be offering a monthly webinar series featuring varying topics in clean energy from finance to policy and market insights. Join hundreds of attendees from across the country to get the latest scoop on trending clean energy topics sweeping the industry. Each webinar will feature nationally and regionally renowned experts within their respective fields to help shape the conversations driving clean energy forward in North Carolina…

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21st Annual Cybersecurity Symposium

October 7 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The 21st Annual Cybersecurity Symposium will be held on the campus of UNC Charlotte. The premier security gathering in the region, the conference has grown to over 600 in attendance and hundreds more on a waiting list.   Cybersecurity is a top-of-mind concern for businesses of all sizes. This symposium will continue our tradition of bringing world class speakers to discuss cutting edge security issues and best practices for businesses to mitigate security risks.   To review speakers and sponsors from…

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2020 ADVANCED PROPOSAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP

October 7 @ 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Online Webinar

The North Carolina Military Business Center is pleased to host 12-hour, three-day Advanced Proposal Development Workshops for federal contractors on October 5, 7 and 9, and a second Workshop on December 7, 9 and 11, 2020.  Stover & Associates, Inc. will conduct these workshops for the NCMBC.  Stover has conducted management and technical assistance projects and training development since its founding in 1990, and has provided federal contracting-related training under contract with the US Small Business Administration since 2010.  Training…

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Letters of Credit & Cash Against Documents – Webinar

October 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Online Webinar

Documentary letters of credit or documentary collections or drafts are often used to protect the interests of both buyer and seller. These two methods require that payment be made on presentation of documents conveying the title and showing that specific steps have been taken.

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HIRING, RETAINING SKILLED, VETERAN WORKFORCE FOR FEDERAL CONTRACTORS SERIES (OCT 1 & 8, VIRTUAL)

October 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Online Webinar

The North Carolina Military Business Center and the North Carolina Department of Commerce, Division of Workforce Solutions will co-host a no-charge two-part WEBCON mini-series to support the integration of highly skilled, transitioning military personnel, family members and veterans into the state workforce. This mini-series is a component of the NCMBC’s ongoing Federal Contractor WEBCON series.   Target Audience. North Carolina federal and defense contractors seeking to employ the highly-skilled and trainable transitioning active duty military personnel, Reserve and National Guard personnel, veterans…

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2020 ADVANCED PROPOSAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP

October 9 @ 12:30 pm - 4:45 pm
Online Webinar

The North Carolina Military Business Center is pleased to host 12-hour, three-day Advanced Proposal Development Workshops for federal contractors on October 5, 7 and 9, and a second Workshop on December 7, 9 and 11, 2020.  Stover & Associates, Inc. will conduct these workshops for the NCMBC.  Stover has conducted management and technical assistance projects and training development since its founding in 1990, and has provided federal contracting-related training under contract with the US Small Business Administration since 2010.  Training…

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WOMACK ARMY MEDICAL CENTER (FORT BRAGG) DEPARTMENT OF LOGISTICS (OCT 13)

October 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Online Webinar

The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) and Womack Army Medical Center (Fort Bragg) Department of Logistics will host a web conference to discuss how medical supply vendors can successfully position their products and services in a manner readily available for Womack Logistics personnel to review and potentially purchase.  Womack Army Medical Center serves the largest military installation not only in North Carolina, but also in the USA with over 100K qualified beneficiaries. When. October 13, 2020 from 1000-1100 Who…

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National Small Business Federal Contracting Summit

October 14 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Join us for our National Small Business Federal Contracting Summit | DC Fall 2020, jointly hosted by the U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce and The American Small Business Chamber of Commerce.  Click Here to Register  This popular event boasts a robust agenda that includes: Increased focus on assuring 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 see the list of agencies and prime…

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AMCC FLORENCE REPAIR CONTRACTOR: Update and Outreach

October 14 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Courtyard by Marriott Jacksonville, 5046 Henderson Drive
Jacksonville, NC 28546
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 October 14, 2020 9:00-11:00 AM COURTYARD BY  MARRIOTT JACKSONVILLE 5046 Henderson Dr., Jacksonville, NC 28546 Questions?  Contact: Brittany Dunlap Martin brittany.dunlap@lendlease.com | 910 382 6271

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Construction Quality Management for Contractors

October 15 @ 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Coastal Carolina Community College, Vocational Skills Building Room 104 B/C, 444 Western Blvd
Jacksonville, NC 28546 United States
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This course is required by both the Army Corps of Engineers (COE) and the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) for contractors doing business aboard military installations. The CQM program covers the following topics: what is CQM, contractor and government responsibilities, quality management planning, the contractor’s QC plan, the government’s QA plan, the pre- construction meeting, the coordination and mutual understanding meeting, submittals and the three phases of control, testing, documentation, and certification by the QC manager that all procedures were done in accordance…

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IoT Demo Night 2020 at All Things Open

October 19 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Mark your calendars for RIoT's annual IoT Demo Night. This event, in partnership with All Things Open, features 50+ exhibitors, high-energy speakers, live demos, food and drink, and more. This event is free and open to the public, but please register to keep up to date on important details! Please note that this event will start immediately after All Things Open daytime programming ends.

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How to Start a YouTube Channel for Your Business- Online

October 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online Webinar

Montgomery Community College - Online Topic: Marketing and Sales   We can’t deny that video is where it’s at these days! Come find out how & why you should start a YouTube channel for your business. (It’s not as scary as you think!) Speaker(s): Michelle Barringer This will be a live webinar presented through Zoom. Meeting and access information for this webinar will be available upon registration. We highly recommended logging-in to this meet at least five minutes prior to…

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VIRTUAL 2020 SUMMIT (Southeast Federal Construction, Infrastructure & Environmental)

October 21 @ 8:00 am - October 22 @ 5:00 pm
Online Webinar

Join us Virtually October 21-22, 2020 for two full days!  The Summit is the premier, best established and most-recognized federal construction event in the Southeast-businesses who are already engaged or want to perform in the federal market need to be there!  "Program and Issues Dialogues" address future projects and acquisition strategies, contractor experiences, teaming and supplier opportunities and other issues related to acquisition and execution of projects at military bases and government throughout the Southeast. These sessions also include information…

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Department of Defense (DoD) Counter Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (C-sUAS) Industry Open House

October 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Virtual Platform

The Department of Defense (DoD) is hosting a virtual industry open house on 30 October 2020 to outline its approach to Counter Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (C-sUAS). The event is open to all vendors interested in C-sUAS and will cover key aspects including strategy, training, current capabilities and operational capability requirements. The one-day online event will inform vendors on upcoming efforts to align C-sUAS systems into an enduring and integrated enterprise approach. The C-sUAS Industry Open House will be hosted…

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Department of Defense (DoD) Counter Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (C-sUAS) Industry Open House

October 30 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Online Webinar

Department of Defense (DoD) Counter Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (C-sUAS) Industry Open House The Department of Defense (DoD) is hosting a virtual industry open house on 30 October 2020 to outline its approach to Counter Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (C-sUAS). The event is open to all vendors interested in C-sUAS and will cover key aspects including strategy, training, current capabilities and operational capability requirements.   The one-day online event will inform vendors on upcoming efforts to align C-sUAS systems into an…

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November 2020

Blogging in a Social and Mobile World – Online Webinar

November 2 @ 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 online seminar will look to cover both the science and art of blogging - why it is important, how and when…

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Using Social Media to Promote Your Business – Online Webinar

November 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Online Webinar

On-Line Training Topic: Marketing and Sales   This online 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…

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2020 JAPBI Main Sessions: DLA & Army

November 4 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Online Webinar

Description: This is a webinar for Part 1 of the 2020 Virtual JAPBI Main Sessions featuring overviews from DLA Troop Support Clothing & Textiles (Director, Col. Justin Swartzmiller and Director of Supplier Operations, Steve Merch) and PEO Soldier (COL Derek Bird, Project Manager, Soldier Survivability). Register at https://www.zoomgov.com/webinar/register/WN_9oySPJ6qTf66syuBqVeOAQ Please note: Attendees are requried to register for EACH session. After registering you will receive an email with information on how to view the webinar. Government speakers should not register as an…

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Security Surveillance Sytem SSS (formerly known as Tactical Security Sytem) TSS

November 5 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Virtual

Description This notice is to inform Industry that the Government will be hosting an Industry Day for the Security Surveillance System (SSS) formerly known as the Tactical Security System (TSS) equipment and technical and logistic support services requirement. Industry day will be held virtually on 5 November 2020 from 9a.m-11a.m. Anyone interested in attending must follow the instructions in the link below: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_ZGFhZTFhMjQtYWZkZi00YjI3LTk0N2ItZjQ2NTI2YzEzZDgy%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%2221acfbb3-32be-4715-9025-1e2f015cbbe9%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%22a87a447d-0866-4477-a8bf-9b253f198ab9%22%2c%22IsBroadcastMeeting%22%3atrue%7d This link is open to the public. As long as you have the link, you do not…

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2020 JAPBI Main Sessions: Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps

November 5 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Online Webinar

Description: This is a webinar for Part 2 of the 2020 Virtual JAPBI Main Sessions featuring overviews from the Navy (CAPT J.D. Cassani), Air Force (Lt Col Scott Foreman), and Marine Corps (LtCol Andrew Konicki) Register at https://www.zoomgov.com/webinar/register/WN_1wWTVfojQga7aWSjtkUBXQ Please note: Attendees are requried to register for EACH session. After registering you will receive an email with information on how to view the webinar. Government speakers should not register as an attendee and will be invited with a special passcode. Please…

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Social Networking During 2020 & Beyond

November 5 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Hub at Hickory Crossing, 210 Main Avenue Way SE, Suite 112
Hickory, NC 28602 United States
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  Topic: Marketing and Sales   The Pandemic of 2020 has forced us to network differently than we have ever networked before. Social Media now plays a bigger role in Networking. In this workshop, we will explore new ideas and the potential of social networking focused on business goals. We will explore how to use LinkedIn, Facebook, YouTube, and other social media platforms for networking and discover the potential of well-designed profiles and highly focused networks We will also discuss…

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The Entrepreneurial Mindset- Online

November 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online Webinar

Montgomery Community College - Online Topic: Managing a Business Please make sure that you follow the Webinar Sign-In Instructions. Behind a successful business is likely an effective mindset. There are key concepts that align with successful entrepreneurship. During this seminar we will discuss eight life lessons that are critical in shaping an entrepreneurial mindset. This will be a live webinar presented through Zoom. Meeting and access information for this webinar will be available upon registration. We highly recommended logging-in to…

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Powered Industrial Trucks (Forklift)

November 6 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Coastal Carolina Community College, Vocational Skills Building Room 104 B/C, 444 Western Blvd
Jacksonville, NC 28546 United States
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This course is designed to meet the regulatory standard and provide training for current and new operators of forklifts. The course includes an operator evaluation. Attendance for all class hours is required. If you are interested call Carla Gavre at 910-938-6302 to register/pay for the class.  6 hours Cost $71 REGISTER HERE

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Boots to Business Reboot Veteran Small Business & Entrepreneurs Webinar Series

November 9 @ 9:30 am - November 13 @ 3:00 pm
Zoom Webinar

Summary Veterans have the character, discipline and skills needed to succeed as small business owners and entrepreneurs. Partner agencies Lower Cape Fear SCORE,SBA, Veterans Business Center, AARP NC collaborated to provide professional development for Veteran owned businesses and Veterans who want to start a business. Wondering what it takes and how you can prepare? Enroll in Boots to Business Reboot. ABOUT BOOTS TO BUSINESS REBOOT Boots to Business Reboot is a two-step training program that provides participants an overview of…

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Woman-Owned Small Business Certification Program

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

Learn about the recent changes to the women-owned small business federal certification program. About this Event The presentation will cover the new FREE WOSB certification process that began July 15, and the details associated with that process. These changes will apply to both Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) and Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB). This training will be helpful to current (ED)WOSBs, those interested in applying for the certification, and resource partners who are assisting businesses to apply for the…

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2020 JAPBI Breakouts: Dress Clothing

November 10 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Online Webinar

Description: Joint presentation on dress clothing items such as coats, trousers/slacks, skirts, and headwear for all Services. Register at https://www.zoomgov.com/webinar/register/WN_NM9DecnBTVurTt5W5Q_GHA Please note: Attendees are requried to register for EACH session. After registering you will receive an email with information on how to view the webinar. Government speakers should not register as an attendee and will be invited with a special passcode. Please check this page often as the schedule is subject to change based on availability of our panelists.

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How To Start A Business – Online Webinar

November 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Online Webinar

On-Line Training Topic: Start-up Assistance   Understand the basics of starting a business in this webinar 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): Representatives from the NC SBTDC will…

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Bidspeed Virtual Industry Day(s): Bidspeed User Training

November 10 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Online Webinar

SBA - Bidspeed User Training - How to Effectively Utilize Bidspeed to Win Government Contracts BIDSPEED will be providing short, hands-on, interactive, virtual industry days and training that will assist companies with doing more business with the Federal Government. Bidspeed webinars will address critical training needs and bring real Federal Government Opportunities and assist with responding through best practices and templates to assist more responses.  Bidspeed is a Business Development platform that will help your firm win new Government Business. Contact: NetQuarry,…

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Bidspeed Virtual Industry Day(s): Searching and Responding to Sources Sought(s) and RFI(s) to get more Set-asides

November 11 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Online Webinar

Searching and Responding to Sources Sought(s) and RFI(s) to get more Set-asides BIDSPEED will be providing short, hands-on, interactive, virtual industry days and training that will assist companies with doing more business with the Federal Government. Bidspeed webinars will address critical training needs and bring real Federal Government Opportunities and assist with responding through best practices and templates to assist more responses. Bidspeed is a Business Development platform that will help your firm win new Government Business. Contact: NetQuarry, Inc. (Bidspeed)  support@fedbidspeed.com |…

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Bidspeed Virtual Industry Day(s): How to Effectively Utilize Bidspeed to Win Government Contracts

November 12 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Online Webinar

How to Effectively Utilize Bidspeed to Win Government Contracts BIDSPEED will be providing short, hands-on, interactive, virtual industry days and training that will assist companies with doing more business with the Federal Government. Bidspeed webinars will address critical training needs and bring real Federal Government Opportunities and assist with responding through best practices and templates to assist more responses. Bidspeed is a Business Development platform that will help your firm win new Government Business. Contact: NetQuarry, Inc. (Bidspeed)  support@fedbidspeed.com | 877.663.9043 Through your…

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2020 JAPBI Breakouts: Heraldics

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

Descriptions: Joint session on insignia, flags, streamers, service ribbons, & decoration sets Register at https://www.zoomgov.com/webinar/register/WN_vSCXL3xOQwSdWrOTrBWsRw Please note: Attendees are requried to register for EACH session. After registering you will receive an email with information on how to view the webinar. Government speakers should not register as an attendee and will be invited with a special passcode. Please check this page often as the schedule is subject to change based on availability of our panelists.

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2020 JAPBI Breakouts: Flight, Safety, Special Purpose, & Shipboard and Chemical Protective

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

Description: Flight, Safety, Special Purpose, & Shipboard – Joint session on items such as flight clothing/helmets, anti-gravity suits, disposable coveralls, flight deck shirts & helmets, combat vehicle crewman & aircrew uniforms AND Chemical Protective Items (CBRN) – Chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear defense, and other non-ballistic personal protective items. Register at https://www.zoomgov.com/webinar/register/WN_GanAFdvsRDK_du0DZnRcuw Please note: Attendees are requried to register for EACH session. After registering you will receive an email with information on how to view the webinar. Government speakers should not…

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Business Plan Basics – Online Webinar

November 12 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 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…

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Smart Cities Connect Fall Conference & Expo

November 16 @ 8:00 am - November 19 @ 5:00 pm
Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center, National Harbor, MD

Don't Miss the Largest Gathering of Smart City IoT Technology Leaders in North America Join your friends and conference delegates in the Smart Cities Connect Exposition and meet industry leading innovators, entrepreneurs and enterprise leaders representing 150 world class companies, universities and startups. Recognized as the largest gathering of smart IoT technologies and services companies serving cities across North America and the globe, the exposition floor will include a theater program with exciting content and presentations from leading organizations and…

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SC AEROSPACE PARTNER WEBINAR Featuring: Delta Bravo AI

November 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online Webinar

Hear from Rick Oppedisano, President & CEO at Delta Bravo, and Don Gest, Chief Revenue Officer at Delta Bravo, as they sit down with SC Council's Aerospace Director Stephen Astemborski and discuss use-cases including: - Demand Forecasting - Overall Equipment Effectiveness - Cost of Poor Quality As we move into 2021 and beyond, companies like Delta Bravo will be key in determining how businesses can effectively incorporate AI into their operations and improve day to day and big picture business practices. 

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OSHA #510 Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry Course

November 17 @ 8:00 am - November 20 @ 5:00 pm
Safety and Health Council of North Carolina, 2709 Water Ridge Parkway
Charlotte, North Carolina
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Course Details: 4 Days, 30 Instructional Hours 30 MESH Hours (Manager of Environmental Safety and Health) 30 PDHs (Professional Development Hours for Engineers) This course is eligible for credit towards OSHA’s Public Sector Certificate.  About This Course: This course covers OSHA policies, procedures, and standards, as well as construction industry safety and health principles. A copy of the 29 CFR 1926 Construction Industry Standards is included with the registration fee. Participants must successfully pass a written exam at the end of the course.…

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

November 17 @ 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…

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TECH-PALOOZA

November 17 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Emerging Technology Institute, 16824A NC-211
Red Springs, NC 28377 United States
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Denied Environment Capabilities, Tag/Track/Locate, Internet of Things, AI & Autonomy, Wearable Tech, and Much More! About the Event Hosted by ETI and Practical Scientific Solutions.   We will have several vendors: IBM, Microsoft, TRX Systems, Tough Stump Technologies, Syncopated Engineering, Panasonic System Solutions, Tiger Tech Solutions, Red Hat, The OutPost, Immersive Wisdom, ThirdEye Gen, Shadow Works, Group, Zeteo Tech, Phil Williams, Citadel Defense, eSTS, SAS, TeleSwivel, Stitch Partners, Zota Group, Larkin Industries, RSVP Open to the Public

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Bidspeed Virtual Industry Day(s): How to Effectively Utilize Bidspeed to Win Government Contracts

November 17 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Online Webinar

How to Effectively Utilize Bidspeed to Win Government Contracts BIDSPEED will be providing short, hands-on, interactive, virtual industry days and training that will assist companies with doing more business with the Federal Government. Bidspeed webinars will address critical training needs and bring real Federal Government Opportunities and assist with responding through best practices and templates to assist more responses. Bidspeed is a Business Development platform that will help your firm win new Government Business. Contact: NetQuarry, Inc. (Bidspeed)  support@fedbidspeed.com | 877.663.9043 Through your…

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UNLOCKING THE 8(A) BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

November 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Online Webinar

The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) and the US Small Business Administration (SBA), North Carolina District Office are pleased to host a webinar on “Unlocking the 8(a) Business Development Program” on November 18th from 1100-1230.   About. The Federal Government is the world’s largest buyer of goods and services. Last year, 43% of total federal dollars awarded to North Carolina businesses were awarded to small businesses.  Join the NCMBC and the SBA to learn about the 8(a) certification program,…

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Bidspeed Virtual Industry Day(s): Preparing Your Response to Request for Proposal(s)

November 18 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Online Webinar

Preparing Your Response to Request for Proposal(s) BIDSPEED will be providing short, hands-on, interactive, virtual industry days and training that will assist companies with doing more business with the Federal Government. Bidspeed webinars will address critical training needs and bring real Federal Government Opportunities and assist with responding through best practices and templates to assist more responses. Bidspeed is a Business Development platform that will help your firm win new Government Business. Contact: NetQuarry, Inc. (Bidspeed)  support@fedbidspeed.com | 877.663.9043 Through your Bidspeed account…

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Construction Quality Management for Contractors

November 19 @ 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Coastal Carolina Community College, Vocational Skills Building Room 104 B/C, 444 Western Blvd
Jacksonville, NC 28546 United States
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This course is required by both the Army Corps of Engineers (COE) and the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) for contractors doing business aboard military installations. The CQM program covers the following topics: what is CQM, contractor and government responsibilities, quality management planning, the contractor’s QC plan, the government’s QA plan, the pre- construction meeting, the coordination and mutual understanding meeting, submittals and the three phases of control, testing, documentation, and certification by the QC manager that all procedures were done in accordance…

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Bidspeed Virtual Industry Day(s): How to Effectively Utilize Bidspeed to Win Government Contracts

November 19 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Online Webinar

How to Effectively Utilize Bidspeed to Win Government Contracts BIDSPEED will be providing short, hands-on, interactive, virtual industry days and training that will assist companies with doing more business with the Federal Government. Bidspeed webinars will address critical training needs and bring real Federal Government Opportunities and assist with responding through best practices and templates to assist more responses. Bidspeed is a Business Development platform that will help your firm win new Government Business. Contact: NetQuarry, Inc. (Bidspeed)  support@fedbidspeed.com | 877.663.9043 Through your…

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Facility Clearance – 7(j) Management & Technical Assistance Training

November 19 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Virtual via Zoom Communications

Government Contracting Credentials (GCC) Series Obtaining a Facility Clearance (FCL) is a vital part of being a DoD contractor. This workshop will offer a detailed discussion about the FCL process, how to prepare for it, and the importance of it. The Facility Clearance process can be intimidating, but it’s relatively straightforward if you prepare. Who can participate? Small business owners who: are certified 8(a) participants have a HUBZone certified small business have an economically disadvantaged women-owned small business have a…

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Communicating Capabilities: 7(j) Management & Technical Assistance Training

November 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Virtual via Zoom Communications

Government Contracting Credentials (GCC) Series This is a working session focused on your company! Participants will need to have their Company's Capabilities Statement in-hand and be prepared to practice a 2-minute elevator pitch on your companies capabilities. Gain the tools needed to present your company effectively. Training is FREE to 7(j) eligible small businesses  Who can participate?  Small business owners who: • are certified 8(a) participants • have a HUBZone certified small business • have an economically disadvantaged women-owned small…

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December 2020

NC SALES AND USE TAX WORKSHOP-ONLINE

December 1 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
CVCC Corporate Development Center Hickory, NC United States + Google Map

The NC Department of Revenue will host a sales and use tax workshop for small business owners. The workshop 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 hands-on workshop is intended to help small business owners better understand their sales and use tax obligations and the proper…

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NC Sales and Use Tax Workshop – Online Webinar

December 1 @ 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 workshop for small business owners. The workshop 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 hands-on workshop is intended to help small business owners better understand their sales and…

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Connecting with MDA Primes: 7(j) Management & Technical Assistance Training

December 1 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Virtual via Zoom Communications

Connecting with MDA Primes Virtual Matchmaking Event Hear from Missile Defense Agency (MDA) Office of Small Business during an introductory presentation. Afterwards, Small Businesses will have the opportunity to connect with the MDA Primes and share their Company's Capability Statement and a two-minute verbal presentation. Training is FREE to 7(j) eligible small businesses  Who can participate? Small business owners who:  • are certified 8(a) participants • have a HUBZone certified small business • have an economically disadvantaged women-owned small business…

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