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Slingshot Program -- Marketing: Defined, Explained, Applied

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 8/4/2015 Register By: 8/4/2015
Time: 9:00am - 11:30am Check in: 8:45am
Event Location: 880 National City Blvd. Ste. 103, National City, CA 91950-3263
Description: Workshop includes an outline and discussion of the major parts of any good marketing plan including completing the research, developing a marketing strategy, and converting the strategy into action plans. It includes a sample marketing plan for us...
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Steps to Starting a Business/Small Business Orientation

Event Status: Full Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 8/4/2015 Register By: 8/4/2015
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Event Location: 2075 Las Palmas Dr., Carlsbad, CA 92011-1519
Description: Steps To Start Your Business Business Start Up Series If you are considering starting a business, but are unsure about how to get started, then this is the workshop for you! A business advisor will give you the "nuts and bolts" information t...

 


Slingshot Program Do You Need a Loan? Come and Learn about the SBDC Slingshot Program

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 8/5/2015 Register By: 8/5/2015
Time: 9:00 am - 10:00 am; Check-In 8:45 am
Event Location: 880 National City Blvd, Suite 103, San Diego, CA 91950-3263
Description: Come and learn about SBDC’s new program. The slingshot program is designed to position a company for funding. Participating businesses will be equipped with the proper tools and knowledge needed to pitch their companies to a panel comprised of ban...
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Federal and State Payroll Tax Seminar

Event Status: Full Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 8/6/2015 Register By: 8/6/2015
Time: 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Event Location: North San Diego SBDC, 2075 Las Palmas Drive, , Carlsbad, CA 92011
Description: Payroll Taxes Federal and State Taxes In this NEW workshop, attendees will learn: •California payroll reporting requirements, forms, employer obligations, reporting, and payment requirements •Independent contractor reporting requireme...

 


Financing Your Business

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 8/11/2015 Register By: 8/11/2015
Time: 3:00pm-4:30pm; Check in at 2:45pm
Event Location: 880 National City Blvd, suite 103, National City, CA 91950-3263
Description: Securing capital is critical to the successful launch or expansion of a small business. However, getting approved for business financing can be challenging in the current lending climate. The SBDC, in partnership with Accion San Diego, will guide ...
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Funding Your Business - Start Up Series

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 8/11/2015 Register By: 8/11/2015
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Event Location: 2075 Las Palmas Dr., Carlsbad, CA 92011-1519
Description: Ask A Lender Funding Options For Small Businesses Identifying financing options for your small business can be overwhelming and feel almost impossible! This workshop brings various funding organizations together to showcase their various pro...
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Marketing Basics for Your Small Business - A Hands On Workshop

Event Status: Full Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 8/11/2015 Register By: 8/11/2015
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Event Location: North San Diego SBDC, 2075 Las Palmas Dr. , Carlsbad, CA 92011
Description: Marketing 101 A Hands On Approach Marketing is different for small businesses, and you can use those differences to your advantage. You'll learn the basics of topics like SEO, social media, budgeting and media costs, and how to incorporate t...

 


Steps to Start a Business

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 8/11/2015 Register By: 8/11/2015
Time: 1:00pm- 2:30pm; Check In at 12:45pm
Event Location: 880 National City Blvd, suite 103, National City, CA 91950-3263
Description: Learn the essential Steps of taking your business idea and building it into a profitable venture. Start-up business planning essentials will be shared including the need for a business plan, what it takes to obtain a business license and how to qu...
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Email Marketing

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 8/12/2015 Register By: 8/12/2015
Time: 10 am - 12 Noon
Event Location: North San Diego SBDC, 2075 Las Palmas Dr., Carlsbad, CA 92011
Description: Email marketing isn’t dead! In fact, in an era of social media and information overload, it’s becoming more important than ever. Build the relationships that are the key to your business success with easy, inexpensive and highly effective email ma...
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Focus on Follow Up

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 8/12/2015 Register By: 8/12/2015
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm; Check-In 8:45 am
Event Location: 880 National City Blvd., Ste. 103, National City, CA 91950-3263
Description: Are you ready to be fearless, confident and successful? Why is follow up so important in business life? In this intensive workshop you will learn why follow up is so important for your business. Create one customized follow up system. Bonus: ...
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More Sales; Less Selling

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 8/12/2015 Register By: 8/12/2015
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Event Location: 2075 Las Palmas Dr., Carlsbad, CA 92011-1519
Description: This is a sales workshop for business owners. During this workshop, the instructor will assist attendees in developing a 12 month sales action plan for their business. This is a program that can easily be implemented to increase sales for your b...
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Build Your Social Media Following

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 8/13/2015 Register By: 8/13/2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.; Registration 8:45 am
Event Location: 880 National City Blvd., Ste. 103, National City, CA 91950-3263
Description: Have you been thinking about marketing your business with social media, but you feel overwhelmed and not sure how to get started? Or maybe you’re not convinced that it works? This seminar will show you the value of using social media to reach your...
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Business Legal Issues/ Legal Structures

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 8/13/2015 Register By: 8/13/2015
Time: 10:00 am- 12:00pm
Event Location: North San Diego SBDC, 2075 Las Palmas Dr., Carlsbad, CA 92011
Description: This workshop will cover general business legal issues as well as entity information.
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Slingshot Program: Do you need a Loan?

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 8/13/2015 Register By: 8/13/2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Check in: 8:45 a.m.
Event Location: Hera Hub 8885 Rio San Diego Dr., San Diego, CA 92108
Description: Come and learn about SBDC’s new program. The slingshot program is designed to position a company for funding. Participating businesses will be equipped with the proper tools and knowledge needed to pitch their companies to a panel comprised of ban...
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Taxes and How They Impact Your Business- Start Up Series

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 8/13/2015 Register By: 8/13/2015
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Event Location: 2075 Las Palmas Dr., Carlsbad, CA 92011-1519
Description: In this Business Tax Workshop you will learn about Business Deductions, State and Federal requirements, how to keep your books and more. This workshop is designed with the Business owner in mind.
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Meet the Buyers- Poway

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 8/14/2015 Register By: 8/14/2015
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Event Location: Poway Council Chambers, 13325 Civic Center Dr. , Poway, CA 92064
Description: “Meet the Buyers” Tour is coming to Poway bringing buyers and small business advocates from agencies, large corporations and prime contractors together to help small businesses work with their organizations successfully. There are different buye...
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Planning for Business Success/ Business Plan

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 8/18/2015 Register By: 8/18/2015
Time: 10 a.m. - 12 Noon
Event Location: North San Diego SBDC, 2075 Las Palmas Dr., Carlsbad, CA 92011
Description: A business plan is essential to the long term success of any business, whether you are seeking funding or not, the business plan provides you with your roadmap to success. This workshop will cover the purpose of a business plan, the importance...
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Six-Week Start-Up Series Module 1

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $199.00
Event Date: 8/18/2015 Register By: 8/18/2015
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Event Location: North San Diego SBDC, 2075 Las Palmas Dr. , Carlsbad, CA 92011
Description: IF YOU'VE EVER DREAMED OF RUNNING YOUR OWN BUSINESS, NOW'S THE TIME TO MAKE IT REAL! Description: In partnership with Kimco Realty, the SBDC presents this step-by-step guide for starting your business, making money, and achieving your goals! The ...
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How to Hire: The Best Practices for Small Business Hiring

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 8/19/2015 Register By: 8/19/2015
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Event Location: North San Diego SBDC, 2075 Las Palmas Dr. , CARLSBAD, CA 92011
Description: This workshop will take the small business owner through the best practical ways to hire employees or 1099 staff members. Covering job descriptions, employee handbooks, interviewing, and small business labor law. Upon leaving this workshop, atte...
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Slingshot Program Where's My Cash

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 8/19/2015 Register By: 8/19/2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.; Check In at 8:45 a.m.
Event Location: 880 National City Blvd., Ste. 103, National City, CA 91950-3263
Description: This workshop empowers non-financial managers by clearly and simply demonstrating how the balance sheet, income statement and cash flow statement work together to offer a "snapshot" of any company's financial health. Every term is defined in simpl...
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Intro to QuickBooks (HANDS ON)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $25.00
Event Date: 8/20/2015 Register By: 8/20/2015
Time: 9:00 am-12:00 pm; Check-in time at 8:45 am
Event Location: 880 National City Blvd., Ste. 103, National City, CA 91950-3263
Description: This great hands-on session is designed for the small business owner who is currently doing their own bookkeeping or accounting and is interested in upgrading to a more automated system. Using QuickBooks, SBDC professionals will demonstrate how an...
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QuickBooks Workshop for Start-Up Businesses

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $50.00
Event Date: 8/24/2015 Register By: 8/24/2015
Time: 9:30 a.m - 12:30 p.m.
Event Location: North San Diego SBDC, 2075 Las Palmas Dr., Carlsbad, CA 92011
Description: This workshop will present the new or future business owner with some basic bookkeeping and accounting principles as well as general discussion of some of the compliance issues and situations that warrant consideration when setting up their new en...
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Credit Recovery

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 8/25/2015 Register By: 8/25/2015
Time: 1 p.m- 3 p.m.
Event Location: North San Diego SBDC, 2075 Las Palmas Dr., Carlsbad, CA 92011
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Slingshot Program -- Perfect Your Pitch

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 8/25/2015 Register By: 8/25/2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Check in: 8:45am
Event Location: 880 National City Blvd. Ste. 103, National City, CA 91950-3263
Description: The crux of success in pitching to a funder is planned, effective communication. And yet, it is the tool people most often fail to use. This workshop presents a system of scripting, outlined efficiently from draft to delivery. Using real-life exam...
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Beyond the Basics of Government Contracting - Module 1-Intro to Fed, State, & Local

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 8/26/2015 Register By: 8/26/2015
Time: 9 a.m. - 12 Noon
Event Location: North San Diego SBDC, 2075 Las Palmas Dr., Carlsbad, CA 92011
Description: During this two day series; small businesses will learn what it takes to secure government contracts. Module 1 - Introduction to local, state, and federal contracting •As a small business; what to expect when working with government agencies...
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Beyond the Basics of Government Contracting - Module 2-Creating a Capabilities Statement

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 8/26/2015 Register By: 8/26/2015
Time: 1 p.m - 4 p.m.
Event Location: North San Diego SBDC, 2075 Las Palmas Dr., Carlsbad, CA 92011
Description: During this two day series; small businesses will learn what it takes to secure government contracts. Creating a Capabilities Statement and Marketing •What is a Capabilities Statement •How to market to government buyers •What government ag...
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Steps to Start a Business

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 8/26/2015 Register By: 8/26/2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m., Check-In time at 10:45 p.m.
Event Location: 880 National City Blvd., Suite 103, National City, CA 91950-3263
Description: Learn the essential Steps of taking your business idea and building it into a profitable venture. Start-up business planning essentials will be shared including the need for a business plan, what it takes to obtain a business license and how to qu...
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Beyond the Basics of Government Contracting - Module 3-Certifications and Multiple Award Schedules

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 8/27/2015 Register By: 8/27/2015
Time: 9 a.m.- 12 Noon
Event Location: North San Diego SBDC, 2075 Las Palmas Dr., Carlsbad, CA 92011
Description: During this two day series; small businesses will learn what it takes to secure government contracts. Certifications •Facts about certifications •Local, state, and federal certifications •How to qualify for certifications •Clarifying "c...
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Beyond the Basics of Government Contracting - Module 4 - Bidding

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 8/27/2015 Register By: 8/27/2015
Time: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Event Location: North San Diego SBDC, 2075 Las Palmas Dr., Carlsbad, CA 92011
Description: During this two day series; small businesses will learn what it takes to secure government contracts. Multiple Award Schedules (GSA) and Bidding •What is a multiple award schedule •Types of multiple award schedules •Is a multiple award s...
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Steps to Starting a Business/Small Business Orientation

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/1/2015 Register By: 9/1/2015
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Event Location: North San Diego SBDC, 2075 Las Palmas Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92011
Description: This workshop will cover franchising, financial planning, insurance, licenses and permits and financing options.
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10 Steps to Doing Business with Government Agencies/ Government Contracting

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/2/2015 Register By: 9/2/2015
Time: 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Event Location: North San Diego SBDC, 2075 Las Palmas Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92011
Description: 10 Steps To Doing Business With The Government A Guide For Small Businesses This workshop is an introduction for any small business, regardless of the industry that is interested in selling to the government. Attendees will learn what it ...
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Export Readiness - Beginning

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/3/2015 Register By: 9/3/2015
Time: 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Event Location: SBDC North San Diego, 2075 Las Palmas Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92011
Description: Get export ready! Explore exporting to expand your business. Learn the basics of moving forward into the opportunities of marketing your products or services into the global market.
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Financing Your Business

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/8/2015 Register By: 9/8/2015
Time: 3:00pm-4:30pm; Check In at 2:45pm
Event Location: 880 National City Blvd, suite 103, National City, CA 91950-3263
Description: Securing capital is critical to the successful launch or expansion of a small business. However, getting approved for business financing can be challenging in the current lending climate. The SBDC, in partnership with Accion San Diego, will guide ...
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Marketing Basics for Your Small Business - A Hands On Workshop

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/8/2015 Register By: 9/8/2015
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Event Location: North San Diego SBDC, 2075 Las Palmas Dr. , Carlsbad, CA 92011
Description: Marketing is different for small businesses, and you can use those differences to your advantage. You'll learn the basics of topics like SEO, social media, budgeting and media costs, and how to incorporate these into your marketing without having ...
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Steps to Start a Business

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/8/2015 Register By: 9/8/2015
Time: 1:00pm- 2:30pm; Check In at 12:45pm
Event Location: 880 National City Blvd, suite 103, National City, CA 91950-3263
Description: Learn the essential Steps of taking your business idea and building it into a profitable venture. Start-up business planning essentials will be shared including the need for a business plan, what it takes to obtain a business license and how to qu...
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Facebook Marketing Basics

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/10/2015 Register By: 9/10/2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.; Registration 8:45 am
Event Location: 880 National City Blvd., Ste. 103, National City, CA 91950-3263
Description: It has become the norm for businesses to have a presence on Facebook. With more than 1.4 billion users and growing, Facebook is the largest social media site out there. Businesses of all types have discovered the benefits of marketing on Facebook—...
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Planning for Business Success/ Business Plan

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/15/2015 Register By: 9/15/2015
Time: 10 a.m. - 12 Noon
Event Location: North San Diego SBDC, 2075 Las Palmas Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92011
Description: A business plan is essential to the long term success of any business, whether you are seeking funding or not, the business plan provides you with your roadmap to success. This workshop will cover the purpose of a business plan, the importance...
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IRS Tax Workshop

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/16/2015 Register By: 9/16/2015
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm; Check-In 8:45 pm
Event Location: 880 National City Blvd. Ste. 103, NATIONAL CITY, CA 91950-3263
Description: The IRS Tax workshop illustrates in a practical manner how the Federal and State tax systems are applied to small business ownership. This is recommended for all people currently operating a small business or interested in starting one, including...
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Six - Week Start-Up Series

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $199.00
Event Date: 9/16/2015 to 10/21/2015 Register By: 9/16/2015
Time: 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Event Location: 880 National City Boulevard, Suite 103, National City, CA 91950-3263
Description: IF YOU'VE EVER DREAMED OF RUNNING YOUR OWN BUSINESS, NOW'S THE TIME TO MAKE IT REAL! The SBDC presents this step-by-step guide for starting your business, making money, and achieving your goals! The series will cover all aspects of launching a...
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The Basics of Applying for Federal Grants- SBIR/STTR

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/16/2015 Register By: 9/16/2015
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Event Location: North San Diego SBDC, 2075 Las Palmas Dr. , Carlsbad, CA 92058
Description: This workshop will focus on the SBIR/STTR programs sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF), National Intitues of Health (NIH), and the Department of Defense (DoD). This SBIR/STTR introductory workshop will provide a discussion of: 1. T...
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Intro to QuickBooks (HANDS ON)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $25.00
Event Date: 9/17/2015 Register By: 9/17/2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.; Check-in at 8:45 a.m.
Event Location: 880 National City Blvd. Ste. 103, National City, CA 91950-3263
Description: This great hands-on session is designed for the small business owner who is currently doing their own bookkeeping or accounting and is interested in upgrading to a more automated system. Using QuickBooks, SBDC professionals will demonstrate how an...
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Online Marketing

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/17/2015 Register By: 9/17/2015
Time: 10 a.m. - 12 Noon
Event Location: North San Diego SBDC, 2075 Las Palmas Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92011
Description: Learn how to market on the Internet via search engines, e-mail, online video and more.
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Business Legal Issues/Legal Structures

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/22/2015 Register By: 9/22/2015
Time: 1:00 - 2:30 P.M.
Event Location: 880 National City Blvd. Ste. 103, National City, CA 91950-3263
Description: This workshop will cover basic, general business legal issues as well as entity information including: Sole Proprietor, Corporation, LLC.
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QuickBooks Workshop for Your Business

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $50.00
Event Date: 9/24/2015 Register By: 9/24/2015
Time: 9:30 a.m - 12:30 p.m.
Event Location: SBDC North San Diego, 2075 Las Palmas Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92011
Description: This workshop is designed for those who would like to acquire the essential skills for producing financial statements with the QuickBooks 2013 program. The topics include: How to track and manage revenue and expenses, maintaining the balance shee...
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Women in Technology Symposium

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/25/2015 Register By: 9/25/2015
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Event Location: Carlsbad City Library, 1775 Dove Lane, Carlsbad, CA 92011
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Export Readiness - Intermediate

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 10/1/2015 Register By: 10/1/2015
Time: 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Event Location: SBDC North San Diego, 2075 Las Palmas Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92011
Description: For those who already know the basics---let’s put it into real time practice! Choosing your market; understanding the culture; pricing; dealing with the paperwork, a freight forwarder and finding the resources you will need to successfully export...
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Steps to Starting a Business/Small Business Orientation

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 10/6/2015 Register By: 10/6/2015
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Event Location: North San Diego SBDC, 2075 Las Palmas Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92011
Description: This workshop will cover franchising, financial planning, insurance, licenses and permits and financing options.
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10 Steps to Doing Business with Government Agencies/ Government Contracting

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 10/7/2015 Register By: 10/7/2015
Time: 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Event Location: North San Diego SBDC, 2075 Las Palmas Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92011
Description: 10 Steps To Doing Business With The Government A Guide For Small Businesses This workshop is an introduction for any small business, regardless of the industry that is interested in selling to the government. Attendees will learn what it ...
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Business Legal Issues/ Legal Structures

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 10/8/2015 Register By: 10/8/2015
Time: 10:00 am- 12:00pm
Event Location: North San Diego SBDC, 2075 Las Palmas Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92011
Description: This workshop will cover general business legal issues as well as entity information.
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Creating an Effective Offer or Promotion Campaign

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 10/8/2015 Register By: 10/8/2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.; Registration 8:45 am
Event Location: 880 National City Blvd., Ste. 103, National City, CA 91950-3263
Description: This presentation will provide a deeper look into the importance and effectiveness of offers and promotions as tools for either increasing/rewarding loyalty or for driving word of mouth and new customers/supporters/clients. At the heart of small b...
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Taxes and How They Impact Your Business- Start Up Series

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 10/8/2015 Register By: 10/8/2015
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Event Location: North San Diego SBDC, 2075 Las Palmas Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92011
Description: In this Business Tax Workshop you will learn about Business Deductions, State and Federal requirements, how to keep your books and more. This workshop is designed with the Business owner in mind.
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Financing Your Business

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 10/13/2015 Register By: 10/13/2015
Time: 3:00pm-4:30pm; Check In at 2:45pm
Event Location: 880 National City Blvd, suite 103, National City, CA 91950-3263
Description: Securing capital is critical to the successful launch or expansion of a small business. However, getting approved for business financing can be challenging in the current lending climate. The SBDC, in partnership with Accion San Diego, will guide ...
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Funding Your Business - Start Up Series

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 10/13/2015 Register By: 10/13/2015
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Event Location: North San Diego SBDC, 2075 Las Palmas Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92011
Description: An SBDC specialist provides you with the best financing options for your business.
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Marketing Basics for Your Small Business - A Hands On Workshop

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 10/13/2015 Register By: 10/13/2015
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Event Location: North San Diego SBDC, 2075 Las Palmas Dr. , Carlsbad, CA 92011
Description: Marketing is different for small businesses, and you can use those differences to your advantage. You'll learn the basics of topics like SEO, social media, budgeting and media costs, and how to incorporate these into your marketing without having ...
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Six-Week Start-Up Series Module 1

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $199.00
Event Date: 10/13/2015 Register By: 10/13/2015
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Event Location: North San Diego SBDC, 2075 Las Palmas Dr. , Carlsbad, CA 92011
Description: IF YOU'VE EVER DREAMED OF RUNNING YOUR OWN BUSINESS, NOW'S THE TIME TO MAKE IT REAL! Description: In partnership with Kimco Realty, the SBDC presents this step-by-step guide for starting your business, making money, and achieving your goals! The ...
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Steps to Start a Business

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 10/13/2015 Register By: 10/13/2015
Time: 1:00pm- 2:30pm; Check in at 12:45pm
Event Location: 880 National City Blvd, suite 103, National City, CA 91950-3263
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More Sales; Less Selling

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 10/14/2015 Register By: 10/14/2015
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Event Location: North San Diego SBDC, 2075 Las Palmas Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92011
Description: This is a sales workshop for business owners. During this workshop, the instructor will assist attendees in developing a 12 month sales action plan for their business. This is a program that can easily be implemented to increase sales for your b...
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Email Marketing

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 10/15/2015 Register By: 10/15/2015
Time: 10 a.m. - 12 noon
Event Location: North San Diego SBDC, 2075 Las Palmas Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92011
Description: Email marketing isn’t dead! In fact, in an era of social media and information overload, it’s becoming more important than ever. Build the relationships that are the key to your business success with easy, inexpensive and highly effective email ma...
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Intro to QuickBooks (HANDS ON)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $25.00
Event Date: 10/15/2015 Register By: 10/15/2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.; Check-in at 8:45 a.m.
Event Location: 880 National City Blvd., Suite 103, National City, CA 91950-3263
Description: This great hands-on session is designed for the small business owner who is currently doing their own bookkeeping or accounting and is interested in upgrading to a more automated system. Using QuickBooks, SBDC professionals will demonstrate how an...
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Be the Best! Women in Business Expo

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 10/16/2015 Register By: 10/16/2015
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Event Location: SDG&E Innovation Center, 4760 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92117
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Planning for Business Success/ Business Plan

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 10/20/2015 Register By: 10/20/2015
Time: 10 a.m. - 12 Noon
Event Location: North San Diego SBDC, 2075 Las Palmas Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92011
Description: A business plan is essential to the long term success of any business, whether you are seeking funding or not, the business plan provides you with your roadmap to success. This workshop will cover the purpose of a business plan, the importance...
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How to Hire: The Best Practices for Small Business Hiring

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 10/21/2015 Register By: 10/21/2015
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Event Location: North San Diego SBDC, 2075 Las Palmas Dr. , CARLSBAD, CA 92011
Description: This workshop will take the small business owner through the best practical ways to hire employees or 1099 staff members. Covering job descriptions, employee handbooks, interviewing, and small business labor law. Upon leaving this workshop, atte...
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QuickBooks Workshop for Start-Up Businesses

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $50.00
Event Date: 10/22/2015 Register By: 10/22/2015
Time: 9:30 a.m - 12:30 p.m.
Event Location: SBDC North San Diego, 2075 Las Palmas Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92011
Description: This workshop will present the new or future business owner with some basic bookkeeping and accounting principles as well as general discussion of some of the compliance issues and situations that warrant consideration when setting up their new en...
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Customer Service

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 10/27/2015 Register By: 10/27/2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12 Noon AND 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Event Location: North San Diego SBDC, 2075 Las Palmas Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92011
Description: This workshop is designed to provide you with key skills and attitudes to meet your customers' needs. Learn to understand and exceed customer expectations and deal with unrealistic expectations. Why do customers leave? What is the value of long...
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Tech Series Part 1- Intro to Commercializing Your Technology

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 10/28/2015 Register By: 10/28/2015
Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Event Location: North San Diego SBDC, 2075 Las Palmas Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92011
Description: Part 1 of a 4 part series. Introduction To Commercializing Your Technology This training series is designed for the small business owner involved with innovative technology. Introduction to Commercializing Your Technology takes you through the...
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Tech Series Part 2 All About IP (Intellectual Property)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 10/28/2015 Register By: 10/28/2015
Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00
Event Location: North San Diego SBDC, 2075 Las Palmas Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92011
Description: Part 2- All About IP (Intellectual Property) There are a variety of options to protect your technology; from patents to licensing to trademarks. During this workshop, participants will learn the various protection options, what those options pro...
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Tech Series Part 3- Bringing Your Product to Market

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 10/29/2015 Register By: 10/29/2015
Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Event Location: North San Diego SBDC,2075 Las Palmas Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92011
Description: Bringing Your Product to Market-- Part 3 of a 4 part series. The greatest technology does not matter without an effective marketing and sales strategy. This section of the Tech Series instructs attendees as to how to develop a solid target marke...
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Tech Series Part 4- Funding Options

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 10/29/2015 Register By: 10/29/2015
Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Event Location: North San Diego SBDC, 2075 Las Palmas Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92011
Description: Funding and Beyond This module is split into two sections. Section one will cover the basics of SBIR / STTR where attendees will get an idea of how to identify, market, and submit an SBIR / STTR proposal; as well as determine if this SBA progr...
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