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For Answers & Resources for Small Businesses
If you have small business questions, from getting to started to expanding, this forum is for you! All are welcome and lunch is free for this line up of small business experts you don’t want to miss. Topics covered will include small business funding options, free resources for market research and planning, tax need-to-knows, and workforce best practices. If you are thinking of starting a small business or have been in business but still have some questions, this is the event for you!
UACCB - Nursing & Allied Health 2005 White DriveBatesville, AR 72501
Let’s Talk About Small Business in Batesville
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Learn About Free Resources & Enjoy Free Lunch
Wednesday, September 27 @ 11:30 a.m.
UA Community College Batesville
2005 White Drive
If you have small business questions from getting to started to expanding, this forum is for you! All are welcome and lunch is free for this line up of small business experts you don’t want to miss. Topics covered will include small business funding options, free resources for market research and planning, tax need-to-knows, and workforce best practices. If you are thinking of starting a small business or have been in business but still have some questions, this is the event for you!
Lunch provided by Arkansas Capital Corporation
Let’s Chat About Small Business in Bella Vista
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WHEN: Monday, November 13 | 11:30 a.m. (Lunch provided!)
WHERE: First United Methodist Church |Becker Hall
20 Boyce Dr.
Bella Vista AR 72715
Join us to get all your small business questions answered by these local experts. Learn about U.S. Small Business Administration programs and loan products and how to start a business in the area. This forum will provide small business best practices for any small business owner, whether just getting started or a seasoned professional.
Thursday, August 17 – 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
UA Learning Lab
704 SE 5th Street
Are you looking to start a small business or grow your current business?
Check out this line up of local and statewide small business experts ready to answer your small business questions!
Topics covered will include small business funding options, free resources for market research and planning, tax need-to-knows, and workforce best practices. If you are thinking of starting a small business or have been in business but still have some questions, this is the event for you!
Lunch Provided by Arkansas Capital Corporation
Let’s Talk About Small Business in Centerton!
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Don’t Miss Your Chance to Chat About Small Business in De Queen
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Tuesday, November 14 | 11:30 a.m.
East Room Event Center
202 W. De Queen Ave.
De Queen, AR
Calling all small business owners! Our local experts are here to answer all your questions. From tips on starting a business to learning about the latest U.S. Small Business Administration programs and loan products, this forum is a must attend! No matter if you're just starting in business or a seasoned pro, learn some best practices for success.
Join us to get all your small business questions answered by these local experts. Learn about U.S. Small Business Administration programs and loan products and how to start a business in the area. This forum will provide small business best practices for any business owner, whether just getting started or a seasoned professional.
Register at https://tinyurl.com/BizAssistHarrison
Lunch provided by AR Capital Corporation
Looking for Small Business Resources
Join Us to Learn More in Maumelle
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When: Thursday, Oct. 19 | 11:30 a.m.
Where: Jess Odom Community Center
1100 Edgewood Dr.
Maumelle, AR 72113
Starting or Running A Small Business is Hard. Let’s talk about it at the Morrilton Chamber!
Join us to get all your small business questions answered by these industry experts. From commercial real estate and insurance to investing for the future and U.S. Small Business Administration loan products, this forum will provide small business best practices for any small business owner, whether just getting started or a seasoned professional.
Register at https://tinyurl.com/BizAssistMorrilton.
Let’s Talk Small Business in Mountain Home!Register Today https://tinyurl.com/BizAssistMtHome
Tuesday, October 31 | 11:30 a.m.
Vada Sheid | Trout Room
1600 South College St.
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Are you ready to boost your community's economy through the power of entrepreneurship? Join us for a transformative event that will unlock the pathways to success. Here's what you can look forward to:
Discover the Magic of Entrepreneurship: Learn how entrepreneurship fuels economic growth.
Connect, Collaborate, Conquer: Network with a diverse community of business owners and find out how to work together for mutual success.
Blueprint for Success: Get your hands on a practical roadmap to build a strong entrepreneurial ecosystem and measure its impact.
National Wisdom, Local Triumph: Discover the nation's best practices in equitable entrepreneurial development, including funding, support, networking, and visionary policies.
Join us November 16, 2023, from 9:30am - 4:30pm UA System Division of Agriculture State Office Classrooms 1 & 2 2301 S. University Avenue Little Rock, AR 72204 Lunch Provided with RSVP!
RSVP link: https://asbtdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/70371974
Don't miss this opportunity to become a champion for change in your community! Join us and be part of the entrepreneurial revolution. Save the date and stay tuned for more details. #EntrepreneurshipEvent #EconomicDevelopment #CommunityEmpowerment
Stay tuned for updates and mark your calendar. This event is not to be missed!
2023 East Arkansas Small Business Development Conference
"WIN WHERE YOU STAND"
Innovative Approaches To Grow Small Businesses and Sustain Local Communities
Are you starting or growing a small business? Don’t miss this opportunity to help your community create needed JOBS by getting resources to help your small business GROW! AND, INNOVATE!
Providing small and emerging business owners with the skills, tools and contacts needed to build and grow their enterprises are the goals of 2023 East Arkansas Small Business Development Conference.
Topics will include:
Join us at 9:00 a.m. for a “Lenders Roundtable,” where conference participants will hear from and network with local, regional and statewide business and commercial lenders. The Lenders Roundtable will be facilitated by Mr. Jerry Talbert, Deputy Director, Arkansas District Office, SBA.
The luncheon address will be delivered by Matuschka Lindo Briggs, Senior Vice President and Regional Executive, Little Rock Branch, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
There is NO COST to attend but registration is strongly encouraged. Register at https://asbtdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/70371650.
If you have any questions, call (501) 374-1103.
By Kam Gomez - Nov 2023
In an exciting development for small businesses across the nation, Verizon has announced new grant funding opportunities as part of the Verizon Small Business Digital Ready program. From October 12 to December 20, 2023, small businesses have the chance to apply for grants totaling $500,000.
I am a bit of a road runner serving the Southwestern corner of the state meeting business owners from all spectrums of life. The consistent theme I am uncovering is that most business owners that I have met, didn’t start out with a plan. So, when adversity happens, they are blindsided, and they don’t know how they should respond. Other negative results that come from not having a plan are loss of strategic direction, poor resource management, and ultimately business closure. We in the small business support ecosystem do not want to see any of these things happen.
Haley Childers has a deep love for animals, and for the last eight years, she has worked as a Veterinary Technician caring for them big and small. And for as long as she could remember, she had dreamt about starting a pet supply store and running her own business.
The Arkansas Business Navigator Project is for all entrepreneurs and small business owners who are seeking tools, resources, and assistance to help their businesses succeed.
Specifically, we work in partnership with community based organizations to provide access and information, educational opportunities, and other resources designed to reduce barriers that underrepresented and underserved entrepreneurs often face in accessing the programs they need to recover, grow, or start their businesses.
Let’s Talk About Small Business!
Register Now to Reserve Your Spot
The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center, U.S. Small Business Administration and a panel of local experts are coming to a location near you. Learn about free small business resources, financing options, and other tips about taxes, classifying employees, and more. Our local panelists are here to provide helpful advice for starting and growing your business!
Tuesday August 29 | 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Jefferson County Library
600 S. Main Street
Pine Bluff, AR 71603
Did you know that the third Wednesday in October is national Support Your Local Chamber of Commerce Day? There are over 140 local Chambers of Commerce in Arkansas and much of their focus is to foster and encourage growth of existing and new businesses in their communities. Eight percent of small businesses fail because of lack of networking and local Chambers are a major avenue for increasing a network.
Join Phoenix Youth and Family Services for lunch on Nov. 30th and network with business leaders and service providers in the Southeast Arkansas Region.
Register today at: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=y2GcdHP5kEOxOczLi_1yPRPTaA2XCj5AtpOtwx2NCJRUNENITEU5M1FGQUwyWksxS1JKVldWV1o5Ry4u&origin=QRCode
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