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First Step: Starting A Small Business Clarion

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $20.00
Event Date: 8/1/2015 Register By: 8/1/2015
Time: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Event Location: Clarion University SBDC, Barnes Center, 330 North Point Drive Suite 100, Clarion, PA 16214-3873
Description: The First Step: How to Start and Finance Your Business This monthly seminar provides an overview on the steps to start a business along with an in-depth look at a business plan. Topics include business registrations, licenses, business structur...
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First Step: Starting a Small Business

Event Status: Full Event Fee: $25.00
Event Date: 8/4/2015 Register By: 8/4/2015
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Event Location: Jon M. Huntsman Hall, Room F60, 3730 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104
Description: Personal issues of being an entrepreneur Financing a business The business planning process Marketing mechanics of starting a business Regulations governing a business Environmental, health, and safety considerations when starting a busi...

 


The First Step of Starting a Business

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $20.00
Event Date: 8/4/2015 Register By: 8/4/2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - noon
Event Location: 200 Innovation Blvd., Room 243, University Park, PA 16803-6602
Description: This highly effective workshop helps entrepreneurs learn the steps necessary to start, manage, and grow their own business. Learn from Business Consultants About: What lifestyle requirements are required of business owners, How to assess the ...
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The First Step

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $15.00
Event Date: 8/5/2015 Register By: 8/5/2015
Time: 6pm to 8pm
Event Location: 85 South Main Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701-1602
Description: The First Step is a required seminar for individuals who are interested in starting a business. The First Step is a 2 hour seminar presented by SBDC consultants that will answer the questions you may have about starting a business. Topics includ...
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Contracting Certifications Made Simple: WOSB / MBE / 8a / DBE

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 8/6/2015 Register By: 8/6/2015
Time: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Event Location: Community First Fund, 30 West Orange Street, Lancaster, PA 17601
Description: Government Contracting Certification for Women & Minority owned companies: George Murray of the Small Business Administration will explain how certifying your small business may help win government contracts. The presentation will include the...
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Introduction to Government Marketing

Event Status: Cancelled Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 8/6/2015 Register By: 8/6/2015
Time: 9am-12noon
Event Location: Chester, PA 19013
Description: This seminar shows how to prepare for government sales. Learn fundamnetals of doing business with federal and state agencies, necessary registrations and certifications, as well as sources of information and business resources.

 


The First Step: Starting Your Business (Tannersville) - with bonus Business Continuity Planning

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 8/7/2015 Register By: 8/7/2015
Time: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Event Location: 2989 Route 611, Tannersville, PA 18372-7925
Description: Seminar will be held at the Office of Senator Mario Scavello Have you always had a dream to start your own business but didn't know where to start? This workshop will help aspiring entrepreneurs to begin the process of successful business owne...
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Meet the Lenders

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $10.00
Event Date: 8/11/2015 Register By: 8/10/2015
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Event Location: Jon M. Huntsman Hall, Room 270, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Description: Join us for a special panel of banks and other lending organizations. You will get information on how they evaluate your loan applications and the kind of funding they can provide. You will have the opportunity to meet and discuss your own busines...
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Third Step: Strategic Business Planning

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $225.00
Event Date: 8/12/2015 to 9/16/2015 Register By: 8/12/2015
Time: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Location: Jon M. Huntsman Hall, Room TBD, 3730 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104
Description: This workshop is accelerated (5 sessions) and takes place on the following Wednesday evenings: August 12th, August 19th, August 26th, September 2nd and September 16th. In this series, you will draft your Business Plan, describe your Financial ...
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What Can the Wharton SBDC Do for Your Business?: Introductory Meeting to Consulting

Event Status: Full Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 8/12/2015 Register By: 8/12/2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Event Location: Jon M. Huntsman Hall, 3730 Walnut Street, Room TBA, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6301
Description: This introductory meeting is for established business owners only. New business start-ups (less than six months of revenue) and entrepreneurs without previous business experience must sign up for our First Step workshop to begin working wi...

 


First Step Seminar - Mercer County

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $30.00
Event Date: 8/13/2015 Register By: 8/13/2015
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Event Location: 182 Main Street, Greenville, PA 16125-2106
Description: The first step to starting a successful new venture. Learn the steps necessary to start, manage, and grow your own business.
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Intro to Quickbooks

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $59.00
Event Date: 8/13/2015 Register By: 8/7/2015
Time: 4:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Event Location: 92 Main Avenue, Hawley, PA 18428-1114
Description: Introduction to QuickBooks will highlight features such as writing checks, reports and how to get the business information you need to run your business properly. Tips on how to protect your data in the event of a business disruption. 92 Main A...
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The First Step Seminar- Mercer County

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $30.00
Event Date: 8/13/2015 Register By: 8/13/2015
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
Event Location: Greenville Area Chamber of Commerce (GACC) 182 Main Street, Greenville, PA 16125
Description: This is the First Step to starting a successful new venture- learn the steps necessary to start, manage, and grow your own business. Once you've attended this seminar, contact our office to schedule a confidential business consultation with one o...
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Unemployment 101, What's New in UC, SIDES

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 8/13/2015 Register By: 8/13/2015
Time: 9:00 am - Noon
Event Location: 300 West High Street, Ebensburg, PA 15931-1582
Description: If you are new employer or have an employee responsible for handling UC’s requests for information, then this seminar is for you. We will give an overview of the claims filing process, the determination process and appeal rights. We will show yo...
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Unemployment Compensation: Absenteeism and UC Eligibility- Cumberland County

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 8/13/2015 Register By: 8/13/2015
Time: 9AM-10:30AM
Event Location: Messiah College, , Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
Description: Absenteeism is a very common reason for an employee to be discharged from their job. When a UC claim is filed, the question is “Has the absenteeism reached a point that the employee is ineligible due to willful conduct?” The presentation will re...
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First Step: Starting A Small Business Bradford

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $20.00
Event Date: 8/15/2015 Register By: 8/15/2015
Time: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Event Location: 67 West Washington Street, Bradford Area Public Library, BRADFORD, PA 16701-1234
Description: The First Step: How to Start and Finance Your Business This monthly seminar provides an overview on the steps to start a business along with an in-depth look at a business plan. Topics include business registrations, licenses, business structur...
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First Step: Starting A Small Business DuBois

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $20.00
Event Date: 8/18/2015 Register By: 8/18/2015
Time: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Event Location: 2219 Bee Line Highway, Fairfield Inn & Suites, Du Bois, PA 15801-6319
Description: The First Step: How to Start and Finance Your Business This monthly seminar provides an overview on the steps to start a business along with an in-depth look at a business plan. Topics include business registrations, licenses, business structur...
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The First Step

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $15.00
Event Date: 8/18/2015 Register By: 8/18/2015
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Event Location: 664 Pratt Drive, Eberly Suite 108, Indiana Univers, Indiana, PA 15705-0001
Description: This workshop will help you to begin the process of successful business ownership. Topics include: Unique lifestyle requirements involved in owning a business, how to assess the feasibility of your business idea, differences between business organ...
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Business Plan Workshop

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $20.00
Event Date: 8/19/2015 Register By: 8/19/2015
Time: 6:00-8:00 pm
Event Location: 621 Taylor Street, Room 91, , Bethlehem, PA 18015-3117
Description: In this workshop, attendees will outline their business plan using the Lehigh University SBDC’s Business Plan Workbook. Bring a pen/pencil and expect to write! This workshop is designed to get your plan on paper, and to understand what lenders a...

 


The First Step: Starting Your Business (Pittston) - for Displaced Workers

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 8/19/2015 Register By: 8/19/2015
Time: 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Event Location: NEPA Alliance, 1151 Oak Street, Pittston, PA 18640
Description: This seminar is for displaced workers. All other interested persons should register for one of our other First Step seminars. This seminar provides participants with the information needed to start and operate a small business in Pennsylvania....
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The First Step: Starting Your Business (Scranton)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $20.00
Event Date: 8/20/2015 Register By: 8/20/2015
Time: 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Event Location: 320 Madison Avenue, Scranton, PA 18510
Description: Have you always had a dream to start your own business but didn't know where to start? This workshop will help aspiring entrepreneurs to begin the process of successful business ownership including evaluating business ideas, developing a business ...
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August 26, 2015 -- Tech Meetup - Lewisburg

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 8/26/2015 Register By: 8/26/2015
Time: 11:45 - 1:15 pm
Event Location: 416 Market Street, 2nd Floor, Incubator, Lewisburg, PA 17837-1418
Description: Register at Tech-Meetup-Lewisburg
Identifying, understanding, and reaching your target market is critical to a...

 


The First Step: Pre-Business Planning Workshop

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 8/26/2015 Register By: 8/26/2015
Time: 5:00 pm - 8 :00 pm
Event Location: 117 Evergreen Drive, Loretto, PA 15940-9704
Description: Workshop covers the basic information needed to start a business, such as business and marketing plans, financing, types of business structures and rules and regulations.
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August 31, 2015 -- The First Step Pre-Business Workshop - (7 pm - 9:30 pm)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 8/31/2015 Register By: 8/29/2015
Time: 7 pm - 9:30 pm
Event Location: Bucknell University, Elaine Langone Center, 2nd Floor, Terrace Room , Lewisburg, PA 17837
Description: Click here for flyer Have you dreamed of being your own boss for many years but don't know where to start? ...
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First Step: Starting a Small Business

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $25.00
Event Date: 9/1/2015 Register By: 9/1/2015
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Event Location: Jon M. Huntsman Hall, Room F45, 3733 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Description: Personal issues of being an entrepreneur Financing a business The business planning process Marketing mechanics of starting a business Regulations governing a business Environmental, health, and safety considerations when starting a busi...
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The First Step of Starting a Business

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $20.00
Event Date: 9/1/2015 Register By: 9/1/2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - noon
Event Location: 200 Innovation Blvd., Room 243, University Park, PA 16803-6602
Description: This highly effective workshop helps entrepreneurs learn the steps necessary to start, manage, and grow their own business. Learn from Business Consultants About: What lifestyle requirements are required of business owners, How to assess the ...
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The First Step Seminar- Crawford County

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $30.00
Event Date: 9/3/2015 Register By: 9/3/2015
Time: 5:30pm-8:30pm
Event Location: William Douglass Conference Center, 764 Bessemer Street, Meadville, PA 16335
Description: This is the First Step to starting a successful new venture-learn the steps necessary to start, manage and grow your own business. Once you have attended this seminar, contact our office to schedule a confidential business consultation with one o...
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First Step to Starting Your Business (Harrisburg)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/4/2015 Register By: 9/4/2015
Time: 10:30am – 1:00pm
Event Location: Harrisburg Regional Chamber, 3211 N. Front Street, Harrisburg, PA 17110
Description: This monthly workshop covers a number of critical issues relevant to starting and operating a small business. Professional presenters include attorneys, insurance agents, accountants, financial specialists and zoning and codes staff. The workshop ...
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First Step: Starting A Small Business Clarion

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $20.00
Event Date: 9/5/2015 Register By: 9/5/2015
Time: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Event Location: Clarion University SBDC, Barnes Center, 330 North Point Drive Suite 100, Clarion, PA 16214-3873
Description: The First Step: How to Start and Finance Your Business This monthly seminar provides an overview on the steps to start a business along with an in-depth look at a business plan. Topics include business registrations, licenses, business structur...
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First Step: Starting a Small Business- Carlisle

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/9/2015 Register By: 9/9/2015
Time: 9am - noon
Event Location: Techcelerator/Murata Business Center, 453 Lincoln Street, Carlisle, PA 17013-1814
Description: This workshop is intended to provide aspiring small business owners with an overview of many of the issues involved in planning and launching a new business venture. Topics include personal and lifestyle issues of the entrepreneur/business owner, ...
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Introduction to QuickBooks

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $79.00
Event Date: 9/10/2015 Register By: 9/10/2015
Time: 8:00am-12:00pm
Event Location: 200 Technology Center, Room 243, State College, PA 16802-7000
Description: Learn how to: Use appropriate accounting terminology Set up a chart of accounts Create customer invoices Pay bills Use the standard reports to help manage your business Maintain a check register Receive payments from customers ...
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Second Step: Researching and Evaluating Your Business Idea

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $50.00
Event Date: 9/10/2015 to 9/24/2015 Register By: 9/10/2015
Time: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Location: PA 19104
Description: Second Step provides you with the tools to evaluate the challenges and feasibility of your business idea through research and planning. This 2-part workshop (9/10/15 and 9/24/15) is designed to give you the tools to: Begin your primary mark...
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The First Step Seminar- Erie County

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $30.00
Event Date: 9/10/2015 Register By: 9/10/2015
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
Event Location: Gannon University SBDC, 900 State Street, Erie, PA 16501
Description: This is the First Step to starting a successful new venture- learn the steps necessary to start, manage and grow your own business. Once you have attended this seminar, contact our office to schedule a confidential business consultation with one ...
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The First Step: Pre-Business Planning Workshop

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/10/2015 Register By: 9/10/2015
Time: 9:00 am - Noon
Event Location: 3900 Industrial Park Dr., Altoona, PA 16602-1732
Description: Workshop covers the basic information needed to start a business, such as business and marketing plans, financing, types of business structures and rules and regulations.
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Unemployment Compensation: Separation Issues, Refusing Suitable Work, UC Appeals

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/10/2015 Register By: 9/10/2015
Time: 9:00 am - Noon
Event Location: 300 West High Street, Ebensburg, PA 15931-1582
Description: Many employers and claimants have difficulty understanding the process UC uses to determine an employee’s eligibility for benefits after voluntarily leaving or being discharged from a job. This presentation explains how the service center discove...
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First Step: Starting A Small Business DuBois

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $20.00
Event Date: 9/15/2015 Register By: 9/15/2015
Time: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Event Location: 2219 Bee Line Highway, Fairfield Inn & Suites, Du Bois, PA 15801-6319
Description: The First Step: How to Start and Finance Your Business This monthly seminar provides an overview on the steps to start a business along with an in-depth look at a business plan. Topics include business registrations, licenses, business structur...
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The First Step

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $15.00
Event Date: 9/15/2015 Register By: 9/15/2015
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Event Location: 664 Pratt Drive, Eberly Suite 108, Indiana Univers, Indiana, PA 15705-0001
Description: This workshop will help you to begin the process of successful business ownership. Topics include: Unique lifestyle requirements involved in owning a business, how to assess the feasibility of your business idea, differences between business organ...
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First Step: How to Start and Operate a Small Business (Exton)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/16/2015 Register By: 9/16/2015
Time: 6:00pm – 8:30pm
Event Location: 450 Exton Square Pkwy, Exton, PA 19341-2458
Description: You have come to the right place if you are in the early stages of thinking about starting a small business. In fact, even if you have started up your business and realized you missed a few things, this workshop is still right for you. Starting ...
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Franchising: Is It Right for Me and How Do I Get Started?: DuBois

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/16/2015 Register By: 9/16/2015
Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Event Location: Best Western Inn & Conference Center, 82 N. Park Pl., Du Bois, PA 15801-2416
Description: Learn the qualities to look for in a successful franchise and learn techniques to gather the facts so your decisions are based on what you know, not what you suppose. Speaker, Rich Inman, a Franchise Specialist with FranNet, will cover all of the ...
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Health Insurance for Small Business Owners (Presented in Spanish by the LBRC)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: (contact center)
Event Date: 9/16/2015 Register By: 9/16/2015
Time: 5:30 - 7:00 pm
Event Location: Berks County Community Foundation Building, 237 Court St, Reading, PA 19601
Description: Learn about different options you have for offering health benefits to your employees, including the affordable care act. Presented by: Jorge Zerpa and Alvaro Castillo from Equinox Cost: $15 (please pay at the event)
Free for Lat...
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Selecting and Using the Appropriate Business Structure - Carlisle

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $10.00
Event Date: 9/16/2015 Register By: 9/16/2015
Time: 9 am - 11 am
Event Location: Techcelerator/Murata Business Center, 453 Lincoln Street, Carlisle, PA 17013-1814
Description: This interactive workshop will help you learn the differences among the various legal structures of small businesses and help you decide which structure is best for your business. The potential liabilities and tax considerations when choosing a...
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The First Step: Pre-Business Planning Workshop

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/16/2015 Register By: 9/16/2015
Time: 9:00 am - Noon
Event Location: 131 N. Center Ave., Somerset Trust Company Historical Building, Somerset, PA 15501-2028
Description: Workshop covers the basic information needed to start a business, such as business and marketing plans, financing, types of business structures and rules and regulations.
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The First Step: Starting Your Business (Pittston) - for Displaced Workers

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/16/2015 Register By: 9/16/2015
Time: 12:00 to 2:00 p.m.
Event Location: NEPA Alliance, 1151 Oak Street, Pittston, PA 18640
Description: This seminar is for displaced workers. All other interested persons should register for one of our other First Step seminars. This seminar provides participants with the information needed to start and operate a small business in Pennsylvania....
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What Business Do You Want to Start?

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/16/2015 Register By: 9/16/2015
Time: 6pm-7:30pm
Event Location: Chester, PA 19013
Description: Learn about the various types of businesses that you can possibly start and decide which would be best for you. Understand that developing a business should stem from a need in the marketplace, and that you should find your passion and competencie...
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Introduction to Government Marketing

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/17/2015 Register By: 9/17/2015
Time: 9am-12noon
Event Location: Chester, PA 19013
Description: This seminar shows how to prepare for government sales. Learn fundamnetals of doing business with federal and state agencies, necessary registrations and certifications, as well as sources of information and business resources.
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QuickBooks™ Advanced

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $79.00
Event Date: 9/17/2015 Register By: 9/17/2015
Time: 8:00am-12:00pm
Event Location: 200 Technology, Room 243, State College, PA 16801
Description: Learn how to: Do month end procedures Determine which reports should be printed and viewed and saved for future reference Get a checklist of what to look for in the reports Modify your reports for more meaningful information ™ Set budge...
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Session 1: Unemployment Compensation 101 and UC Law Changes: Clarion

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $20.00
Event Date: 9/17/2015 Register By: 9/17/2015
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 noon
Event Location: 840 Wood Street, Gemmell Complex Room 250-252, Clarion, PA 16214-1240
Description: This seminar will give an overview of the claims filing process, the determination process, and appeal rights. We will show you the forms that an employer may receive when a claim is opened, how they are used to determine the claimant’s eligibilit...
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Session 2: Separation Issues and Refusing Suitable Work: Clarion

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $20.00
Event Date: 9/17/2015 Register By: 9/17/2015
Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Event Location: 840 Wood Street, Gemmell Complex Room 250-252, Clarion, PA 16214-1240
Description: This seminar explains how the service center discovers whether the claimant quit or was discharged, the fact finding process, burden of proof, the factors that are considered when making a determination, and appeal rights. We will also discuss the...
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Business Planning in a Nutshell (Exton)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/18/2015 Register By: 9/18/2015
Time: Noon to 1:30 pm
Event Location: Chester County Economic Development Council , 737 Constitution Drive, Exton, PA 19341
Description: This is a free hands on "Business Planning" workshop for clients who need a little extra help developing their pitch, business plan and cash flow statement. If you have never developed a pitch, business plan or financial projection you won't want ...
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Is there a Market?

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/22/2015 Register By: 9/22/2015
Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm
Event Location: Chester, PA 19013
Description: Help clients assess the market and teach various techniques they can employ to perform effective market research.
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The First Step: Starting Your Business (Scranton)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $20.00
Event Date: 9/22/2015 Register By: 9/22/2015
Time: 5 to 7 p.m.
Event Location: 320 Madison Avenue, Scranton, PA 18510
Description: Have you always had a dream to start your own business but didn't know where to start? This workshop will help aspiring entrepreneurs to begin the process of successful business ownership including evaluating business ideas, developing a business ...
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Finding Government Contracting Opportunities for Small Businesses

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/23/2015 Register By: 9/23/2015
Time: 10 am to 12:30 am
Event Location: Community First Fund, 30 West Orange Street, Lancaster, PA 17601
Description: Every 20 seconds of each working day, the Federal Government awards a contract with an average value of nearly $500,000. If your company has registered with the System for Award Management (SAM) and you want to develop or refine skills for find...
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First Step to Starting Your Business (Reading, PA)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/23/2015 Register By: 9/9/2015
Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Event Location: Berks County Community Foundation Building, 237 Court St, Reading, PA 19601
Description: This monthly workshop covers a number of critical issues relevant to starting and operating a small business. Professional presenters include attorneys, insurance agents, accountants, financial specialists and zoning and codes staff. The workshop ...
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September 23, 2015 -- LivePlan

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $75.00
Event Date: 9/23/2015 Register By: 9/23/2015
Time: 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Event Location: 416 Market Street, DeWitt Building, 3rd Floor, Lewisburg, PA 17837-1418
Description: Click here for flyer Whether you’re starting a business, expanding a business or commercializing a technolog...
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What Can the Wharton SBDC Do for Your Business?: Introductory Meeting to Consulting

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/23/2015 Register By: 9/23/2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Event Location: Jon M. Huntsman Hall, 3730 Walnut Street, Room TBA, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6301
Description: This introductory meeting is for established business owners only. New business start-ups (less than six months of revenue) and entrepreneurs without previous business experience must sign up for our First Step workshop to begin working wi...
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Business Planning in a Nutshell (Reading)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/24/2015 Register By: 9/24/2015
Time: 5:30pm to 7pm
Event Location: Berks County Community Foundation, 237 Court Street, Reading, PA 19601
Description: This is a free hands on "Business Planning" workshop for clients who need a little extra help developing their pitch, business plan and cash flow statement. If you have never developed a pitch, business plan or financial projection you won't want ...
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Mastering QuickBooks with Importing/Exporting, Payroll Transactions, and Reporting

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $79.00
Event Date: 9/24/2015 Register By: 9/14/2015
Time: 8:00am-12:00am
Event Location: 200 Technology Center, Room 243, State College, PA 16802-7000
Description: Timely, consistent, and accurate record keeping is essential to monitor business performance, prepare tax returns, and make well-informed decisions regarding a business. The Penn State Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is offering Busin...
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September 24, 2015 -- The First Step Pre-Business Workshop - (9 am-11:30 am)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/24/2015 Register By: 9/23/2015
Time: 9 am - 11:00 am
Event Location: 416 Market St., DeWitt Building, 3rd Floor- Room 308, Lewisburg, PA 17837-1418
Description: Click here for flyer Have you dreamed of being your own boss for many years but don't know where to start? D...
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The First Step Seminar- Warren County

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $30.00
Event Date: 9/24/2015 Register By: 9/24/2015
Time: 10:00am-1:00pm
Event Location: Warren County Library, 205 Market Street, Warren, PA 16365
Description: This is the First Step to starting a successful new venture- learn the steps necessary to start, manage, and grow your own business. Once you have attended this seminar, contact our office to schedule a confidential business consultation with one...
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September 29, 2015 -- Tech Meetup - Lewisburg

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/29/2015 Register By: 9/28/2015
Time: 11:45 - 1:15 pm
Event Location: 416 Market Street, 2nd Floor, Incubator, Lewisburg, PA 17837-1418
Description: Register at Tech-Meetup-Lewisburg
Communicating a vision that aligns stakeholder, employees, and customers tak...

 


ServSafe Food Safety Certification Class and Exam

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $169.00
Event Date: 9/29/2015 Register By: 9/29/2015
Time: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Event Location: 320 Madison Avenue, Scranton, PA 18510
Description: ServSafe, a nationally recognized certification program for safe food handling practices, meets Pennsylvania regulations and is accredited by the National Restaurant Association Education Foundation. Taught by Lisa Hall Zielinski, Director of The ...
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First Step: Starting A Small Business Coudersport

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $20.00
Event Date: 9/30/2015 Register By: 9/30/2015
Time: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Event Location: 5 Water Street, Potter County Education Council, Coudersport, PA 16915-1119
Description: The First Step: How to Start and Finance Your Business This monthly seminar provides an overview on the steps to start a business along with an in-depth look at a business plan. Topics include business registrations, licenses, business structur...
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Is my Idea Doable?

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/30/2015 Register By: 9/30/2015
Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm
Event Location: Chester, PA 19013
Description: This seminar will look to assess the design of the business and ensure it will be effective. This seminar will explore whether attendees have the resources, and skills to start the business and teach attendees about the various structures and regu...
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The First Step: Pre-Business Planning Workshop

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 9/30/2015 Register By: 9/30/2015
Time: 5:00 pm - 8 :00 pm
Event Location: 117 Evergreen Drive, Loretto, PA 15940-9704
Description: Workshop covers the basic information needed to start a business, such as business and marketing plans, financing, types of business structures and rules and regulations.
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First Step: Starting a Small Business

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $25.00
Event Date: 10/6/2015 Register By: 10/6/2015
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Event Location: Jon M. Huntsman Hall, Room F45, 3733 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Description: Personal issues of being an entrepreneur Financing a business The business planning process Marketing mechanics of starting a business Regulations governing a business Environmental, health, and safety considerations when starting a busi...
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The First Step of Starting a Business

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $20.00
Event Date: 10/6/2015 Register By: 10/6/2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00pm
Event Location: 200 Innovation Blvd., Room 243, University Park, PA 16803-6602
Description: This highly effective workshop helps entrepreneurs learn the steps necessary to start, manage, and grow their own business. Learn from Business Consultants About: What lifestyle requirements are required of business owners, How to assess the ...
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First Step to Starting Your Business (Reading, PA)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 10/7/2015 Register By: 10/7/2015
Time: 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Event Location: Berks County Community Foundation Building, 237 Court St, Reading, PA 19601
Description: This monthly workshop covers a number of critical issues relevant to starting and operating a small business. Professional presenters include attorneys, insurance agents, accountants, financial specialists and zoning and codes staff. The workshop ...
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October 7, 2015 -- Quickbooks Basic

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $75.00
Event Date: 10/7/2015 Register By: 10/6/2015
Time: 9 am - 3 pm
Event Location: 416 Market Street, DeWitt Building, 3rd Floor, Room 308, Lewisburg, PA 17837
Description: Click here for flyer Topics to be discussed: * System requirements *Choosing the appropriate version of Qui...
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Will it be Financially Feasible?

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 10/7/2015 Register By: 10/7/2015
Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm
Event Location: Chester, PA 19013
Description: This seminar will look into the feasibility of starting your business. We will teach attendees to make financial models, in order to make accurate projections about how financially successful their business could be in terms of profitability and r...
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Finding Government Procurement Opportunities

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 10/8/2015 Register By: 10/8/2015
Time: 9am-12noon
Event Location: Chester, PA 19013
Description: Seminar focuses on how to manage and expand existing businesses through government contracting. Learn how the classification of goods and services impacts market research and how, to use procurement history and forecasts for market research to fin...
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October 8, 2015 -- Quickbooks Intermediate

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $75.00
Event Date: 10/8/2015 Register By: 10/7/2015
Time: 9 am - 3 pm
Event Location: 416 Market Street, DeWitt Building, 3rd Floor, Room 308, Lewisburg, PA 17837
Description: Click here for flyer Topics to be discussed: Accounts payable & related transactions *Using credit cards prop...
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QuickBooks 2014 Level I: Clarion

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $199.00
Event Date: 10/8/2015 to 10/15/2015 Register By: 10/8/2015
Time: 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Location: 330 North Point Drive Suite 100, Clarion University SBDC, Clarion, PA 16214-3873
Description: If you've recently purchased QuickBooks or plan to in the near future we can help you learn the basics. Learn to create, use and maintain your books with ease. Keep track of your payables and receivables.
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Session 3: UC Appeals and Relief from Charges: Clarion

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $20.00
Event Date: 10/8/2015 Register By: 10/8/2015
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 noon
Event Location: 840 Wood Street, Gemmell Complex Room 250-252, Clarion, PA 16214-1240
Description: This seminar discusses the UC appeal process, how to prepare for a hearing, and includes a mock UC hearing. We will also explain what is relief from charges, which employers are eligible to file for it, how the employers are notified that their ac...
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Session 4: Independent Contractor vs. Employee and UC Overpayments: Clarion

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $20.00
Event Date: 10/8/2015 Register By: 10/8/2015
Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Event Location: 840 Wood Street, Gemmell Complex Room 250-252, Clarion, PA 16214-1240
Description: This seminar explains the difference between an employee and an independent contractor, what conditions must be met to be considered an independent contractor, who must meet the burden of proof, and how the issuance of Form UC-1099 affects indepen...
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The First Step Seminar- Erie County

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $30.00
Event Date: 10/8/2015 Register By: 10/8/2015
Time: 6:00pm-9:00pm
Event Location: Gannon University SBDC, 900 State Street, Erie, PA 16501
Description: This seminar is the First Step to starting a successful new venture- learn the steps necessary to start, manage and grow your own business. Once you've completed the First Step, contact our office for a confidential business consultation with one...
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The First Step: Pre-Business Planning Workshop

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 10/8/2015 Register By: 10/8/2015
Time: 9:00 am - Noon
Event Location: 125 S. Juliana St., Bedford, PA 15522-1304
Description: Workshop covers the basic information needed to start a business, such as business and marketing plans, financing, types of business structures and rules and regulations
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Unemployment Compensation: Relief from Charges, Independent Contractor vs. Employee

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 10/8/2015 Register By: 10/8/2015
Time: 9:00 am - Noon
Event Location: 300 West High Street, Ebensburg, PA 15931-1582
Description: Employers are concerned about controlling their UC Costs. One of the ways to control these costs is to file for relief from charges. This presentation explains what is relief from charges, which employers are eligible to file for it, how the emp...
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First Step to Starting Your Business (Harrisburg)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 10/9/2015 Register By: 10/9/2015
Time: 10:30am – 1:00pm
Event Location: Harrisburg Regional Chamber, 3211 N. Front Street, Harrisburg, PA 17110
Description: This monthly workshop covers a number of critical issues relevant to starting and operating a small business. Professional presenters include attorneys, insurance agents, accountants, financial specialists and zoning and codes staff. The workshop ...
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First Step: Starting A Small Business Clarion

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $20.00
Event Date: 10/10/2015 Register By: 10/10/2015
Time: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Event Location: Clarion University SBDC, Barnes Center, 330 North Point Drive Suite 100, Clarion, PA 16214-3873
Description: The First Step: How to Start and Finance Your Business This monthly seminar provides an overview on the steps to start a business along with an in-depth look at a business plan. Topics include business registrations, licenses, business structur...
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Tax and Bookkeeping

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $69.00
Event Date: 10/13/2015 Register By: 10/13/2015
Time: 9:00am - 11:30am
Event Location: 200 Technology Center, Room 243, State College, PA 16802-7000
Description: Why does a business owner need to understand accounting concepts and keep accurate records? Because it helps them monitor progress, understand computerized systems, prepare tax returns, and survive an audit. This workshop offers an introduction to...
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Business Plan & Core Values Seminar

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 10/14/2015 Register By: 10/14/2015
Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm
Event Location: Chester, PA 19013
Description: This seminar will look to help attendees develop several core values on which they will base their business and also tie together the previous 3 seminars (Market Research, Business Design, and Financial Modeling) in order to create an effective Bu...
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First Step: Starting a Small Business- Chambersburg

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 10/14/2015 Register By: 10/14/2015
Time: 9am- Noon
Event Location: Chambersburg Area Chamber of Commerce, 100 Lincoln Way E., Chambersburg, PA 17201-2291
Description: This workshop is intended to provide aspiring small business owners with an overview of many of the issues involved in planning and launching a new business venture. Topics include personal and lifestyle issues of the entrepreneur/business owner, ...
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What Can the Wharton SBDC Do for Your Business?: Introductory Meeting to Consulting

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 10/14/2015 Register By: 10/14/2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Event Location: Jon M. Huntsman Hall, 3730 Walnut Street, Room TBA, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6301
Description: This introductory meeting is for established business owners only. New business start-ups (less than six months of revenue) and entrepreneurs without previous business experience must sign up for our First Step workshop to begin working wi...
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Doing Business with the Commonwealth of PA

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 10/15/2015 Register By: 10/15/2015
Time: 9am-12noon
Event Location: Chester, PA 19013
Description: Teaching small businesses how to find contract opportunities with the state of Pennsylvania. This timely information and networking opportunity is a must for many small businesses.
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First Step: Starting A Small Business Bradford

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $20.00
Event Date: 10/17/2015 Register By: 10/17/2015
Time: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Event Location: 67 West Washington Street, Bradford Area Public Library, BRADFORD, PA 16701-1234
Description: The First Step: How to Start and Finance Your Business This monthly seminar provides an overview on the steps to start a business along with an in-depth look at a business plan. Topics include business registrations, licenses, business structur...
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Cash is King: Understanding Business Cash Flow

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $59.00
Event Date: 10/20/2015 Register By: 10/20/2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Event Location: 200 Innovation Bldg. Room 243, University Park, PA 16801
Description: Many businesses have ‘gone broke while making a profit.’  Why does this happen?  Because profit doesn’t necessarily mean cash. In this workshop you will learn the difference between cash flow and profit, as well as how to: Assess and manage yo...
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Communicating with Different People Differently - Carlisle

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $10.00
Event Date: 10/20/2015 Register By: 10/20/2015
Time: 1 PM - 4 PM
Event Location: 453 Lincoln Street, Carlisle, PA 17013-1814
Description: Are you missing the boat on communication? Do your leaders understand, appreciate and respond to your communication style? What is the cost of poor communication? In this highly interactive and engaging workshop, Mike Greene will educate and cha...
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First Step: Starting A Small Business DuBois

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $20.00
Event Date: 10/20/2015 Register By: 10/20/2015
Time: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Event Location: 2219 Bee Line Highway, Fairfield Inn & Suites, Du Bois, PA 15801-6319
Description: The First Step: How to Start and Finance Your Business This monthly seminar provides an overview on the steps to start a business along with an in-depth look at a business plan. Topics include business registrations, licenses, business structur...
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The First Step

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $15.00
Event Date: 10/20/2015 Register By: 10/20/2015
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Event Location: 664 Pratt Drive, Eberly Suite 108, Indiana Univers, Indiana, PA 15705-0001
Description: This workshop will help you to begin the process of successful business ownership. Topics include: Unique lifestyle requirements involved in owning a business, how to assess the feasibility of your business idea, differences between business organ...
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First Step: How to Start a Business

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $25.00
Event Date: 10/21/2015 Register By: 10/21/2015
Time: 9am-12noon
Event Location: Chester, PA 19013
Description: This program will assist entrepreneurs in evaluating business ideas, developing a business plan, selecting a legal structure, registering a company, and exploring financing options
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First Step: How to Start and Operate a Small Business (Exton)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 10/21/2015 Register By: 10/21/2015
Time: 6:00pm – 8:30pm
Event Location: 450 Exton Square Pkwy, Exton, PA 19341-2458
Description: You have come to the right place if you are in the early stages of thinking about starting a small business. In fact, even if you have started up your business and realized you missed a few things, this workshop is still right for you. Starting ...
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October 21, 2015 -- The First Step Pre-Business Workshop - BU SBDC (9 am-11:30 am)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 10/21/2015 Register By: 10/21/2015
Time: 9 am - 11:30 am
Event Location: Swineford National Bank, Conference Room, 1255 N. Susquehanna Trail, Hummels Wharf, PA 17831
Description: Click here for flyer Have you dreamed of being your own boss for many years but don't know where to start? Do you ask questions like: "How do I turn my good idea into a succ...
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Risk Assessment

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 10/21/2015 Register By: 10/21/2015
Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm
Event Location: Chester, PA 19013
Description: It is always better to be prepared than surprised. This business seminar will focus on risk assessments and contingency plans so that as business owner you will be prepared for any perils you may have to overcome.
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Business Planning in a Nutshell (Reading)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 10/22/2015 Register By: 10/22/2015
Time: 5:30pm to 7pm
Event Location: Berks County Community Foundation, 237 Court Street, Reading, PA 19601
Description: This is a free hands on "Business Planning" workshop for clients who need a little extra help developing their pitch, business plan and cash flow statement. If you have never developed a pitch, business plan or financial projection you won't want ...
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October 22, 2015 -- Export 101

Event Status: Open Event Fee: (contact center)
Event Date: 10/22/2015 Register By: 10/22/2015
Time: 9:00am
Event Location: 201 Furnace Road, Lewisburg, PA 17837-8043
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QuickBooks 2014 Level II: Clarion

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $199.00
Event Date: 10/22/2015 to 10/29/2015 Register By: 10/22/2015
Time: 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Location: 330 North Point Drive Suite 100, Clarion University SBDC, Clarion, PA 16214-3873
Description: Now that you're familiar with the basics, come and see what else this amazing accounting program can do for you. Learn how to run professional looking reports, personalized your forms, send letters through Microsoft Word, export to Excel and more.
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Action Planning

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 10/28/2015 Register By: 10/28/2015
Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm
Event Location: Chester, PA 19013
Description: This seminar will teach attendees how to make a timeline to carry out the actions they need to perform, consisting of registration, promotion, insurance, systems, contracts and more.
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Selecting and Using the Appropriate Business Structure - York

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $10.00
Event Date: 10/28/2015 Register By: 10/28/2015
Time: 9 am - 11 am
Event Location: York County Economic Alliance, 144 Roosevelt Avenue, York, PA 17401-3333
Description: This interactive workshop will help you learn the differences among the various legal structures of small businesses and help you decide which structure is best for your business. The potential liabilities and tax considerations when choosing a...
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The First Step: Pre-Business Planning Workshop

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 10/28/2015 Register By: 10/28/2015
Time: 5:00 pm - 8 :00 pm
Event Location: 117 Evergreen Drive, Loretto, PA 15940-9704
Description: Workshop covers the basic information needed to start a business, such as business and marketing plans, financing, types of business structures and rules and regulations.
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October 29, 2015 -- Doing Business with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 10/29/2015 Register By: 10/28/2015
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 noon
Event Location: Union County Government Center, 155 N. 15th Street, Lewisburg, PA 17837
Description: Click here for flyer Gayle Nuppnau with the Bureau of Small Business Opportunities, Dept. of General Services...