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...And How Do I Fund It? Hosted by U.S. Congressman Charlie Dent

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 5/26/2015 Register By: 5/25/2015
Time: 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Event Location: 511 E. Third Street, Room 605, Bethlehem, PA 18015-2072
Description:

Brought to you by Congressman Dent in honor of Small Business Week -- Now that you have your business idea, learn about preparing yourself and your business to access the capital needed to launch your venture. The SBDC's Financing Assistance Pr...

 


Growing Your International Business Hosted by U.S. Congressman Charlie Dent

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 5/26/2015 Register By: 5/25/2015
Time: 1 to 2 PM
Event Location: 511 East Third Street, Room 605, Bethlehem, PA 18015-2072
Description:

Brought to you by Congressman Dent in honor of Small Business Week -- Discover the tools for global competitiveness to expand your business' markets outside the U.S. as presented by the SBDC's International Trade Program Director Cora Landis.

 


How to Conduct Market Research

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 5/26/2015 Register By: 5/26/2015
Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm
Event Location: Chester, PA 19013
Description: Once you know of several different type of marketing strategies you’ll need to perform research to understand what tactics would be best to reach your target market. This seminar will detail various market research techniques, so that as business ...
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Set Up and Sell to the Government Hosted by U.S. Congressman Charlie Dent

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 5/26/2015 Register By: 5/25/2015
Time: 2 PM to 3 PM
Event Location: 511 East Third Street, Room 605, Bethlehem, PA 18015-2072
Description:

Brought to you by Congressman Dent in honor of Small Business Week -- Introduce your business to the basics of selling your product or service to the government, including how to become a federal contractor and marketing techniques to open the ...

 


What Business Should I Start?... Hosted by U.S. Congressman Charlie Dent

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 5/26/2015 Register By: 5/25/2015
Time: 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Event Location: 511 East Third Street, Room 605, Bethlehem, PA 18015-2072
Description:

Brought to you by Congressman Dent in honor of Small Business Week -- Explore what it takes to become an entrepreneur and discover what potential business draws upon your strengths and interests to develop that winning combination. The session ...

 


First Step: Starting A Small Business Coudersport

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $20.00
Event Date: 5/27/2015 Register By: 5/27/2015
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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HUBZone Business Opportunities (Reading, PA)

Event Status: Cancelled Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 5/27/2015 Register By: 5/27/2015
Time: 9:00am - 11:30am
Event Location: Berks County Community Foundation Building, 237 Court St, Reading, PA 19601
Description: The Historically Underutilized Business Zone program of the SBA (Small Business Administration) helps certified small businesses in designated urban and rural areas (areas with low median income and/or high unemployment) gain preferential access t...

 


May 27, 2015 --Tech Meetup: Small Business is Big: Elevator Pitches from Entrepreneurs

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 5/27/2015 Register By: 5/27/2015
Time: 11:45 - 1 pm
Event Location: 416 Market Street, 2nd Floor, Incubator, Lewisburg, PA 17837-1418
Description: Register at Tech-Meetup-Lewisburg
Join business owners, students, inventors, innovators, and members of the Bu...

 


Second Step: Researching and Evaluating Your Business Idea

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $50.00
Event Date: 5/27/2015 to 6/3/2015 Register By: 5/27/2015
Time: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Location: Jon M. Huntsman Hall, Room F50, 3730 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104-3615
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 (5/27/15 and 6/3/15) is designed to give you the tools to: Begin your primary marke...
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The First Step: Pre-Business Planning Workshop

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 5/27/2015 Register By: 5/27/2015
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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Unemployment Compensation: Relief From Charges - Cumberland County

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 5/27/2015 Register By: 5/27/2015
Time: 9AM-10:30AM
Event Location: Messiah College, , Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
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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Using Instagram as a Marketing Tool: Clarion

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 5/27/2015 Register By: 1/23/2015
Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Event Location: 330 North Point Drive Suite 100, Clarion, PA 16214-3873
Description: It was recently announced that Instagram has reached 300 million active users! Did you know that Instagram is a great way to network and to really engage with your customers and potential customers? In this workshop, we will learn how to get start...

 


What Can Go Wrong?

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 5/27/2015 Register By: 5/27/2015
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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Financial Management for Business: Day 1: Ridgway

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 5/28/2015 Register By: 5/28/2015
Time: 9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Event Location: 49 Ridgmont Drive, Ridgway, PA 15853-9700
Description: Morning: Cash Accounting vs Accrual Accounting: Understand the differences, advantages/disadvantages of each. Accounts receivable and accounts payable and hands-on exercises. Afternoon: Understanding Financial Statements: Balance sheets, income...
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Fundamentals of Government Marketing

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 5/28/2015 Register By: 5/28/2015
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Event Location: 1510 Cecil B Moore Ave., PHILADELPHIA, PA 19121-3411
Description: A 2.5 hour seminar which offers an overview of the fundamentals of government contracting. To include: an overview of the government arena, vendor requirements and obligations, types of procurement, marketing and success strategies. This seminar...
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SBA HubZone Program - What YOU Need to Know

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 5/28/2015 Register By: 5/28/2015
Time: 0900 - 1100 AM
Event Location: Lehigh University,, Rauch Hall, Bethlehem, PA 18015
Description: This seminar will focus on an overview of the SBA HubZone Program including: An Overview of the Program, Qualifications, Advantages and Challenges, Finding HubZone Locations, The Application Process and Resources to Assist You. This event will...
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An Overview of WordPress: Oil City

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 6/2/2015 Register By: 6/2/2015
Time: 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Event Location: 679 Colbert Avenue, Oil City, PA 16301-2298
Description: WordPress is an online, open source website creation tool. It is the easiest and most powerful blogging and website content management system in existence today. Everything from simple websites, blogs, complex portals, enterprise websites and even...
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Beginner Facebook Clinic

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 6/2/2015 Register By: 6/2/2015
Time: 9:30 am - 11:.30 am
Event Location: PA 16501
Description: If you know your business is ready to take Facebook by storm but you're not sure how to get started, this is the session for you. This hands-on workshop is designed to walk you through the process of setting up a Facebook page, populating it with ...
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Blogging for Business: Oil City

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 6/2/2015 Register By: 6/2/2015
Time: 9:00 am to 11:30 am
Event Location: 679 Colbert Avenue, Oil City, PA 16301-2298
Description: A blog can drive more traffic to your website and move your company name higher on the search engine hit list. It will establish credibility as an expert in your field and you will become a trusted source of information for your customers. Your w...
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The First Step of Starting a Business

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $20.00
Event Date: 6/2/2015 Register By: 6/2/2015
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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Women's Entrepreneurship Center: START-UP Program

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 6/2/2015 to 6/23/2015 Register By: 6/2/2015
Time: 5:30 to 8:30 a.m.
Event Location: 320 Madison Avenue, Scranton, PA 18510
Description: The University of Scranton Women’s Entrepreneurship Center (WEC) and Small Business Development Center (SBDC) are teaming up to offer “StartUP” a 4-week certificate program designed for women with lower incomes, those in transition or those trying...
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Develop & Elevate Leadership Culture Within Your Organization: Clarion *Seminar is Full*

Event Status: Full (with waitlist) Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 6/3/2015 Register By: 6/3/2015
Time: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Event Location: 330 North Point Drive Suite 100, Clarion, PA 16214-3873
Description: The goal of any business is to improve the bottom line. You can do this by developing and elevating the leadership culture within your organization. This seminar will provide you with practical and valuable information that can be applied immediat...
Note: this event is full, but is accepting requests to be added to a waitlist. If you proceed with sign-up, you will not be registered for the event, but added to the waitlist in case of cancellation or expansion of the capacity of the event.
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Expert Accounting for Government Contracting

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 6/3/2015 Register By: 6/3/2015
Time: 0900 - Noon
Event Location: Rauch Hall, Bethlehem, PA 18015
Description: Many federal contract awards are contingent upon determining that a contractor’s accounting system is sound. This includes having specific written accounting policies and an accounting system that can perform certain cost, timekeeping, and billing...
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Financial Management for Business: Day 2: Ridgway

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 6/4/2015 Register By: 6/4/2015
Time: 9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Event Location: 49 Ridgmont Drive, Ridgway, PA 15853-9700
Description: Morning: Business Financing: Types of financing, 5 C’s of credit, building a solid financing proposal, and making rational business decisions. (Guest speaker from North Central Commission) Afternoon: Financial Statement Analysis: Overview of fi...
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First Step Seminar - Mercer County

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $30.00
Event Date: 6/4/2015 Register By: 6/4/2015
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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First Step to Starting Your Business (Harrisburg)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 6/4/2015 Register By: 6/4/2015
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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Funding Options For Your Business And How Credit Matters

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 6/4/2015 Register By: 6/4/2015
Time: 10:00-11:00am
Event Location: 5340 Spectrum Drive, Ste. A, Frederick, MD 21703-7357
Description: In this seminar you will be introduced to various options for funding your business needs, why your credit score matters, and how to raise that score!
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Grocery and Convenience Store

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 6/5/2015 Register By: 6/3/2015
Time: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Event Location: 900 State Street Room 300, Erie , PA 16501-1419
Description: Find out the state of convenience industry and small retail format. Overcoming challenges of being a small c-store operator and embracing advantages. There is no cost associated with this event.

 


Set Up and Sell to the Government Webinar

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 6/5/2015 Register By: 6/5/2015
Time: 9 AM - 12 PM
Event Location: PA 18015
Description: Have you thought about selling your products or services to Federal, State or local governments? Do you think it is too difficult? Let us debunk the myths and show you how to reap the benefits of this great opportunity – as tens of thousands of so...
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First Step: Starting A Small Business Clarion

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $20.00
Event Date: 6/6/2015 Register By: 6/6/2015
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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Facebook Clinic - Intermediate/Advanced

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 6/9/2015 Register By: 6/9/2015
Time: 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Event Location: TBA, Erie, PA 16051
Description: Your business has been active on Facebook for a while, but there may be a few features you're either unsure how to use or don't understand at all. Or maybe you've been wondering how to run an effective Facebook Ads campaign. No matter what your go...

 


Increasing Business with Inbound Marketing: DuBois

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $25.00
Event Date: 6/9/2015 Register By: 6/9/2015
Time: 9:00 am to 11:30 am
Event Location: 82 North Park Place, Du Bois, PA 15801-2416
Description: The way people shop, research and make buying decisions has changed drastically. Consumers are tired of being sold to with traditional interruption marketing. They are now doing their own research online and educating themselves before they step i...
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Success over Survival: Planning Strategies your Business Can't Live without (Reading, PA)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 6/9/2015 Register By: 6/9/2015
Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Event Location: Berks County Community Foundation Building, 237 Court St, Reading, PA 19601
Description: Success over Survival: Have you ever thought as a business owner what it will take to get your business to the next level? Or what happens to your business when you want to retire? Or how you can keep a valuable employee on your staff? If you have...
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First Step to Starting Your Business (Reading, PA)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 6/10/2015 Register By: 6/10/2015
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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First Step: Starting a Small Business

Event Status: Full Event Fee: $25.00
Event Date: 6/10/2015 Register By: 6/10/2015
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...

 


June 10, 2015--The First Step Pre-Business Workshop - (9 am-11:30 am)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 6/10/2015 Register By: 6/10/2015
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

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $15.00
Event Date: 6/10/2015 Register By: 6/10/2015
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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Advanced QuickBooks

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $125.00
Event Date: 6/11/2015 Register By: 6/8/2015
Time: 9am to 4pm
Event Location: 85 South Main Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701-1602
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First Step Seminar - Erie

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $30.00
Event Date: 6/11/2015 Register By: 6/11/2015
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 noon
Event Location: 900 State Street, Erie, PA 16501-1419
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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Learn How to Use Pinterest in your Small Business: Franklin

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 6/11/2015 Register By: 6/11/2015
Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Event Location: 191 Howard Street, Venango County FICDA (Emerging Technology Center), Franklin, PA 16323-2362
Description: Pinterest is one of the top sites for referring traffic to your website. Are you actively using Pinterest to push traffic to your website? If not, come to this seminar to learn how to utilize Pinterest for business. Learn what to share and post an...
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First Step: Starting A Small Business DuBois

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $20.00
Event Date: 6/16/2015 Register By: 6/16/2015
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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QuickBooks 2014 Level I: Clearfield *Seminar is Full*

Event Status: Full (with waitlist) Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 6/16/2015 to 6/18/2015 Register By: 6/16/2015
Time: 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Location: 201 University Drive, Lock Haven University Clearfield Campus, 200 Founders Hall, Clearfield, PA 16830-1025
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.
Note: this event is full, but is accepting requests to be added to a waitlist. If you proceed with sign-up, you will not be registered for the event, but added to the waitlist in case of cancellation or expansion of the capacity of the event.
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The First Step

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $15.00
Event Date: 6/16/2015 Register By: 6/16/2015
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: 6/17/2015 Register By: 6/17/2015
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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First Step: Starting A Small Business Ford City

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $20.00
Event Date: 6/17/2015 Register By: 6/17/2015
Time: 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Event Location: 104 Armstrong Street, NexTier Adult Learning Center, Ford City, PA 16226
Description: 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 structures, taxation, rese...
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How to Identify and Develop a Strong Leader: Clarion

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 6/17/2015 Register By: 6/17/2015
Time: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Event Location: 330 North Point Drive Suite 100, Clarion, PA 16214-3873
Description: Have you ever tried to promote from within? Have you experienced difficulty in finding an individual to promote? This is a common problem as many employees may be hesitant to take the next step. Or maybe you thought you had the right employee, jus...
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Success over Survival: Planning Strategies your Business Can't Live without (Exton, PA)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 6/17/2015 Register By: 6/17/2015
Time: 9am - 11am
Event Location: CCEDC, 737 Constitution Drive, Exton, PA 19341
Description: Success over Survival: Have you ever thought as a business owner what it will take to get your business to the next level? Or what happens to your business when you want to retire? Or how you can keep a valuable employee on your staff? If you have...
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The First Step: Starting Your Business (Pittston) - for Displaced Workers

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 6/17/2015 Register By: 6/17/2015
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 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 (Tunkhannock)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $20.00
Event Date: 6/17/2015 Register By: 6/17/2015
Time: 10 a.m. to Noon
Event Location: 79 Warren Street, Tunkhannock, PA 18657-1507
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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What Can the Wharton SBDC Do for Your Business?: Introductory Meeting to Consulting

Event Status: Full Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 6/17/2015 Register By: 6/17/2015
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...

 


Breaking Into Government Contracting

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 6/18/2015 Register By: 6/18/2015
Time: 10am until 12 noon
Event Location: 30 West Orange Street, Lancaster, PA 17603-3841
Description: Are you considering selling your products or services to Federal, State or local governments? There are many myths associated with these markets, but there are also significant rewards! If you are a successful, well organized business, we can prov...
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Introduction to Government Marketing

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 6/18/2015 Register By: 6/18/2015
Time: 9am-12noon
Event Location: 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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Introduction to QuickBooks

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $125.00
Event Date: 6/18/2015 Register By: 6/12/2015
Time: 9am to 4pm
Event Location: 85 South Main Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701-1602
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The First Step: Starting Your Business (Montrose)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $20.00
Event Date: 6/18/2015 Register By: 6/18/2015
Time: 12 to 2 p.m.
Event Location: 466 South Main Street, Montrose, PA 18801-1353
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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Business Planning in a Nutshell (Harrisburg)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 6/19/2015 Register By: 6/19/2015
Time: Noon to 1:30 pm
Event Location: 3211 N. Front St., Harrisburg, PA 17110-1342
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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First Step: Starting a Small Business- Carlisle

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 6/23/2015 Register By: 6/23/2015
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 Government Marketing (Exton)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 6/23/2015 Register By: 6/23/2015
Time: 9am to 11:30 am
Event Location: Chester County Economic Development Council , 737 Constitution Drive, Exton, PA 19341
Description: Presented by: Procurement Technical Assistance Program (PTAP) Thinking about selling your products or services to Federal, State or local governments? Think it is too difficult? Speaker Michael Grimm of Kutztown SBDC will debunk the myths and...
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June 23, 2015 --Tech Meetup: Business "Incubation" ... its not for chickens!

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 6/23/2015 Register By: 6/23/2015
Time: 11:45 - 1:15 pm
Event Location: 416 Market Street, 2nd Floor, Incubator, Lewisburg, PA 17837-1418
Description: Learn how business "incubator" programs propel startup companies forward & about "cowork" spaces for entrepreneurs and freelancers. Register at

 


QuickBooks 2014 Level II: Clearfield *Seminar is Full*

Event Status: Full (with waitlist) Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 6/23/2015 to 6/25/2015 Register By: 6/23/2015
Time: 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Location: 201 University Drive, Lock Haven University Clearfield Campus, 200 Founders Hall, Clearfield, PA 16830-1025
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.
Note: this event is full, but is accepting requests to be added to a waitlist. If you proceed with sign-up, you will not be registered for the event, but added to the waitlist in case of cancellation or expansion of the capacity of the event.
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ServSafe Food Safety Certification Class and Exam

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $169.00
Event Date: 6/24/2015 Register By: 6/24/2015
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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Social Media Marketing for Small Business (Exton)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 6/24/2015 Register By: 6/24/2015
Time: 9am to 11:30 am
Event Location: Chester County Economic Development Council , 737 Constitution Drive, Exton, PA 19341
Description: Over 80% of all small businesses use social media, and 57% of those say they do so as part of a marketing strategy. If you are a small business who is interested in using social media to enhance your marketing efforts, or currently have a presence...
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Third Step: Strategic Business Planning

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $225.00
Event Date: 6/24/2015 to 7/29/2015 Register By: 6/24/2015
Time: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Location: Jon M. Huntsman Hall, Room F60, 3730 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Description: This workshop is accelerated (5 sessions) and takes place on the following Wednesday evenings: June 24, July 1, 8, 15 and 29. In this series, you will draft your Business Plan, describe your Financial Model, learn to improve your Business Mode...
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Business Planning in a Nutshell (Reading)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 6/25/2015 Register By: 6/25/2015
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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Finding Federal Government Procurement Opportunities

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 6/25/2015 Register By: 6/25/2015
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Event Location: Temple Small Business Development Center, Beech Interplex Building, 1510 Cecil B Moore Avenue, PHILADELPHIA, PA 19121-3411
Description: To Be Held at 1510 Cecil B. Moore Avenue: A 2.5 hour seminar geared toward existing businesses who have registered in SAM; presenting Data Mining. Learn how to navigate and use government websites to find government contracting opportunities. L...
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Finding Government Opportunities (Exton)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 6/25/2015 Register By: 6/25/2015
Time: 9am to 11:30 am
Event Location: Chester County Economic Development Council , 737 Constitution Drive, Exton, PA 19341
Description: Presented by: Procurement Technical Assistance Program (PTAP) Every 20 seconds of each working day, the Federal Government awards a contract with an average value of nearly $500,000. It is recommended that a small business that is targeting the...
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First Step Seminar - Crawford County

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $30.00
Event Date: 6/25/2015 Register By: 6/25/2015
Time: 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Event Location: 764 Bessemer Street , Suite 103, PA 16335-1862
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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The First Step: Starting Your Business (Scranton)

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $20.00
Event Date: 6/25/2015 Register By: 6/25/2015
Time: 5 p.m. 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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First Step: Starting A Small Business Bradford

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $20.00
Event Date: 6/27/2015 Register By: 6/27/2015
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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Do It Yourself Video for Business: Oil City

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 6/30/2015 Register By: 6/30/2015
Time: 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Event Location: 679 Colbert Avenue, Oil City, PA 16301-2298
Description: Social Media Marketing World 2015 has listed video as the hottest trend in social media marketing. Many people own a HD camera and even carry it with them everywhere they go – Your Smartphone. With a few low cost accessories, a little planning and...
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The Second Step: Writing an Effective Business Plan - Chambersburg

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 6/30/2015 Register By: 6/30/2015
Time: 9am-noon
Event Location: Chambersburg Area Chamber of Commerce, 100 Lincoln Way East, Chambersburg, PA 17201-2291
Description: Developing a business plan is often the most important step in starting a new business. Business planning allows you to get a realistic appraisal of the potential viability of a new business prior to deciding to launch. A good business plan serves...
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The First Step of Starting a Business

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $20.00
Event Date: 7/7/2015 Register By: 7/7/2015
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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Second Step: Researching and Evaluating Your Business Idea

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $50.00
Event Date: 7/8/2015 to 7/15/2015 Register By: 7/7/2015
Time: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Location: TBD, Philadelphia, 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 (7/8/15 and 7/15/15) is designed to give you the tools to: Begin your primary marke...
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The First Step

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $15.00
Event Date: 7/8/2015 Register By: 7/8/2015
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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First Step: Starting A Small Business Clarion

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $20.00
Event Date: 7/11/2015 Register By: 7/11/2015
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: How to Start a Business

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $25.00
Event Date: 7/15/2015 Register By: 7/15/2015
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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The First Step: Starting Your Business (Pittston) - for Displaced Workers

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 7/15/2015 Register By: 7/15/2015
Time: 2:00 p.m. 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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First Step Seminar - Erie

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $30.00
Event Date: 7/16/2015 Register By: 7/16/2015
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Location: 900 State Street, Erie, PA 16501-1419
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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July 17, 2015 -- Celebration of Small Business

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 7/17/2015 Register By: 7/10/2015
Time: 8 am - 9:30 am
Event Location: Bucknell University, 701 Moore Ave (Elaine Langone Center), Walls Lounge - 2nd Floor, Lewisburg, PA 17837
Description: Join business owners, partners, legislators, and the SBDC for breakfast in celebration of entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial leaders as we present the: Small Business Person of the Year Award, Innovation in New Product Development Award, and the Ch...
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First Step: Starting a Small Business

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $25.00
Event Date: 7/21/2015 Register By: 7/20/2015
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...
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First Step: Starting A Small Business DuBois

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $20.00
Event Date: 7/21/2015 Register By: 7/21/2015
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: 7/21/2015 Register By: 7/21/2015
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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What Can the Wharton SBDC Do for Your Business?: Introductory Meeting to Consulting

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 7/22/2015 Register By: 7/22/2015
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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First Step: Starting A Small Business Coudersport

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $20.00
Event Date: 7/29/2015 Register By: 7/29/2015
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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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: Open 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 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: 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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Introduction to Government Marketing

Event Status: Open 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.
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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: 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...
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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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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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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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