Events/Workshops

  
  
    
Thursday, March 09, 2017 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Are you ready to get your business off the ground, but don't know where to start? If the answer is yes, you're in luck! The Louisiana Small Business Development Center is offering a hands-on workshop on Louisiana geauxBIZ, the one-stop site for launching a business in Louisiana. During this two-hour workshop, a geauxBiz representative will go through the online registration process, step-by-step. You will learn how to: • reserve a business name • create a checklist of federal, state and local licenses and permits • file with the Secretary of State, Department of Revenue, and Louisiana Workforce Commission • apply for unemployment insurance • find helpful resources Register now to learn how to launch your business with geauxBIZ!
Speaker: Carla Bonaventure, Commercial Administrator with the Louisiana Secretary of State’s Office Commercial Division

Government Contracting

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Does Your Business Qualify for any Certifications? Come learn about government contracts that are set aside for certain businesses with special certifications, such as woman-owned, small disadvantaged businesses and HUBZone. This course covers the various federal, state, and local certifications programs and their benefits. It will help you determine if you qualify for any set-aside programs and will go over the requirements of each. Dana Cawthon, SBDC Regional Director will provide an overview of no-charge services offered to Louisiana businesses. Jennifer Whittington, PTAC Counselor will discuss certifications for set-asides and the qualifications and regulations.
Speaker: Presenters will be Dana Cawthon, Regional Director of the Northwest & Central Region Small Business Development Center and Jennifer Whittington, Procurement Counselor at Northwest LA Procurement Technical Assistance Center.

Managing a Business

Wednesday, March 08, 2017 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Are you ready to get your business off the ground, but don't know where to start? If the answer is yes, you're in luck! The Louisiana Small Business Development Center is offering a hands-on workshop on Louisiana geauxBIZ, the one-stop site for launching a business in Louisiana. During this two-hour workshop, a geauxBiz representative will go through the online registration process, step-by-step. You will learn how to: • reserve a business name • create a checklist of federal, state and local licenses and permits • file with the Secretary of State, Department of Revenue, and Louisiana Workforce Commission • apply for unemployment insurance • find helpful resources Register now to learn how to launch your business with geauxBIZ!
Speaker: Carla Bonaventure, Commercial Administrator with the Louisiana Secretary of State’s Office Commercial Division
Wednesday, March 08, 2017 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Are you ready to get your business off the ground, but don't know where to start? If the answer is yes, you're in luck! The Louisiana Small Business Development Center is offering a hands-on workshop on Louisiana geauxBIZ, the one-stop site for launching a business in Louisiana. During this two-hour workshop, a geauxBiz representative will go through the online registration process, step-by-step. You will learn how to: • reserve a business name • create a checklist of federal, state and local licenses and permits • file with the Secretary of State, Department of Revenue, and Louisiana Workforce Commission • apply for unemployment insurance • find helpful resources Register now to learn how to launch your business with geauxBIZ!
Speaker: Carla Bonaventure, Commercial Administrator with the Louisiana Secretary of State’s Office Commercial Division
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