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2018 HCC Newspring Business Plan Competition

By | 2018-01-08T12:37:45+00:00 January 7th, 2018|Business|

Opportunities for Proposed, Startup & Existing Business Owners $30,000 in Seed Money and In-Kind Prizes – Apply Now for Free Mentoring and Training & Chance to Win Prize Money. The annual HCC Newspring Business Plan Competition (BPC) is an opportunity for proposed, startup and existing entrepreneurs to develop focused plans to start or grow their [...]

Free Small Business Mentoring & Training

By | 2017-12-20T07:50:50+00:00 December 20th, 2017|Business|

For Proposed, Startup & Existing Business Owners Preparing to Launch and/or Grow their Businesses $30,000 in Cash and In-Kind Prizes Awarded in May - Prepare Now to Apply Houston Community College and Newspring are offering five free 2-hour group training sessions and 1-on-1 mentoring February through April to proposed, startup and existing entrepreneurs preparing to [...]

Seven Last-Minute Spring Branch Gift Ideas

By | 2017-12-19T09:36:42+00:00 December 19th, 2017|Business|

Still checking names off your list? Spring Branch is home to several local businesses which can meet all your gift-giving needs without you having to step foot inside a mall or pay for rush shipping. Below are seven stores that cater to seven enthusiasts. image courtesy Texas Rock Gym Facebook The Fitness-Minded Friend [...]

Sales Dominance – The Key to Creating and Sustaining Success

By | 2017-12-01T08:24:33+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Business|

Sales Dominance – The Key to Creating and Sustaining Success December 5, 9:00am-12:00pm – HCC Alief Hayes A319 Featured Topics: Positively differentiate your organization and your sales will soar. In this presentation you will learn the 3 Things Required for Sales Dominance, Keys to Creating a Revenue Generation Culture, Creating Opportunities Where Others See Obstacles [...]

Webinar – How to Submit an Award Winning Nomination – NSBWA 2018

By | 2017-11-30T14:14:27+00:00 November 30th, 2017|Business|

Join the Houston NSBWA Coordinator for a brief WEBINAR on how to submit this year's award winning nomination for local and national categories. Monday and Thursday at 10 am until January 4th (except Dec 25th and 28th). The SBA is now accepting the following nominations for the 2018 Small Business Week Awards. The deadline for [...]

Small Business Launch and Growth – Path to a Great 2018

By | 2017-11-27T09:37:14+00:00 November 27th, 2017|Business|

Financial Workshop for Small Business Launch & Growth November 30, 9:00 am-4:30 pm – HCC Alief Hayes A319 Featured Topics: Understanding Cash Needs: Understanding how much money you need; Negotiating to save money – a framework; Collecting money and making a profit; and Forecasting for success. Loans – The Good, the Bad, and the [...]

Marketing Plans for Small Business Owners, Nov. 14

By | 2017-11-10T15:23:17+00:00 November 10th, 2017|Business|

November 14, 9:00am-12:00pm – HCC Alief Hayes A319 Featured Topics: Marketing Plan Overview and Workbook - Get inspired, focused and well on your way to an invigorated and more well-defined marketing plan and strategy; and thus grow your sales. Take home a workbook guide for your plan. Build Your Marketing Toolkit: Engage Customers and Prospects [...]