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 [...]

Engineering Entrepreneurs – Turning Ideas Into New Products & Services

By | 2017-11-06T09:58:41+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Business|

November 8, 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm, HCC Alief Hayes, A319 This seminar is not just for "engineers". It is about engineering (as a verb - i.e. "developing") the skills of entrepreneurs of all kinds. Featured Topics: Turning Ideas into New Products & Services: Idea Creation, Market Assessment, Technology Assessment, Product Development, Protecting Your Intellectual [...]

Location, Location, Location – Permits, Leases & Financing for Small Business Owners

By | 2017-10-31T18:16:53+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Business|

Friday, November 3, 2017, 10:00am-2:00pm, HCC Alief Hayes – Room A319 Navigating Leases, negotiations with commercial landlords and permitting can be less stressful for small business owners if they plan right, are aligned with experts and make the right connections along the way.  Come hear from experts to learn how leases, landlords, permitting and financing [...]

From Freelancing to Starting Your Own Business in Media Arts and Technology Seminar

By | 2017-10-23T15:16:06+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|Business|

October 25, 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm HCC Alief Hayes 3rd Floor, A319 Are you considering freelancing in graphic design, web design, filmmaking, audio recording, animation, music business, or multi-media? Our presenters will cover some basics and weigh in with their experience on key issues. You will also learn more about HCC pathways to pursue [...]

Veteran Resource Day Business Workshop

By | 2017-10-20T14:30:06+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Business|

Veterans, Let Us Help You Grow! This free event will introduce you to important contacts across Houston that can help you plan or grow your business, find financing alternatives, learn how to get federal contracts, and provide an opportunity for networking with other veteran business owners. Speakers/Panelists will include representatives from: U.S. Small Business Administration [...]