2014 UPCOMING EVENTS
 
 
July 9, 2014
How to Start a Business (Class to be taught in Spanish)
Time: 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Place: Online – Please contact Carolina Ramon for Meeting ID.
Cost: $20
For more information, please call 770-414-3110.
 
July 17, 2014
8(a) Business Development Certification Step-by-Step
Time: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Place: SBA, 233 Peachtree St., NE, Ste. 1900, Peachtree Ctr./Harris Tower, Atlanta, GA 30303
Cost: FREE; Register online at http://sbdc.robinson.gsu.edu/
For more information, please call 404-413-7830 or call 404-331-0100, ext. 305.
 
July 23, 2014
QuickBooks Step-by-Step for Small Businesses
Time: 9:00 am – 12 pm
Place: Athens SBDC, Chicopee Complex, 1180 East Broad Street, Athens, GA 30602-5412
Cost: $49 to include Continental Breakfast & Materials
Register online at www.athenssbdc.org.
For more information, please call 706-542-6791 or e-mail slay@georgiasbdc.org.
 
August 13, 2014 through September 17, 2014
Hispanic Entrepreneur Series (Classes to be taught in Spanish)
This is an in-depth entrepreneurial development program designed to help entrepreneurs, who own businesses or want to start a business, manage a successful small business enterprise. Course topics include: Business Organization; Licensing, Permits, Requirements, Mission Statements & Vision, Market Analysis, Pricing, Bookkeeping, Social Media, Taxes/Tax Credits, Financial Management, Leveraging Technology, The Business Plan, and more.
Time: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Place: Gwinnett SBDC, UGA Gwinnett Campus, 2530 Sever Road, Lawrenceville, Georgia, 30043
Cost: $199; Register online at www.gwinnettsbdc.org.
For more information, please call Carolina Ramon at 770-414-3110.
 
August 21, 2014
Preparing a GSA Schedule
Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 noon
Place: Athens SBDC, Chicopee Complex, 1180 East Broad Street, Athens, GA 30602-5412
Cost: FREE
To Register or for more information, please call 706-542-6791 or e-mail slay@georgiasbdc.org.
 
August 27, 2014
Government Contracting for Small Businesses
Time: 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Place: Athens Technical College, Elbert County Campus, 1317 Athens Hwy., Room 140 Yeargin Center, Elberton, GA 30635
Cost: FREE
For more information or to register, please call 706-213-7600 or e-mail ecdev@elberton.net
 
August 27, 2014
Doing Business with UGA & DOAS (Learn to Register with Georgia Procurement Registry)
Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 noon
Place: Athens SBDC, Chicopee Complex, 1180 East Broad Street, Athens, Georgia 30602
Cost: FREE
To Register or for more information, please call 706-542-6791 or e-mail slay@georgiasbdc.org.
 
September 10, 2014
Access to Capital (Class to be taught in Spanish)
Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Place: Gwinnett SBDC, UGA Gwinnett Campus, 2530 Sever Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30043
Cost: FREE
To register, please call Carolina Ramon at 770-414-3110; or register online at www.gwinnettsbdc.org.
 
September 17, 2014
Social Media (Class to be taught in Spanish)
Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Place: Gwinnett SBDC, UGA Gwinnett Campus, 2530 Sever Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30043
Cost: $20; Register online at www.gwinnettsbdc.org
For more information, please call Carolina Ramon at 770-414-3110.
 
September 25, 2014
Surety Bonding
Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 noon
Place: Athens SBDC, Chicopee Complex, 1180 East Broad Street, Athens, GA 30602-5412
Cost: $29; Register online at www.athenssbdc.org
For more information, please call 706-542-6791
 
October 9, 2014
Preference Programs and How They Can Help Your Business
Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 noon
Place: Athens SBDC, Chicopee Complex, 1180 East Broad Street, Athens, GA 30602-5412
Cost: FREE
To Register or for more information, please call 706-542-6791 or e-mail slay@georgiasbdc.org.
 
November 18, 2014
Federal Procurement Database System – Next Generation Database Training
Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 noon
Place: Athens SBDC, Chicopee Complex, 1180 East Broad Street, Athens, Georgia 30602
Cost: FREE
To Register or for more information, please call 706-542-6791 or e-mail slay@georgiasbdc.org.
 
Nut

"We knew all we needed to know as domestic distributors, but we had no direct knowledge of the foreign customer," says Nut Tree Pecan’s Francis "Putt" Wetherbee, who attended the Georgia SBDC’s ExportGA class and found "it was a great experience."

- Francis "Putt" Wetherbee, president

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