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2018 Small Business Workshop Series (NYC)

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Ever wanted to start your own business? Let Pace’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) guide you with a series of crash courses starting Thursday, September 20.

Build a Small Business Website with Wix
Thursday, September 20 | 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. | Conference Room, 18th Floor, One Pace Plaza
Know you need a website but never seem to get around to building it? Get a head start in this two hour workshop! Certified Wix webmasters will walk you through how to create a beautiful, professional web presence at no cost. Register to start building with Wiz!

Marketing 101
Wednesday, September 26 | 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. | Conference Room, 18th Floor, One Pace Plaza
The essence of marketing strategy is to understand your customers’ needs and develop a plan that meets those needs. With this course, you will learn the fundamental components of a successful marketing strategy that will maximize impact while minimizing costs. Register to receive a crash course on marketing!

Government Procurement Strategies
Thursday, October 11 | 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. | Conference Room, 18th Floor, One Pace Plaza
SBDC is partnering with the US Small Business Administration (SBA) to help entrepreneurs identify and respond to government contract opportunities. The workshop will highlight resources available for small businesses and answer questions! Register to learn more about government procurement strategies.

Business Entity Formation
Tuesday, October 16 | 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. | Conference Room, 18th Floor, One Pace Plaza
Looking for guidance on how to form a company? Lucky for you, SBDC has partnered up with City Bar Justice Center to explain the different forms of business structure to help you choose the right one for your business! Register to learn more about business entity formation.

Intellectual Property Rights for Entrepreneurs
Wednesday, November 7 | 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. | Conference Room, 18th Floor, One Pace Plaza
Do you have an innovative new idea for a product or service, but you’re worried someone might steal it if you share? SBDC has partnered with the City Bar Justice Center’s Neighborhood Entrepreneur Law Project to bring you legal professionals who will help you navigate through the intricacies of intellectual property law. Register if you’re an aspiring entrepreneur!

Small Business Financing
Tuesday, November 13 | 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. | Conference Room, 1st Floor, 157 William Street
Entrepreneurs know that financing is key to starting and growing a business, but the array of options can be difficult to navigate. Register to learn how to apply methods that financers use and explore the advantages and disadvantages of debt-based, equity-based, and crowdfunding financing.