Business Calendar: Events and seminars in the Chattanooga area

Business Calendar: Events and seminars in the Chattanooga area

May 20th, 2017 by Staff Report in Business Around the Region

Events and seminars

- Doing Business with Government Part 1 — Certification from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 23, at INCubator, 100 Cherokee Blvd. Federal, state and local governments offer businesses the opportunity to sell billions of dollars' worth of products and services through government contracting. Learn the steps in the process to become certified with assistance from an SBA Business Opportunity Specialist. Part 1 of 2 Certification & Solicitation. Speaker: Kena Dixon, SBA, and Paul Middlebrooks, UT Procurement. Register for free at clients.tsbdc.org/workshop.aspx?ekey=30370011.

- Facebook Advertising Workshop 101 from 10:30 a.m. to noon Tuesday, May 23, at BrightBridge, 535 Chestnut St., Suite 161. Learn how to target ads, who your customer is and fine-tune your business page. This workshop is developed and delivered by an e-commerce seller, not a Facebook employee. Reserve a free seat visit brightbridgewbc.org/event/FBads5-23/.

- Doing Business with Government Part 2 — Solicitation from 11:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Tuesday, May 23, at INCubator, 100 Cherokee Blvd. Learn to find contract opportunities and find out more about responsibilities of a contractor. Part 2 of 2 of Certification & Solicitation. Speaker: Kena Dixon, SBA, and Paul Middlebrooks, UT Procurement. Register for free at clients.tsbdc.org/workshop.aspx?ekey=30370015.

- East Brainerd Chamber Council meeting from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 23, at the Car Barn, 6721 Heritage Business Court. $12.

- Ooltewah/Collegedale Chamber Council Monthly Mixer from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 23, at Puléo's Grille, 6108 Artesian Circle. Join the Ooltewah/Collegedale Council for their monthly mixer at Puléo's Grille. This event is held on the fourth Tuesday of every month.

- How To Get a Business Bank Loan in 5 Minutes from 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday, May 24, at BrightBridge, 535 Chestnut St., Suite 161. Topics include: what small businesses need to know about meeting their banker, what lenders look for in a loan applicant, what is needed for a loan application, why credit score matters. Scottie Neil of Pinnacle Bank will speak. Reserve a free seat at brightbridgewbc.org/event/BusnLoan5-24/.

- Enterprise Gateway Chamber Council meeting from 8:15 to 9:30 a.m. Thursday, May 25, at Hospice of Chattanooga, 411 Oakwood Drive. Join in for networking from 8:15 to 8:30 a.m. with a program to follow, from 8:30 to 9:30. $10.

- Small Business Orientation- Complimentary Morning Course from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, May 25, at INCubator, 100 Cherokee Blvd. This seminar will address key topics of interest for individuals considering starting a business. Participants receive a startup packet containing vital phone numbers and addresses for getting established within State and Federal regulations. Topics include: business entity options and tax registration, the importance of business planning, financing options and the extensive network of resources through the TSBDC. Register for this free event at clients.tsbdc.org/workshop.aspx?ekey=30360132.

- Small Business Orientation-Complimentary Evening Course from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 25, at INCubator, 100 Cherokee Blvd. Participants receive a startup packet containing vital phone numbers and addresses for getting established within State and Federal regulations. Register for this free event at clients.tsbdc.org/workshop.aspx?ekey=30360161.


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