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Mar 5
Free

Subcontracting Opportunities with Prime Contractors: Great Lakes Dredge & Dock and Tetra Tech

Date: March 5, 2015 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Liberty Hall Corporate Center,
1085 Morris Avenue, Union, 07083
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Subcontracting Opportunities with Prime Contractors:  Great Lakes Dredge & Dock and Tetra Tech Subcontracting – taking a portion of a contract from the Prime Contractor or another subcontractor – can open a world of opportunities for small businesses. It allows them to participate in contract opportunities that would otherwise be unattainable. It can also be the gateway to larger contracts, as small businesses build a track record of contract success. This program will provide you with a unique opportunity to… Find out more »
Mar 17
Free

Marketing Made Real – Save the Date

Date: March 17, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Camden CoLab,
200 Federal Street, Camden, NJ United States
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Offered in partnership with Camden CoLab Before you think about spending a dime on marketing your small business, you need a reality check on some marketing fundamentals. It’s easy to get caught up with the latest trends and rush off to blog, twitter, and post. But unless you have a sound understanding of the 5 P’s of marketing – Product, Price, Place, Promotion, and Packaging – you’ll be wasting your time and perhaps jeopardizing your business. This interactive workshop will bring the… Find out more »
Mar 19
Free

Starting a Business in New Jersey: The Steps You Need to Take

Date: March 19, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: UCEDC,
75 Chestnut Street, Cranford, NJ 07016 United States
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Have a great idea?  Ready to start a business?  Learn what you need to know before you take the plunge! The decision to start a business is an exciting time for any entrepreneur.  However, there are manysteps you’ll need to take to protect yourself from potential liability, legal and tax issues.  This workshop is designed to guide you through the mechanics of starting your business and make sure you get off on the right foot. In this workshop, we’ll cover: The… Find out more »
Mar 23
Free

Trade Secrets Workshop

Date: March 23, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Cranford Community Center,
220 Walnut Street, Cranford, NJ 07016 United States
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If you own or manage a business, you have trade secrets. Many small businesses are unaware of the value of a trade secret until it is lost or stolen.  Trade secrets are generally some confidential information or knowledge that you do not want your competitors to know, such as customer lists, special discounts, recipes, special process, equipment or formulas. Protecting trade secrets has now become more complex as they are stored on many platforms such as servers, computers, mobile devices… Find out more »
Mar 26
Free

Financing Your Business – Save the Date

Date: March 26, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Unnamed Venue,
Elizabeth, NJ United States
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Apr 8

Introduction to Franchising – Save the Date

Date: April 8, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: UCEDC,
75 Chestnut Street, Cranford, NJ 07016 United States
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Apr 9
Free

Doing Business with the U.S. Department of Transportation

Date: April 9, 2015 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Liberty Hall Corporate Center,
1085 Morris Avenue, Union, 07083
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Doing Business with the U.S. Department of Transportation The DOT’s mission is to serve the United States by ensuring a fast, safe, efficient, accessible and convenient transportation system that meets our vital national interests and enhances the quality of life of the American people, today and into the future. Agencies that fall under the DOT include the Federal Aviation Administration, the Federal Highway Administration, the Federal Transit Administration and the Maritime Administration. Along with the way, the DOT spends over… Find out more »
Apr 9
Free

Protecting Your Business Data

Date: April 9, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: UCEDC,
75 Chestnut Street, Cranford, NJ 07016 United States
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How secure is your business data? Businesses of all sizes today are reliant on technology and data to operate successfully. It’s become commonplace to access company data on the road or data can be stolen, leaked or lost and can seriously hurt the performance of your business, or possibly even open you up to legal actions. So, how do you ensure your business data is being handled properly?  Come to this FREE information-packed workshop and find out. Benefits Learn how business… Find out more »
Apr 23
Free

How to do Business with the Port Authority of NY/NJ

Date: April 23, 2015 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Liberty Hall Corporate Center,
1085 Morris Avenue, Union, 07083
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How to do Business with the Port Authority of NY & NJ The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey is responsible for infrastructure critical to the region’s trade and transportation network. These facilities include America’s busiest airport system, marine terminals and ports, the PATH rail transit system, six tunnels and bridges between New York and New Jersey, the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan, and the World Trade Center. All of this is made possible by thousands of… Find out more »
Apr 23
$225

Entrepreneurship 101 – Wayne

Date: April 23, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - May 28, 2015 @ 9:00 pm
Location: William Paterson University,
1600 Valley Road, Wayne, NJ 07470 United States
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Do you have what it takes to run a successful small business? This six-week course will help guide you through the early stages of the entrepreneurial process and will give you the tools to provide you with the best chance to turn your business idea into a success. For more information, contact Erich Peter at epeter@ucedc.com or 908-527-1166. Find out more »