Past Events

Feb 25
Free

How to Get Your Business on the GSA Schedule (Live Webinar) – Registration Closed.

Date: February 25, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: , Live Webinar, Sponsored by UCEDC,
GSA plays a vital role in connecting small business owners with federal agencies fulfilling their business needs. Becoming a GSA Schedule contractor means your company is qualified to sell to government agencies and is listed in federal online shopping systems. Find out more »
Feb 24
Free

Take Your Business from Surviving to Thriving (Live Webinar)

Date: February 24, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: , Live Webinar, In Partnership with City of Plainfield - Office of Economic Development,
As restrictions are lifting and we enter the recovery phase, small businesses should have a plan to enhance their customer experience as well as their customer-focused strategies coming out of a crisis. This workshop reemphasizes the fundamentals of business ownership, with a focus on refreshing the business plan for sustainability. Find out more »
Feb 16

Starting a Business in New Jersey (Live Webinar)

Date: February 16, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: , In Partnership with Mercer County Office of Economic Development along with SBDC at The College of New Jersey and Princeton Mercer Chamber of Commerce,
The decision to start a business is an exciting time for any entrepreneur. However, there are many steps 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. Find out more »
Feb 9

Micropréstamos Para Pequeños Negocios (Seminario Web en Vivo)

Date: February 9, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: , Live Webinar, In Partnership with New Jersey Small Business Development Center at The College of New Jersey,
El acceso al capital es fundamental para muchas pequeñas empresas, pero la mayoría de los propietarios no entienden cómo determinar para qué califican, qué dinero tienen disponible y los obstáculos que pueden enfrentar para obtener financiamiento. Este taller se creó para abordar estos problemas, así como para informar a los propietarios de empresas sobre lo que se espera de ellos para obtener capital. Find out more »
Feb 9
Free

Basics of Financing Your Business (Live Webinar)

Date: February 9, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: , Live Webinar, In Partnership with New Jersey Small Business Development Center at The College of New Jersey,
In this introductory webinar addresses access to capital is critical to many small businesses, yet most owners don’t understand how to determine what they qualify for, what money is available to them and the roadblocks they may face obtaining financing.  This workshop was created to address these issues as well as inform business owners of what’s expected of them in obtaining capital.  Find out more »
Jan 27
Free

Getting Started with Government Contracting (Live Webinar)

Date: January 27, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: , Live Webinar, In Partnership with City of Plainfield - Office of Economic Development,
This is your opportunity to get the clear directions you need to get started in government contracting.  No matter what you are selling, somebody in the federal or state government is probably interested in buying it!  You'll start small, but some of our most successful clients started out with contracts worth just a few hundred dollars! Find out more »
Jan 25
Free

Marketing Research Tools for Small Business (Live Webinar)

Date: January 25, 2021 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Location: , Live Webinar, In Partnership with 1776,
In this webinar, you’ll gain a practical understanding of marketing research techniques and tools. You’ll learn how to develop a marketing strategy by utilizing free resources to access customer demographics, spending habits, and possible trends in your industry. There will be particular emphasis on how to target your best potential customers and minimize wasted exposure, helping you deliver your products and services cost effectively. Find out more »
Jan 7
Free

Entrepreneurship Essentials (Live Webinar)

Date: January 7, 2021 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Location: , Live Webinar, In Partnership with 1776,
This workshop is designed to provide an overview of the risks and benefits of starting your own business. Participants will be introduced to the attributes of being a successful entrepreneur, understand the responsibilities of being your own boss as well as learn about the tools you’ll need to start and grow your business. Find out more »
Jan 6
Free

Marketing Strategy in Times of Economic Change (Live Webinar)

Date: January 6, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: , Live Webinar, In Partnership with SCORE/Northeast New Jersey,
As a small business owner, it sometimes can be challenging to create a spending budget for marketing, given other business-related expenses, even in a healthy economy. Still, you will be challenged even more during tough economic times.  The economy has a direct impact on the way a business promotes its products and services to customers. Understanding the link between the economy and marketing can help you to develop a cost-effective strategy for your business to respond to changes in the economic climate. Find out more »
Dec 8
Free

Digital Marketing & Social Media (Live Webinar)

Date: December 8, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: , Live Webinar, In Partnership with Downtown Cranford Business & Economic Development,
This introductory workshop addresses the basics of harnessing the power of digital, within the context of your organization’s marketing strategy.  Digital marketing is an important part of your promotional mix, and social media platforms are valuable tools to use in your marketing communications strategy.  Find out more »
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