Past Events

Nov 17
Free

Business Planning in Times of Economic Change – Live Webinar

Date: November 17, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: , Live Webinar, In Partnership with Hudson County Economic Development Corporation (HCEDC), + Google Map
Developing a business plan is one of the most important challenges you will face as an entrepreneur.  The process of developing a good business plan requires an understanding and appreciation for the tools required to do it right. This live webinar was developed to guide you through that process and give you a hands-on systematic way to develop an outline, investigate and evaluate the resources and create a draft of your own business plan.  Find out more »
Nov 10
Free

Marketing Research Tools for Small Business (Live Webinar)

Date: November 10, 2022 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Live Webinar, Live Webinar, In Partnership with Mercer County Office of Economic Development,
In this workshop, 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 »
Nov 10
Free

Digital Marketing & Social Media – Live Webinar

Date: November 10, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: , Live Webinar, In Partnership with Hudson County Economic Development Corporation (HCEDC),
Digital marketing can bring a lot of opportunities and growth to businesses. It can lead to exposure and more sales. You will gain a fundamental understanding of the core principles of digital marketing, and learn to balance digital techniques with traditional methods, for greater effectiveness. Find out more »
Nov 8
Free

Intellectual Property Basics for Small Businesses & Start-ups (Live Webinar)

Date: November 8, 2022 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: , Live Webinar, In Partnership with the County of Union, New Jersey,
Do you have a business name or brand? How about trade secrets such as price lists, customer lists, supplier lists, recipes, etc.? Too often, business owners do nothing to protect these assets and then suffer the consequences when they are lost or stolen. Equally damaging can be your ignorance of someone else’s intellectual property rights, resulting in the dreaded cease and desist letter (or worse!). This free webinar will review intellectual property assets such as trade secrets, trademarks, patents and copyrights and how they can be protected at a state and federal level. We’ll walk you through the simple steps every business owner can take to register copyrights and trademarks. Find out more »
Nov 3
Free

Digital Marketing & Social Media (Live Webinar)

Date: November 3, 2022 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: , Live Webinar, In Partnership with Mercer County Office of Economic Development, + Google Map
You will gain a fundamental understanding of the core principles of digital marketing, and learn to balance digital techniques with traditional methods for greater effectiveness. Don't miss the chance to learn how digital marketing tools can help to grow your business. Find out more »
Nov 3
Free

Basics of Financing Your Business – Live Webinar

Date: November 3, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: , Live Webinar, In Partnership with Hudson County Economic Development Corporation (HCEDC),
This introductory webinar addresses how 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 »
Nov 3
Free

Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA): Elements of an Adequate Proposal (Live Webinar)

Date: November 3, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: , Live Webinar, Sponsored by UCEDC,
During this webinar, we’ll provide an overview of how proposal adequacy is determined through discussions on Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFAR). We’ll also discuss proposal adequacy requirements for cost elements such as Direct Labor,… Find out more »
Oct 27
Free

Getting Started with Government Contracting (Live Webinar)

Date: October 27, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: , Live Webinar, Sponsored by UCEDC,
We'll lead you through the registration processes for the federal and state procurement systems, show you exactly where to go to get a clear picture of who's buying what, and share the secrets to becoming a sub-contractor, among other essential practices. 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 »
Oct 25
Free

Food Development, Safety & Regulatory Compliance (Live Webinar)

Date: October 25, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Location: , Live Webinar, Sponsored by UCEDC, + Google Map
Participants in this training program will learn the food science and safety basics in order to create a viable food product, basic principles of food safety, processing, and the applicable regulatory requirements to different product classifications. This training will also guide participants through the steps to evaluate regulatory classification of their food product and learn about the process controls necessary to safely bring their product to market and gain formal validation for regulatory compliance. Find out more »
Oct 20
Free

Essentials of Importing & Exporting (Live Webinar)

Date: October 20, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: , Live Webinar, Sponsored by UCEDC,
There are many opportunities for small businesses to expand and profit from importing and exporting operations. In this free introductory webinar, we’ll focus on the basics for importing and exporting products in a global economy. Additionally, you’ll learn about the most frequently encountered issues facing businesses as well as receive tips on how to protect your company’s interests. Find out more »
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