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PAVE Orientation

Topic: PAVE Orientation  Online Topic: PAVE Orientation PAVE Orientation is an opportunity for veterans and active duty personnel to gain more knowledge on how the PAVE program can assist them with starting and/or expanding their business. Find out more on how the Pathways to Assist Veterans Entrepreneurs program can assist you with starting or expanding your business. Orientation consists...

Men in Business Lunch & Learn

Topic: Business Basics  Online Topic: Business Basics Within the last almost year of difficult times, Louisiana Small Business Development Centers has a clear understanding of the difficult times it has been trying to start a business and even maintaining an existing business. There has even been several factors to detour you from being...

Women in Business Lunch & Learn

Topic: Networking Within the last almost year of difficult times, Louisiana Small Business Development Centers has a clear understanding of the difficult times it has been trying to start a business and even maintaining an existing business. There has even been several factors to detour you from being a potential, new...

The Art of Communication to Increase Your Sales (virtual)

Topic: Marketing and Sales So many people don’t think they’re “in sales” unless their job title includes the word “sales”. Au contraire! If you have customers, you’re in sales. From what we say to how we say it, and from attention spans to first impressions, we’ll identify the components of communication...

How to Use Instagram Reels

Topic: Marketing and Sales Instagram’s take on the ever-popular TikTok (and other new tools like Byte and Triller), Instagram Reels is a completely new format on Instagram that allows you to record and edit multiple 15-second videos set to popular songs. ● What are Instagram Reels ● How to select the music, speed,...

How to Get SBA Women Owned Small Business (WOSB) Certified

Topic: eCommerce Join us for SBA Women Owned Small Business (WOSB) Certification Virtual Conference as you will hear from Small Business Administration regarding the certification processes, procurement opportunities, funding opportunities, technical assistance providers, small businesses and a panel discussion addressing “Lessons Learned Through the Pandemic and from Other Disasters.” The federal government's...

How to Win at Social Media (Even with no Budget!)

Topic: Marketing and Sales Are you marketing a business on social media? Do you have a tight budget? If you answered yes, then you need to join Melissa Forziat for the Holiday Marketing Workshop Series! Learn how to build a powerful online presence and community for your business. We'll cover organic methods of growing...

Budgeting Systems

Topic: Customer Relations This workshop is designed to help the minority-owned small business entrepreneurs understand the importance of business systems and their alignment to resources. Objectives -Use a budget to make optimal financial business decisions -Build a balance sheet using your existing business resources Speaker(s): Dr. Mario Wallace, Founder of All Things Strategic Dr. Mario D....

Advanced Marketing for Entrepreneurs (SEBD Certified Only)

Topic: Marketing and Sales **You MUST be SEBD Certified to register for this series. Please call our office 337-482-6312 for more information about this FREE certification** The University of Louisiana at Lafayette Small Business Development Center is now introducing the Advanced Marketing for Entrepreneurs Series! This is a series of four educational...

South Central Planning Commission (SCPC) & What they Offer

Topic: Financing and Capital Topic: Financing and Capital The year 2020 was a very difficult year and it has taken a toll on Louisiana Small Businesses. From COVID-19 to Hurricanes and Tropical Storms, all of these disasters played their part in bringing stress and strain to existing and potential Small Businesses. The Mission of...