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2021

May

21
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2026

Dec

09

Start 307

Online Event, Las Vegas, NV

03:00 PM to 05:00 PM

Impact 307 is pleased to host workshop, Start 307, covering Lean Launchpad with Dave Bohling.

During this workshop, Dave will walk you through the journey of becoming a founder and entrepreneur through explaining Lean Launchpad. 

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2022

May

11
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2022

Aug

17

NXLeveL For Entrepreneurs - Las Vegas

Sahara West Library, West Sahara Avenue, Las Vegas, NV

05:30 PM to 08:30 PM

NxLeveL is a 14-topic course running over 15 weeks designed for entrepreneurs who want to expand an existing business and for those seriously considering starting a new business. Participants develop a comprehensive business plan during the course to act as the road map for future growth.

In addition to the business plan and entrepreneurial course outline, NxLeveL provides a unique networking virtually non-existent in many communities. Participants in this course share ideas, best and worst practices, and become advisors to each other. Many small business owners rely on family members or friends when it comes to advice and feedback about the business. The confidential, safe atmosphere provided by this program allows a true bonding among business owners.

Guest speakers are brought in each week to share expertise in a particular area of business operations, and the Q & A time is invaluable. All instructors complete NxLeveL certification training.

**This course requires in person attendance in Las Vegas, NV**

 Course Outline:

  • Week 1: Introduction, Overview and Preparing for Success
  • Week 2: Researching Your Business Idea
  • Week 3: Business Planning
  • Week 4: The Marketing Plan
  • Week 5: Laws, Regulations and Taxes
  • Week 6: Managing Your Microbusiness
  • Week 7: Analyzing Your Market
  • Week 8: Product and Price
  • Week 9: Placement and Promotion
  • Week 10: E-Commerce
  • Week 11: Selling Success
  • Week 12: Cash Flow Management
  • Week 13: Keeping Books and Records
  • Week 14: Financial Tips and Tools
  • Week 15: Bringing It All Together / Graduation

 

For Frequently Asked Questions, please go to https://nevadasbdc.org/education-training/nxlevel-faqs/

 

If you are looking for the military discount, please email Training@nevadasbdc.org for more information.

 

This course is sponsored by First Independent Bank.

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2022

Jun

30

Social Media Storytelling: How to Build an Engaged Digital Community

Online Event, Reno, NV

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Great social media storytelling sets your brand apart from your competition while building a strong and loyal connection with your digital community. In this webinar, learn how to identify and create your authentic brand story for the digital space. Kaitlin Young, CEO and co-founder of Electrikk Digital, will share effective social media tips, tricks, and examples from different brands that have mastered the art of social media storytelling. Kaitlin Young, CEO and co-founder of Electrikk Digital, has been a professional social media manager for more than 12 years. She has a master’s degree in Interactive Journalism from the University of Nevada, Reno and has had the honor of being a keynote speaker at social media marketing conferences in the U.S., Europe, and Canada. Kaitlin has taught social media classes through UNR’s extended studies program and provides professional coaching and consultations. Electrikk Digital is a husband and wife creative team based in Sparks, Nevada. Kaitlin, alongside her husband and business partner, Kyle, specializes in organic social media marketing with an emphasis on digital storytelling for nonprofits, restaurants, and tourism destinations.

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2022

Jul

07

Where’s the Contract? How to Prepare Federal Government Proposals

Online Event, Reno, NV

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Join the Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development’s (GOED’s) Nevada Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), Procurement Outreach Program (POP) and Nevada SBDC to learn more about government/public sector contracting — these virtual presentations, which are presented at no charge, are designed for Nevada for-profit businesses, especially the small businesses*:

*Any Nevada small business that is — or is not — a member of a chamber of commerce or other business-oriented organization in Nevada, and that is interested in selling its goods and/or services in the government/public sector, is encouraged to attend 

The Nevada PTAC-led webinar lead by John Rice, Government Contracts Advisor, Nevada PTAC

  • Nevada PTAC overview, then learn directly from a former Contracting Officer with the U.S. federal government
“Where’s The Contract” is a no-charge monthly training program designed to put Nevada businesses on the path to securing government contracts and subcontracts and diversifying revenue sources.
Regarding the Nevada PTAC: This procurement technical assistance center is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the Defense Logistics Agency.
Regarding the Nevada SBDC: The Nevada SBDC is funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All services are extended to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with mental or physical disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the Nevada SBDC State Office at (800) 240-7094 to make arrangements. SBA cannot endorse any products, opinions or services of any external parties or activities.
 
This webinar is co-sponsored by two separate organizations, i.e., the Nevada Procurement Technical Assistance Center (or Nevada PTAC) and the Nevada SBDC.

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2022

Jul

08

Where’s the Contract? Local Govt. & Other Public Sector Contracting Opportunities in NV on the Nevada Govt. eMarketplace (NGEM)

Online Event, Reno, NV

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Join the Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development’s (GOED’s) Nevada Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), Procurement Outreach Program (POP) and Nevada SBDC to learn more about government/public sector contracting — these virtual presentations, which are presented at no charge, are designed for Nevada for-profit businesses, especially the small businesses*:

*Any Nevada small business that is — or is not — a member of a chamber of commerce or other business-oriented organization in Nevada, and that is interested in selling its goods and/or services in the government/public sector, is encouraged to attend 

The Nevada PTAC-led webinar lead by Nevada PTAC

  • Nevada PTAC overview, then see a sampling of contracting opportunities in NGEM
“Where’s The Contract” is a no-charge monthly training program designed to put Nevada businesses on the path to securing government contracts and subcontracts and diversifying revenue sources.
Regarding the Nevada PTAC: This procurement technical assistance center is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the Defense Logistics Agency.
Regarding the Nevada SBDC: The Nevada SBDC is funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All services are extended to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with mental or physical disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the Nevada SBDC State Office at (800) 240-7094 to make arrangements. SBA cannot endorse any products, opinions or services of any external parties or activities.
This webinar is co-sponsored by two separate organizations, i.e., the Nevada Procurement Technical Assistance Center (or Nevada PTAC) and the Nevada SBDC.

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2022

Jul

08

Where’s the Contract? Local Govt. & Other Public Sector Contracting Opportunities in NV on the Nevada Govt. eMarketplace (NGEM)

Online Event, Reno, NV

02:00 PM to 03:00 PM

Join the Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development’s (GOED’s) Nevada Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), Procurement Outreach Program (POP) and Nevada SBDC to learn more about government/public sector contracting — these virtual presentations, which are presented at no charge, are designed for Nevada for-profit businesses, especially the small businesses*:

*Any Nevada small business that is — or is not — a member of a chamber of commerce or other business-oriented organization in Nevada, and that is interested in selling its goods and/or services in the government/public sector, is encouraged to attend 

The Nevada PTAC-led webinar lead by Nevada PTAC

  • Nevada PTAC overview, then see a sampling of contracting opportunities in NGEM
“Where’s The Contract” is a no-charge monthly training program designed to put Nevada businesses on the path to securing government contracts and subcontracts and diversifying revenue sources.
Regarding the Nevada PTAC: This procurement technical assistance center is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the Defense Logistics Agency.
Regarding the Nevada SBDC: The Nevada SBDC is funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All services are extended to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with mental or physical disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the Nevada SBDC State Office at (800) 240-7094 to make arrangements. SBA cannot endorse any products, opinions or services of any external parties or activities.
This webinar is co-sponsored by two separate organizations, i.e., the Nevada Procurement Technical Assistance Center (or Nevada PTAC) and the Nevada SBDC.

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2022

Jul

09

Basics of Starting a Business

Adams Hub For Innovation, West Proctor Street, Carson City, NV

09:30 AM to 11:00 AM

In this session you will learn what it takes to start a business. At the end of this FREE 2-hour session you will be in a better position to decide whether to proceed immediately, delay starting your business or not start the business. We will discuss:

• Reasons to Start/Not Start a Business
• Business Opportunities
• Business Plans
• Financing Your Business
• Marketing
• Types of Business Organizations
• Setting Up Your Business

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2022

Jul

12

Basics of Starting a Business

The Innevation Center University of Nevada, Reno, Sinclair Street, Reno, NV

05:30 PM to 07:00 PM

In this session you will learn what it takes to start a business. At the end of this FREE 2-hour session you will be in a better position to decide whether to proceed immediately, delay starting your business or not start the business. We will discuss:

• Reasons to Start/Not Start a Business
• Business Opportunities
• Business Plans
• Financing Your Business
• Marketing
• Types of Business Organizations
• Setting Up Your Business

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2022

Jul

13

Let’s Keep Small Business Cybersecurity Simple

Online Event, Reno, NV

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Understanding the processes and technologies of keeping businesses safe in the cyber world can be difficult with all the different ways that cyber threats can take advantage of organizations. Let’s keep cybersecurity simple by implementing some simple steps that any organization can take to effectively reduce cyber risks and produce a more secure outcome for your environment. I will share the top three cyber threats affecting organizations of all sizes and what you can do for your organization to combat them. I will also discuss the critical importance of having a plan when something does go wrong and share a quick, easy, and free tool that can be used to help alert you of a breach in your organization.

 

Jigar is a cybersecurity analyst with the Nevada Department of Public Safety in the Office of Cyber Defense Coordination and is responsible for coordinating agencies and departments across Nevada concerning technical issues, cyber intelligence, cyber attacks, and providing input to cybersecurity initiatives for the State of Nevada.