Upcoming Events/Webinar Trainings

Contact abron@vetbizcentral.org for additional information regarding all trainings.

Oct. 4, 10am – 11:30am: Operation Entrepreneur Starting A Business Workshop Part 1: Feasibility & Market Research Webinar

Registration  Required: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4999047689308890637

During this webinar training we will discuss the importance of researching the Feasibility of your business idea and Market Industry Research before you start to invest your time and money.  We’ll also review   various programs, resource and tools available to assist with navigating your way to your business start.

Oct. 10, 10am- 11:30am: Operation Entrepreneur Starting A Business Workshop Part 2: Business Plan Development Webinar

 Registration Required: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7785515818325822479

Part 2 of the workshop series revolves around the importance of Business Plan Development, the processes, steps and programs used to create a business plan.  Resources and information will also be   reviewed to assist with the development of a professional business plan.

Oct. 18, 10am – 11:L30am: Operation Entrepreneur Starting A Business Workshop Part 3: Preparing for Financing

 Registration Required: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5344414187198020879

Preparing for financing is a critical process for an entrepreneur and existing business owner,  it can make the difference in the time it takes submit your application to obtaining a loan  In this webinar we will   review how the steps to prepare for financing, how to set your expectations regarding the what the lender is looking and the expected time it take to process your application depending on which financial   institution to choose.  If you are entrepreneur of existing business owner considering to apply for financing then this webinar is for you.

Oct. 19 10am – 12pm: Doing Business with the VA (Virtual).

Registration Required: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7810830973621736207  Mr. Pak Sa Dewhurst will educate small businesses how the VA’s Veterans Health Administration and the Network Contracting Office do business which comes from a philosophy “…in  order for you to do   business with us, you must know how WE do business first!” He’ll discuss the VA’s day-to-day activities supporting the American veteran, locations; defining various acquisition roles, procurement   methods to   include set-asides and VA’s ‘Rule of 2’, vendor readiness, outreach, so cio-economic performance, Q & A session and more.

Oct: 19, 10am – 12pm: Doing Business with the VA

Registration Required: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7810830973621736207

Mr. Pak Sa Dewhurst will educate small businesses how the VA’s Veterans Health Administration and the Network Contracting Office do business which comes from a philosophy “…in order for you to do business with us, you must know how WE do business first!” He’ll discuss the VA’s day-to-day activities supporting the American veteran, locations; defining various acquisition roles, procurement methods to include set-asides and VA’s ‘Rule of 2’, vendor readiness, outreach, so cio-economic performance, Q & A session and more.

Oct. 19, 9am – 2pm: Southwest Michigan Buyer Supplier Meet and Match, 2251 Business Ct, Kalamazoo, MI 49008

The event will include presentations on how to do business with participating buyers, information on growth resources available for Michigan businesses, networking and pre-scheduled one-on-one buyer-supplier meetings. **

Participating buyers include Charles River Laboratories, Consumers Energy, Denso, DTE, Getman Corporation, Green Bay Packaging, Schupan and TH Plastics. Additional buyers may be added.

The event is open to anyone interested in attending, with a priority focus on opportunities for local and diverse suppliers.

Registration is required. Registration for general attendance will be open until Oct. 12. A supplier application for one-on-one meetings is separate and required for those interested in being considered. The deadline to submit a supplier application is Sept. 16.

Registration Required: Southwest Michigan Buyer-Supplier Meet & Match – Details (connect.space)

Oct 25, 10am – 12pm: Michigan Army & Air National Guard Virtual Entrepreneurship Training Course

 Registration Required: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/424927584692295438

  If you have ever thought about starting a Business but didn’t know where you start, this is the webinar for you. Attend this FREE Entrepreneurship Training to learn the processes, steps,   assistance and resources available to you and your Spouse to start your own Business

For additional information regarding these trainings please contact abron@vetbizcentral.org