Activity Calendar

Check out our Activity Calendar today to see what is happening at the National Entrepreneur Center. Just search below by keyword, category, event date or organizer to see detailed information about available events.

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Building Your Financial Plan

Location: National Entrepreneur Center - Innovation Center

Partner: SCORE

Event Schedule:
Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Time:  6:00 PM

For people who have limited knowledge or understanding of basic accounting and finance. This seminar is intended to explain the methods and need for financial tracking, control and generating the financial projections necessary to develop your plan such as: cash flow, income statement, break evens and balance sheet.

Doing Business with the Department of the Army

Location: National Entrepreneur Center - Venture Training Room

Partner: FSBDC

Event Schedule:
Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Time:  9:00 AM

This session provides an overview and stimulates discussion on how to effectively write and submit a compliant proposal in response to a government solicitation. The seminar will provide an understanding of Invitation for Bid (IFB), Request for Proposal (RFP) and Request for Quotation (RFQ) and an analysis of how they differ. The seminar will discuss bid or no bid decisions, how to review scope/statements or work, qualifications and evaluation criteria, why proposals lose, and what to do if you win or lose as well as how to find bid or subcontracting opportunities.

Funding Your Business

Location: National Entrepreneur Center - Venture Training Room

Partner: SCORE

Event Schedule:
Saturday, July 28, 2018

Time:  9:30 AM

For people who think they might need funding for their business. It is designed for start-ups and existing businesses with cash flow or capital issues. The seminar explains the various sources of funds, their lending criteria and how they differ.

How to Minimize Start-up & Small Business Failures

Location: National Entrepreneur Center - Venture Training Room

Partner: SCORE

Event Schedule:
Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Time:  6:00 PM

New products/businesses have a dismal rate of failure. One of the main reasons is that “there is a lack of need for those products/businesses in the marketplace and/or a lack of competitive edge”. You will learn why so many new businesses fail, why rushing to “market an idea’ is a bad idea, “marketing a solution for a problem” is a better way to build a business, the importance of competitive edge, the simple roadmap to minimize those failures, some missed opportunities and success stories.

Winning the Contract: Marketing & Selling to the Government

Location: National Entrepreneur Center - Venture Training Room

Partner: FSBDC

Event Schedule:
Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Time:  9:00 AM

This seminar will provide you with suggestions on how to market your products/services to Government agencies and we’ll provide links to a current list of government purchasing activities. We’ll commence with a brief overview of selling to and doing business with the federal government including registration, and principles and practices of contracting. Then will transition and provide you with suggestions on how to market your products/services to the government including market targeting (who are the agencies and what do they buy), what to say, capabilities statements, the use of social media and specific recommendations on who do I contact/visit and what to say.

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