Our Events

Oct
4
Tue
October 2022 Lunch & Learn @ Hilton Garden Inn
Oct 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Topics for Lunch and Learn:

The economic impact of the military in South Carolina

Date of L&L:

Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022

Time of Event:

Start: 11:30 End: 1:130

Location (Name and Address):

Hilton Garden Inn Charleston Airport

5265 International Blvd, North Charleston, SC 29418

 

Ticket prices and titles (and any description that should be on tickets):

Members: $20

Non Members: $30

Day of Event: $35

Sponsorship(s): $200 per table

 

SPEAKERS

DAN BEATTY

Dan Beatty is the Chairman of the South Carolina Military Base Task Force. Beatty was commissioned as an Army Infantry Officer following his graduation from West Point in 1990 with a Systems Engineering degree.

During his assignments, Dan served in numerous locations with overseas deployments including Somalia, Iraq, and Afghanistan, finishing his career as the Chief of Staff for Ft Jackson. After transitioning from the Army, he served as the Director of Support for the South Carolina Disaster Relief Organization to provide relief to those affected in the October 2015 floods.

Dan is also the Chief Compliance Officer for the South Carolina Education Lottery.

 

COLONEL MICHAEL A. FREEMAN

Colonel Michael A. Freeman is the Commander of the 628th Air Base Wing and Joint Base Charleston. As host to over 60 DoD and Federal agencies, the Wing provides installation support to a total force of over 70,000 Airmen, Sailors, Soldiers, Marines, Coast Guardsmen, civilians, dependents, and retirees across an installation that accounts for $10.7 billion in local economic activity. In addition, the Wing provides mission-ready expeditionary Airmen to Combatant Commanders in support of Joint and Combined operations worldwide. As the commander, he is responsible for $7.5 billion in base property and capital assets and controls an annual budget exceeding $172 million.

Oct
12
Wed
Business Financial Planning @ Online Meeting (Live)
Oct 12 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

 Online Meeting (Live)
 Business Financing, Cash Flow Management, Managing a Business

In the Business Financial Planning Webinar, we will discuss Financial Reports (Balance Sheet, P&L, Cash Flow, Break Even)

We will answer the following questions:

  •        What they are and how to use them in analysis and decision making?
  •        Why are financial reports so important?
  •        How will these help me during the lending process?

Registration Policies:

Registration and Fees: Payment of seminar fees may be made by check, money order or credit card. Payment must be received to guarantee your space in an event.

Refund Policy: If you wish to request a refund, please contact the conference organizer listed above to discuss. You may also elect to send a substitute in your place. If the event is cancelled, all fees will be returned.

Special Accommodations: In accordance with the American Disabilities Act and state law, you may request accommodations due to a disability by contacting the event organizer listed above. Advance notice may be necessary for some accommodations. Registration must be paid prior to accommodation requests.

SBA Disclaimer: All SC SBDC training events are funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA.

Photography Disclaimer: Please be advised that by participating in SC SBDC events, you are automatically authorizing the SC SBDC and its employees to use your photograph or other likeness for purposes related to the mission of the SC SBDC, including but not limited to: publicity, marketing, websites and other forms of print and electronic media.

Oct
13
Thu
Let’s Start a Business! @ Online Meeting (Live)
Oct 13 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

 10/13/22
 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM (EDT)
 Open – 84 places remaining
 10/12/22 4:00 PM (EDT)
 No Fee Robert Jones (843) 740-6180 Online Meeting (Live)
 Business Start-up/Preplanning

Tired of working for someone else? Do you have an idea for a business? How do you turn a hobby into a profitable venture? Join this free, one-hour SC SBDC webinar and learn the steps to starting a successful business.

What you will learn:

  • What resources are available?
  • Where do I find the resources to start a business?
  • What actions do I need to take to make my hobby or idea a successful business?

Presenter – Bob Jones, Business Consultant, Columbia Area SBDC

 

This is a Zoom event.   The link will be emailed when registration closes.

A desktop or laptop are the recommended devices for this training event.

 

Registration Policies:

Registration and Fees: Payment of seminar fees may be made by check, money order or credit card. Payment must be received to guarantee your space in an event.

Refund Policy: If you wish to request a refund, please contact the conference organizer listed above to discuss. You may also elect to send a substitute in your place. If the event is cancelled, all fees will be returned.

Special Accommodations: In accordance with the American Disabilities Act and state law, you may request accommodations due to a disability by contacting the event organizer listed above. Advance notice may be necessary for some accommodations. Registration must be paid prior to accommodation requests.

SBA Disclaimer: All SC SBDC training events are funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA.

Photography Disclaimer: Please be advised that by participating in SC SBDC events, you are automatically authorizing the SC SBDC and its employees to use your photograph or other likeness for purposes related to the mission of the SC SBDC, including but not limited to: publicity, marketing, websites and other forms of print and electronic media.

Oct
18
Tue
Business Start-up (IN-PERSON WORKSHOP) @ Spartanburg County Public Library
Oct 18 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

 10/18/22
 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM (EDT)
 Open – 19 places remaining
 10/18/22 8:00 AM (EDT)
 No Fee

 Katrina Meeks (864) 592-6318
 Spartanburg County Public Library 151 S Church St, Spartanburg SC 29306

 Business Start-up/Preplanning

 

Always wanted to start your own small business?  Learn how with the Spartanburg Area SBDC.

What’s you will learn:

  • Planning essentials from start-up feasibility planning to the business plan.

This is an in-person workshop only.

Get Directions

Registration Policies:

Registration and Fees: Payment of seminar fees may be made by check, money order or credit card. Payment must be received to guarantee your space in an event.

Refund Policy: If you wish to request a refund, please contact the conference organizer listed above to discuss. You may also elect to send a substitute in your place. If the event is cancelled, all fees will be returned.

Special Accommodations: In accordance with the American Disabilities Act and state law, you may request accommodations due to a disability by contacting the event organizer listed above. Advance notice may be necessary for some accommodations. Registration must be paid prior to accommodation requests.

SBA Disclaimer: All SC SBDC training events are funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA.

Photography Disclaimer: Please be advised that by participating in SC SBDC events, you are automatically authorizing the SC SBDC and its employees to use your photograph or other likeness for purposes related to the mission of the SC SBDC, including but not limited to: publicity, marketing, websites and other forms of print and electronic media.

How to Obtain Financing @ Online Meeting (Live)
Oct 18 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

 Online Meeting (Live)
 Business Financing, Cash Flow Management

In the How to Obtain Financing Webinar, we will discuss the financial data needed to prepare projections needed for a business loan or lender presentation.

Also, we have a subject matter expert that will provide information on Understanding Funding:

  •        Packaging a loan application
  •        Types of funding
  •        What type applies to your stage of business

This session will also include information on Preparing for the Lender’s Decision:

  •        Self-Analyzing of your business plan and projections and how to address common rebuttals.
  •        Growth Funding – Defining growth and using financial projections to test growth plans.

Registration Policies:

Registration and Fees: Payment of seminar fees may be made by check, money order or credit card. Payment must be received to guarantee your space in an event.

Refund Policy: If you wish to request a refund, please contact the conference organizer listed above to discuss. You may also elect to send a substitute in your place. If the event is cancelled, all fees will be returned.

Special Accommodations: In accordance with the American Disabilities Act and state law, you may request accommodations due to a disability by contacting the event organizer listed above. Advance notice may be necessary for some accommodations. Registration must be paid prior to accommodation requests.

SBA Disclaimer: All SC SBDC training events are funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA.

Photography Disclaimer: Please be advised that by participating in SC SBDC events, you are automatically authorizing the SC SBDC and its employees to use your photograph or other likeness for purposes related to the mission of the SC SBDC, including but not limited to: publicity, marketing, websites and other forms of print and electronic media.

Business Planning @ Greenville County Library System Hughes Main Library
Oct 18 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

 10/18/22
 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM (EDT)
 Open – 6 places remaining
 10/18/22 1:00 PM (EDT)
 No Fee Earl Gregorich (864) 370-1545
 Greenville County Library System Hughes Main Library 25 Heritage Green Place, Greenville SC 29601

 Business Plan

Three versions of a business plan will be discussed, how to use them and strategies for application.

Get Directions

Registration Policies:

Registration and Fees: Payment of seminar fees may be made by check, money order or credit card. Payment must be received to guarantee your space in an event.

Refund Policy: If you wish to request a refund, please contact the conference organizer listed above to discuss. You may also elect to send a substitute in your place. If the event is cancelled, all fees will be returned.

Special Accommodations: In accordance with the American Disabilities Act and state law, you may request accommodations due to a disability by contacting the event organizer listed above. Advance notice may be necessary for some accommodations. Registration must be paid prior to accommodation requests.

SBA Disclaimer: All SC SBDC training events are funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA.

Photography Disclaimer: Please be advised that by participating in SC SBDC events, you are automatically authorizing the SC SBDC and its employees to use your photograph or other likeness for purposes related to the mission of the SC SBDC, including but not limited to: publicity, marketing, websites and other forms of print and electronic media.

October 2022 Mixer @ Holy City Brewing
Oct 18 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Oct
19
Wed
Small Business Tax Workshop – October 19, 2022 @ Online Meeting (Live)
Oct 19 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 am

Federal Tax 10/19/22 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (EDT)
State Tax 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM (EDT)

 Open – 195 places remaining
 10/19/22 9:00 AM (EDT)
 No Fee

 Kostas Ioannidis (864) 370-1545

 Online Meeting (Live)
 Legal Issues, Managing a Business, Tax Planning

 

This webinar is designed to help small business owners understand their Federal and South Carolina State tax responsibilities.

Registration Policies:

Registration and Fees: Payment of seminar fees may be made by check, money order or credit card. Payment must be received to guarantee your space in an event.

Refund Policy: If you wish to request a refund, please contact the conference organizer listed above to discuss. You may also elect to send a substitute in your place. If the event is cancelled, all fees will be returned.

Special Accommodations: In accordance with the American Disabilities Act and state law, you may request accommodations due to a disability by contacting the event organizer listed above. Advance notice may be necessary for some accommodations. Registration must be paid prior to accommodation requests.

SBA Disclaimer: All SC SBDC training events are funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA.

Photography Disclaimer: Please be advised that by participating in SC SBDC events, you are automatically authorizing the SC SBDC and its employees to use your photograph or other likeness for purposes related to the mission of the SC SBDC, including but not limited to: publicity, marketing, websites and other forms of print and electronic media.

Oct
25
Tue
Business Planning @ Greenville County Library System Five Forks Branch
Oct 25 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

 10/25/22
 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM (EDT)
 Open – 10 places remaining
 10/25/22 1:00 PM (EDT)
 No Fee Earl Gregorich (864) 326-5504
 Greenville County Library System Five Forks Branch 104 Sunnydale Drive, Simpsonville SC 29681 Business Plan

Three versions of a business plan will be discussed, how to use them and strategies for application.

Registration Policies:

Registration and Fees: Payment of seminar fees may be made by check, money order or credit card. Payment must be received to guarantee your space in an event.

Refund Policy: If you wish to request a refund, please contact the conference organizer listed above to discuss. You may also elect to send a substitute in your place. If the event is cancelled, all fees will be returned.

Special Accommodations: In accordance with the American Disabilities Act and state law, you may request accommodations due to a disability by contacting the event organizer listed above. Advance notice may be necessary for some accommodations. Registration must be paid prior to accommodation requests.

SBA Disclaimer: All SC SBDC training events are funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA.

Photography Disclaimer: Please be advised that by participating in SC SBDC events, you are automatically authorizing the SC SBDC and its employees to use your photograph or other likeness for purposes related to the mission of the SC SBDC, including but not limited to: publicity, marketing, websites and other forms of print and electronic media.

Oct
26
Wed
Government Contracting 101 @ The Opportunity Center
Oct 26 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

 Government Contracting

Is your business ready for government contracting? Join the SBA and SC SBDc for this free, IN-PERSON, workshop.  Learn how to grow your business with government contracting.

Topics will include:

  • What makes a business eligible for government contracting?
  • How do I register in the SAM System?
  • How do I obtain a CAGE #?
  • How do I find my NAICS Codes

Presenters:

Angela Brewer – Business Opportunity Specialist – SBA

William Furman – Senior Area Manager – SBA

Scott Poole – Government Contracting Consultant – SC SBDC

Registration Policies:

Registration and Fees: Payment of seminar fees may be made by check, money order or credit card. Payment must be received to guarantee your space in an event.

Refund Policy: If you wish to request a refund, please contact the conference organizer listed above to discuss. You may also elect to send a substitute in your place. If the event is cancelled, all fees will be returned.

Special Accommodations: In accordance with the American Disabilities Act and state law, you may request accommodations due to a disability by contacting the event organizer listed above. Advance notice may be necessary for some accommodations. Registration must be paid prior to accommodation requests.

SBA Disclaimer: All SC SBDC training events are funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA.

Photography Disclaimer: Please be advised that by participating in SC SBDC events, you are automatically authorizing the SC SBDC and its employees to use your photograph or other likeness for purposes related to the mission of the SC SBDC, including but not limited to: publicity, marketing, websites and other forms of print and electronic media.