Supporting Veterans Building Their Business December 14, 2007
418_ Supporting Veterans Building Their Business in Changing Times
Join SBA Business Counselors, Elected Officials and Veterans from across Colorado!
The SBDC will be featuring programming for Veterans at a one day workshop. Free one-on-one confidential counseling will be available all day from legal experts and business consultants. Program details of this conference as well as small business challenges today were shared by Kelly A. Manning. She is the State Director for the Colorado Small Business Development Center Network. Kelly oversees the operational management, strategic planning, and financial planning of a $2.4 Million dollar federal and State Small Business Conference for Veterans. In addition to keynote addresses, the conference has three powerful tracks.
Track 1: Back to Basics: Price for Profit, Chris Luchs-SBDC Westminster
Track 2: Building a Foundation: Small Business Finance Options-Panel: SBA, Local Bank, SBIR Track 3: Working with the Government: Contracting 101, Ric Denton-SCORE
Those eligible to participate in these courses are: Veterans, spouses of Veterans, Retired and Active/InActive Duty military, Reservist, employees of Veteran-owned businesses, and all dependents. The general public is also invited to attend. Cost is $30.00 for Veterans (includes Breakfast and Lunch) and $40.00 Non-Veterans.
Related Links: Small Biz Conference for Vets || SBDC Home Page || 2006 Conference Photos || 2005 Conference Photos || Veterans Channel || Keywords:Veterans, SBDC Network, Kelly Manning, Small Business Conference for Veterans, Financing, Budgets
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223 Change is in the Air for Veterans in Colorado
This past year, there has been a complete and thorough update of business building materials and classes for veteran owned businesses. The coaching, counseling and seminars are available to the vets, their family members and other employees that work for them. For Veteran owned small businesses there are many options and various tools available at a very reasonable cost points out Kelly Manning, the State Director for the (SBDC Network) Colorado Small Business Development. Related Links: SBDC Network || Veterans Channel || Veterans Blog || Vets Conference Photos || Keywords: Veterans, Small Business, Colorado, Kelly Manning, SBDC, Business Plan || Bytes: 2465648 > LISTEN 12/11/06
206_ Veterans Small Business Owners Get a Boost
Access to capital is the most common request at the Colorado Small Business Development according to Kelly Manning, State Director. For Veteran owned small businesses there are many options and various preferred choices. Determining how much is really needed, justifying the need and preparing information for the potential funding source is critical. Then there is the business plan. A full day conference loaded with the information for every aspect of building a successful business is being held at the Brown Palace on 11/8 for only $15. See you there.
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|Small Business Conference for Veterans - 11/14/05 - MORE
You can't beat this! Can you imagine attending a full-day business workshop led by experts that includes breakfast and lunch for only $15.00? Kelly Manning, SBDC State Director has just announced a Small Business Conference for Veterans. There are surprises and connections. Online Registration 12/13/05 - Den
The Colorado Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network is dedicated to helping small businesses throughout Colorado achieve their goals of growth, expansion, innovation, increased productivity, management improvement and success. Specially designed resources for Veterans, spouses of Veterans, retired and active duty military, reservist, employees of Veteran-owned businesses, and all dependents.
Local Business Counseling and Training 20 community based SBDC service-centers provide free one-on-one counseling services in the areas of business research and marketing, new business feasibility analysis, business plan preparation, finance packaging and other small business topics. Local SBDCs offer workshops and seminars for business owners and act as information clearing houses. Individual local offices specialize in international trade, government procurement, manufacturing, home-based business and technology resources. The SBDC receives inputs from the SBDC State Advisory Board.
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Getting on the GSA schedule, marketing your business, securing government contracts, setting your pricing formula and more, is in the program designed for Vets. The cost to Vets (including family members and employees), for this high-powered $180 course is only $35.00 explains Kelly Manning, SBDC State Director. Listen, learn and link for other free services for Colorado Vets.
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Colorado veterans have access to a number of benefits for starting and building their business. Most services are provided free such as counseling, Newsletter and many other business building tactics and strategies. Kelly Manning, SBDC State Director has just announced a high-powered $180 course for Vets (including family members and employees) for only $35.00 . - LISTEN
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