Tag Archives: Brownsville

UTRGV Fall Career Expo (Brownsville Campus)

UTRGV career expo

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Career Center hosts its Fall Career Expo. The event gives companies the opportunity to attract qualified candidates for internship and career opportunities. The career expo is open to all UTRGV students, alumni and the community. Exhibitors may register online. Registration fee is $175 and includes a six-foot table and two chairs.

White Diamond Masquerade

White Diamond Masquerade

The Brownsville Chamber of Commerce hosts its White Diamond Masquerade. The night includes dining, dancing to live music and a grand raffle of a diamond. The Bienvenidos Committee, one of the largest committees at the Brownsville Chamber of Commerce, organizes the masquerade. The committee takes an active role in our community’s development by officially welcoming new member businesses to both the chamber and the city. Proceeds from this event will support…

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Expo Do’s & Don’ts

Small business owners may attend this trade show workshop on how to maximize their participation in a trade show through best practice tips. Senior Business & Trade Advisor Arturo Gonzalez presents the session with the UTRGV Small Business Development Center. “Participating in a business expo is a unique opportunity for owners to promote their small businesses. It’s important that they prepare and utilize effective strategies that yield positive returns, such…

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Wage and Hour for Small Businesses

wage and labor

The the U.S. Department of Labor Wage & Hour Division invites small business owners to learn about: Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Minimum wage, overtime  and hours worked Record-keeping requirements Child labor laws Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Wage and hour compliance resources Registration is $15 and is non-refundable. Parking is available in front of the chamber where a blue bag with the words “Do Not Park” will be…

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Speed Networking at Play Out Loud

Play Out Loud

Join the Brownsville Chamber of Commerce for an evening of speed networking at Play Out Loud. Participants sit among five others. Each person will have the opportunity to make a brief introduction of their business, while also sharing their business cards or flyers. After every person has taken a turn introducing themselves, there will be two minutes of networking. It’s a fast-paced networking opportunity. The connections, leads, and referrals are valuable.…

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Business with Pleasure workshop

Attend the Business with Pleasure workshop to learn: Convert personal to business expense IRS definition of business verses hobby How vacations can be tax deductible This is the fourth of four workshops in the series from  the Brownsville Chamber of Commerce with presenters Wycotax free e$timax. Register online for free or contact the chamber.

How Businesses Use Credit

credit

The Brownsville Chamber of Commerce and its Women’s Business Center RGV collaborate with BBVA to provide a series of small business financial literacy workshops. During this seminar, learn: Credit needs and types Lines of credit Pros and cons of business credit cards Term loans Registration in advance is free.

North Brownsville Rotary Club Ninth Annual Whitewing Tune Up Shoot

Whitewing Tune Up Shoot

Tune up your wing-shooting skills before Whitewing-Dove season at the North Brownsville Rotary Club’s 9th Annual Whitewing Tune Up Shoot. Proceeds go towards funding scholarships for area college-bound students with over $250,000.00 having been awarded since 1985. Trophies awarded for first-, second- and third-place teams and first-, second- and third-place individuals in Men’s, Women’s and Youth Divisions, plus Modified Lewis Class A, B, C and D winners. No experience is necessary. Knowledgeable clay target shooters will instruct participants. Register at the event or entry forms…

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Women in Leadership Forum

Women in Leadership

The Third Annual Women in Leadership Forum brings together community leaders to provide insights on the essential stages of the leadership journey. Learn how to advance: Oneself through the challenges women continue to face Those around you through mentorship and peer support One’s organization or business through personal growth. The purpose of the Women in Leadership Forum is to motivate women to aspire to leadership roles, connect attendees with entrepreneurial…

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Placing Yourself on Payroll

Attend the Business Made Easier for Small Businesses workshop to learn: What is reasonable compensation What kind of payments you can take Learn about additional deductions, expenses and benefits This is the third of four workshops in the series from  the Brownsville Chamber of Commerce with presenters Wycotax free e$timax. Register online for free or contact the chamber.