Tag Archives: RGV Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

SBDC Smart Start

UTRGV SBDC

The “SBDC Smart Start” covers steps a prospective business owner needs to take to start a business. It also features a certified business advisor and presenter from the UTRGV SBDC. “While business ownership may be greatly rewarding, many entrepreneurs may not fully realize the amount of effort and dedication it takes to open and maintain small businesses. This seminar offers information and resources to start and stay on the right…

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The Employment Lifecycle: Creating Fair & Legal Policies

Small business employers are invited to an HR seminar on how to develop job descriptions and recruiting materials. Topics also include appropriate applications, screening and interviewing tips and more. Presenter is Deirdre Pattillo, a senior Human Resource Professional with the UTSA Center for Government Contracting-Employer Services. There is $49 registration fee to attend. To register, visit utrgv.edu/sbdc/courses. The registration deadline is June 10. No registration at the door. For more information,…

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Legal Implications of Business Structures

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“Legal Implications of Business Structures” is a session for small business owners that covers factors to consider when choosing a business structure. This includes taxation, accounting, liquidity, succession and expansion/growth plans. The session is a presentation of attorney Amber VanSchuyver with Texas RioGrande Legal Aid. “This session provides crucial information for business owners, especially those who are just launching businesses or who are considering on adopting new structures for their…

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Legal Implications of Business Structures

Texas Business Conference

Small business owners may attend a free business workshop on “Legal Implications of Business Structures.” This workshop covers factors to consider when choosing a business structure. This includes taxation, accounting, liquidity, succession and expansion/growth plans. Amber VanSchuyver with Texas RioGrande Legal Aid presents the session. There is no fee but pre-registration is required. To register for this workshop or for more information, call the RGV Hispanic Chamber.

The HR Process

HR Process

“The HR Process” workshop covers the appropriate steps to take when planning for human resources in a small business, including what each step entails and its importance. The session is hosted by the UTRGV SBDC and RGV Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. There is no fee but pre-registration is a requirement. To register for this workshop or for more information, call the RGV Hispanic Chamber.

Boots to Business Reboot

Boots to Business Reboot provides aid to veterans as small business owners and entrepreneurs. The program takes place from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., providing an overview of business ownership as a career vocation. Additionally, veterans receive an outline and knowledge on the components of a business plan and a practical exercise in opportunity recognition. An introduction to available public and private sector resources is also available. The two-step process of…

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H-E-B Primo Picks: Quest for Texas Best

H-E-B is launching its sixth, annual “H-E-B Primo Picks: Quest for Texas Best” contest. The Texas-based grocery store will taste hundreds of entries from across the state to bring only the very best to their store shelves. To learn more about this contest, small businesses should attend this workshop. “We encourage small business owners with ready-products to attend this session. H-E-B representatives will be on hand to answer audience questions…

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Boots to Business Reboot Aids Veterans

Boots to Business Reboot takes place Feb. 22 at the RGV Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, providing aid to veterans as small business owners and entrepreneurs. The program takes place from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., providing an overview of business ownership as a career vocation. Additionally, veterans receive an outline and knowledge on the components of a business plan and a practical exercise in opportunity recognition. An introduction to available public and…

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Tax Tips for Small Businesses

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Topics include small business tax forms and deadlines, and methods on filing and paying taxes. Attendees also learn personal verses business expenses and more. The free session is presented by tax experts at CAS CPA, LLC in McAllen. “It’s tax time again, and many business owners may have concerns over their small business taxes. Minimizing tax liabilities and taking advantage of tax incentives are vitally crucial to business success, especially…

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Work Visa Rules See Changes

On the same day that President Donald Trump visited the Rio Grande Valley to drum up support for a border wall, a group of business people gathered to learn about immigration issues facing workers and employers. “It’s really hard to keep up. Changes are occurring on an almost daily basis and the changes are affecting immigrants and employers,” said immigration attorney Belia A. Pena, who presented the workshop sponsored by…

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