Tag Archives: UTRGV Small Business Development Center

Export Basics

The UTRGV Small Business Development Center presents “Export Basics” on Jan. 27, helping businesses decide if international sales is right for them. Topics include: Determine your reasons to export Common exporter mistakes Export readiness checklist Global trade resources Senior Business & Trade Advisor presents this webinar with the UTRGV Small Business Development Center. Promotional support comes from the Brownsville Chamber of Commerce, Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce, RGV Hispanic Chamber…

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2020 The Strong Entrepreneur Boot Camp

Strong Entrepreneur Boot Camp

“The Strong Entrepreneur Boot Camp” live webinar focuses on “Overcoming the COVID-19 Challenge: Small Business Resiliency” on Sept. 24. The year 2020 has seen unprecedented times for business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs. This virtual workshop will address core business concepts. This includes financing, safety and personnel, branding and social media, etc. to assist small businesses adjusting. Brought to you by Workforce Solutions in partnership with the UTRGV Small Business Development…

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The Strong Entrepreneur Boot Camp

This virtual workshop on June 25 will address core business concepts (financial management, digital marketing, etc.) to assist small businesses adjusting to the ‘new normal.’ Don’t just aim to survive and recover. Address the future challenges and maintain sustainability to ensure you come back stronger than ever. This event is presented by Workforce Solutions and the UTRGV Small Business Development Center. Register online.

Tax Planning with Insurance & Legal

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Owning a small business can reap great rewards, especially for those who plan for its long-term, financial success. The “Tax Planning with Insurance & Legal” webinar on June 23 focuses on the importance of tax planning. It also explores the insurance and legal aspects linked to the financial health and continuity of a small business. Learn how to protect your business through tax planning in a session led by the…

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What’s Behind the Numbers?

financial statements

“What’s Behind the Numbers? Use the Financial Statements to Measure Your Business Success!” discusses the meaning and importance of the financial statements. These documents measure business performance and are decision-making tools for business management and growth planning. San Benito Chamber of Commerce hosts the training with the presentation by the UTRGV Small Business Development Center. UTRGV SBDC Director Maria Juarez-Serna encourages small business owners to sharpen their financial management skills…

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Alamo Small Business Workshop

Alamo EDC, together with the UTRGV Small Business Development Center is offering a free small business workshop. Take advantage and learn about Alamo EDC’s Revolving Loan Fund, Texas Rural Communities Loan Program, Micro-Loan Program and the Small Business Grant Program. Learn more about how UTRGV Small Business Development Center can assist your business with tax preparations, business plans and more. Lunch will be provided.

Social Media for Small Businesses: Tips & Trends for 2019

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While not every business owner uses social media to connect with customers or build brand awareness, those that do benefit greatly from its free tools. Small business owners may attend this free workshop which shares best practices. Attendees will also learn tips and tools, how to stay engaged with your target market and build a following. Space is limited. RSVP by calling 956-665-7535.

Payroll Compliance

Payroll Compliance

The “Payroll Compliance” session covers the steps owners need to take when hiring employees. Attendees will also learn about the specific government agencies to contact over payroll. Cristina Cantu, a senior business and HR advisor with the UTRGV Small Business Development Center, will present the workshop. “Before hiring personnel, business owners need to be aware of the pertinent legal requirements, as well as the payroll taxes they must pay in…

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