Tag Archives: Women’s Business Center of Cameron County

Knowledge Gained at Business to Botana Expo

Business to Botana Expo 2018

From the moment people walked into the Brownsville Event Center for the Business to Botana Expo on Sept. 19, they were surrounded by the sights and smells this event was showcasing. There was no shortage of food booths with everything ranging from Taco Palenque to Bara Exotic Food to Vita Zumo. Free to the public, this popular event drew crowds of all ages. Babies in strollers ate pieces of fruit…

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The Basics of 8(a) Government Contracting

SBA Business Opportunity Specialist Gilbert Soliz Jr. explains both the ins and outs of the 8(a) Business Development Program on Sept. 6 at the Brownsville Chamber of Commerce.

The U.S. Small Business Administration is an invaluable resource for any new entrepreneur. The 8(a) Business Development Program began as a public law and was named after Section 8(a) of the Small Business Act of 1953 (Section 204 of Public Law 100-656). The program’s incorporation took place in 1984 in Part 19, Small Business Program of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR). Specifically, the program is a creation for businesses to work…

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DreamBuilder Academy Sets Framework for Women

DreamBuilder Academy

The Women’s Business Center of Cameron County and the Brownsville Chamber of Commerce are currently accepting applications for DreamBuilder Academy. The 12-module program is a step-by-step framework for starting a business. Throughout the program, participants learn if they should start a business and what a business plan is as well as how much it costs to start a business. Facilitated by small business consultant Luis Urquieta, DreamBuilder is designed specifically…

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Women Entrepreneurs’ Small Business Boot Camp

Women Entrepreneurs’ Small Business Boot Camp

The Women’s Business Center of Cameron County kicks off its latest installment of its Women Entrepreneurs’ Small Business Boot Camp July 12 in Weslaco. The six sessions are half-day installments from July to August. Session time is 9 a.m. to noon each day at RGV Partnership, 322 S. Missouri Ave. in Weslaco. Topics are as follows: Gallup Inc. Entrepreneurial Talents – July 12 Marketing & Social Media – July 18…

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DreamBuilder Give Tools for Business Start-Up

DreamBuilder

The Women’s Business Center of Cameron County and the Brownsville Chamber of Commerce are now accepting applications from those interested in starting a business for its DreamBuilder Academy. The 12-module course is designed specifically for women (although anyone can participate) and creates a step-by-step framework for starting a business. The DreamBuilder format helps participants realize if they should start a business, as well as understand a business plan. Costs with…

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Brownsville Hosts Women in Leadership Forum

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The Women in Leadership Forum takes place April 19, bringing together community leaders to aid local women in leadership growth and both organization and business advancement. The event at the Brownsville Events Center includes a Women in Leadership panel and two workshop breakout sessions, as well as a small business expo. Now in it’s second year, the forum also connects attendees with entrepreneurial resources, and offers networking opportunities to members of the…

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San Benito Entrepreneurs’ Small Business Boot Camp

The Women’s Business Center of Cameron County hosts its Women Entrepreneurs' Small Business Boot Camp in South Padre. (photo WBCCC)

The Women’s Business Center of Cameron County kicks off its latest installment of its Women Entrepreneurs’ Small Business Boot Camp April 5 in San Benito. The six sessions are half-day installments from April to May. Applications are a requirement in order to participate in the sessions. An application fee of $75 for all six sessions applies. Session time is 9 a.m. to noon each day at the San Benito Chamber…

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Brownsvillve Women Entrepreneurs’ Small Business Boot Camp

Women Entrepreneurs’ Small Business Boot Camp

Small Business boot camp covers six sessions The Women’s Business Center of Cameron County kicks off its latest installment of its Women Entrepreneurs’ Small Business Boot Camp Feb. 1 in Brownsville. The six sessions are half-day installments from February to March. Applications are a requirement in order to participate in the sessions. The application deadline is Jan. 25. Session time is 9 a.m. to noon each day at the Brownsville…

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Employee Interview & Selection

This seminar is designed to provide small business owners with information on interviewing job candidates and through the hiring process. Workshop highlights include selection process, job descriptions, recruitment, interviewing process, and legal considerations. Who should attend? Small Business owners and anyone who has the responsibility for carrying out policies and procedures in the workplace are invited to attend. RSVP to 956-542-4341

SPI Women Entrepreneurs’ Small Business Boot Camp

The Women’s Business Center of Cameron County hosts its Women Entrepreneurs' Small Business Boot Camp in South Padre. (photo WBCCC)

Small Business boot camp covers six sessions The Women’s Business Center of Cameron County kicks off its latest installment of its Women Entrepreneurs’ Small Business Boot Camp Sept. 28 in South Padre. The six sessions are half-day installments from September to November. Applications are a requirement in order to participate in the sessions. The application deadline is Sept. 18. Session time is 9 a.m. to noon each day at the SPI…

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