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Celebrating National Small Business Week April 30-May 6, 2017

DID YOU KNOW? More than half of Americans either own or work for a small business, and they create about two out of every three new jobs in the U.S. each year. During National Small Business Week, the U.S. Small Business Administration highlights the impact of outstanding entrepreneurs, small business owners, and others from all 50 states and U.S. territories. There are multiple ways to participate in the celebration - the week is jam-packed full of FREE, LIVE activities! Check out our list!

SBA Emerging Leaders 2017 Program Open for Applications

Attention Business Owners! Looking for a solution on how to grow your small business in 2017? The SBA may have the answer. Recruitment for the SBA’s Emerging Leaders 2017 training cycle is now underway. Since 2008, Emerging Leaders has trained more than 4,000 promising small business owners in underserved communities, and continues its impact in helping small business owners grow and create jobs. Find out what Emerging Leaders can do for you!

2017-02-14T21:51:32+00:00 February 14th, 2017|2017, News, Resources, SBA, Training|

SBA 2015 OED Report Highlights SBDC Success

The SBA Office of Entrepreneurial Development (OED) has published their 2015 Year in Review, highlighting the important progress made across the nation. In partnership with America’s SBDCs nationwide as well as counselors from the Women’s Business Centers (WBC) and SCORE programs, the OED has worked to ensure that every small business owner in America has access to effective counseling, mentoring, technical assistance and training services. The statistics for SBDCs and long-term business success have us BURSTING with pride. Check them out!

2016-10-18T13:38:09+00:00 October 18th, 2016|2016, In The News, News, SBA|

We’re Celebrating National Small Business Week 2016

This week - May 1-6 - is dedicated to YOU in recognition of the critical contributions your small business makes in America. National Small Business Week is a special proclamation issued by the President of the United States, including events happening across the country. But, for the busy Mercer County business owner, the good news is that you don’t have to travel far, as webinars abound! As part of National Small Business Week, our webinar, entitled "This is Your 2016 Business Spring Tune-Up Wakeup Call" happens this Thursday, May 5th from 9 a.m.–10 a.m. It’s time to SPRING INTO ACTION! Read on to find out what's going on this week!

2016-05-03T06:32:19+00:00 May 3rd, 2016|Events, Focus on Local, SBA, Special Events, Webinars|

April 9th – Federal Contracting and Procurement Programs – Free SBA Seminar

On Thursday, April 9, join Dominick Belfiore from the U.S. Small Business Administration as he discusses the three Federal Procurement Preference Programs: the Women Owned Small Businesses/Economically Disadvantaged Small Business Programs, 8(a) Business Development Program, and the HUB Zone Empowerment Contracting Program. Read on to find out how you can attend this no-cost seminar and learn how to get your business involved in federal contracting and procurement.

2015-04-06T15:00:36+00:00 April 6th, 2015|2015, Contracting, Events, SBA, Training|

Don’t Forget – Tomorrow! Meet Top SBA Lenders and Learn About the Guaranteed Loan Program

Does your business need a loan to expand? Totally in the dark when applying for financing? Register NOW for tomorrow's no-cost SBA Seminar and get help! Meet the Lenders will take place tomorrow, Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at Loser Hall, located on the campus of The College of New Jersey. Read on for details and for registration information. See you there!

2015-03-30T13:35:24+00:00 March 30th, 2015|2015, Events, Financing, SBA|

SBA’s Emerging Leaders Initiative Can Take Your Business to the Next Level

Looking to Expand and Grow Your Business in 201? Check Out the SBA's Emerging Leaders Executive-Level Training Initiative: an executive-level, intensive training program. The initiative provides participating businesses with a resource network and an organizational framework that helps to form sustainable businesses and promote the economic development within urban and rural communities. Read on to get more details on the program and to see if your business might qualify for this incredible opportunity!

2015-02-25T07:00:03+00:00 February 25th, 2015|2015, SBA, Training|