Jun
28
9:00 AM09:00

Developing a Business Plan Part II - Financial Projections: TSBDC

  • City of Memphis Business Development Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Suggested Pre-requisite(s): Small Business Start-Up & Developing a Business Plan Part I

This workshop will help empower you to prepare your projected financials. The workshop will review the Income Statement, Cash Flow Statement, and Balance Sheet. Each attendee is requested to bring a completed start-up cost summary.

FREE: Registration is required. Limited seating.

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Music on Main: From MyBlockMusic
Jun
23
11:00 AM11:00

Music on Main: From MyBlockMusic

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Memphis is a music city with many unique talents. MyBlockMusic will be hosting Music on Main that will feature local musicians and businesses. This family-friendly event will take place between 11am-3pm on June 23rd at South of Beale. There will be local vendors, musicians and giveaways during the event.

CONTACT INFO: a.gary@myblockmusic.net

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M.A.M.C.A'S CONTRACTORS MEMBERSHIP DRIVE
Jun
22
11:00 AM11:00

M.A.M.C.A'S CONTRACTORS MEMBERSHIP DRIVE

M.A.M.C.A is hosting its 1st Annual Contractors Membership Drive. Come enjoy a grilled hamburger or hot dog while you hear about what M.A.M.C.A can offer you & your company. So grab all of your contractor friends....bring them over to Grace United and meet the M.A.M.C.A Team. We will register new M.A.M.C.A members on site.

Join us for FOOD, FUN,& MEMBERSHIP!!!

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NAWBO 20th Anniversary Celebration
Jun
20
4:30 PM16:30

NAWBO 20th Anniversary Celebration

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FROM NAWBO:
Bring your friends & colleagues to watch the sun set from the gorgeous view atop Clark Tower. Enjoy wine and hors d'oeuvres while we celebrate 20 years of NAWBO Memphis. This is one special event you do not want to miss! Tickets for this event are just $20, and if you aren't able to attend, please consider a $20 sponsorship in the name of our Founding Mothers and Past Presidents. 

PURCHASE TICKETS TO REGISTER HERE

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Jun
19
to Jun 21

Economic Development Forum: MMBC

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The Economic Development Forum (EDF) is the Mid-South's largest economic development conference that convenes major corporations, public sector agencies, scalable minority and women-owned business enterprises, small and start-up businesses, economic development agencies, community partners and a host of other stakeholders.
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Troops and Boots 5K Run/Walk: MRTSA
Jun
16
8:00 AM08:00

Troops and Boots 5K Run/Walk: MRTSA

  • 280 Cynthia Place Memphis, TN, 38126 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Military Retirees of the Tri-State Area (MRTSA) will host their second Troops and Boots 5K Run/Walk -- Saturday, June 16, 8 am at 280 Cynthia Place (38126). A fundraiser for scholarships to deserving high school seniors, the race is open to adults and children, ages 9 and older.

The race route starts at Cynthia Place and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue and runs west to Riverside Drive down to Jefferson right onto Danny Thomas before returning to the MRTSA Clubhouse at 280 Cynthia Place.

REGISTER HERE

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Jun
14
9:00 AM09:00

Developing a Business Plan Part I - Narrative: TSBDC

  • City of Memphis Business Development Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Suggested Pre-requisite(s): How to Start a Small Business Description

This workshop will help you gain insights on why a business plan is important and the preparation needed to begin writing it. Major narrative components of a business plan will be discussed as well as resources provided to help you create a successful plan. Business plan financial projections are not covered in this training.

FREE: Registration is required. Limited seating.

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Jun
13
5:30 PM17:30

Shifting Gears: From the Entrepreneurial Mindset to Profitable Business Owner (MAMCA)

  • City of Memphis Business Development Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Lauren Brown, J.D., MBA

 

Entrepreneur, Author, Motivational Speaker, Consultant and Trainer

 

Presented by the Memphis Area Minority Contractors Association


Adjusting from entrepreneur to business owner requires a shift in your mindset. You took the "big step" as an entrepreneur and now you must shift your mindset and become a more profitable business owner.

In this 2-hour workshop, participants will learn how to shift gears. They will shift their mindset from being knowledgeable about their craft/trade/industry, to enhancing their business knowledge. You will become a more successful and profitable business owner. Knowledge is power and profit!

Seating is limited. Register now!

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Jun
7
9:00 AM09:00

Small Business Start-Up: TSBDC

  • City of Memphis Business Development Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This introductory course is designed for individuals who are considering self-employment, or are at the beginning stages of starting their business. This session helps aspiring entrepreneurs assess their abilities to lead and manage a company, as well as evaluate market and sales potential for their products/services.

Registration is required. Limited seating.

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Jun
6
12:00 PM12:00

Mobility Construction Services Supplier Conference: AT&T Supplier Diversity

REGISTER HERE

AT&T Supplier Diversity invites diverse certified businesses (Certified Minority, Women, and Service Disabled Veteran Owned Enterprises) to register to attend the Mobility Construction Services Supplier Conference to discuss opportunities for the mobility network build-out including support of First Net.

AT&T Mobility Construction Vendors will be on hand to share opportunities for subcontracting, qualifications required for subcontracting and other valuable information. 

Featuring opportunities for the following: 
Construction (New Site Builds, Tower Crews, Civil, Fiber, HVAC, Electrical, Traffic Control, Underground, Concrete, Drilling/Shoring, Masonry, and Welding, Permitting, Site Acquisition) Engineering (Furnish, Install, Plant, Network Architecture, Integration, Troubleshooting) Wireless Installation (Microwave, Small Cell, DAS) Generator Services & Maintenance

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BBA Lunch and Learn:  Power in Food and Nutrition
May
31
11:30 AM11:30

BBA Lunch and Learn: Power in Food and Nutrition

  • City of Memphis Business Development Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS
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This month's Lunch and Learn meeting is designed to address the stress levels and life practices in our community. Lunch is on us - join us for a discussion on how to use food for power, strength, healing and fuel! REGISTER HERE

This power-packed meeting will teach you how to regain balance in your life, take back control of your health through food and nutrition, and overcome those non-health and health challenges that you thought were impossible to improve. Our meeting facilitator is Mr. Tim Moore, who used to weigh over 300 pounds but changed his life through diet and nutrition. 

FROM TIM MOORE:
"There is importance in understanding and listening to your body to properly navigate a healthy and prosperous life. Bottom line: Let food be your medicine!"

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Certified Payroll Compliance: MAMCA
May
30
10:00 AM10:00

Certified Payroll Compliance: MAMCA

  • City of Memphis Business Development Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

FROM MAMCA: 
Contractors and Sub-contractors must submit certified payroll on a weekly basis. In this 2 hour course, you will be instructed on proper documents needed to complete certified payroll, staying in compliance when submitting certified payroll, and common mistakes made when submitting your certified payroll.

Class is open to the public. Reserve your seat now!!

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May
11
9:00 AM09:00

Market Research Tools (TSBDC)

  • Southwest Tennessee Community College | Maxine A. Smith Center Room 101 and Suite 112 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Are you looking to grow your business, but just can't nail down your target market? Then this workshop is designed for you! The team at the Tennessee Small Business Development Center (TSBDC) will conduct this "Market Research Tools" Workshop with NAWBO Memphis Members on May 11th.

Registration is required. Limited seating.
Co-Sponsor(s): NAWBO Memphis

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May
10
6:00 PM18:00

Small Business Start-Up (TSBDC)

This introductory course is designed for individuals who are considering self-employment, or are at the beginning stages of starting their business. This session helps aspiring entrepreneurs assess their abilities to lead and manage a company, as well as evaluate market and sales potential for their products/services.

Registration is required. Limit seating.

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May
4
8:30 AM08:30

Tax Workshop for New Businesses (TSBDC)

  • Southwest Tennessee Community College | Maxine A. Smith Center - Suite 112 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join TSBDC and the Tennessee Department of Revenue for a free tax workshop for new businesses/business owners. This session includes information about business tax, sales and use tax, and collection services. The Department of Labor and Workforce Development will give a presentation about state unemployment tax as well. This workshop is recommended primarily for new business owners, but may be beneficial to established owners as well.

Registration is Required. Limited Seating.

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May
2
11:00 AM11:00

Google Livestream: Build a Local Search Presence (TSBDC)

  • City of Memphis Business Development Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

FROM TSBDC:
There are billions of local searches happening on Google every day. Learn how to maximize the benefits of these searches for your small business! Come and enjoy the camaraderie of other small business owners - all while learning how to improve your business opportunities. Celebrate National Small Business week by joining TSBDC in watching a Google livestream event, Build a Local Search Presence, where they will explain how to more effectively "be found" by customers in your area. They'll also discuss consumer trends related to local searches, and share best practices for using Google My Business features (like posts and reviews) to put your best foot forward.

Registration is required. Limited seating.

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Apr
26
9:00 AM09:00

Social Media: Recruiting on Social Media (TSBDC)

  • City of Memphis Business Development Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Did you know that the average internet user has more than 5 social media accounts? Social media has become the focal point of online interaction. Sites like LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and a handful of others offer small businesses a great position to connect with potential candidate-unlike the traditional route.

Most small businesses are on social media but not using it to the full when needing great talent. In this workshop, we will discuss the following: *Identify your target audience and the social media sites they frequent, *How to attract your ideal candidates and how to connect them online, *Use social media to promote your employer brand and increase interest, *Learn the latest online sourcing and recruiting tools and *Learn the do's and don't when trying to recruit on social media. Using social media in your recruiting strategy can be the perfect option for small business to stay competitive in today's market.

Speaker(s): Dominique Thompson of IntrepidHR Consulting Group

Free: Registration requested. 

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Blue Print & Estimating: MAMCA
Apr
23
5:30 PM17:30

Blue Print & Estimating: MAMCA

  • City of Memphis Business Development Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

April 23 - 27
5:30 - 7:30pm

COST: $25

Register: 
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/blue-print-reading-estimation-tickets-44638385613

Understanding and reading blueprints are essential to construction. This is a week long course to refresh you in reading blueprints and estimating. If you have never taken a blueprint or estimating class, you should attend. There will be one on one help available.

Everyone is welcome to attend this class. 

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Apr
19
9:00 AM09:00

Government Contracting: TSBDC

  • City of Memphis Business Development Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Looking to take your business to the next level by doing business with the Federal Government? Join us for a workshop to help you understand the lay of the land and identify steps for doing business with the Federal Government.

FREE: Registration is required. Limited seating.

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Apr
14
3:00 PM15:00

Intention: A Paint Class (Community Event)

FROM: This is Intentional
Join us at the Center For Southern Folklore Store for an afternoon of painting and good vibes for the first ever This Is Intentional Paint Class. Wear clothes you wouldn't mind getting paint on. 

COST: $15

All Ages Welcomed/Family Friendly Event
Drinks & Snacks will be for purchase from the Center.

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Apr
12
6:00 PM18:00

Small Business Start-Up: TSBDC

This introductory course is designed for individuals who are considering self-employment, or are at the beginning stages of starting their business. This session helps aspiring entrepreneurs assess their abilities to lead and manage a company, as well as evaluate market and sales potential for their products/services.

FREE: Registration is required. Limit seating.

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Microsoft Excel (Intermediate): MAMCA
Apr
12
1:00 PM13:00

Microsoft Excel (Intermediate): MAMCA

  • City of Memphis Business Development Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

COST: $1.00
Register: 
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/microsoft-excel-intermediate-tickets-44637975386


Excel Intermediate is designed for those who have used Excel before and want to expand their knowledge. Upon completion of this course, you will be able to complete the following on your own: improve formatting, organize data, highlight key information, and create formulas/links between sheets.

RSVP your seat now!

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Bid Preparation: MAMCA
Apr
11
10:00 AM10:00

Bid Preparation: MAMCA

  • City of Memphis Business Development Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

COST: $1.00
Register: 
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bid-preparation-tickets-44647418631


This training session will review the common documents required for bidding on a construction project. The session will examine the AIA forms, as well as the local and state forms. You will also diagnose a complete bid packet in this session.

                                  Please reserve your seat now....seating is limited!

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Apr
11
12:00 AM00:00

Apply: Inner City Capital Connections program

Apply for the Inner City Capital Connections program

ICCC is an Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) national program that positions inner-city businesses for long-term success. It's designed for busy executives of all expertise levels, and its impact is proven to strengthen businesses and the inner-city communities where they operate. ICCC participants develop and practice skills to improve everyday operations so that they can create more jobs, raise capital and continue to grow.

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Apr
10
3:00 PM15:00

Fix Your Business Presentation: TSBDC

  • City of Memphis Business Development Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Want to get control of your business, while drastically improving your quality of life and bottom line? Join this presentation, as Melinda Emerson "SmallBizLady" walks through how to Fix Your Business with her the 12 Ps of Running a Successful Business. She will lead you through clarifying your purpose, fixing your people problems, making your business more profitable and what you should be measuring in your business and more. You'll walk away with a plan to help you build a thriving enterprise.

You will learn: The 12 Ps of Running a Successful Business, how to remove the daily stress and chaos of managing your business, how to build strong people systems, how to have better cash flow management, how to increase your daily productivity and how to persevere in your business.

FREE: Registration is required. Limited seating. 

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A Conversation with Melinda Emerson, the SmallBizLady: NAWBO
Apr
10
8:00 AM08:00

A Conversation with Melinda Emerson, the SmallBizLady: NAWBO

From NAWBO:

Melinda is bringing her powerful insights and know-how to NAWBO Memphis to share her revolutionary approach to creating a thriving business! She'll share:

• How to remove the daily stress and chaos of managing a small business 

• How to build a business that allows the owners to live their dream life 

• 12 P's of Running a Successful Business

• Provide rock-solid techniques to help small business owners succeed 

Tickets: $40 for non members

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