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Small Business Development Center at the Santa Fe HEC Workshop Calendar


Date
Time
Location
Type
Cost
May 5, 2015
9 - 11am
Santa Fe
Santa Fe Higher Education Center (HEC), 1950 Siringo Rd.
Seminar 
15.00

Steps to Starting a Small Business

This presentation will help you decide if business ownership is right for you.

Topics include:

  • Feasibility
  • Planning
  • Budgeting
  • Forming your company
  • This course provides the foundation for attendees to move forward and work with an SBDC Advisor on their individual projects. Registration begins at 8:30am. Instructor is Deborah Collins, SBDC Advisor.

    Please print the attachments below, in order. Please refer to our services tab to download Acrobat Reader if needed. (Basic Steps to Starting a Small Business).
    Sign Up Now
    Contact Info
    Julianne Gutierrez-Ortiz
    (505) 428-1343
    julianne.gutierrezor@sfcc.edu

     
    Date
    Time
    Location
    Type
    Cost
    May 20, 2015
    11am - 1pm
    Santa Fe
    Santa Fe Higher Education Center, 1950 Siringo Rd
    Seminar 
    0.00

    IRS New Employer Workshop

    This workshop will help you learn and meet your employment and federal law responsibilities correctly and efficiently. This is essential information for every business that plans to grow. Presenter is Steven Stauss, owner of Stauss Tax Services.

    Topics include:

  • Filing requirements
  • Wage Liabilities
  • Taxes
  • Record keeping
  • Pitfalls to avoid
  • Distinction between employee & independent contractor

  • Sign Up Now
    Contact Info
    Julianne Gutierrez-Ortiz
    (505) 428-1343
    julianne.gutierrezor@sfcc.edu

     
    Date
    Time
    Location
    Type
    Cost
    May 20, 2015
    9 - 11am
    Santa Fe
    Santa Fe Higher Education Center, 1950 Siringo Rd.
    Seminar 
    0.00

    IRS Small Business Workshop

    This information packed workshop is for you if you presently own a small business, have just started a new business, or are thinking about starting a business,. You will gain an understanding of what to consider in order to start or expand your business. Presenter is Steven Stauss, owner of Stauss Tax Services.

    Topics include:

  • Office in the home
  • Basic Forms
  • Selecting the right type of business entity
  • Expenses
  • Depreciation
  • Record keeping
  • Federal Regulations
  • Information resources

  • Sign Up Now
    Contact Info
    Julianne Gutierrez-Ortiz
    (505) 428-1343
    julianne.gutierrezor@sfcc.edu

     
    Date
    Time
    Location
    Type
    Cost
    May 27, 2015
    8:30am - 4pm
    Santa Fe
    Santa Fe Higher Education Center (HEC) 1950 Siringo Rd
    Seminar 
    0.00

    Successfully Marketing Your Business to the Government - Part 1

    Marketing is the only way to win contracts and successful marketing depends on your ability to sell your company’s products and services. A textbook, workbook and presentation materials furnish you with lasting tools and information. Instructor is Elaine Palin, PTAP advisor.

    Topics Include:

  • Interactive workshop providing tools needed to market and build relationship with government agencies.
  • Marketing and sales basics.
  • Define your company’s unique capabilities.

  • Sign Up Now
    Contact Info
    Julianne Gutierrez-Ortiz
    (505) 428-1343
    julianne.gutierrezor@sfcc.edu

     
    Date
    Time
    Location
    Type
    Cost
    May 28, 2015
    8:30am - 4pm
    Santa Fe
    Santa Fe Higher Education Center (HEC) 1950 Siringo Rd
    Seminar 
    0.00

    Successfully Marketing Your Business to the Government - Part 2

    This is Part 2 of the Marketing workshop. Marketing is the only way to win contracts and depends on your ability to sell your company’s products and services. This free,highly interactive workshop provides what you need to market to and build relationships with government agencies. A textbook, workbook and presentation materials furnish you with lasting tools and information. Instructor is Elaine Palin, PTAP advisor.

    Topics Include:

  • Networking for government opportunities
  • Identifying potential customers
  • Assessing your competitor’s
  • Market research
  • Developing contracting opportunities

  • Sign Up Now
    Contact Info
    Julianne Gutierrez-Ortiz
    (505) 428-1343
    julianne.gutierrezor@sfcc.edu

     
    Date
    Time
    Location
    Type
    Cost
    June 2, 2015
    9 - 11am
    Santa Fe
    Santa Fe Higher Education Center (HEC) 1950 Siringo Rd.
     
    20.00

    You’re Social, Now What? Making Social Media Work for Your Business or Nonprofit using Constant Cont

    You’ve thought about what social networks to use for your business, and you’re ready to take the next step. Where do you go from there? Get a closer look at the top 5 popular social media networks – Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Google+. We’ll show you the benefits of using each, how other organizations are marketing with them, and some dos and don’ts of each channel. You’ll also get tips on how to tell if your social media activity is working. Instructor is Lynne Marcus, owner of Marcus + Company.
    Sign Up Now

    Contact Info
    Julianne Gutierrez-Ortiz
    (505) 428-1343
    julianne.gutierrezor@sfcc.edu

     
    Date
    Time
    Location
    Type
    Cost
    June 9, 2015
    8:30am - Noon
    Santa Fe
    Santa Fe Higher Education Center (HEC) 1950 Siringo Rd.
    Seminar 
    0.00

    Government Contracting Basics

    This free, fast-paced and informative workshop introduces business owners to government contracting. Instructor is Elaine Palin, Santa Fe PTAP Advisor.

    Topics include:

  • Does the government purchase my particular product or service?
  • Am I “contract ready”?
  • What do I need to do to get started in government marketing?
  • What are the federal certifications?
  • How will being certified help my business?
  • What resources are available to me?

  • Sign Up Now
    Contact Info
    Julianne Gutierrez-Ortiz
    (505) 428-1343
    julianne.gutierrezor@sfcc.edu

     
    Date
    Time
    Location
    Type
    Cost
    June 9, 2015
    9 - 11am
    Santa Fe
    Santa Fe Higher Education Center (HEC), 1950 Siringo Rd.
    Seminar 
    15.00

    Steps to Starting a Small Business

    This presentation will help you decide if business ownership is right for you.

    Topics include:

  • Feasibility
  • Planning
  • Budgeting
  • Forming your company
  • This course provides the foundation for attendees to move forward and work with an SBDC Advisor on their individual projects. Registration begins at 8:30am. Instructor is Deborah Collins, SBDC Advisor.

    Please print the attachments below, in order. Please refer to our services tab to download Acrobat Reader if needed. (Basic Steps to Starting a Small Business).
    Sign Up Now
    Contact Info
    Julianne Gutierrez-Ortiz
    (505) 428-1343
    julianne.gutierrezor@sfcc.edu

     
    Date
    Time
    Location
    Type
    Cost
    June 23, 2015
    9am - Noon
    Santa Fe
    Santa Fe Higher Education Center, 1950 Siringo Rd.
    Seminar 
    0.00

    Trademark Basics

    Learn how trademarks, copyrights, patents, domain names, and business name registrations all differ and how they serve different purposes. Presented by Craig Morris, Managing Attorney for Trademark Outreach at the United States Patent and Trademark Office, in Alexandria, Virginia.

    Topics include:

  • Critical factors to select a trademark that will be both federally registrable and legally protectable.
  • The importance of doing a complete search and whether an attorney should be used.
  • What may happen if another trademark owner believes it has stronger rights in a mark and issues a "cease-and-desist" letter.
  • Information on what the USPTO does in the federal registration process and how to avoid "scams" perpetrated by companies that request fees for services not required by the USPTO.

  • Sign Up Now
    Contact Info
    Julianne Gutierrez-Ortiz
    (505) 428-1343
    julianne.gutierrezor@sfcc.edu

     
    Date
    Time
    Location
    Type
    Cost
    July 7, 2015
    9 - 11am
    Santa Fe
    Santa Fe Higher Education Center (HEC), 1950 Siringo Rd.
    Seminar 
    15.00

    Steps to Starting a Small Business

    This presentation will help you decide if business ownership is right for you.

    Topics include:

  • Feasibility
  • Planning
  • Budgeting
  • Forming your company
  • This course provides the foundation for attendees to move forward and work with an SBDC Advisor on their individual projects. Registration begins at 8:30am. Instructor is Mechele Hesbrook, Entrepreneur and Former Dean of SFCC Art Department.

    Please print the attachments below, in order. Please refer to our services tab to download Acrobat Reader if needed. (Basic Steps to Starting a Small Business).
    Sign Up Now
    Contact Info
    Julianne Gutierrez-Ortiz
    (505) 428-1343
    julianne.gutierrezor@sfcc.edu

     
    Date
    Time
    Location
    Type
    Cost
    August 4, 2015
    9 - 11am
    Santa Fe
    Santa Fe Higher Education Center (HEC), 1950 Siringo Rd.
    Seminar 
    15.00

    Steps to Starting a Small Business

    This presentation will help you decide if business ownership is right for you.

    Topics include:

  • Feasibility
  • Planning
  • Budgeting
  • Forming your company
  • This course provides the foundation for attendees to move forward and work with an SBDC Advisor on their individual projects. Registration begins at 8:30am.

    Please print the attachments below, in order. Please refer to our services tab to download Acrobat Reader if needed. (Basic Steps to Starting a Small Business).
    Sign Up Now
    Contact Info
    Julianne Gutierrez-Ortiz
    (505) 428-1343
    julianne.gutierrezor@sfcc.edu

     
    Date
    Time
    Location
    Type
    Cost
    August 19, 2015
    9am - Noon
    Santa Fe
    Santa Fe Higher Education Center, 1950 Siringo Rd.
    Seminar 
    0.00

    IRS Small Business Workshop

    This information packed workshop is for you if you presently own a small business, have just started a new business, or are thinking about starting a business,. You will gain an understanding of what to consider in order to start or expand your business. Presenter is Steven Stauss, owner of Stauss Tax Services.

    Topics include:

  • Office in the home
  • Basic Forms
  • Selecting the right type of business entity
  • Expenses
  • Depreciation
  • Record keeping
  • Federal Regulations
  • Information resources

  • Sign Up Now
    Contact Info
    Julianne Gutierrez-Ortiz
    (505) 428-1343
    julianne.gutierrezor@sfcc.edu

     
    Date
    Time
    Location
    Type
    Cost
    September 1, 2015
    9 - 11am
    Santa Fe
    Santa Fe Higher Education Center (HEC), 1950 Siringo Rd.
    Seminar 
    15.00

    Steps to Starting a Small Business

    This presentation will help you decide if business ownership is right for you.

    Topics include:

  • Feasibility
  • Planning
  • Budgeting
  • Forming your company
  • This course provides the foundation for attendees to move forward and work with an SBDC Advisor on their individual projects. Registration begins at 8:30am.

    Please print the attachments below, in order. Please refer to our services tab to download Acrobat Reader if needed. (Basic Steps to Starting a Small Business).
    Sign Up Now
    Contact Info
    Julianne Gutierrez-Ortiz
    (505) 428-1343
    julianne.gutierrezor@sfcc.edu

     
    Date
    Time
    Location
    Type
    Cost
    September 22, 2015
    8:30am - Noon
    Santa Fe
    Santa Fe Higher Education Center (HEC) 1950 Siringo Rd.
    Seminar 
    0.00

    Government Contracting Basics

    This free, fast-paced and informative workshop introduces business owners to government contracting. Instructor is Elaine Palin, Santa Fe PTAP Advisor.

    Topics include:

  • Does the government purchase my particular product or service?
  • Am I “contract ready”?
  • What do I need to do to get started in government marketing?
  • What are the federal certifications?
  • How will being certified help my business?
  • What resources are available to me?

  • Sign Up Now
    Contact Info
    Julianne Gutierrez-Ortiz
    (505) 428-1343
    julianne.gutierrezor@sfcc.edu

     
    Date
    Time
    Location
    Type
    Cost
    October 6, 2015
    9 - 11am
    Santa Fe
    Santa Fe Higher Education Center (HEC), 1950 Siringo Rd.
    Seminar 
    15.00

    Steps to Starting a Small Business

    This presentation will help you decide if business ownership is right for you.

    Topics include:

  • Feasibility
  • Planning
  • Budgeting
  • Forming your company
  • This course provides the foundation for attendees to move forward and work with an SBDC Advisor on their individual projects. Registration begins at 8:30am.

    Please print the attachments below, in order. Please refer to our services tab to download Acrobat Reader if needed. (Basic Steps to Starting a Small Business).
    Sign Up Now
    Contact Info
    Julianne Gutierrez-Ortiz
    (505) 428-1343
    julianne.gutierrezor@sfcc.edu

     
    Date
    Time
    Location
    Type
    Cost
    November 3, 2015
    9 - 11am
    Santa Fe
    Santa Fe Higher Education Center (HEC), 1950 Siringo Rd.
    Seminar 
    15.00

    Steps to Starting a Small Business

    This presentation will help you decide if business ownership is right for you.

    Topics include:

  • Feasibility
  • Planning
  • Budgeting
  • Forming your company
  • This course provides the foundation for attendees to move forward and work with an SBDC Advisor on their individual projects. Registration begins at 8:30am.

    Please print the attachments below, in order. Please refer to our services tab to download Acrobat Reader if needed. (Basic Steps to Starting a Small Business).
    Sign Up Now
    Contact Info
    Julianne Gutierrez-Ortiz
    (505) 428-1343
    julianne.gutierrezor@sfcc.edu

     
    Date
    Time
    Location
    Type
    Cost
    November 18, 2015
    11am - 1pm
    Santa Fe
    Santa Fe Higher Education Center, 1950 Siringo Rd.
    Seminar 
    0.00

    IRS New Employer Workshop

    This workshop will help you learn and meet your employment and federal law responsibilities correctly and efficiently. This is essential information for every business that plans to grow. Presenter is Steven Stauss, owner of Stauss Tax Services.

    Topics include:

  • Filing requirements
  • Wage Liabilities
  • Taxes
  • Record keeping
  • Pitfalls to avoid
  • Distinction between employee & independent contractor

  • Sign Up Now
    Contact Info
    Julianne Gutierrez-Ortiz
    (505) 428-1343
    julianne.gutierrezor@sfcc.edu

     
    Date
    Time
    Location
    Type
    Cost
    November 18, 2015
    9 - 11am
    Santa Fe
    Santa Fe Higher Education Center, 1950 Siringo Rd.
    Seminar 
    0.00

    IRS Small Business Workshop

    This information packed workshop is for you if you presently own a small business, have just started a new business, or are thinking about starting a business,. You will gain an understanding of what to consider in order to start or expand your business. Presenter is Steven Stauss, owner of Stauss Tax Services.

    Topics include:

  • Office in the home
  • Basic Forms
  • Selecting the right type of business entity
  • Expenses
  • Depreciation
  • Record keeping
  • Federal Regulations
  • Information resources

  • Sign Up Now
    Contact Info
    Julianne Gutierrez-Ortiz
    (505) 428-1343
    julianne.gutierrezor@sfcc.edu

     
    Date
    Time
    Location
    Type
    Cost
    December 1, 2015
    9 - 11am
    Santa Fe
    Santa Fe Higher Education Center (HEC), 1950 Siringo Rd.
    Seminar 
    15.00

    Steps to Starting a Small Business

    This presentation will help you decide if business ownership is right for you.

    Topics include:

  • Feasibility
  • Planning
  • Budgeting
  • Forming your company
  • This course provides the foundation for attendees to move forward and work with an SBDC Advisor on their individual projects. Registration begins at 8:30am.

    Please print the attachments below, in order. Please refer to our services tab to download Acrobat Reader if needed. (Basic Steps to Starting a Small Business).
    Sign Up Now
    Contact Info
    Julianne Gutierrez-Ortiz
    (505) 428-1343
    julianne.gutierrezor@sfcc.edu

     

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