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The Spartanburg Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is pleased to host the “Concepts to Businesses” seminar for area business owners.
The “Concepts to Businesses” seminar has been designed for business owners who want to learn about the process involved in taking an innovative idea to market. The seminar will cover (a) how to protect your ideas (Intellectual Property), (b) getting the idea to market (target marketing, media choices), and (c) financing options.
The seminar will be held at the Spartanburg Community College (Tyger River Campus) located at 1875 East Main Street in Duncan, SC 29334 on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 from 9:00 am to 11:30 am in Room 354A. This seminar is free.
Seating is limited to 35. Please register online at: http://www.clemson.edu/centers-institutes/sbdc/events. For more information, please contact Beth Smith at the Spartanburg Small Business Development Center via e-mail: email@example.com or by telephone at 864.592.6318.
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The Spartanburg Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is pleased to host the SBA Small Business Resource Day workshop.
The workshop has been designed for small business owners who want to connect with the counseling, capital and contracting services of the Federal Government. The workshop will cover the SBA’s counseling services, financing programs, and federal contracting programs.
The seminar will be held at the Spartanburg County Public Library (downtown campus), located at 151 S Church St, on Tuesday, August 23 from 9:00 am to noon.
Looking for a job and need help? Come see us at the Headquarters Library on Tuesday, August 9 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. We’ll be in the Computer Classroom on the top floor of the library to assist you with online job searching, online job application assistance, creating an email, and creating a resume.
Please call 864-596-3505 with questions.