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July 10th, 2018
11:30am
~1:30pm

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Finding Hidden Markets for Business Growth (7/10/2018)

Brown Bag Lunch! Bring your lunch and learn about finding the hidden markets.

The one thing all businesses need is NEW CUSTOMERS. It's time to diversify and increase your revenue.

Whether you've recently launched a startup or operate an existing business, come receive professional advice on how to find hidden revenue and overlooked marketing gems.
Topics that will be covered include:

Differentiation of product and service
Market Segmentation
Value-added services
Pricing and Sales terms
Findin untapped and underserved markets
Marketing Campaigns

About the instructor:
Brian Marshall is the Director of Entrepreneurship for BCL of Texas.

Time: 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Location: Entrepreneur Center of Austin - Training Room
Address: 4029 South Capital of Texas Highway #110, Austin, TX 78704
Parking: Free Parking in front of building
Fee: $15

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July 10th, 2018
06:00PM~
08:00PM

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Taxpayer Seminar for Small Businesses (7/10/2018)

Representatives from the Comptroller's Office will go over the following topics Rules, Records, Reports, Remittance and Resources.
Including Texas Sales, Use Taxes and Permits; Required Recordkeeping; Texas Resale Certificate; Texas Exemption Certificate; Successor Liability; Accounting Methods (Cash vs. Accrual); Auditing Taxpayer Records; Reporting Periods; Filing Sales Tax Returns; Pre-Payments, Discounts and Penalties; Other Taxes and Fess, and Online Assistance.

Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:
4029 South Capital of Texas Highway #110, Austin, TX 78704
Parking: Free
Fee: Free

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July 11th, 2018
10:00AM
~11:00AM

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BizOpen : Commercial Property Requirements (7/11/2018)

The BizOpen Orientation provides a general overview of the potential steps in the City of Austin's development process. The objective is to help you identify which processes are relevant to your business location development, and how to navigate the steps in a timely and efficient manner. Material will cover the following: Development Assessment, Land Use and Zoning, Site Plan Review, Building Plans and Permits, and Inspections and Certificate of Occupancy.

Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Client Services Room
Address: One Texas Center, 505 Barton Springs Rd. 13th Floor
Parking: Free Parking in front of building
Fee: Free

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July 16th, 2018
01:00PM ~05:30PM

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Creating Authentic Professional Relationships that Last: Small Business (7/16/2018)

Networking. Say that word in any crowd and half the folks will cringe with thoughts of faking “happy” at happy hours and making nice with perfect strangers. Yuck! While professionals may engage in the “necessary evil” of networking for their employer, small business owners need to because they are the employer!

In this workshop, you will learn valuable tips and strategies to ease the knots in your stomach and get you to where you really want to be: building strong, diverse professional relationships that last and contribute to the bottom line for your business. Patricia V. Hayes will change your perspective on networking utilizing the skills, strategies and tips she has accumulated from over twenty-five years of relationship building. During this workshop, you will build a worksheet that will help you create personalized plan.

Parking is free!

About the instructor:
Patricia V. Hayes, J.D., is a strategist, executive advisor and empowerment coach who owns PVH Consulting Group, LLC, a management consulting and leadership development firm, where she supports executive-level leaders and professionals in achieving their personal, business and programmatic goals

Time: 1:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: Carver Branch Public Library
Parking: Free
Fee: $25

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July 17th, 2018
09:00AM
~12:00PM

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Test Before You Invest: The Lean Start Method (7/17/2018)

Before you invest your time and funding into your small business discover the “lean start-up process” and how it differs from a traditional start-up plan. Determine which process is most appropriate for your business as you develop and test your product with minimal startup costs, informed by your customer’s values and feedback.

Free parking.
Check out other sessions offered by the City of Austin Small Business Program at www.SmallBizAustin.org.

Time: 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:Entrepreneur Center of Austin - Training Room
Address: 4029 South Capital of Texas Highway #110, Austin, TX 78704
Parking: Free Parking
Fee: Free

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COA Contract Procurement information, 2009
New
Key offices for Procurement information: SMBR, Purchasing, Public Works, and Land and Contract Management
SMBR, (512) 974-7600
Purchasing, (512) 974-2500
Dates fit to customers
Training thru TxDOT grant
Training provided by Alpha Sim Technology, Inc.
Classes includes project management, business planning, accounting, marketing, computer, internet, etc. Contact Carolyn McClanahan, tel. 281-698-8004 Email: cmcclanahan@alphahou.com
Training at customer's office site
Monthly Newsletters 2010
About activities of contractors & engineers
Prepared by Greater Austin Contractors and Engineers Association
Contact Lisa Lamb, 512-836-3160
Email: lisa.lamb@aceatx.com
All times
ACA Plan Room service
Construction plans, reports, and consultation service available
City of Austin, AISD, Cap Metro, Travis County, UT System, and Private contractors deliver construction plans to ACTA office regularly; ACTA staff is avalable for consultation on various procurement matters
Contact ACA at 926-5400 or 300-7644 Aletta Banks
* networking and workshop events every 2~3 months to be posted

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