Small Business Support Council Workshop Schedule

Posted on May 23rd, 2012

January  31  – Tax Planning & Tips presented and sponsored by Joe DiGiovanni of DiGiovanni & Associates, CPAs

February 16 – Planning for Your Loved Ones As They Age presented and sponsored by Chuck Sabadie of Eldercare, LA, LLC

March 6 – Small Business Roundtable featuring a panel of  Home-Based Entrepreneurs spnosored by CompuDoc, eSYNCS, Montelepre International and Silpada Designs

April 17 – Who is your Customer? Using Market Research to Identify Your Customer presented by Bill Joubert of the Small Business Development Center

May 1 –  Time Management – Where did the time go?? Can I get it back?  presented by Craig Marinello

June 19 – TechSmart Conference

July 17 – Do You Want to be in Court? Increase Your Profits by Reducing Litigation Expenses through Alternative Dispute Resolution presented by Mark A. Myers of RESOLUTIONS by Mark A. Myers PLC

August 21 – Community Reinvestment  presented by Mary DuBuisson and Grant Gravois

September –  Small Business Roundtable featuring Local Restauranteurs

October 23 – TechSmart Conference

November 6 – Human Resources – details pending

For more information about or to register for these events, please visit the Events Calendar or contact JoBeth at jobeth@estchamber.com.


National Small Business Week 2012- Honoring America’s Small Business Community

Posted on May 4th, 2012

National Small Business Week 2012- Honoring America’s Small Business Community

Small Business Administration sent this bulletin at 05/03/2012 07:00 AM EDT

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Join Us Online, In Person, & In Your Community

Let’s Celebrate

National Small Business Week 2012

The week of May 20th, our nation’s entrepreneurs will come together online and in Washington, DC for National Small Business Week.

Learn more about the event

Participate Online

Sign up to view the live webcast of the free educational panels. We’ll send you a reminder.

With a strong focus on how small businesses can take advantage of economic opportunities and new marketing trends, topics for the educational forums this year include:

  • Strategies and resources for taking your small business global through exporting
  • Tips and best practices for putting social media to work for your business
  • An open discussion on how small businesses can better position themselves to win federal government contracts

Check out the full conference schedule here

…or you can follow along on Twitter with the event hashtag #SBW2012.

Attend In Person

Small business owners are invited to attend the free seminars and network with other entrepreneurs at the Washington, DC conference.

Visit the National Small Business Week site to register

Small Business Week Video Contest

Do you have two minutes and a video camera? Share your business’ success story by entering our video contest. Three winning videos will be featured during National Small Business Week and shown during a Google+ Hangout hosted by SBA and the White House on May 23. The deadline for video submissions is May 11.

Enter your submission now

Book Club: Get Off Your Attitude

Posted on May 1st, 2012

Get Off Your Attitude

means for one to think positive and take action; to talk, believe, act, and think in a positive manner; to create a positive mindset during a negative situation or environment; to help someone create a positive mindset to overcome fear, adversity, oppression, or challenges that person may face in life.



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