ASBTDC Announces May Seminars

Small businesses will have several opportunities to take part in training sessions offered by the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center throughout the month of May.

The seminars will cover several topics including business strategies and how to market a business in a tough economy.

The regional office of the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center is housed at Arkansas Tech, and it is designed to assist new, existing and expanding businesses by offering a variety of services including consulting, training, and market research.

The following seminars will be offered in May:

  • Website in a Day (Hands on) — Thursday, May 2 from 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at Paris First National Bank Community Center.  Speaker: Ronda Hawkins, ASBTDC.  Cost is Free.
  • Introduction to QuickBooks (Hands on)  — Wednesday, May 8 from 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at Arkansas Tech University Rothwell Hall Room 308. Speaker: Ronda Hawkins, ASBTDC.  Cost is $65.
  • Restaurant 101 — Wednesday, May 22 from 1 – 5 p.m. at Arkansas Tech University Rothwell Hall Room 133.  Speaker: Steve Lucchi, SCORE.  Cost is $40.
  • Creating a Business Plan (Webinar) — Thursday, May 23 from 10 – 11 a.m. Speaker is Nathan George, ASBTDC.  Cost is Free.
  • SBA Loan Lunch & Learn Workshop — Thursday, May 30 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Fianna Hills Country Club in Fort Smith. Speaker is Johnna Bach, SBA.  Cost is Free.

Those wishing to attend a seminar can register by calling Ronda Hawkins with the ASBTDC at 479-356-2067 or register online at http://asbtdc.ualr.edu/training/russellville.asp.

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