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Events & Classes

Format: 04/02/2020
Format: 04/02/2020
5
May

Funding Fair

2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

To celebrate Small Business Week, we're connecting small businesses and funders! Network with organizations offering funding & educational resources to small businesses in the St. Louis area, hear from a panel of business owners to hear their funding experiences, and get information on credit repair. Presented in collaboration with Justine PETERSEN, Grace Hill Women's Business Center, and the Small Business Administration.Adults.

5
May

Legal Office Hours for Entrepreneurs

6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
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Meet with a lawyer for free regarding your business or nonprofit organization. Legal Services of Eastern Missouri will provide a 30-minute consultation to discuss any questions or concerns about your startup.
Adults. Registration required.

6
May

TailorMade Team: HR for the Small Business Owner

10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
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Join Grace Hill Women’s Business Center and human resource professional Dr. Tiffany Slater to discuss human resources for the small business owner. Human resources for small businesses is important for growth and development and this workshop will allow you to tailor essential topics to your small business.
Adults. Registration required.

6
May

Small Business Week Matchmaking Event

1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
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This event allows small businesses the opportunity to meet one-on-one with federal, state and local agencies to learn about potential contracting and subcontracting opportunities. Space is limited and registration is required at https://sbw-sba-matchmaking-event.eventbrite.com to secure your 15-minute appointment. Registrants will receive an email asking you to choose the top two agencies you'd like to meet with.

7
May

Demographics 101

6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
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Business owners need to know the demographics of their market and the area they serve. Learn how to navigate some of the best library resources for demographics and discover how they can help with your business decision-making and planning.
Adults. Registration required.

12
May

Headshots for Business and Careers

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

When searching for a career or running a business, sometimes you need a good photo of yourself. Arrive photo-ready and get a free headshot; digital images will be emailed to you within a week of taking your photo. Plain white shirts are not recommended unless worn under a sweater or blazer.
Adults.

15
May

Database Boot Camp for Nonprofits

2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
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Library resources can help boost visibility and funding for your nonprofit. Learn how to use resources to find partners in other local organizations, find grant money and understand how much is going to your type of ideas and pull lists of donors for direct mail marketing. Familiarity with using computers and databases strongly recommended.
Adults. Registration required.

26
May

QuickBooks for Small Business: Intermediate

9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
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QuickBooks software was designed to aid small businesses and self-employed professionals with financial processes for their business. It can be used for entering receipts, tracking expenses, invoicing, payment tracking, purchase for bookkeeping and accounting. This workshop will teach business owners how to create company files, create a chart of accounts, set up customer & vendor accounts, and other intermediate-level QuickBooks activities.
Adults. Registration required.

29
May

Teens in Business

2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
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Calling all teens with big dreams and business ideas! Spend some time with librarians who can show you how to research your business idea, learn about related industries and determine the size of your market.
Teens. Registration required.