EVENTS (NEVADA)
NOVEMBER 2

SCORE Presents The Art of Effective Networking to Build Successful Business Relationships!

 

This seminar will provide insights about the importance of business networking, the different types of networking opportunities, where to network and how to network effectively. Specific topics covered include: • Face to face networking. • Various types of structured networking groups. • Building your circle of influence. • Presenting your elevator speech. • Giving business referrals to get referrals. • Making use of business expos. • Presenting to an audience. • Recognizing your Power Partners in business.

 

Date:Saturday, November 2, 2019

Time:9:00 AM to 11:30 AM PDT

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Location: Henderson Business Resource Center
112 S. Water Street
Henderson, NV 89015

NOVEMBER 4

FREE Basics of Starting a Business

 

This FREE 2-hour session you will prepare you to decide whether to proceed immediately, delay starting your business or not start the business. We discuss Reasons to Start/Not Start a Business, Business Opportunities, Business Plans, Financing Your Business, Marketing, Types of Business Organizations, and Setting Up Your Business.

 

Date:Monday, November 4, 2019

Time:5:30 PM to 7:30 PM PST

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Location: Innevation Center
450 Sinclair Street
Reno, NV 89501

NOVEMBER 5

Nonprofit Fundraising

 

Where is the money for nonprofits? Evaluate standard ways that nonprofits can raise money, including: donations, in-kind gifts, special events, direct mail and nonprofit grants. What might give you the most return for your time and money? Complete a planning worksheet to incorporate 2-3 of these fundraising options for your business.

 

Date:Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Time:5:30 PM to 7:30 PM PST

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Location: Innevation Center
450 Sinclair Street
Reno, NV 89501

NOVEMBER 7

ASK A LAWYER: Intellectual Property

 

This month's presentation will focus on Social Media & Cyberspace, specifically protecting your data and reputation. We have all read about companies running into issues because their systems are "hacked" What should you do before that happens? It can be very costly in terms of your business liability and consumer trust. Learn what you need to do now for protection.

 

Date:Thursday, November 7, 2019

Time:5:00 PM to 7:00 PM PST

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Location: West Charleston Library
6301 W. Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89146

NOVEMBER 7

Nonprofit Entity Formation

 

A local attorney will explain the details of forming your nonprofit business entity. Compare basic business structures (S-Corp, C-Corp, LLC, etc.) from a nonprofit perspective. Can you use a .org web address? What business licenses might you need? We will look at federal and state laws governing nonprofits in more detail.

 

Date:Thursday, November 7, 2019

Time:5:30 PM to 7:30 PM PST

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Location: Innevation Center
450 Sinclair St.
Reno, NV 89501

NOVEMBER 9

How To Fund Your Business

 

Money is essential to successfully operate a small businesses. Money is required to support innovation, market to your target, fund capital investment and of course pay bills. Whether you are starting your business or a current business operator, knowing how to fund your business is a key to achieving growth and profitability.

 

Date:Saturday, November 9, 2019

Time:9:00 AM to 11:30 PM PST

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Location: Henderson Business Resource Center
112 S. Water Street
Henderson, NV 89015

NOVEMBER 13

The Steps to Opening A Successful Restaurant

 

This class will cover choosing a restaurant concept, securing funds, finding a location, getting permits, buying equipment, identifying suppliers, hiring staff, the role of marketing, selecting a POS system, means to effectvie operations, setting goals. Learn all you need to know of the steps required to open a restaurant. No charge.

 

Date:Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Time:6:00 PM to 7:30 PM PST

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Location: Paseo Verde Library
280 S. Green Valley Parkway
Henderson, NV 89012

NOVEMBER 13

Commercial Leases for Small Business

 

When leasing commercial property, it is crucial for a small business owner to understand what is in the commercial lease as it governs the use of the space in which they will run their business and can impose large obligations upon the individual leasing the commercial space.

 

Date:Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Time:5:30 PM to 7:30 PM PST

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Location: Innevation Center
450 Sinclair St.
Reno, NV 89501

NOVEMBER 14

Employment Law for Small Businesses

 

This seminar, by attorneys from Nevada Legal Service, Inc., covers information every business owner should know when hiring their first employees or independent contractors. Our goal is to provide attendees with an overview of employment laws and requirements relevant to small Nevada businesses with 1-10 employees or independent contractors.

 

Date:Thursday, November 14, 2019

Time:5:30 PM to 7:00 PM PST

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Location: Innevation Center
450 Sinclair Street
Reno, NV 89501

NOVEMBER 16

HOW TO GET QUICKBOOKS READY FOR TAXES

 

QuickBooks is an accounting software that small businesses use to invoice customers, pay bills, run payroll, track inventory and generate reports for planning and tax filing, and more. This presentation will provide an overview of using this popular software to get ready for your tax filing. Topics covered include: 1.5 Common forms of business entities 2.6 Types of business taxes 3.How businesses are taxed 4.Understanding Federal and Nevada payroll tax returns 5.Items your accountant needs to file business taxes 6.Potential tax breaks almost always overlooked 7.Year-end checklist in QuickBooks

 

Date:Saturday, November 16, 2019

Time:9:00 AM to 11:30 AM PST

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Location: Urban Chamber of Commerce
1951 Stella Lake Street
Las Vegas, NV 89106

NOVEMBER 16

FREE Basics of Starting a Business

 

This FREE 2-hour session you will prepare you to decide whether to proceed immediately, delay starting your business or not start the business. We discuss Reasons to Start/Not Start a Business, Business Opportunities, Business Plans, Financing Your Business, Marketing, Types of Business Organizations, and Setting Up Your Business.

 

Date:Saturday, November 16, 2019

Time:9:30 AM to 11:30 AM PST

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Location: Innevation Center
450 Sinclair Street
Reno, NV 89501

NOVEMBER 18

Making the Sale

 

How to make a sale to build your business success. We will cover: what's your goal, setting up your marketing for sales, help people buy instead of selling to them, effective selling skills, and follow-through and follow-up. You will learn selling skills to increase your ability to help people buy.

 

Date:Monday, November 18, 2019

Time:5:30 PM to 8:30 PM PST

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Location: Innevation Center
450 Sinclair Street
Reno, NV 89501

NOVEMBER 21

Join Us For LV Business Women's Initiative November Networking Breakfast

 

Patti Stewart, owner of Defense in Heels, will provide valuable insights about safety & specific tactics to defend yourself. She will also share her personal success story about starting her own business. Her mission is to change the crime stats 1 woman, 1 mindset, 1 life at a time. Join us and be inspired! Coffee and refreshments included.

 

Date:Thursday, November 21, 2019

Time:8:30 AM to 10:00 AM PST

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Location: University of Nevada Cooperative Extension
8050 Paradise Road
Las Vegas, NV 89123

NOVEMBER 21

Grant Writing Basics

 

Although each funder requires a unique grant proposal that meets their requirements, you can save time by developing boilerplate paragraphs to address standard proposal content including: a cover letter, executive summary, statement of need, methodology, evaluation, future funding, personnel, budget and key attachments.

 

Date:Thursday, November 21, 2019

Time:5:30 PM to 8:00 PM PST

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Location: Innevation Center
450 Sinclair Street
Reno, NV 89501

NOVEMBER 23

How To Write A Successful Business Plan

 

The business plan provides a roadmap for your venture. It will contribute to your long term success and help you avoid costly mistakes for your business. This seminar will provide the tools you need to develop a detailed action plan to move your business idea forward successfully. In this seminar we will review the basic elements of a business plan, how to link the various elements of your business, creating a sound marketing plan for your identified target and techniques for operations management and financial cash control.

 

Date:Saturday, November 23, 2019

Time:10:00 AM to 12:00 PM PST

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Location: Urban Chamber of Commerce
1951 Stella Lake Street
Las Vegas, NV 89016

NOVEMBER 25

How Not to Get Hacked - Cyber Security and Privacy for Peace of Mind

 

The Cybersecurity subjects to be covered include: When should you accept risks? How can you avoid them? How can you reduce their negative effects? Where can you transfer the risks? What should you do if all else fails and you are hacked?

 

Date:Monday, November 25, 2019

Time:5:30 PM to 7:00 PM PST

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Location: Innevation Center
450 Sinclair Street
Reno, NV 89501

DECEMBER 2

FREE Basics of Starting a Business

 

This FREE 2-hour session you will prepare you to decide whether to proceed immediately, delay starting your business or not start the business. We discuss Reasons to Start/Not Start a Business, Business Opportunities, Business Plans, Financing Your Business, Marketing, Types of Business Organizations, and Setting Up Your Business.

 

Date:Monday, December 2, 2019

Time:5:30 PM to 7:30 PM PST

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Location: Innevation Center
450 Sinclair Street
Reno, NV 89501