Join us in celebrating the success and impact
of America's Small Business Development Centers

March 28, 2018
10:00 AM

Brooklyn Small Business Development Center
New York City College of Technology
25 Chapel Street, Howard Building
11th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201

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SBDC Day unites the nearly 1,000 SBDC centers across the country and the hundreds of thousands of clients they serve by sharing, in real time, the success stories and notable impacts SBDCs collectively have on the small business community at large.

This special day will be celebrated with in-person events and more. We invite you to sign up to one of the classes that will be given in celebration of SBDC Day.
What is MWBE, and how can I make it part of my success plan for my business:  options at the City, State and Federal levels- Sanford Gerber, Brooklyn SBDC

This overview will touch on key considerations regarding the benefits of pursuing MWBE certification, and how to leverage that status once achieved! We will only cover the key points as a primer for future MWBE classes.

10:00 AM
Business Planning- You do not have to be an MBA! Bring a piece of paper, a pencil, and a DREAM ! – Robert Piechota, Brooklyn SBDC

Business planning scares so many people away and quite often-small business owners hire an outside vendor to prepare their “Business Plan”! In our 20 minutes together we will dispense with the “fluff” and get “tough” with real meaningful planning using a couple of simple planning tools that can be mastered in future SBDC classes. 

12:00 PM
Social Media Strategies for the Entrepreneur - Rosaki Hilt (Guest Instructor/National Lecturer)

We will be overviewing one of the hottest topics of the year . You will readily know what it is you don’t know about social media and the branding process. When squeezing out a profit is becoming more and more challenging for small business owners, why not seek customers utilizing resources that cost you very little?

11:00 AM
Legal Issues for the Small Business Owner “Entity selection: Sole Prop.? LLC? S-Corps?” and Leasing Strategies- “VOLS”

This overview will touch on key considerations regarding selecting the right type of entity for one’s small business. The majority of this time will deal with typical lease issues that usually are of interest to small business owners. This class is 20 minutes in duration, so only the key points will be addressed.

12:30 PM