Missouri Business eNews
University of Missouri Extension
May 2017
Business Development Program
MO SBTDC, MO PTAC, Mid-America TAAC, Careers
Transforming Missouri Businesses
3 successful businesses
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Success stories
New-Aire Fireplace Systems
New-Aire Fireplace Systems, LLC - Carl Junction

Firing on all cylinders.

InnovaPrep LLC - Drexel
Where are they now?

Mo-Sci Corporation - Rolla
Where are they now?

Helping wounds faster with -- glass? Yes.

For more information about doing business in Missouri, visit the MissouriBusiness.net website or contact a business development or procurement specialist at one of our centers to receive confidential assistance tailored to your needs.
Standing by them

Supporting businesses affected by disaster is a community value.

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IRS insights

Tax day has come and gone, but here are some tips if you're still wrestling with taxes.

Read tax tips.
Coupons: Still a legitimate strategy for small businesses?

News and alerts
MU International Trade Center interns connect with clients, provide actionable research
HY-C ITC staff and team
And gain real-world market experience, too.

BDP personnel news
BDP staff
Celebrating new staff, new awards and new service areas.

Upcoming application deadlines/funding opportunities

Learning around the state

The BDP offers and supports a variety of outstanding educational opportunities throughout the year. Here are highlights of upcoming events.

Educational offerings are available in numerous subject areas, such as:
  • Business management (including FastTrac)
  • Marketing/sales (including social media/e-commerce)
  • Finance/cash flow/bookkeeping (including QuickBooks)
  • Exporting/international trade
  • Selling to the government
  • HR management/hiring, training, retaining employees
  • Technology grants, IP issues
  • Growing a business, succession planning
  • Special conferences for women, veterans, more
Visit the small business training calendar, procurement training calendar or international trade training calendar for more events, dates, details and registration information.

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Economic impact numbers reveal $120 of return for every $1 invested
graph showing impact From 2014 through 2016, the MU Extension Business Development Program assisted Missouri firms in creating or retaining 23,927 jobs, increasing sales by $900 million, acquiring new investments of $436 million and winning government contracts of $1.1 billion. BDP is a solid return on investment, creating $120 of economic impact for every $1 invested and creating or retaining one job for every $844 in total funding.

Contact a BDP specialist near you and learn how to transform your business.
Do you have a topic to share with your fellow small business owners? Is there a topic you'd like to learn more about? Please send ideas to our editor Neal Fandek at FandekN@missouri.edu.

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