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Simple Steps - Financing Your New Business

Go Global: Expand Your Market - Social Media Tools to Market your Manufacturing Business Overseas

South Carolina Department of Commerce Supporting South Carolina Businesses - 2021 Workforce & Retention Series featuring the U.S. Department of Labor

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Simple Steps - Financing Your New Business

June 17 | 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual

Join this webinar to learn about:

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SBA Go Global

Go Global: Expand Your Market - Social Media Tools to Market your Manufacturing Business Overseas

June 17 | 2:00 pm–3:00 pm
Virtual

Join this webinar to learn of ideas generating overseas market awareness and driving export sales via international social media campaigns by presenting meaningful and acceptable content. 

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SCDOC

South Carolina Department of Commerce Supporting South Carolina Businesses - 2021 Workforce & Retention Series featuring the U.S. Department of Labor

June 23 | 11:00 am–12:00 pm
Virtual

South Carolina Department of Commerce Business Services Division will provide free monthly webinars that focus on workforce and retention options to help support your S.C.

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May 25–September 28
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Virtual

South Carolina Association for Community Economic Development (SCACED) - Landowner Resources Workshop

The Landowner Resources Workshops engages landowners and producers to learn about:

  • USDA NRCS funding programs available to enhance your land
  • How to increase profitability
  • Start an agricultural business
  • Agri-heritage tourism
  • Conservation planning
  • EQIP/CSP application and implementation processes

Workshop Dates:

Fairfield County:  May 25th

Hampton County:  July 6th

Orangeburg County:  July 27th

Williamsburg County:  September 7

Lee County:  September 28

*All workshops are virtual and will be held from 5:30 PM until 7:30 PM

Limited capacity.  Each participant who attends this workshop will receive a $10 Subway gift card if you:

  • Register for the workshop
  • Log in and participate in the virtual event
  • Own a minimum of 4 acres of land located in S.C.

For questions, please contact Ken Harvin at ken@scaced.org. 

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June 16
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Denmark

GAP 101 & SC Market Opportunities

Join this full day workshop on food safety and market opportunities.  Workshop topics include:

  • Gap 101 and step-by-step approach to farm food safety & certification
  • Understanding FSMA - Are you covered or exempt?
  • Business planning for start-up expansion, cost-share and funding programs
  • Extension programs for farm and community

Enjoy lunch and conclude the day with a farm tour of Saltcatcher Farms.

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June 16
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Virtual

HR Webinar Series - Session One: Employment Law related to COVID-19

What are your top human resource questions related to the COVID-19 pandemic?  Get the answers you need to protect your business.

What you will learn:

  • Hybrid work environments
  • Mask requirements in the workplace
  • Return to work best practices
  • Worker's compensation

Presenters:

Katrina Meeks - Spartanburg Area SBDC, Area Manager and Business Consultant

Chase Samples - Attorney at Law, Jackson Lewis, P.C.

Ashley Cuttino - Partner, Ogletree Deakins

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June 16
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Virtual

Business Ownership Made Easier with a Franchise!

Learn how investing in a Franchise Business is an easier approach - than doing it alone!  

You will learn:

  • Pros and cons of owning a franchise
  • The investment 
  • The process to identify and research the right franchise for you
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June 17
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Virtual

Simple Steps - Financing Your New Business

Join this webinar to learn about:

  • Startup
  • Fixed and variable costs
  • How to price your service or product appropriately
  • How you will pay your employees
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June 17
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Virtual

Go Global: Expand Your Market - Social Media Tools to Market your Manufacturing Business Overseas

Join this webinar to learn of ideas generating overseas market awareness and driving export sales via international social media campaigns by presenting meaningful and acceptable content. 

Topics include:

  • Overview of the Social Media basics and how strategy should adjust as per different markets
  • Learn how you can utilize CS resources to enhance your know-how and define your strategy for particular geographic regions
  • Hear from a peer who has adopted these strategies to enter and succeed in new markets
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June 17
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Virtual

Digital Day - IRS Online Services

This webinar will:

  • Provide an overview of online account
  • Preview the Tax Pro Account
  • Plus, Q & A

 

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June 17
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Virtual

I-HOPE Women's Business Center Orientation - Get to Know Us!

Join this webinar to learn more about I-HOPE Women's Business Center of the Lowcountry and the free programs they offer to support small businesses:

  • Small Business Training
  • One-on-One Coaching
  • Business Plan Development
  • Funding Resources
  • Financial Literacy 
  • Mentors

And more!

 

 

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June 21
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Virtual

Resource Round-Up

Join this webinar to learn how to access the national, regional, and local resources you need to run your business successfully.

 

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June 22–October 12
10:00 am – 10:45 am
Virtual

2021 Relentless Challenge Virtual Information Sessions

The Relentless Challenge solicits proposals for projects that foster technology-based economic development through public-private partnerships.  Projects are required to address one or more of the program goals with sustainable solutions:

  • Catalyze high-growth entrepreneurship
  • Develop workforce solutions to support the state's knowledge-economy
  • Unlock risk capital for high-growth founders

All South Carolina based non-profit organizations; state, county or municipal entities; public higher education institutions; and chambers of commerce are all eligible to apply.  Proposals must demonstrate a dollar-for-dollar match of non-state appropriated funds. 

Join any of the Tuesday sessions below from 10:00 AM until 10:45 AM to review grant program details, including what it is, who is eligible, how to apply, and more:

  • June 22nd
  • July 6th
  • August 10th
  • August 24th
  • September 7th
  • September 21st
  • October 5th
  • October 12th   

If you have questions, please contact Julie Kunkle, Grants Administrator, at jkunkle@sccommerce.com .

 

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