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September 12 – Business Lender’s Seminar
Vancouver Community Library, 901 C Street
SCORE Vancouver’s 2017 Business Lending Seminar will focus on the current commercial lending appetite for small business loans including equipment financing, revolving credit lines, construction loans and more.
You’ll learn about business collateral & equity requirements, rates and terms from several commercial bankers and the SBA. Presenters representing Key Bank, Herritage Bank and the US Small Business Administration will advise you what is needed in a successful loan package and how SCORE volunteers can mentor you throughout the process for free.
This seminar is free and open to the public. Please use the button below to confirm your planned attendance. Seating is limited so please register early if possible. (more here)
September 16 – Secrets To Starting The Best Business For You
Longview Public Library
Startup? Buy A Business? Buy a Franchise?
The workshop will address the actual risks involved in business ownership vs. a tradtional career and help you select recession-resistant industries. Registrants will benefit from feedback by submitting our FREE Business Evaluation & Suitability Test (BEST) with this link. The BEST profile is offered by national SCORE partner FranNet to assess your individual work and leadership style, core competencies and identify the best types of businesses for your personality and experience (more here)
October 18 – Record Keeping and Taxes for Your Business
SCORE Vancouver Office
Learn why business record keeping is important and clear up questions regarding taxes and the type of business formation you choose. We’ll discuss the four major business reports that make up a Financial Statement and how they interact to each other. And, as always, attendees can later meet with a SCORE Business Mentor for free. (register here)
November 18 – Surviving the Gig Economy
Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce
This new SCORE workshop will outline realistic insights as you participate in, or consider joining the Gig Economy. We’ll cover issues of adaptability, time & money management, license & tax issues, “rules of the road” that apply to independent workers and the running of a successful business.
There is a $35 fee for this 3 hour SCORE workshop. Seating is limited so please register early. A copy of all presentation slides and other course materials will be emailed to registrants shortly prior to the seminar.
November 18 – Selling Techniques for Small Businesses
Longview Public Library
Learn the basic skills to make a successful Sales Call! Avoid the deadly mistakes that will sink your sales. Come away with skills to take the anxiety out of face-to-face meetings with potential customers. This new SCORE workshop is provided gratis in partnership with the Longview Public Library. (register here)