International Business Counseling by Appointment
Get the information and advice you need to succeed to sell your products and services internationally.
The U.S. Commercial Service can guide you through the export process from beginning to end, helping you to develop an effective international sales strategy, identify and comply with applicable laws and regulations, fulfill documentation requirements, and overcome trade problems. The U.S. Commercial Service offers assistance with:
Trade finance strategies
Christina Parisi, Director of the U.S. Commercial Service for Southern Arizona, will now be offering hour-long appointments at the Idea+Space. Christina has been working with small and medium sized businesses in all industries for over twenty years and has helped numerous companies go global.
Simple Steps for Starting Your Business: Financing Your Business
Got a great idea but don't know how to finance it?
Together with SCORE, an SBA Lender Relations Specialist will offer insights into the requirements for various types of loans and alternative financing methods such as:
Machinery and Equipment
Renovation and Construction
Micro Loan Programs - from $1,000 and up.
Export Working Capital
Veteran's, Women's and Minority Loans
You will leave this event with a clear understanding of which financing options might be right for you and how to apply for them.
Session 1: Great Idea (April 20)
Session 2: Marketing (May 11)
Session 3: Financial Projections (May 18)
Session 4: Financing Your Business (May 22)
Seating is Limited. Please register for each session separately.
Strategic Social Media for Businesses & Nonprofits
Social Media Librarian Lisa Bunker has been teaching and working professionally on Facebook and other social media platforms since 2009, and is a contributing author of the 2017 book "Using Social Media to Build Library Communities."
This workshop will cover:
How writing for social media is different from other ways you market your business or nonprofit
Assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of the major social media platforms
Content strategies based on your target audience, and your company or non-profit's branding or mission
Reality check: what is and isn't possible on social media
Best practices in general.
Please note: This class does not require registration.
Get the help you need to succeed in your job search! Staff is available to answer any questions you might have on a wide variety of computer topics.
Topics include resume writing, online job searching, email accounts, internet searching and more.
Registration is not required.
SCORE One-on-One Business & Nonprofit Mentoring (by Appointment)
It's a FACT. We provide Free, Accurate, Confidential, and Timely information to help you start, sustain, and grow your business. We are invested in your success, from the first meeting with us … until you sell or retire. Our members extend to you an opportunity to meet with us on a confidential basis for individual mentoring by appointment.
Contact us at 520-505-3636 to schedule an appointment for a personalized, free, and confidential one hour mentoring session today!
Drop-in and receive one-on-one assistance on any topic including: homework, reading, writing, GED/High School Equivalency Exam preparation, scholarship searches, career exploration, job applications, resumes, cover letters, e-readers or other digital devices, computer applications, social networking, or general computer help—all at your own pace.
All ages are welcome.
Want to Start Your Own Business?
Our drop-in sessions provide you with the help you need to start your own business. Our Program Instructor is available to provide hands-on and individual instruction on a wide variety of business start-up topics including:
Turning your idea into a business plan
Determining the skills you need to be successful
Getting information about licensing, taxes, and finance
Connecting you to community resources that can help you succeed
SCORE Southern Arizona requests that you complete this class before your first mentor meeting.
AZDES Veterans Employment Services
Have you ever served in the military? Need help finding a job or training? If so, this is where you want to be.
An Arizona Department of Economic Services veteran employment advocate will be available to answer your questions, connect you to valuable resources, and help you connect to your next career.
Beating Burnout and the Doldrums
Have you experienced the signs and symptoms of burnout at some time in your life or in your nonprofit environment? Learn strategies for avoiding the everyday risk of falling into the doldrums. Making diverse choices in lifestyle, health, recreation, social activities, work, and family can keep us stimulated and motivated in life and at work.
Financial Peace University
Dave Ramsey Financial Pease University Class, offering information to anybody willing to learn more about personal finances and getting out of debt!
Influential Health and Medical Leaders
Tucson Local Media, publishers of Explorer Newspaper, Marana News, Tucson Weekly, Foothills News, Inside Tucson Business, and Desert Times are once again hosting the Influential Health and Medical Leaders. Doctors, hospitals, clinics, health and medical professionals in all categories will be honored at an event and award ceremony in June.
What makes this event unique is that our health and medical leaders are all nominated by colleagues, associates, and patients. In each of our 20 categories, our panel of independent judges will determine the top three finalists. The event honors all finalists, but also awards the first place finisher from the stage.
Both the Call for Nominations and the Dinner and Awards Event itself is heavily promoted via all Tucson Local Media print publications and on-line platforms.
Categories for the 2019 Influential Health and Medical Leaders include:
Outstanding Dental/Orthodontic, Outstanding Dermatology/Skin Care, Outstand Heart/Neurology, Outstanding Nurse, Outstanding Oncology/Radiology, Outstanding General/Family Practitioner, Outstanding Eye Care, Outstanding Senior Health/Hospice, Outstanding Veterinarian, Outstanding Plastic Surgery, Outstanding Health & Fitness, Outstanding Chiropractic, Outstanding Pain Management, Outstanding Physical Therapy, Achievement in Medical Research, Achievement in Community Outreach, Outstanding Behavioral Health, Outstanding In-Patient/Outpatient Facility, Lifetime Achievement Award.
Call for Nominations: https://www.insidetucsonbusiness.com/events/
To Purchase Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/o/inside-tucson-business-7826283160
June 12th, 2019
Time: 5:30 - 9:00 p.m.
Location: Desert Diamond (S. Nogales Highway)
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