March 20, 2018, All Day
The City of Savannah Office of Business Opportunity publishes a monthly newsletter highlighting local businesses, industry news and events, upcoming classes and workshops, and the various resources available through the City and its partners.
March 20, 2018, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ University of Georgia - Small Business Development Center
Designed specifically for new business owners and serious entrepreneurs ready to start a business, SBDC StartSmart provides the resources and support to put your dreams within reach. To get the ball rolling, please complete an application or contact your local SBDC office.
SBDC StartSmart™ provides the tools to:
Evaluate your concept and develop plans to move forward.
Improve knowledge of business fundamentals.
Build an infrastructure for business operations and processes.
SBDC StartSmart™ graduates acquire:
An actionable business plan.
Access to financial and business resources.
A network of entrepreneurial peers and professionals.
In this multi-session program, learn to plan and analyze your vision by creating a thoroughly researched and tested business plan. All sessions are led by experienced SBDC facilitators who help create a unique and powerful learning experience.
March 21, 2018, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Bull Street Labs
On Wednesday mornings, one or two early-stage businesses present their companies to their communities. Each business founder presents for six minutes, followed by a 20-minute question-and-answer session with the audience.
March 21, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Savannah Entrepreneurial Center
The City of Savannah wants to do business with you! Join us to learn more about certifying your small or disadvantaged business. The Savannah Business Opportunity (SBO) Program is a new City program which aims to keep LOCAL dollars LOCAL. The program helps small Savannah-based firms compete for City contracts. Businesses that meet required revenue and employee thresholds are eligible for certification as Savannah Business Enterprises (SBEs) or Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBSs). The City has set aside contracts specifically for ALL Savannah-based small businesses and has increased contracting opportunities for disadvantaged businesses.
March 22, 2018, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM @ SCORE Conference Room
Understand the 9 key elements of any business and how these parts fits together to define the CUSTOMER and the BUSINESS. Owners will learn how to design, describe, challenge, and change their business model to fit the evolving goals of the business. Expert Robert Hamilton will present this third stand-alone workshop in the Tools to Grow Your Business Workshop Series. Register now by calling SCORE at (912) 652-4335.
March 23, 2018, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Savannah Entrepreneurial Center
Interested in starting or growing your small business? SCORE mentors are available for free business mentoring sessions at the Savannah Entrepreneurial Center every Friday from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Registration is required.
The SCORE Savannah mentors have a wide range of operational experiences. Their experience includes the preparation of business plans, accounting systems, financial analysis, budgeting, marketing, sales and assistance with SBA loan applications.
March 26, 2018, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM @ Savannah Entrepreneurial Center
Starting a business can be challenging. This free workshop, presented by SCORE Savannah, helps participants understand the ins and outs of entrepreneurship and the steps needed to launch your business.
March 27, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Savannah Entrepreneurial Center
Are you looking to obtain personal or business financing? The first step is making sure your credit is in good standing. Understand how to improve your credit score, dispute errors, access credit reports, establish good credit, and shop for credit. Taught by Richard Reeve, Financial Educator at Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Savannah. Register now by calling CCCS at 912-691-2227.
March 28, 2018, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Bull Street Labs
March 28, 2018, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Savannah Entrepreneurial Center
FOLLOW UP - US DOT Mid South Atlantic SBTRC will provide Bonding Information and Technical Assistance which will include How to search for Federal and Local Contracting Opportunities.
March 29, 2018, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Savannah Entrepreneurial Center
US DOT Mid South Atlantic SBTRC will provide Bonding Information and Technical Assistance which will include How to search for Federal and Local Contracting Opportunities.
March 30, 2018, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Savannah Entrepreneurial Center
March 29, 2018, 2:00 PM @ City Hall
All regularly scheduled meetings are held every other Thursday at 2:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers, 2nd Floor of City Hall.
March 21, 2018, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Get your “Industry Recognized Certification” through the Hotel & Lodging Institute and start your Career in Hospitality!
Choose your certification emphasis on becoming a:
Guest Services Professional - Front Desk Representative -
Guest Room Attendant - Maintenance Employee - Restaurant Server
Seating is Limited… Call Today To Register!
912-354-6611 ext. 10242
***Classes Begin March 14th, 2018
6 Week Class Schedule: Wed, Thur, Fri 9:30am to 12:30pm
March 22, 2018, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
March 20, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Liberty City Center
March 20, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Eli Whitney School Complex
March 21, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ W.W. Law Center
March 21, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Mt. Bethel Church
March 21, 2018, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Whitefield UMC
March 22, 2018, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
March 26, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Canaan Community Church
March 26, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Girl Scout Cottage
March 27, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Moses Jackson Center
March 27, 2018, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Parkside Christian Church
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