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    Sep
    19
    Norman, OK

    Comprehensive QuickBooks Desktop

    Attendees at this intensive, hands-on training will learn how QuickBooks can benefit their business.  Topics to be covered include: Examining Chart of Accounts Writing Checks and Recording Deposits …

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    Add to Calendar 2018-09-198:30 am 2018-09-194:00 pm America/Chicago Comprehensive QuickBooks Desktop Attendees at this intensive, hands-on training will learn how QuickBooks can benefit their business.  Topics to be covered include:
    • Examining Chart of Accounts
    • Writing Checks and Recording Deposits
    • Reconciling Bank Statements
    • Entering and Paying Vendor Bills
    • Invoicing Customers and Receiving Payments
    • Creating and Understanding Basic Financial Statements and Balance Sheets
    • Tracking Sales Tax
    • Customizing Reports
    • Entering and Reconciling Credit Card Charges
    • Utilizing Sub-Accounts
    Participants will enter information on the computer using practice sets and have the opportunity to ask questions and receive guidance on “how and why”.  QuickBooks® Pro 2018 desktop version is used for the training. Presenter:  MJ Brienen, QuickBooks Pro Advisor MJ Brienen is a seasoned professional focused on helping businesses in many stages of development to set-up, maintain, or fix their QuickBooks systems.  She works to help uncover the secrets to QuickBooks® and how the program can be used most effectively by businesses.  Brienen has a background in banking, sales, project management, and working with websites. Back Office Success, Moore Norman Business Development Center and REI Women’s Business Center <strong>You will be redirected to PayPal to pay for registration. <em><span style="color: red;">Fee is non-refundable. </span></em>If you cannot attend, your registration may be able to be transferred to another workshop. </strong> Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U. S. Small Business Administration, WBC’s, and PRIME programs and services are provided on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities and language assistance services for clients with limited English proficiency will be provided if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Lori Smith, WBC Assistant or Cassidy Gilmore, PRIME Coordinator at P.O. Box 1335, Durant, OK 74702 or call 800-658-2823.  
    550 24th Ave NW
    Norman, OK
    73069

  • 1 Day Left

    Sep
    20
    Tulsa, OK

    Tulsa Women's Business Breakfast

    The Tulsa Women’s Business Breakfast is a bimonthly event to help business owners and entrepreneurs meet one another, learn from community leaders and become more informed about Tulsa’s business ecosystem. It’s a great way t…

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    Add to Calendar 2018-09-208:00 am 2018-09-209:00 am America/Chicago Tulsa Women\'s Business Breakfast The Tulsa Women’s Business Breakfast is a bimonthly event to help business owners and entrepreneurs meet one another, learn from community leaders and become more informed about Tulsa’s business ecosystem. It’s a great way to network and learn about the many resources Tulsa has to offer. Bring Your business Cards and join us for this networking meeting for women business owners, professionals, and small business resource partners.
    • Market your business through interactive discussions and activities.
    • Learn from other women entrepreneurs and women in business.
    • Discover the latest in resource services for women entrepreneurs.
    Admission is free, but registration is required. Please select here to register. Coffee and Breakfast sponsorship are available.
    36 East Cameron Street
    Tulsa, OK
    74103

  • 1 Day Left

    Sep
    20
    Oklahoma City, OK

    Business Basics - Starting & Running Your Own Business

    Want to start your own business?  The Francis Tuttle Launch Pad, REI Women’s Business Center, OK Small Business Development Center and SCORE are offering this workshop to help you decide if starting a business is right for you …

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    Add to Calendar 2018-09-208:30 am 2018-09-2012:30 pm America/Chicago Business Basics - Starting & Running Your Own Business Want to start your own business?  The Francis Tuttle Launch Pad, REI Women’s Business Center, OK Small Business Development Center and SCORE are offering this workshop to help you decide if starting a business is right for you and, if so, how to go about it.  Existing small business owners could benefit from several of the topics in this workshop as well. Topics include what questions to ask before starting a business, how to analyze and decide which business structure to use, how to register the business in Oklahoma, how to develop a simple but meaningful business plan, how to understand basic business financials and finally, where to find financing.  Additionally, available federal, state and local resources to assist you will be discussed. Speakers: Francis Tuttle, SCORE, OKSBDC, and REI Women's Business Center. Partners: Francis Tuttle Launch Pad, SCORE, OKSBDC, and REI Women's Business Center. <strong>You will be redirected to PayPal to pay for registration. <em><span style="color: red;">Fee is non-refundable. </span></em>If you cannot attend, your registration may be able to be transferred to another workshop. </strong> Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U. S. Small Business Administration, WBC’s, and PRIME programs and services are provided on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities and language assistance services for clients with limited English proficiency will be provided if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Lori Smith, WBC Assistant or Cassidy Gilmore, PRIME Coordinator at P.O. Box 1335, Durant, OK 74702 or call 800-658-2823.   12777 N. Rockwell
    Oklahoma City, OK
    73142

  • 6 Days Left

    Sep
    26
    Durant, OK

    Durant Biz Connection: Unique Cases Before the IRS

    Who says taxes are boring?!  There are plenty of lessons small businesses can learn from other’s tax experiences.  “Unique Cases Before the IRS” goes through some of the most interesting cases Polston Tax has represented b…

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    Add to Calendar 2018-09-2611:30 am 2018-09-261:00 pm America/Chicago Durant Biz Connection: Unique Cases Before the IRS Who says taxes are boring?!  There are plenty of lessons small businesses can learn from other’s tax experiences.  “Unique Cases Before the IRS” goes through some of the most interesting cases Polston Tax has represented before the IRS and the Oklahoma Tax Commission. In this presentation we’ll analyze the case details, how we handled it, and a tax tip for each case.  This talk will be interactive and interesting, so don’t miss it! Presenter: Polston Tax Resolution & Accounting, Anna Raney, Business Development Manager Partners: Durant Area Chamber of Commerce, Durant Main Street, OSU Extension, Choctaw Nation, Imagine Durant,  and REI Women’s Business Center. <strong>You will be redirected to PayPal to pay for registration. <em><span style="color: red;">Fee is non-refundable. </span></em>If you cannot attend, your registration may be able to be transferred to another workshop. </strong> Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U. S. Small Business Administration, WBC’s, SBA 7j, and PRIME programs and services are provided on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities and language assistance services for clients with limited English proficiency will be provided if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Lori Smith, WBC Assistant or Cassidy Gilmore, PRIME Coordinator at P.O. Box 1335, Durant, OK 74702 or call 800-658-2823.   2912 Enterprise Blvd.
    Durant, OK
    74701
    USA

  • 7 Days Left

    Sep
    27
    Durant, OK

    Business Tax Workshop

    The Business Tax Workshops offered by the Oklahoma Tax Commission are designed to meet the needs of all business owners, from new to seasoned business, who need to brush up on the latest tax changes. These workshops are o…

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    Add to Calendar 2018-09-279:00 am 2018-09-2711:30 am America/Chicago Business Tax Workshop The Business Tax Workshops offered by the Oklahoma Tax Commission are designed to meet the needs of all business owners, from new to seasoned business, who need to brush up on the latest tax changes. These workshops are offered free of charge. For a new business or an individual thinking about setting up a business in Oklahoma, the workshop offers information on formation types, business structures, a step-by-step guide to business registration, bookkeeping techniques and a line-by-line explanation of the primary business tax forms.  You will learn the keys to sales tax registration and collection, along with helpful tips on rate tables, reporting formats and exemptions. For an existing business, participants will learn the steps to filling out the various business tax forms and which forms and tax laws have changed based on the latest legislative decisions. Presenter: Dewey Brandon, OK Tax Commission Workshop Co-Sponsors: Durant Area Chamber of Commerce, Durant Main Street, OSU Extension, Choctaw Nation, Imagine Durant, and REI Women's Business Center. Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U. S. Small Business Administration, WBC’s, and PRIME programs and services are provided on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities and language assistance services for clients with limited English proficiency will be provided if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Lori Smith, WBC Assistant or Cassidy Gilmore, PRIME Coordinator at P.O. Box 1335, Durant, OK 74702 or call 800-658-2823. 2912 Enterprise Blvd.
    Durant, OK
    74701
    USA

  • 12 Days Left

    Oct
    2
    Shawnee, OK

    Dream BIG Oklahoma

    You’re invited to be part of something BIG! Dream Big Oklahoma is a collaborative effort of REI Oklahoma and other leading economic development organizations committed to building, investing in and growing Oklahoma. Join us for …

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    Add to Calendar 2018-10-026:00 pm 2018-10-028:30 pm America/Chicago Dream BIG Oklahoma You’re invited to be part of something BIG! Dream Big Oklahoma is a collaborative effort of REI Oklahoma and other leading economic development organizations committed to building, investing in and growing Oklahoma. Join us for this inaugural event recognizing entrepreneurs, innovators, community developers, businesses, organizations, and leaders who connect Oklahomans with big opportunities. 777 Grand Casino Boulevard
    Shawnee, OK
    74804

  • 14 Days Left

    Oct
    4
    Oklahoma City, OK

    OKC Women's Business Breakfast

    The Oklahoma City Women's Business Breakfast has become a popular local networking event.  This opportunity enables you to connect with countless potential customers, build your network of business contacts, and it is a great opp…

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    Add to Calendar 2018-10-048:15 am 2018-10-0410:00 am America/Chicago OKC Women\'s Business Breakfast The Oklahoma City Women's Business Breakfast has become a popular local networking event.  This opportunity enables you to connect with countless potential customers, build your network of business contacts, and it is a great opportunity to showcase your business!  Bring your business cards and join us for this exclusive networking meeting for women business owners, professionals and small business resource partners. The Business Breakfast meets the first Thursday morning of every month. Breakfast sponsorships are available. Contact Jennifer Edwards at 800-658-2823 or jedwards@reiok.org. Free parking is available at Kamp’s and additional parking is available on 9th Street. Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U. S. Small Business Administration, WBC’s programs and services are provided on a nondiscriminatory basis.  Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities and language assistance services for clients with limited English proficiency will be provided if requested at least two weeks in advance.  Contact Lori Smith, WBC Assistant P.O. Box 1335, Durant, OK 74702 or call 800-658-2823. 10 Northeast 10th Street
    Oklahoma City, OK
    73104

  • 20 Days Left

    Oct
    10
    Altus, OK

    Comprehensive QuickBooks Desktop

    Attendees at this intensive, hands-on training will learn how QuickBooks can benefit their business.  Topics to be covered include: Examining Chart of Accounts Writing Checks and Recording Deposits …

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    Add to Calendar 2018-10-108:30 am 2018-10-104:00 pm America/Chicago Comprehensive QuickBooks Desktop Attendees at this intensive, hands-on training will learn how QuickBooks can benefit their business.  Topics to be covered include:
    • Examining Chart of Accounts
    • Writing Checks and Recording Deposits
    • Reconciling Bank Statements
    • Entering and Paying Vendor Bills
    • Invoicing Customers and Receiving Payments
    • Creating and Understanding Basic Financial Statements and Balance Sheets
    • Tracking Sales Tax
    • Customizing Reports
    • Entering and Reconciling Credit Card Charges
    • Utilizing Sub-Accounts
    Participants will enter information on the computer using practice sets and have the opportunity to ask questions and receive guidance on “how and why”.  QuickBooks® Pro 2018 desktop version is used for the training. Presenter:  MJ Brienen, QuickBooks Pro Advisor MJ Brienen is a seasoned professional focused on helping businesses in many stages of development to set-up, maintain, or fix their QuickBooks systems.  She works to help uncover the secrets to QuickBooks® and how the program can be used most effectively by businesses.  Brienen has a background in banking, sales, project management, and working with websites. Partners include: Southewst Technology Center and REI Women's Business Center. <strong>You will be redirected to PayPal to pay for registration. <em><span style="color: red;">Fee is non-refundable. </span></em>If you cannot attend, your registration may be able to be transferred to another workshop. </strong> Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U. S. Small Business Administration, WBC’s, SBA 7j, and PRIME programs and services are provided on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities and language assistance services for clients with limited English proficiency will be provided if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Lori Smith, WBC Assistant or Cassidy Gilmore, PRIME Coordinator at P.O. Box 1335, Durant, OK 74702 or call 800-658-2823.
    711 West Tamarack Road
    Altus, OK
    73521

  • 20 Days Left

    Oct
    10
    Moore, OK

    Facebook for Business Success - Part 1

    Part 1: Set-up of a Facebook business page Come ready to: Set up your Facebook business page. Hear best tips & practice to succeed with social media. Understand definitions of a business Facebook page, followers, likes, …

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    Add to Calendar 2018-10-109:30 am 2018-10-1011:00 am America/Chicago Facebook for Business Success - Part 1 Part 1: Set-up of a Facebook business page Come ready to: Set up your Facebook business page. Hear best tips & practice to succeed with social media. Understand definitions of a business Facebook page, followers, likes, comments, notifications and more. During this special event, Part 1 of a two-part series, Therin Miller, Chief Visionary Officer/Founder of N2Rmedia.com, will provide hands-on training for those who own a personal Facebook page and want to help your business and career thrive. (Note:  To set up a business Facebook page, you will already need to have a personal Facebook account set up prior to arrival for class.  If you already have a business Facebook page, you will need to bring your personal Facebook username and password to make edits.) The workshop is free however, space is limited and registration is required.  Please register at http://pioneer.libnet.info/event/1025320 (register through PLS) Partners:  Pioneer Library System, Moore Norman Technology, OkSBDC, and REI Women’s Business Center Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U. S. Small Business Administration, WBC’s, SBA 7j, and PRIME programs and services are provided on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities and language assistance services for clients with limited English proficiency will be provided if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Lori Smith, WBC Assistant or Cassidy Gilmore, PRIME Coordinator at P.O. Box 1335, Durant, OK 74702 or call 800-658-2823.   225 S. Howard Street
    Moore, OK
    73160
    USA

  • 21 Days Left

    Oct
    11
    Oklahoma City, OK

    Engage your Customers Like Never Before

    Marketing plans, websites, sales campaigns, presentations, and customer service processes are just a few of the many activities needed to grow your business and engage your customers in positive ways. The mark of any successful…

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    Add to Calendar 2018-10-1111:30 am 2018-10-111:00 pm America/Chicago Engage your Customers Like Never Before Marketing plans, websites, sales campaigns, presentations, and customer service processes are just a few of the many activities needed to grow your business and engage your customers in positive ways. The mark of any successful business is how it engages with its customers. Without a plan to manage this experience, customers can easily become dissatisfied and take their business elsewhere. Discover how getting customer engagement right can help your business grow. Bucky Dodd, the University of Central Oklahoma’s Chief Learning Innovation Officer and Director of the Institute for Learning Environment Design will join us to help you create a roadmap to successful customer engagement. Rob Reynold, from the TEL Library, will also explain how the LEM methodology has been used to create a stackable organization, allowing him to engage students, while maintaining a lean business operation https://streaming.uco.edu/media/TEL+Library+-+No+Music/1_as7jgfsp Presenter:  Bucky Dodd, Ph.D. is the Chief Learning Innovation Officer and Director of the Institute for Learning Environment Design at the University of Central Oklahoma. Dr. Dodd is an innovator, master teacher, and visionary of the future of education. He holds a Ph.D. in Education from Oklahoma State University and graduate and undergraduate degrees in Adult Education and Corporate Communications and maintains an active research and development agenda in these areas. As a prolific writer, teacher, and speaker on the future of education, his research focuses on visualization, innovation, and the design of learning environments. Dr. Dodd is the creator of Learning Environment Modeling™, an award-winning visualization system for the design and evaluation of learning experiences, and has been recognized internationally for his research and design expertise. He has a proven record of leading innovation initiatives in corporate, government, and education organizations and is consistently sought out as a thought leader on the future of learning. Dr. Dodd serves as chair of the State of Oklahoma’s Council for Online Learning Excellence. He is an alumni of the Online Learning Consortium Institute for Emerging Leadership in Online Learning and EDUCAUSE Breakthrough Model Academy. Among the numerous recognitions he has been honored to receive are an Online Learning Consortium Effective Practice Award, a program for which he currently serves as a reviewer, and the 2017 Bruce N. Chaloux Scholarship for Early Career Excellence. Dr. Dodd has also been acknowledged by the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education Cooperative for Education Technologies as the 2017 Sally M. Johnstone awardee, given to professionals who have made an outsized contribution to the technology-enhanced teaching and learning community. Recognition for accomplishments in business leadership include selection as a recipient of the Edmond Sun Business Times 2017 20 under 40 award. Dr. Dodd has also been instrumental in leading teams to achieve numerous organizational recognitions, including a 2015 Brightspace Excellence Award, the 2016 Journal Record Innovator of the Year Award, a 2017 United States Distance Learning Association 21st Century Award for Best Practices in Distance Learning, and a 2017 United States Distance Learning Association award for Innovation. Partners: Moore Norman Business Development Center and REI Women’s Business Center <strong>You will be redirected to PayPal to pay for registration. <em><span style="color: red;">Fee is non-refundable. </span></em>If you cannot attend, your registration may be able to be transferred to another workshop. </strong> Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U. S. Small Business Administration, WBC’s, SBA 7j, and PRIME programs and services are provided on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities and language assistance services for clients with limited English proficiency will be provided if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Lori Smith, WBC Assistant or Cassidy Gilmore, PRIME Coordinator at P.O. Box 1335, Durant, OK 74702 or call 800-658-2823.     13301 South Penn
    Oklahoma City, OK
    73170
    USA

  • 26 Days Left

    Oct
    16
    Durant, OK

    Comprehensive QuickBooks Desktop

    Attendees at this intensive, hands-on training will learn how QuickBooks can benefit their business.  Topics to be covered include: Understanding Chart of Accounts Writing Checks and Recording Deposits…

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    Add to Calendar 2018-10-168:30 am 2018-10-164:00 pm America/Chicago Comprehensive QuickBooks Desktop Attendees at this intensive, hands-on training will learn how QuickBooks can benefit their business.  Topics to be covered include:
    • Understanding Chart of Accounts
    • Writing Checks and Recording Deposits
    • Reconciling Bank Statements
    • Entering and Paying Vendor Bills
    • Invoicing Customers and Receiving Payments
    • Creating and Understanding Basic Financial Statements and Balance Sheets
    • Tracking Sales Tax
    • Customizing Reports
    • Entering and Reconciling Credit Card Charges
    • Utilizing Sub-Accounts
    Attendees enter the information on the computer using practice sets and have the opportunity to ask questions and receive guidance on “how and why”.   QuickBooks® Pro 2018 is used for the training. Wanda Estus has over 26 years of experience using QuickBooks with her clients and has been teaching QuickBooks classes for REI and the Women’s Business Center for the past 10 years.  She is the owner of Integrity Solutions. Partners: Durant Area Chamber of Commerce, Durant Main Street, OSU Extension, Choctaw Nation, Imagine Durant, and REI Women's Business Center. <strong>You will be redirected to PayPal to pay for registration. <em><span style="color: red;">Fee is non-refundable. </span></em>If you cannot attend, your registration may be able to be transferred to another workshop. </strong> Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U. S. Small Business Administration, WBC’s, SBA 7j, and PRIME programs and services are provided on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities and language assistance services for clients with limited English proficiency will be provided if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Lori Smith, WBC Assistant or Cassidy Gilmore, PRIME Coordinator at P.O. Box 1335, Durant, OK 74702 or call 800-658-2823.
    2912 Enterprise Blvd.
    Durant, OK
    74701
    USA

  • 27 Days Left

    Oct
    17
    Tulsa, Ok

    Do It Yourself Video Marketing

    If you’re not saying it online, are you really saying it?  In this hands-on session you’ll learn to create your own video marketing for your business.  You’ll learn about the volume of video being consumed online as well a…

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    Add to Calendar 2018-10-179:00 am 2018-10-1712:00 pm America/Chicago Do It Yourself Video Marketing If you’re not saying it online, are you really saying it?  In this hands-on session you’ll learn to create your own video marketing for your business.  You’ll learn about the volume of video being consumed online as well as essential tips and tools for producing and editing your own videos.  Other topics to be covered include: -  Video topic ideas and how to generate content so we move beyond the pitfall of hard selling and learn to keep the audience involved -  Where to use your videos, from social media to YouTube to your website -  Participants will have the opportunity to record their own “trial run” video to get experience and feedback! There will be plenty of time for Q&A with the instructor and hands-on practice! Presenter: Stephen Koranda, CDME, CTA, is a 20-plus year marketing professional. Koranda is Principal and Sr. Consultant for Back To You Marketing, a marketing agency and tourism consultancy firm based in Norman, Oklahoma, that counsels small businesses on their marketing initiatives to grow their business. Koranda speaks regularly on marketing, sales, social media, email marketing, and customer service. Koranda is the Authorized Local Expert for Constant Contact, the email service provider and marketing toolkit. <strong>You will be redirected to PayPal to pay for registration. <em><span style="color: red;">Fee is non-refundable. </span></em>If you cannot attend, your registration may be able to be transferred to another workshop. </strong> Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U. S. Small Business Administration, WBC’s, SBA 7j, and PRIME programs and services are provided on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities and language assistance services for clients with limited English proficiency will be provided if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Lori Smith, WBC Assistant or Cassidy Gilmore, PRIME Coordinator at P.O. Box 1335, Durant, OK 74702 or call 800-658-2823. 7615 East 63rd Place, Suite 201
    Tulsa, Ok
    74133

  • 27 Days Left

    Oct
    17
    Moore, OK

    Facebook For Business Success - Part 2

    Part 2 - Daily Strategies: Come with your Facebook business page set up and ready to go! Join us as Therin Miller, Chief Visionary Officer/Founder of N2Rmedia.com, presents part 2 of the series. Learn how to: Invite friends…

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    Add to Calendar 2018-10-179:30 am 2018-10-1711:00 am America/Chicago Facebook For Business Success - Part 2 Part 2 - Daily Strategies: Come with your Facebook business page set up and ready to go! Join us as Therin Miller, Chief Visionary Officer/Founder of N2Rmedia.com, presents part 2 of the series. Learn how to: Invite friends to follow your business page. Instruct friends/family to see your business page posts consistently. Post via the Facebook App. Utilize the "Page" manager. Understand and utilize Facebook Analytics And more! (Note:  Come ready with your personal and business Facebook pages set-up and your password.) The workshop is free, however space is limited and registration is required.  Please register at :http://pioneer.libnet.info/event/1025799 Partners:  Pioneer Library System, Moore Norman Technology, OkSBDC, and REI Women’s Business Center Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U. S. Small Business Administration, WBC’s, SBA 7j, and PRIME programs and services are provided on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities and language assistance services for clients with limited English proficiency will be provided if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Lori Smith, WBC Assistant or Cassidy Gilmore, PRIME Coordinator at P.O. Box 1335, Durant, OK 74702 or call 800-658-2823. 225 S. Howard Street
    Moore, OK
    73160
    USA

  • 28 Days Left

    Oct
    18
    Oklahoma City, OK

    Business Basics - Financing Your Business

    Need financing to start a new business or expand your current business. “Financing Your Business” will walk you through the steps.  Every small business owner will benefit from this workshop designed to provide guidance with …

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    Add to Calendar 2018-10-186:00 pm 2018-10-189:00 pm America/Chicago Business Basics - Financing Your Business Need financing to start a new business or expand your current business. “Financing Your Business” will walk you through the steps.  Every small business owner will benefit from this workshop designed to provide guidance with financing a business. Topics include how to shop for a bank, what a lender wants in an application and what a lender is looking for in a business plan. Other lending options and sources of funding are also addressed including alternative lenders, equity investors and crowdfunding. Presenters from SBA, REI Oklahoma, and local banking institutions Partners: Francis Tuttle Launch Pad, SCORE, OKSBDC and REI Women’s Business Center. <strong>You will be redirected to PayPal to pay for registration. <em><span style="color: red;">Fee is non-refundable. </span></em>If you cannot attend, your registration may be able to be transferred to another workshop. </strong> Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U. S. Small Business Administration, WBC’s, and PRIME programs and services are provided on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities and language assistance services for clients with limited English proficiency will be provided if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Lori Smith, WBC Assistant or Cassidy Gilmore, PRIME Coordinator at P.O. Box 1335, Durant, OK 74702 or call 800-658-2823. . 12777 N. Rockwell
    Oklahoma City, OK
    73142

  • 34 Days Left

    Oct
    24
    Durant, OK

    Do It Yourself Video Marketing

    In this hands-on session you’ll learn to create your own video marketing for your business.  You’ll learn about the volume of video being consumed online as well as essential tips and tools for producing and editing your own …

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    Add to Calendar 2018-10-249:00 am 2018-10-2412:00 pm America/Chicago Do It Yourself Video Marketing In this hands-on session you’ll learn to create your own video marketing for your business.  You’ll learn about the volume of video being consumed online as well as essential tips and tools for producing and editing your own videos.  Other topics to be covered include: -  Video topic ideas and how to generate content so we move beyond the pitfall of hard selling and learn to keep the audience involved -  Where to use your videos, from social media to YouTube to your website -  Participants will have the opportunity to record their own “trial run” video to get experience and feedback! There will be plenty of time for Q&A with the instructor and hands-on practice! Presenter: Stephen Koranda, CDME, CTA, is a 20-plus year marketing professional. Koranda is Principal and Sr. Consultant for Back To You Marketing, a marketing agency and tourism consultancy firm based in Norman, Oklahoma, that counsels small businesses on their marketing initiatives to grow their business. Koranda speaks regularly on marketing, sales, social media, email marketing, and customer service. Koranda is the Authorized Local Expert for Constant Contact, the email service provider and marketing toolkit. Partners: Durant Area Chamber of Commerce, Durant Main Street, OSU Extension, Choctaw Nation, Imagine Durant and REI Women’s Business Center Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U. S. Small Business Administration, WBC’s, SBA 7j, and PRIME programs and services are provided on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities and language assistance services for clients with limited English proficiency will be provided if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Lori Smith, WBC Assistant or Cassidy Gilmore, PRIME Coordinator at P.O. Box 1335, Durant, OK 74702 or call 800-658-2823.<strong>You will be redirected to PayPal to pay for registration. <em><span style="color: red;">Fee is non-refundable. </span></em>If you cannot attend, your registration may be able to be transferred to another workshop. </strong> 2912 Enterprise Blvd.
    Durant, OK
    74701
    USA

  • 34 Days Left

    Oct
    24
    Tulsa, Ok

    Comprehensive QuickBooks Desktop

    QuickBooks software is perfect for small businesses that manage their own inventory, sales and other business transactions. Participants in this hands-on workshop will learn how to examine accounts, enter and pay vendors, record d…

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    Add to Calendar 2018-10-248:30 am 2018-10-244:00 pm America/Chicago Comprehensive QuickBooks Desktop QuickBooks software is perfect for small businesses that manage their own inventory, sales and other business transactions. Participants in this hands-on workshop will learn how to examine accounts, enter and pay vendors, record deposits, reconcile bank statements, perform payroll, customized reports and other business accounting functions. You will enter the information on the computer using practice sets and will have the opportunity to ask questions and receive guidance on how and why. QuickBooks Pro 2017 version will be used for the training. Laptops will be provided. Attendees will received a coupon for a discount when ordering software from Intuit. Presenter is Certified Quickbooks Pro Advisor Meredith Engle – The Bean Counter! Space is limited!  Register early! <strong>You will be redirected to PayPal to pay for registration. <em><span style="color: red;">Fee is non-refundable. </span></em>If you cannot attend, your registration may be able to be transferred to another workshop. </strong> Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U. S. Small Business Administration, WBC’s, SBA 7j, and PRIME programs and services are provided on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities and language assistance services for clients with limited English proficiency will be provided if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Lori Smith, WBC Assistant or Cassidy Gilmore, PRIME Coordinator at P.O. Box 1335, Durant, OK 74702 or call 800-658-2823. 7615 East 63rd Place, Suite 201
    Tulsa, Ok
    74133

  • 35 Days Left

    Oct
    25
    Durant, OK

    Business Tax Workshop

    The Business Tax Workshops offered by the Oklahoma Tax Commission are designed to meet the needs of all business owners, from new to seasoned business, who need to brush up on the latest tax changes. These workshops are o…

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    Add to Calendar 2018-10-259:00 am 10-25-201811:30 am America/Chicago Business Tax Workshop The Business Tax Workshops offered by the Oklahoma Tax Commission are designed to meet the needs of all business owners, from new to seasoned business, who need to brush up on the latest tax changes. These workshops are offered free of charge. For a new business or an individual thinking about setting up a business in Oklahoma, the workshop offers information on formation types, business structures, a step-by-step guide to business registration, bookkeeping techniques and a line-by-line explanation of the primary business tax forms.  You will learn the keys to sales tax registration and collection, along with helpful tips on rate tables, reporting formats and exemptions. For an existing business, participants will learn the steps to filling out the various business tax forms and which forms and tax laws have changed based on the latest legislative decisions. Presenter: Dewey Brandon, OK Tax Commission Workshop Co-Sponsors: Durant Area Chamber of Commerce, Durant Main Street, OSU Extension, Choctaw Nation, Imagine Durant, and REI Women's Business Center. Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U. S. Small Business Administration, WBC’s, and PRIME programs and services are provided on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities and language assistance services for clients with limited English proficiency will be provided if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Lori Smith, WBC Assistant or Cassidy Gilmore, PRIME Coordinator at P.O. Box 1335, Durant, OK 74702 or call 800-658-2823. 2912 Enterprise Blvd.
    Durant, OK
    74701
    USA

  • 35 Days Left

    Oct
    25
    Enid, OK

    Enid Women in Business: Negotiating 1.1

    Join us for 2018 Enid Women in Business Quarterly Series.   These events provide an opportunity to learn, promote leadership, gain exposure, and cultivate profitable business connections.  This series is the perfect place for w…

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    Add to Calendar 2018-10-2511:30 am 2018-10-251:00 pm America/Chicago Enid Women in Business: Negotiating 1.1 Join us for 2018 Enid Women in Business Quarterly Series.   These events provide an opportunity to learn, promote leadership, gain exposure, and cultivate profitable business connections.  This series is the perfect place for women to come together to listen and support other women in business. This quarter's event: Negotiating 1.1 Enid Women in Business Negotiating 1.1 Printable Flyer Jody Harris shares 5 steps to make women better negotiators.  In the time you spend with her, she will give you real life techniques of how to negotiate a loan, business transactions, your home life, and even your relationship with your kids.  Jody wants every women to be successful negotiators through their life's journey, so they can put their time and energy into the things that matter to them. Speaker: Jody Harris.  Jody is the CEO And Founder of Jody Harris, Inc. and inventor of the awarding ZippedMe and YukBGone to solve everyday problems.  Her desire and passion of giving women a voice led her to launch her publishing company, Symphony Publishing. <strong>You will be redirected to PayPal to pay for registration. <em><span style="color: red;">Fee is non-refundable. </span></em>If you cannot attend, your registration may be able to be transferred to another workshop. </strong> Partners include: Autry Technology Center, James W. Streate Center for Business Development , Enid Regional Development Alliance, Northern Oklahoma College, Main Street Enid, SBA, and REI Women's Business Center. Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U. S. Small Business Administration, WBC’s, and PRIME programs and services are provided on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities and language assistance services for clients with limited English proficiency will be provided if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Lori Smith, WBC Assistant or Cassidy Gilmore, PRIME Coordinator at P.O. Box 1335, Durant, OK 74702 or call 800-658-2823.   1201 W. Willow
    Enid, OK
    73703

  • 42 Days Left

    Nov
    1
    Oklahoma City, OK

    OKC Women's Business Breakfast

    The Oklahoma City Women's Business Breakfast has become a popular local networking event.  This opportunity enables you to connect with countless potential customers, build your network of business contacts, and it is a great opp…

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    Add to Calendar 2018-11-018:15 am 2018-11-0110:00 am America/Chicago OKC Women\'s Business Breakfast The Oklahoma City Women's Business Breakfast has become a popular local networking event.  This opportunity enables you to connect with countless potential customers, build your network of business contacts, and it is a great opportunity to showcase your business!  Bring your business cards and join us for this exclusive networking meeting for women business owners, professionals and small business resource partners. The Business Breakfast meets the first Thursday morning of every month. Breakfast sponsorships are available. Contact Jennifer Edwards at 800-658-2823 or jedwards@reiok.org. Free parking is available at Kamp’s and additional parking is available on 9th Street. Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U. S. Small Business Administration, WBC’s programs and services are provided on a nondiscriminatory basis.  Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities and language assistance services for clients with limited English proficiency will be provided if requested at least two weeks in advance.  Contact Lori Smith, WBC Assistant P.O. Box 1335, Durant, OK 74702 or call 800-658-2823. 10 Northeast 10th Street
    Oklahoma City, OK
    73104

  • 56 Days Left

    Nov
    15
    Durant, OK

    Business Tax Workshop

    The Business Tax Workshops offered by the Oklahoma Tax Commission are designed to meet the needs of all business owners, from new to seasoned business, who need to brush up on the latest tax changes. These workshops are o…

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    Add to Calendar 2018-11-159:00 am 2018-11-1511:30 am America/Chicago Business Tax Workshop The Business Tax Workshops offered by the Oklahoma Tax Commission are designed to meet the needs of all business owners, from new to seasoned business, who need to brush up on the latest tax changes. These workshops are offered free of charge. For a new business or an individual thinking about setting up a business in Oklahoma, the workshop offers information on formation types, business structures, a step-by-step guide to business registration, bookkeeping techniques and a line-by-line explanation of the primary business tax forms.  You will learn the keys to sales tax registration and collection, along with helpful tips on rate tables, reporting formats and exemptions. For an existing business, participants will learn the steps to filling out the various business tax forms and which forms and tax laws have changed based on the latest legislative decisions. Presenter: Dewey Brandon, OK Tax Commission Workshop Co-Sponsors: Durant Area Chamber of Commerce, Durant Main Street, OSU Extension, Choctaw Nation, Imagine Durant, and REI Women's Business Center. Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U. S. Small Business Administration, WBC’s, and PRIME programs and services are provided on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities and language assistance services for clients with limited English proficiency will be provided if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Lori Smith, WBC Assistant or Cassidy Gilmore, PRIME Coordinator at P.O. Box 1335, Durant, OK 74702 or call 800-658-2823. 2912 Enterprise Blvd.
    Durant, OK
    74701
    USA

  • 56 Days Left

    Nov
    15
    Oklahoma City, OK

    Business Basics - Starting & Running Your Own Business

    Want to start your own business?  The Francis Tuttle Launch Pad, REI Women’s Business Center, OK Small Business Development Center and SCORE are offering this workshop to help you decide if starting a business is right for you …

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    Add to Calendar 2018-11-158:30 am 2018-11-1512:30 pm America/Chicago Business Basics - Starting & Running Your Own Business Want to start your own business?  The Francis Tuttle Launch Pad, REI Women’s Business Center, OK Small Business Development Center and SCORE are offering this workshop to help you decide if starting a business is right for you and, if so, how to go about it.  Existing small business owners could benefit from several of the topics in this workshop as well. Topics include what questions to ask before starting a business, how to analyze and decide which business structure to use, how to register the business in Oklahoma, how to develop a simple but meaningful business plan, how to understand basic business financials and finally, where to find financing.  Additionally, available federal, state and local resources to assist you will be discussed. Speakers: Francis Tuttle, SCORE, OKSBDC, and REI Women's Business Center. Partners: Francis Tuttle Launch Pad, SCORE, OKSBDC, and REI Women's Business Center. <strong>You will be redirected to PayPal to pay for registration. <em><span style="color: red;">Fee is non-refundable. </span></em>If you cannot attend, your registration may be able to be transferred to another workshop. </strong> Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U. S. Small Business Administration, WBC’s, and PRIME programs and services are provided on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities and language assistance services for clients with limited English proficiency will be provided if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Lori Smith, WBC Assistant or Cassidy Gilmore, PRIME Coordinator at P.O. Box 1335, Durant, OK 74702 or call 800-658-2823.   7301 West Reno Ave
    Oklahoma City, OK
    73127

  • 77 Days Left

    Dec
    6
    Oklahoma City, OK

    OKC Women's Business Breakfast

    The Oklahoma City Women's Business Breakfast has become a popular local networking event.  This opportunity enables you to connect with countless potential customers, build your network of business contacts, and it is a great opp…

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    Add to Calendar 2018-12-068:15 am 2018-12-0610:00 am America/Chicago OKC Women\'s Business Breakfast The Oklahoma City Women's Business Breakfast has become a popular local networking event.  This opportunity enables you to connect with countless potential customers, build your network of business contacts, and it is a great opportunity to showcase your business!  Bring your business cards and join us for this exclusive networking meeting for women business owners, professionals and small business resource partners. The Business Breakfast meets the first Thursday morning of every month. Breakfast sponsorships are available. Contact Jennifer Edwards at 800-658-2823 or jedwards@reiok.org. Free parking is available at Kamp’s and additional parking is available on 9th Street. Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U. S. Small Business Administration, WBC’s programs and services are provided on a nondiscriminatory basis.  Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities and language assistance services for clients with limited English proficiency will be provided if requested at least two weeks in advance.  Contact Lori Smith, WBC Assistant P.O. Box 1335, Durant, OK 74702 or call 800-658-2823. 10 Northeast 10th Street
    Oklahoma City, OK
    73104

  • 77 Days Left

    Dec
    6
    Tulsa, OK

    Tulsa Women's Business Lunch

    The Tulsa Women’s Business Breakfast is a bimonthly event to help business owners and entrepreneurs meet one another, learn from community leaders and become more informed about Tulsa’s business ecosystem. It’s a great way t…

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    Add to Calendar 2018-12-0611:30 am 2018-12-0612:30 pm America/Chicago Tulsa Women\'s Business Lunch The Tulsa Women’s Business Breakfast is a bimonthly event to help business owners and entrepreneurs meet one another, learn from community leaders and become more informed about Tulsa’s business ecosystem. It’s a great way to network and learn about the many resources Tulsa has to offer. Bring Your business Cards and join us for this networking meeting for women business owners, professionals, and small business resource partners.
    • Market your business through interactive discussions and activities.
    • Learn from other women entrepreneurs and women in business.
    • Discover the latest in resource services for women entrepreneurs.
    Admission is free, but registration is required. Please select here to register. Coffee and Breakfast sponsorship are available.
    36 East Cameron Street
    Tulsa, OK
    74103

  • 84 Days Left

    Dec
    13
    Durant, OK

    Business Tax Workshop

    The Business Tax Workshops offered by the Oklahoma Tax Commission are designed to meet the needs of all business owners, from new to seasoned business, who need to brush up on the latest tax changes. These workshops are o…

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    Add to Calendar 2018-12-139:00 am 2018-12-1311:30 am America/Chicago Business Tax Workshop The Business Tax Workshops offered by the Oklahoma Tax Commission are designed to meet the needs of all business owners, from new to seasoned business, who need to brush up on the latest tax changes. These workshops are offered free of charge. For a new business or an individual thinking about setting up a business in Oklahoma, the workshop offers information on formation types, business structures, a step-by-step guide to business registration, bookkeeping techniques and a line-by-line explanation of the primary business tax forms.  You will learn the keys to sales tax registration and collection, along with helpful tips on rate tables, reporting formats and exemptions. For an existing business, participants will learn the steps to filling out the various business tax forms and which forms and tax laws have changed based on the latest legislative decisions. Presenter: Dewey Brandon, OK Tax Commission Workshop Co-Sponsors: Durant Area Chamber of Commerce, Durant Main Street, OSU Extension, Choctaw Nation, Imagine Durant, and REI Women's Business Center. Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U. S. Small Business Administration, WBC’s, and PRIME programs and services are provided on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities and language assistance services for clients with limited English proficiency will be provided if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Lori Smith, WBC Assistant or Cassidy Gilmore, PRIME Coordinator at P.O. Box 1335, Durant, OK 74702 or call 800-658-2823. 2912 Enterprise Blvd.
    Durant, OK
    74701
    USA

  • 160 Days Left

    Feb
    27
    Altus, OK

    Comprehensive QuickBooks Desktop

    Attendees at this intensive, hands-on training will learn how QuickBooks can benefit their business.  Topics to be covered include: Examining Chart of Accounts Writing Checks and Recording Deposits …

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    Add to Calendar 2019-02-278:30 am 2019-02-274:00 pm America/Chicago Comprehensive QuickBooks Desktop Attendees at this intensive, hands-on training will learn how QuickBooks can benefit their business.  Topics to be covered include:
    • Examining Chart of Accounts
    • Writing Checks and Recording Deposits
    • Reconciling Bank Statements
    • Entering and Paying Vendor Bills
    • Invoicing Customers and Receiving Payments
    • Creating and Understanding Basic Financial Statements and Balance Sheets
    • Tracking Sales Tax
    • Customizing Reports
    • Entering and Reconciling Credit Card Charges
    • Utilizing Sub-Accounts
    Participants will enter information on the computer using practice sets and have the opportunity to ask questions and receive guidance on “how and why”.  QuickBooks® Pro 2018 desktop version is used for the training. Presenter:  MJ Brienen, QuickBooks Pro Advisor MJ Brienen is a seasoned professional focused on helping businesses in many stages of development to set-up, maintain, or fix their QuickBooks systems.  She works to help uncover the secrets to QuickBooks® and how the program can be used most effectively by businesses.  Brienen has a background in banking, sales, project management, and working with websites. Partners include: Southewst Technology Center and REI Women's Business Center. <strong>You will be redirected to PayPal to pay for registration. <em><span style="color: red;">Fee is non-refundable. </span></em>If you cannot attend, your registration may be able to be transferred to another workshop. </strong> Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U. S. Small Business Administration, WBC’s, SBA 7j, and PRIME programs and services are provided on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities and language assistance services for clients with limited English proficiency will be provided if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Lori Smith, WBC Assistant or Cassidy Gilmore, PRIME Coordinator at P.O. Box 1335, Durant, OK 74702 or call 800-658-2823.
    711 West Tamarack Road
    Altus, OK
    73521