Events

Upcoming Webinars

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Introducción a Shopify - Un Seminario Web Gratuito

Miércoles, El 1 de Diciembre, 2021 a las 5 pm - 6 pm ET

¿Qué es Shopify? ¿Cómo funciona la venta online? ¿Qué características tiene disponibles? ¿Cómo puede Shopify ayudarte a hacer crecer tu negocio?

En este taller, cubriremos la historia de Shopify, cómo funciona para ayudar a los negocios a vender y escalar, así como obtener una comprensión de los costos que implica. Esta es una clase esencial para cualquiera que esté considerando abrir un negocio o exapandir sus ventas por internet.

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Market Research to Build & Launch your Small Business

Tuesday, January 11th, 2022 at 1pm - 2pm ET

Are you looking to identify the purchasing power or demographics for your business’ target area, or understand how your business’ expenses compare to industry norms? What about securing a targeted list of business development contacts to land new sales?

 

If you’re interested in learning how to secure market research data like this for your business, all at no cost, then join the Pace University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) as we partner with the New York SBDC’s Research Network to explore the power of Market Research to build/launch your small business. In this session, Research Network Director Darrin Conroy will review a range of market research options available to NYSBDC clients in a facilitated discussion with Pace University Regional Director Andrew Flamm.

Upcoming Webinars from Partner Organizations

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New York SBDC Business Training

For information and registration links to other free webinars offered by the NY Small Business Development Center network click here

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Neighborhood Entrepreneurship Law Project Remote Legal Clinic

Tuesday, November 30th, by appointment (4:30 PM - 5:15 PM or 5:30 PM - 6:15 PM, ET)

The Neighborhood Entrepreneur Law Project (NELP) of the City Bar Justice Center small business legal clinics are an opportunity for micro-entrepreneurs to receive free, one-on-one legal advice regarding their small business during a 45-minute consultation with a volunteer attorney. Frequently discussed topics include: business structure, incorporation, contracts and agreements, commercial leasing, and intellectual property protection. The Pace University Small Business Development center (SBDC) is proud to partner with NELP on this legal clinic session in celebration of Giving Tuesday. 

In order to attend, you must register in advance.

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Doing Business In China: E-Commerce Webinar

Tuesday, December 7th from 9am-11am ET

Join Global NY’s China office and industry experts to hear the latest insights on how New York State businesses can export to and work with one of the world’s largest markets.  

This no-cost webinar provides an overview of e-commerce in China, including:

  • Cross-border development and case studies 

  • Discussion of ESD resources to support businesses interested in entering the e-commerce market in China

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11th Annual New York State MWBE Forum

December 14 - 16, in-person and virtual

The 11th annual New York State Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) Forum is the premier opportunity for MWBEs from across industries to forge new professional connections and become more competitive in an ever-changing market. This year’s Forum, led by Immersive Strategies, is themed “Innovating Forward” and will focus on lifting up, strengthening, and celebrating MWBEs as the COVID-19 pandemic persists. Hosted by Governor Kathy Hochul, the event will be a mix of in-person networking opportunities and sessions at the Albany Capital Center, and full-scale, virtual meetups, panels, and working sessions. Conference fees applicable.

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MWBE Training Tuesdays Online Webinars

Each Tuesday (Usually At 2pm ET) A New Topic Is Covered

Marketing your business to the government can be a daunting process, but Empire State Development is working to make sure entrepreneurs have the tools they need to successfully bid on government contracts. The "Training Tuesdays" webinar series covers a diverse range of topics including how to submit a proposal, doing business with NYS agencies, upcoming contracting opportunities, effective marketing to the government, proper bid pricing, and more!

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NYC Department of Small Business Services Webinars and Training

Numerous Days & Times

The NYC Department of Small Business Services’ NYC Business Solutions Centers offer small business training sessions in topics such as QuickBooks and Minority & Women Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) Certification. You can register for their free events and courses on Eventbrite. 

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Amazon Small Business Academy

Numerous Days & Times; Some Past Recordings

These various, scheduled and prerecorded sessions cover emerging digital strategies and brand building techniques and how selling online can become part of an overall business strategy, identifying the specific customer segment, and how to communicate brand messaging online. They discuss techniques for writing a compelling listing, processing an order, options for warehousing and shipping, managing customer service and returns, and how to learn from customer reviews. They explore optional tools available to help build awareness of the brand including advertising, deals, and coupons. Attendees will also learn about pricing tools and expanding into additional customer groups such as business to business sales and international geographies.