UPCOMING EVENTS

 

Jan

26

EIDL and PPP Loans- Open Q&A with the U.S. Small Business Administration

This is an open Q&A session on the Economic Injury Disaster Relief (EIDL) Loan, EIDL Advance, or the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Do you have questions about PPP loan forgiveness, the EIDL Advance, or EIDL loan process? This webinar is for you!

We will address the EIDL/PPP Loan updates and any questions you may have at the end of this webinar. Please join SD CEO Women's Business Center, VBOC of the Dakotas, and the U.S. Small Business Administration team on Tuesday, January 26 at 10:00 a.m. MT/ 9:00 a.m. CT as we provide current updates on programs and answer your questions.

Cost: $FREE

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Jan

27

Refresh your LinkedIn Profile for Success

LinkedIn is a powerful tool both for your company and your own online presence. Learn how to make this professional network add value to your business, organization and reputation. This workshop is for small business owners and other professionals who want to leverage LinkedIn to help grow their business but don’t have a lot of time or resources to get it done.

Join Michelle Kane, Director of SD CEO Women’s Business Center, as she shows you how to use LinkedIn to better position yourself as a leader in your field.

Each person who registers will get a custom review and recommendations for their current LinkedIn profile from Michelle.

Zero in on best practices when it comes to your profile set-up, how to show up in search and new ways to incorporate the platform into your professional development strategy.

Cost: $29

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Jan

28

Women In Networking

Join us for our Statewide *VIRTUAL* Women In Networking (WIN) meeting on Thursday, January 28 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. MT over Zoom.  

Our guest speaker is Beth Massa, Regional Director for Foundation Relations, CFRE, at the South Dakota Community Foundation

Women In Networking is an organization for women in business that provides an opportunity to widen their professional networks and promote your business and network with other women. WIN connects women, familiarizes participants with other businesses and/or upcoming events, and supports the SD CEO Women's Business Center.

Cost: $FREE.

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Feb

4

Twitter 101 for Small Businesses

Many small businesses have found great success using Twitter as an outlet to connect with consumers.

Join Kayla Rogeberg from the U.S. Small Business Administration South Dakota District Office on Thursday, February 4 as she helps you understand the tools available to grow your small business on Twitter. This includes acquiring a basic understanding of the social networking site and developing a social media strategy.

Cost: $FREE. 

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Feb

9

Women In Networking

Join SD CEO for our February Women In Networking meeting on Tuesday, February 9, 2021, from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. over Zoom.

Our guest speaker is Tiffany Even, Financial Advisor for Ameriprise Financial. 

Women In Networking is an organization for women in business that provides an opportunity to widen their professional networks and promote your business and network with other women. WIN connects women, familiarizes participants with other businesses and/or upcoming events, and supports the SD CEO Women's Business Center. WIN meets three times a month for networking opportunities.

Cost: $FREE. 

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Cancellation Policy:


SD CEO Seminars and Major Events: All SD CEO registration payments are final. Your registration fee may be applied to a future event if you cancel at least 7 days prior to an event, or you may give your registration to a colleague or associate. Any registration cancellations less than 7 days prior to an event will not be applied to a future training.
Women in Networking (WIN): All WIN registration payments are final and cannot be applied to future events.

SD CEO Scholarships

SD CEO provides the highest quality workshops, professional development events, and training programs. Financial aid based on need is available for individuals who would otherwise be unable to access our services. The SD CEO offers scholarships up to 75% of the total program/event cost. The following information will be used to determine your scholarship eligibility and discount if selected. Scholarship are given based on the availability of scholarship funds. Scholarship preference is given to those who have a financial need, own or work for a small business, or work for a non-profit.



U.S. Small Business Administration - Your Small Business Resource (SBA)

The SD CEO, Women's Business Center,is funded in part by the U.S. Small Business Administration. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Mela Cosme (Mela.Cosme@BHSU.edu or 605-642-6948).

Special areas of focus:

Training

Training

developing, providing and/or recommending training, seminars and workshops to meet the needs of startup and existing businesses.

Counseling

Business Advising

facilitating how SBA might best serve client needs and encourage the best direction in pursuit of a successful business.

Technical Assistance

Technical Assistance

identifying resources for comprehensive training, mentoring and counseling to help entrepreneurs reach business goals.

While services are available to ANYONE interested in business, the center has a special emphasis on assisting women.


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