UPCOMING EVENTS

 

Mar

4

Boots to Business Reboot

Starting a business can be overwhelming! Where does one even begin?

From start to finish, our SBA resource team is here to help. This webinar will give you a glimpse into starting your own business including: 

  • How to get your business idea financed
  • How to write a business plan bankers will love
  • How to register your business
  • How to find your target market
  • How to know if your idea will make you money
  • AND MORE!

Join U.S. Small Business Administration Resource Partners on Thursday, March 4 at 12:00 pm MT/ 1:00 pm CT over Zoom.No cost to attend.

 

Mar

9

EIDL and PPP Disaster Loans Open Lines Q&A

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

We will provide an update on any recent changes and answer YOUR specific questions.

Please join SD CEO Women's Business Center, VBOC of the Dakotas and the U.S. Small Business Administration team as we provide current updates on programs and answer your questions. .

No cost to attend. Join us!

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Mar

16

EIDL and PPP Disaster Loans Open Lines Q&A

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

We will provide an update on any recent changes and answer YOUR specific questions.

Please join SD CEO Women's Business Center, VBOC of the Dakotas and the U.S. Small Business Administration team as we provide current updates on programs and answer your questions. .

No cost to attend. Join us!

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Mar

16

Women In Networking

Join us for our March Women In Networking meeting on Tuesday, March 16 from 11:45 am– 1:00 pm MT virtually over Zoom.

Kelly Kirk, Instructor of History at Black Hills State University, will be our guest speaker for a special presentation as we celebrate Women's History Month.

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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March

25

 Virtual Women's Business Conference

Invest in your professional development and attend the Virtual Women's Business Conference: Define Your Path on Thursday, March 25 2021 virtually over Zoom. from 9:00 am CST to 12:00 pm CST. 

National Geographic Adventurer of the Year and Keynote Speaker, Jennifer Pharr Davis will be our guide as we zero in on embracing the power and freedom that comes from naming your vision and claiming your direction. Prepare to be inspired and come away with new ways to look at your business and career. Jennifer will be joined by South Dakota-based businesswomen sharing their own stories of how they pivoted and reset their own compasses during the last year. Join us for networking opportunities, a conference pack, door prizes, and more! 

For more information regarding the conference, visit our event page! 

Cost: $75
Students: $30

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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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