Event Calendar

The Alabama SBDC's provide a wide variety of workshops, seminars, and training opportunities throughout the year.  For the most current list of events in your area, please refer to the SBDC that services your county. SBDC Locator.

DATE TOPIC LOCATION

April 2014
1 Starting and Operating a Child Care Center Jacksonville, AL
1:00 PM - 3:15 PM
2 UNA Marketing and Sales Certificate Series:  Prospecting, Qualifying, Approaching Florence, AL
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
8 How to Research Export Markets for Small Business Gulf Shores, AL
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
$10
9 Business Opportunity & Contracting Matchmaker for Greater Birmingham Pelham Civic Center
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9 Strategic Planning & Exit Strategies Madison, AL
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
11 International Trade Leadership Series:
Legal Aspects of International Business
Huntsville Chamber of Commerce / NAITA
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
15 Women In Business Workshop Series:  Unleash Your Marketing Power Montgomery, AL
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
16 Is Your Business Prepared for a Disaster?  ACT Session 3 Anniston, AL / Calhoun County Chamber
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
16 UNA Marketing and Sales Certificate Series:  Sales Calls and Presentations Florence, AL
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
17 Financial Literacy Forum Tuscaloosa, AL - Stillman College - Wynn Center
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
17 Tomorrow's IT: A Focus on IT Entrepreneurs Huntsville - UAH College of Business Administration
5:30 PM
17 Build Your Widget: Manage the Components of a Successful Business Tuscaloosa, AL
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
18 International Trade Leadership Series:
Export Financing & Credit Insurance
Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
22 Military Appreciation Luncheon Mobile, AL - USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
$25
23 Financial Planning Series Huntsville, AL
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
24 BBA Export 101 Jasper, AL - Walker County Economic & Industrial Development Authority
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
24 Understanding Government Contracting Sheffield, AL
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
29 NAITA World Trade Day Huntsville, AL
30 UNA Marketing and Sales Certificate Series:  Technology for Leaders Florence, AL
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
May 2014
1-2 Gulf Coast Trade Alliance 2014 World Trade Conference Pensacola
7 UNA Marketing and Sales Certificate Series:  Creating Value and Earning Commitments Florence, AL
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
8 Federal Proposal Development Workshop Huntsville, AL
8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Understanding Government Contracting Florence, AL
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
9 International Trade Leadership Series:
Legal Aspects of International Business
Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
12-16 SBA Small Business Week  
13 BBA Export 101 St. Clair County EDC
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
13 2014 Alabama Department of Revenue New Business Workshop Series Shoals Chamber of Commerce, Florence, AL
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
14 Troy University SBDC: Small Business Opportunities Conference and Matchmaker Trojan Center Ballroom, Troy, AL
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
14 ASU Focus on Franchising Montgomery, AL
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
15 Japan America Society of Alabama (JASA) Annual Dinner Birmingham
19-23 World Trade Week The Battle House Hotel, Mobile, AL
21 UNA Marketing and Sales Certificate Series:  Expanding Customer Relationships-"Walking the Walk" Florence, AL
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
22 Practical Cash Flow Management:  Managing King Cash Flow in a Small Enterprise Huntsville, AL
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
28 Is Your Business Prepared for a Disaster?  READY Session 4 Anniston, AL / Calhoun County Chamber
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
29 CANCELLED
UNA 2014 Procurement Opportunities Matchmaker
Florence, AL
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
June 2014
11 UNA Marketing and Sales Certificate Series:  Sales Management-"Herding Cats!" Florence, AL
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
17 The Role of Small Businesses in the Local Economy Pell City, AL
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
20 BBA Export 101 Community Meeting Room, Shelby County Services Building, Pelham
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
25 UNA Marketing and Sales Certificate Series:  Sales Technology Tools Florence, AL
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
July 2014
10 BBA Export 101 Blount County
August 2014
4 Alabama SBA Lenders Conference Reception Birmingham, AL
5 Alabama SBA Lenders Conference Birmingham, AL
12 2014 Alabama Department of Revenue New Business Workshop Series Shoals Chamber of Commerce, Florence, AL
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
14 3rd Annual Global Supply Chain & Logistics Summit TBA
29 International Trade Leadership Series:
Basics of International Trade
Birmingham Business Alliance
September 2014
12 International Protocol Seminar Birmingham Business Alliance
19 International Trade Leadership Series:
Strategic International Sales &
Marketing Plan
Birmingham Business Alliance
October 2014
7 BBA Small Busines Awards The Club, Birmingham
17 International Trade Leadership Series:
International Logistics and Documentation
Birmingham Business Alliance
November 2014
14 International Trade Leadership Series:
Export Financing & Credit Insurance
Birmingham Business Alliance
18 2014 Alabama Department of Revenue New Business Workshop Series Shoals Chamber of Commerce, Florence, AL
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
December 2014
12 International Trade Leadership Series:
Legal Aspects of International Business
Birmingham Business Alliance

FUTURE EVENT DATES

     

 

PAST EVENTS - Listed below are some of the events that you may have missed this year!  For a list of previous events, please refer to our event calendar archive.       2009 Event Calendar Archive

January 2014
7 Small Business Tax Workshop Montgomery, AL
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
10 UNA Fraud Detection and Prevention Workshop Series:
Introduction to Fraud & Forensic Accounting
Robertsdale, AL
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
10 UNA Fraud Detection and Prevention Workshop Series:
Introduction to Fraud Examination/Investigation
Robertsdale, AL
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
14 Emergency Response Contracting in Alabama Innovation Depot, Birmingham
10AM - 12PM
17 UNA Fraud Detection and Prevention Workshop Series:
Introduction to Fraud Detection & Prevention
Robertsdale, AL
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
17 UNA Fraud Detection and Prevention Workshop Series:
Responding to Fraud Incidents
Robertsdale, AL
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
22 Introduction to Government Contracting - Birmingham Innovation Depot, Birmingham
10AM - 12PM
24 UNA Fraud Detection and Prevention Workshop Series:
Sociological, Psychological & Physiological Characteristics of a Fraudster
Robertsdale, AL
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
24 International Trade Leadership Series:
Strategic International Sales &
Marketing Plan
Huntsville Chamber of Commerce / NAITA
8:30AM - 12:30PM
24 UNA Fraud Detection and Prevention Workshop Series:
Top 10 Fraud Schemes
Robertsdale, AL
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
29 SBA's Role in Disaster Recovery Oxford, AL
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
30 HUBZone Workshop Huntsville, AL
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
31 CAPZO Certificate Workshop Series:  The Legal Foundation for Planning and Zoning in Alabama Arab, AL
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
31 UNA Fraud Detection and Prevention Workshop Series:
How to Design Effective Anti-Fraud Internal Controls
Robertsdale, AL
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
31 UNA Fraud Detection and Prevention Workshop Series:
Computer Crimes, Investigation & Digital Evidence
Robertsdale, AL
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

February 2014
1 CAPZO Certificate Workshop Series:  Powers, Duties, & Responsibilities for Planning Commissions and Board of Adjustment Arab, AL  (Saturday)
8:00 AM - 11:30 AM
1 CAPZO Certificate Workshop Series:  Comprehensive Planning-How to Prepare, Update, and Implement Your Plan Arab, AL  (Saturday)
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
5 UNA Marketing and Sales Certificate Series:  Understanding Personality Types to Build Relationships Florence, AL
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5 VETS Verification Workshop Huntville, AL
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
5 10 Steps for Selling to the Government Gadsden, AL
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7 Export Market Briefing: Peru & Uruguay Birmingham Business Alliance
7 UNA Fraud Detection and Prevention Workshop Series:
Using IT to Detect Fraud-Data Mining for Fraud
Robertsdale, AL
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
7 UNA Fraud Detection and Prevention Workshop Series:
Anatomy of a Fraud
Robertsdale, AL
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
7 CAPZO Certificate Workshop Series:  Basic Zoning & Subdivision Regulations Arab, AL
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
8 CAPZO Certificate Workshop Series:  Meeting Management Arab, AL  (Saturday)
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
10 ART as a BUSINESS Workshop Thomasville, AL / AL Southern Campus
10 AM - 12 PM
11 Services & Government Contracting Workshop Sheffield, AL
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
12 ART as a BUSINESS Workshop Mobile, AL / Center for Living Arts
9 AM - 11 AM
12-13 Export Control Reform & Technology Controls Westin Hotel, Huntsville, AL
13 Annual Women 2 Women Conference Montgomery, AL
9:00 AM - 1:30 PM
13 Business Development Workshop for Government Contractors Dothan, AL
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
14 ART as a BUSINESS Workshop Fairhope, AL / Eastern Shore Art Center
9 AM - 11 AM
18 What is the Entrepreneurial Center and How can it Help Your New Business? Anniston, AL
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
19 Is Your Business Prepared for a Disaster?  THINK Session 1 Anniston, AL / Calhoun County Chamber
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
19 UNA Marketing and Sales Certificate Series:  Overview of Personal Selling Florence, AL
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
20  Alabama Conference for Inventors Jacksonville, AL
8:00 AM - 3:15 PM
20 Government Contracting Certifications Montgomery, AL
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
21 International Trade Leadership Series:
Strategic International Sales &
Marketing Plan
Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
21 SBA's Role in Disaster Recovery Houston Cole Library, Jacksonville, AL
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
25 2014 Alabama Department of Revenue New Business Workshop Series Shoals Chamber of Commerce, Florence, AL
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
25 Gulf Coast Procurement Opportunities Conference & Matchmaker Mobile Marriott Hotel
26 Gulf Coast Procurement Opportunities Conference & Matchmaker Mobile Marriott Hotel
26 Government Cost Accounting Made Easy Huntsville, AL
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
26 DLA Internet Bid Board System (DIBBS) Webinar
Promptly at 1:00 PM
27 How to Start a Business Huntsville, AL
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
27 Export Credit Insurance Workshop Birmingham , AL
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
28 International Trade Leadership Series:
Export Financing & Credit Insurance
Huntsville Chamber of Commerce / NAITA
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

March 2014
3 Veteran Entrepreneurship Conference Mobile, AL
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Understanding SBA Loan Programs Huntsville, AL
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
5 UNA Marketing and Sales Certificate Series:  Developing Trust with Sales Ethics Florence, AL
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6 / 7 AlabamaGermany Partnership Annual Dinner & Forum Bryant Denny Stadium - The Zone
Tuscaloosa
6 Exploring Entrepreneurship for Veterans and Spouses Mobile, AL
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6 New Business Tax Workshop Dothan, AL
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
7 International Trade Leadership Series:
International Logistics and Documentation
Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce
8:30A M - 12:30 PM
12 Disaster Preparedness Huntsville Chamber of Commerce
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
13 Operation Hope: Small Business Growth & Recovery Summit "Are You Ready?" Boutwell Auditorium, Birmingham, AL
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
14 International Trade Leadership Series:
International Logistics and Documentation
Huntsville Chamber of Commerce / NAITA
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
19 Army SBIR Program University of Alabama in Huntsville
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
19 Is Your Business Prepared for a Disaster?  PLAN Session 2 Anniston, AL / Calhoun County Chamber
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
19 UNA Marketing and Sales Certificate Series:  Sales Communications-"Talking the Talk" Florence, AL
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
20 DLA Land and Maritime Opportunities Webinar Webinar, 10 AM
24-29 Google: Get Your Business Online Week  
26 Cost and Pricing: Fair Market Price (FMP) Webinar for 8a Business Development Suppliers Webinar, 1 PM
Mar31-
Apr4
NASBITE International Conference Peabody Hotel, Memphis, TN


January 2013
8 Strengthening Your Customer Connections Centre, AL
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
10 How to Get Financing for Your Business Birmingham, AL
9:00 AM
11 Start Your Business Seminar Birmingham, AL
9:00 AM or Noon
15 Introduction to Government Contracting Demopolis, AL
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
18 The Power of Positive Attitudes Vestavia Hills, AL
9:00 AM - Noon
18 Understanding Personality Types to Build Relationships Vestavia Hills, AL
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
18 CAPZO Certification: The Legal Foundation for Planning and Zoning in Alabama Alexander City, AL
4:00 PM - 7:30 PM
19 CAPZO Certification: Powers, Duties, & Responsibilities of Planning Commissions and Boards of Adjustment Alexander City, AL
8:30 AM - Noon
19 CAPZO Certification: Comprehensive Planning - How to Prepare, Update, and Implement Your Plan Alexander City, AL
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
22 NxLeveL for Entrepreneurs Planning Series Montgomery, AL
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
23 Introduction to Government Contracting Clanton, AL
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
23 How to Start a Business Huntsville, AL
10:00 AM - Noon
25 Leadership Skills I: Motivation Vestavia Hills, AL
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
25 Working With You Is Killing Me Vestavia Hills, AL
9:00 AM - Noon
29 NxLeveL for Entrepreneurs Planning Series Montgomery, AL
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
30 Joint Ventures in Government Contracting Huntsville, AL
10:00 AM - Noon
30 Small Business Loan Clinic Montgomery, AL
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

February 2013
4 Introduction to Government Contracting

Birmingham, AL
10:00 AM -Noon

5

NxLeveL for Entrepreneurs Planning Series

Montgomery, AL
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

5

Mobile Marketing - Free Webinar

Webinar
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

6

Business Development Workshop

Mobile, AL
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

6

The Business Side of the Affordable Health Care Act

Florence, AL 
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

7

The Importance of Understanding the Advanced Approaches to Motivating Employees

Florence, AL
9:00 AM - Noon

7

Financing Growth for Small Businesses

Huntsville, AL
10:00 AM - Noon

7

Annual Women 2 Women Conference

Montgomery, AL
9:00 AM - 1:30 PM

8

CAPZO Certification: Basic Zoning & Subdivision Regulations

Alexander City, AL
4:00 PM - 7:30 PM

8

Leadership Skills II: Managing Change

Vestavia Hills, AL
9:00 AM - Noon

9

CAPZO Certification: Meeting Management

Alexander City, AL
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM

12

Introduction to Government Contracting

Birmingham, AL
10:00 AM - Noon

12

NxLeveL for Entrepreneurs Planning Series

Montgomery, AL
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

13

Practical Cash Flow Management

Huntsville, AL
10:00 AM - Noon

14

Starting a Business

Talladega, AL
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

19

NxLeveL for Entrepreneurs Planning Series

Montgomery, AL
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

19

Government Contract Accounting Made Easy

Huntsville, AL
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

19

Webinar: Crowdfunding - Pros and Cons

Webinar
2:00 PM

20

Webinar: Crowdfunding Innovation

Webinar
2:00 PM

20

Introduction to Government Contracting

Dothan, AL
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

20

Financial Management: Automobile and Housing Decisions, Credit, and Financing

Jacksonville, AL
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

21 

Webinar: Kickstarting an Urban Farm

Webinar
2:00 PM

21

2013 Alabama Department of Revenue New Business Workshop

Florence, AL
10:00 AM

21

The Business Empowerment Series

Montgomery, AL
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

22

Leadership Skills III: Diversity

Vestavia Hills, AL
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

22

Prepare for Emergencies Now: Information for Businesses

Anniston, AL
8:30 AM - 11:00 AM

25

Introduction to Government Contracting

Birmingham, AL
10:00 AM - Noon

26

NxLeveL for Entrepreneurs Planning Series

Montgomery, AL
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

27

Understanding the SBA Loan Programs

Huntsville, AL
10:00 AM - Noon

27

Guerrilla Marketing Techniques: Low Cost Marketing Seminar for Local Entrepreneurs

Tuscaloosa, AL
6:30 PM

28

Coaching for Top Performance

Florence, AL
9:00 AM - Noon