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Rochester Small Business Development Center:

 

Basic Sales & Use Tax Seminar

Minnesota Department of Revenue

This course is an introduction to sales and use taxes in Minnesota. It is designed for business owners, bookkeepers, purchasing agents and accountants who need a working knowledge of the law and how to meet their obligations.

Click here to Register
 

Professional Development: Turning Your Passions into Profit

This luncheon will ideally be suited for business owners who have a passion for their business and are looking for ways to continue to increase their profits. This talk will also be beneficial for leaders and business owners who are looking to inspire and impassion their employees. It is one thing to have your own passion, but cultivating passion in others is a completely separate and vital necessity.

March 24, 2015 | 11:00am - 1:00pm

For more information and to register, click here.


 

 

Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce: Diversity in Business Initiative

 

The Case for Certification
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 | 2:00 - 3:30 pm

Large corporations, governments and government contractors in SE Minnesota are actively looking to do business with small businesses and minority, women and veteran-owned businesses. The key to gaining access to these opportunities is obtaining certification to recognize that status. Attend this forum to learn more about the benefits of becoming certified. Find out whether your business is eligible to become certified, what corporations and entities in SE Minnesota need certified suppliers, and how the Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce can help you grow your business as a certified supplier. This meeting is free and open to the public and should be attended by businesses interested in certification.
For more information and to Register.

 

Women-Owned Business Forum
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 | 2:00 - 3:30 pm

This forum will focus on certifications for women-owned businesses, including any special considerations or challenges related to the processes for becoming certified in this category. This session will allow you to connect with the Women’s Business Development Center and other small business advocacy groups that can assist you in getting the certification process started for your business. This will also be a great opportunity for you to network with other business owners. This meeting is free and open to the public, but should be attended only by representatives of women-owned businesses.
For more information and to Register.

 

 

Minority-Owned Business Forum
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 | 2:00 - 3:30 pm

This forum will focus on certifications for minority-owned businesses, including any special considerations or challenges related to the processes for becoming certified in this category. This session will allow you to connect with the North Central Minority Supplier Development Council and other small business advocacy groups that can assist you in getting the certification process started for your business. This will also be a great opportunity for you to network with other business owners. This meeting is free and open to the public, but should be attended only by representatives of minority-owned businesses.
For more information and to Register.

 

 

Veteran-Owned Business Forum
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 | 2:00 - 3:30 pm

This forum will focus on certifications for veteran-owned businesses, including any special considerations or challenges related to the processes for becoming certified in this category. This session will allow you to connect with the Minnesota Procurement Technical Assistance Center and other small business advocacy groups that can assist you in getting the certification process started for your business. This will also be a great opportunity for you to network with other business owners. This meeting is free and open to the public, but should be attended only by representatives of veteran-owned businesses.
For more information and to Register.

 

Small Business Forum
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 | 2:00 - 3:30 pm

This forum will focus on how small businesses can leverage their relative size to gain a competitive advantage when going after business with large corporations, governments and government contractors. This session will help you identify the qualifications for consideration as a small business in your industry. You will be able to connect with the Small Business Administration and other small business advocacy groups that can assist you in getting the certification process started for your business. This will also be a great opportunity for you to network with other business owners. This meeting is free and open to the public, but should be attended only by representatives of small businesses.

For more information and to Register.

 

 

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