JANUARY

No Workshop Scheduled



FEBRUARY

No Workshop Scheduled



MARCH

Business Opportunities with the Jacksonville Airport Authority

Date:
Tuesday, March 21, 2006
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Admission:
Free to the public
Presenter:
Jacksonville Airport Authority
Description
REQUESTED: ALL MINORITY BUSINESSES. The Jacksonville Airport Authority has announced its goal of doing more business with minority vendors than ever before. This workshop will have purchasing officers of the Jacksonville Airport Authority informing business owners about bids, RFPs, minority set-a-sides and detailing the best way your company can secure a contract. If you are an existing minority business or are starting your business, you cannot afford to miss this presentation!
Location
Ben Durham Business Center
Conference Room
2933 North Myrtle Avenue, Suite 100
Jacksonville, FL 32209
(904) 634-0543

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APRIL

Business Opportunities with the City of Jacksonville

Date:
Tuesday, April 18, 2006
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Admission:
Free to the public
Presenter:
City of Jacksonville
Description
Flip the script and let the City of Jacksonville write you a check! There are many opportunities for small businesses to become well paid service providers with the City of Jacksonville. Representatives of the City of Jacksonville will provide information on vendor opportunities for the New Year.
Location
Ben Durham Business Center
Conference Room
2933 North Myrtle Avenue, Suite 100
Jacksonville, FL 32209
(904) 634-0543

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MAY

Business Opportunities with the Jacksonville Transportation Authority

Date:
Tuesday, May 16, 2006
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Admission:
Free to the public
Presenter:
Jacksonville Transportation Authority
Description
Is your business on the move with the Jacksonville Transportation Authority? Representatives from the Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) will provide information about a variety of vendor opportunities with the JTA and JTA's procurement process.
Location
Ben Durham Business Center
Conference Room
2933 North Myrtle Avenue, Suite 100
Jacksonville, FL 32209
(904) 634-0543

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JUNE

The Facts about Business Banking

Date:
Tuesday, June 20, 2006
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Admission:
Free to the public
Presenter:
TBD
Description
Did you know that developing a relationship with your banker can dramatically improve your company’s ability in obtaining loans, lines-of-credit, and business insurance? Representatives from local banks will address the importance of building a relationship with your bank and choosing the proper business banking services.
Location
Ben Durham Business Center
Conference Room
2933 North Myrtle Avenue, Suite 100
Jacksonville, FL 32209
(904) 634-0543

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JULY

Educational Opportunities with Florida Community College at Jacksonville

Date:
Tuesday, July 18, 2006
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Admission:
Free to the public
Presenter:
Florida Community College at Jacksonville
Description
Knowledge is Power and Ignorance is Expensive. Representatives from Florida Community College of Jacksonville (FCCJ) will provide information regarding educational opportunities at FCCJ, specifically entrepreneurship and business management courses.
Location
Ben Durham Business Center
Conference Room
2933 North Myrtle Avenue, Suite 100
Jacksonville, FL 32209
(904) 634-0543

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AUGUST

Business Opportunities with the Jacksonville Port Authority

Date:
Tuesday, August 15, 2006
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Admission:
Free to the public
Presenter:
Jacksonville Port Authority
Description
The Jacksonville Port Authority has a goal of spending over $25million with MBE vendors. Representatives of the Jacksonville Port Authority will inform business owners of the wide variety of business opportunities that are available with the Jacksonville Port Authority.
Location
Ben Durham Business Center
Conference Room
2933 North Myrtle Avenue, Suite 100
Jacksonville, FL 32209
(904) 634-0543

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SEPTEMBER

Working with the Small Business Administration

Date:
Tuesday, September 19, 2006
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Admission:
Free to the public
Presenter:
Small Business Administration
Description
Last year alone, the Small Business Administration (SBA) backed more than $12.3 billion in loans to small businesses and more than $40 billion in federal contracts were secured by small businesses with SBA’s help. Representatives from the SBA will provide information about the many SBA programs that are designed to assist small businesses.
Location
Ben Durham Business Center
Conference Room
2933 North Myrtle Avenue, Suite 100
Jacksonville, FL 32209
(904) 634-0543

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OCTOBER

Investing Your Money

Date:
Tuesday, October 17, 2006
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Admission:
Free to the public
Presenter:
TBD
Description
Is your money working for you or are you just working for your money? An investment specialist will present the importance of investing your money and the financial strategies to use when investing.
Location
Ben Durham Business Center
Conference Room
2933 North Myrtle Avenue, Suite 100
Jacksonville, FL 32209
(904) 634-0543

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NOVEMBER

The Benefits of Company Vehicle and Equipment Leasing

Date:
Tuesday, November 21, 2006
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Admission:
Free to the public
Presenter:
Sidney Wells, President/COO, First Source Leasing
Description
To lease or buy company vehicles and equipment? Business owners will learn about the benefits of company vehicle and equipment leasing. The information provided in this workshop can greatly affect your company's bottom line.
Location
Ben Durham Business Center
Conference Room
2933 North Myrtle Avenue, Suite 100
Jacksonville, FL 32209
(904) 634-0543

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DECEMBER

No Workshop Scheduled


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