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SMWBE Networking Calendar

  1. BC-SMWBE-North San Antonio Chamber-Networking Breakfast

    January 10, 2017, 7:00 AM - October 12, 2017, 9:00 AM @ The Petroleum Club

    This event is the city’s original and largest networking event. Hosting more than 100 attendees on the second Tuesday of every month, the Networking Breakfast promotes networking and member visibility by offering attendees the chance to introduce themselves and be a featured speaker at an upcoming breakfast.

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  2. BC-SMWBE-TEXAS TRI-COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE May Luncheon

    January 12, 2017, 11:30 AM - October 12, 2017, 1:00 PM @ Blue Bonnet Palace

    Texas Tri-County Chamber Monthly Luncheon

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SMWBE Workshops Calendar

  1. Accounting Basics Part 1

    June 27, 2017, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    Get a handle on your business financials by learning the ins-and-outs of the three most important financial statements in business accounting. During this two-part series, Margot Slosson of the LiftFund Women’s Business Center will provide an overview of basic accounting concepts and terminology. In Session 1, we will begin with a basic review of accounting essentials and then address the main components of the balance sheet and how to interpret it. In Session 2, we will focus on the income statement and the cash flow statement. To conclude, we will discuss how all three of these statements work together to give you a comprehensive picture of your business’s financial position. The first session on Tuesday, June 27 is a prerequisite for session 2 which will be Thursday, June 29 from 9:30 am-11:30 am. There is not an additional registration page for the June 29 class.

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  2. Start Smart - IN SPANISH

    June 27, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    *PLEASE NOTE: THIS WORKSHOP WILL BE PRESENTED IN SPANISH* Are you ready to turn your business idea into reality? Come to this workshop and have all your questions answered! The SBDC business advisors will present the basics of starting a new business and help answer your start-up questions. If you are considering opening a small business, you want to START SMART! Topics discussed in this workshop include: evaluating your business idea, business legal structure and name, local, state and federal resources & requirements and business start-up costs.

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  3. Restaurant Ready: What You Need to Know

    June 27, 2017, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Is your dream to open your own restaurant? Do you have a vision of a great location with great food, and courteous staff? Avoid the many pitfalls and join the UTSA SBDC to learn more about this very rewarding, yet challenging industry. Topics include start-up forms and checklist, choosing a location, restaurant concepts, licenses and permits, choosing equipment, menu pricing and much more.

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  4. San Antonio Chamber of Commerce Membership 101

    June 27, 2017, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

    As a member of the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, you have more resources, opportunities, and benefits available to you than ever before, but where do you start? What committees should you join? Which events provide you the most useful information? How do you get the most out of your investment? Join us for Membership 101, and hear from our 2017 Chairman Rad Weaver, President Richard Perez, and Chamber staff, who will introduce you to the tools that can help match your company’s interests and needs with the Chamber’s extensive programs and activities. Together, we can build a stronger San Antonio.

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  5. 1 Million Cups

    June 28, 2017, 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

    We’re helping to build our community one cup at a time. Every week two local entrepreneurs present their business ideas to an audience of fellow entrepreneurs, advisors and mentors via a 6-minute, live presentation with audience feedback and questions. Presenters gain invaluable, supportive insight to help foster their business, and have the opportunity to network with members of the San Antonio entrepreneurial community. Audience participants hear about exciting business concepts and engage with presenters in a casual, responsive environment. This week’s presenters are: 1. 2. Trinity Entrepreneurship Stumberg Student Team Join us every Wednesday for 1 Million Cups at our beautiful Launch San Antonio space located inside the San Antonio Public Library at 600 Soledad St. Let us know you’re coming, or request to present here.

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  6. Business Etiquette: Keep It Classy

    June 28, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Business etiquette has changed, although some guidelines of civility remain the same. Find out which ones have gone the way of the typewriter and which are right for this digital/social media age. Learn new lessons for any business setting - in person or online. Discover a foolproof way to remember which plate and fork to use at formal meals. Find out what a professional handshake is, and what to do when a person you don't want to hug approaches you. Additionally, this workshop includes a short special feature on multicultural/international business etiquette. If you worry that you and your employees could use some polishing, bring them to this workshop.

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  7. Choosing a Retirement Plan for Your Business

    June 28, 2017, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Are you confused about what retirement plan is the right one for your size business? Do you want to provide a way to attract and retain high quality employees to help your business grow? If you are interested in learning about tax advantaged plans, join us for an informative and interactive workshop on the most popular retirement plans available today. Leave with the knowledge you need to know on which plan is right for your business, whether you are a sole-proprietor or have hundreds of employees.

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  8. Snapchat for Business: Success and Growth Secrets

    June 28, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Join the UTSA SBDC and Mark Nanez, with the DG Agency, at this new workshop to learn ways to learn Snapchat for small business.

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  9. Accounting Basics Part 2

    June 29, 2017, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    Get a handle on your business financials by learning the ins-and-outs of the three most important financial statements in business accounting. During this two-part series, Margot Slosson of the LiftFund Women’s Business Center will provide an overview of basic accounting concepts and terminology. In Session 1, we will begin with a basic review of accounting essentials and then address the main components of the balance sheet and how to interpret it. In Session 2, we will focus on the income statement and the cash flow statement. To conclude, we will discuss how all three of these statements work together to give you a comprehensive picture of your business’s financial position. The first session on Tuesday, June 27 is a prerequisite for session 2 which will be Thursday, June 29 from 9:30 am-11:30 am. There is not an additional registration page for the June 29 class.

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  10. Closing the Sale

    June 29, 2017, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

    Closing the sale is often the most misunderstood and misapplied portion of the sales process. More often than not, lack of knowledge leads to failure to close. Stop losing sales to lack of knowledge. Join Stephanie Scheller and the UTSA SBDC to learn the process for offering the close and the most common mistakes to avoid to increase your closing ratio.

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  11. Passing the Torch: Succession Planning

    June 30, 2017, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    As a small business owner, your business is part of your legacy. Join Dominic Negron and the UTSA SBDC to learn how to preserve your business and provide for your loved ones no matter what life may bring. Be prepared for life's hiccups and enjoy peace of mind by starting on your business succession plan today!

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