Tag - #business_support

August WomenRISE: Women’s Business Council-Southwest: The importance of a women owned business certification

Join us in person or virtually for our August WomenRISE with Bliss Coulter, President & CEO at the Women’s Business Council-Southwest for Women's Business Council-Southwest: The importance of a women owned business certification. The Women's Business Council-Southwest certifies women-owned businesses with the WBENC certification which is the most widely recognized and respected national certification for women-owned businesses in the U.S. This certification helps women gain access to a vast network of support, including targeted business opportunities for certified women-owned firms, increased visibility in corporate and government supply chains, education and development programs to spur growth and increase capacity, and networking and...

July WomenRISE: It’s Time to Convert Those Leads

Join us in person or virtually for our July WomenRISE with Heather Steele, Blue Steele Solutions: It’s Time to Convert Those Leads. Most businesses focus on generating leads, but the real challenge is converting prospects into paying customers. In this session we’ll explore lead generation strategies and the common steps organizations skip in their marketing funnels. Leave confident in your plan to use digital and offline methods together to strategically generate leads AND convert them into paying clients. Heather’s mantra is “no one cares about your business. Seriously, not even your mama.” She’s on a mission to help brands focus their...

June WomenRISE (In-person & virtual)

**In-person & Virtual** In-person information available at event registration link! Join us for our first in-person WomenRISE in over two years. Jessica Setnick, author of A Dietitian's Guide to Professional Speaking: Expert Advice for Pitching, Presenting & Getting Paid will share on Speaking of Value: How to Make Money from Your Presentations... Even When You Speak for Free. If you love to be on stage, want to get paid for giving presentations, and have an expertise you want to monetize, this workshop is for you. In Speaking of Value, international speaker Jessica Setnick will share the pitching and planning strategies she's perfected...

Founders Night Out: Network with DFW Entrepreneurs, Investors & Startups

If you have a startup idea or a growing company and you’re interested in expanding your network in Dallas, then join us for the Founder Night Out in person at the Network Bar in Dallas Texas. Meet fellow entrepreneurs and members of the Founder Institute Texas network. Socialize over drinks with potential co-founders, advisors, mentors, and partners. Most of all, get out of the house and have fun! Who should Attend? - Anyone interested in entrepreneurship - Anyone who has a pre-seed tech company or a startup idea - Anyone interested in joining a startup accelerator What is the Agenda? Networking, Socializing and Drinks For more information...

Guide to Starting a Mobile Food Business w/Amber Fletcher – Fletcher’s Original Corny Dogs

Join us for our first In-Person and virtual event of 2022 with our friend Amber Fletcher - Fletcher's Original Corny Dogs. Learn about running a mobile food business, including costs, legal considerations, permits, event applications, insurance and more, enjoy a Fletcher's Corny Dog and tour a mobile trailer. After this workshop, you will walk away with a basic knowledge of the day in a mobile food truck business. Is now the best time to invest in a mobile food business? Do you have a unique menu or idea you want to create via mobile catering?

April WomenRISE: LinkedIn: How to Use as a Marketing Tool

In this workshop presentation, with Peggy Parker Edge, PEDGE Consultants, LLC, Edge Consultants, we discuss how LinkedIn® is the most powerful tool in your marketing toolbox. LinkedIn is your Personal and Company brand. When completed, your profile will detail your area of expertise, and you can be seen as a thought-leader in your industry. Learning Objectives of this workshop will include: * The "how-to" and importance of a COMPLETE LINKEDIN PROFILE. * Developing your profile to be "BUYER-ORIENTED." * Creating your ABOUT/SUMMARY and PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE in 1st person tense. * How-to be recognized as an expert in your industry and be seen as a...

February WomenRISE: Are You Standing in Your Way? Then, M.O.V.E.

**Event is Virtual Only** Are You Standing in Your Way? Then, M.O.V.E. Join Deidra A. Kindred - Your Healthcare Nurse Advocates for this motivational message for startup or experienced entrepreneurs on how to take steps to overcome obstacles to their success by understanding their mindset. Learn the 7 key steps to implement to stay motivated: 1. Visions/Dreams 2. Prayer/Planning 3. Goals and Affirmations 4. Personal development 5. Networking 6. Support/consultation 7. Building a financial foundation. Deidra loves educating individuals and families with the right information to make the right choices for themselves. She has over 15+ years experience in Cardiovascular Intensive Care, former owner of...

How to Leverage Events to Grow Your Business & Increase Sales: A Panel Discussion

Join us to learn event marketing secrets to grow your business and increase sales from our panel of experts at our 1st Quarter Special Evening Event, Online, January 20, 2022, from 6:00 - 7:00 pm Whether you’re selling a product or service, event marketing, such as trade shows, business expos, farmer's markets, conferences, or seminars is a great way for you to get face-to-face contact between your brand and your customers. Hear from our panelists how they leveraged events to grow their businesses and increase sales. In this workshop you will learn: How to choose the right event...

December WomenRISE: It’s More Than a Plan, It’s a Strategy

Join Darlisa Diltz, Managing Director, North Texas Entrepreneur Education and Training Center as she shares about business planning: It’s More Than a Plan, It’s A Strategy. In this workshop, Darlisa will discuss the high-level importance of planning your business in the form of strategy development. A few takeaways you will walk away with after this workshop: The importance of business planning Establishing the framework of a strategic plan The business GPS Best known in the community for her Eco-systematic approach to entrepreneurship, strategic planning, and professional empowerment, Darlisa has blazed the trail of entrepreneurship with passion and force. Owner of the first for-profit business service organization...