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Doing Business with the US Department of Interior (DOI)
March 9, 2017 | 8:30 am EST – March 9, 2017 | 1:00 pm EST

Liberty Hall Corporate Center, 1085 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083

Organization:               UCEDC
Contact Name:             Rogers Ramsey
Contact Email:             rramsey@ucedc.com
Program Website:         https://ucedc.com/event/business-us-department-interior/
Contact Phone:            (908) 527-1166
Event Fee:                    FREE

Event Description:  This is a free program being offered by UCEDC, a nonprofit economic development corporation that is dedicated to helping New Jersey’s small business community.  The US Department of the Interior (DOI) manages America’s vast natural and cultural resources and relies on the help of America’s businesses to maintain roads, bridges, schools, office buildings, irrigation systems and reservoirs.

Each of the DOI bureaus and other major organizations within DOI has its own procurement office.  The DOI procurement organizations contract with the private sector for a variety of supplies, equipment and services.  DOI’s Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization is committed to providing a full and open competitive environment for procurement opportunities.  If you are seeking a contracting opportunity with DOI and want to learn more about the roles small businesses play at the Interior, this is the workshop for you.

Getting Started with Government Contracting (for Union County businesses only)
March 14, 2017 | 6:00 pm EST – March 14, 2017 | 8:00 pm EST

UCEDC,75 Chestnut Street, Cranford, NJ 07016

Organization:               UCEDC
Contact Name:             Rogers Ramsey
Contact Email:             rramsey@ucedc.com
Program Website:         https://ucedc.com/event/getting-started-government-contracts-union-co/
Contact Phone:            (908) 527-1166
Event Fee:                    FREE

Event Description:  This is a free program being offered by UCEDC, a nonprofit economic development corporation that is dedicated to helping New Jersey’s small business community.  We’ll lead you through the registration processes for the federal and state procurement systems, show you exactly where to go to get a clear picture of who’s buying what, and share the secrets to becoming a sub-contractor, among other essential practices.  This is your opportunity to get the clear directions you need to get started in government contracting. 

How to Become a Vendor for the US Department of Homeland Security
March 23, 2017 | 8:30 am EST – March 23, 2017 | 1:00 pm EST

Liberty Hall Corporate Center, 1085 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083

Organization:               UCEDC
Contact Name:             Rogers Ramsey
Contact Email:             rramsey@ucedc.com
Program Website:         https://ucedc.com/event/become-vendor-with-homeland-security/
Contact Phone:            (908) 527-1166
Event Fee:                    FREE

Event Description:  This is a free program being offered by UCEDC, a nonprofit economic development corporation that is dedicated to helping New Jersey’s small business community.  The Department of Homeland Security purchases a wide variety of goods and services and they are committed to small business participation in their acquisition. The department consists of many agencies: Customs & Border Protection, Citizenship & Immigration Services, Coast Guard, FEMA, Immigration & Customs Enforcement, Secret Service and TSA.  Don’t miss this opportunity to learn how to expand into a new market and grow your revenues at this FREE seminar.

Pricing Your Products and Services
March 30, 2017 | 6:00 pm EST – March 30, 2017 | 8:00 pm EST

UCEDC,75 Chestnut Street, Cranford, NJ 07016

Organization:               UCEDC
Contact Name:             Rogers Ramsey
Contact Email:             rramsey@ucedc.com
Program Website:         https://ucedc.com/event/pricing-products-services-cranford/
Contact Phone:            (908) 527-1166
Event Fee:                    FREE

Event Description:  This is a free program being offered by UCEDC, a nonprofit economic development corporation that is dedicated to helping New Jersey’s small business community.  One of the most difficult decisions business owners face is how much to charge for their product or service. Understanding which price points motivate or dissuade consumers from purchasing is key to setting the right price.  The workshop includes an interactive activity that helps participants to determine their business’s cost structure and how it relates to their current pricing.

Financing Your Business
April 27, 2017 | 6:00 pm EST – April 27, 2017 | 8:00 pm EST

UCEDC,75 Chestnut Street, Cranford, NJ 07016

Organization:               UCEDC
Contact Name:             Rogers Ramsey
Contact Email:             rramsey@ucedc.com
Program Website:         https://ucedc.com/event/financing-business-cranford/
Contact Phone:            (908) 527-1166
Event Fee:                    FREE

Event Description:  This is being program being offered by UCEDC, a nonprofit economic development corporation that is dedicated to helping New Jersey’s small business community.  Access to capital is critical to many small businesses, yet most owners don’t understand how to determine what they qualify for, what money is available to them and the roadblocks they may face.  This workshop will address these issues as well as inform business owners of what’s expected of them in obtaining capital.

Entrepreneurship 101
May 4, 2017 | 6:00 pm EST – June 8, 2017 | 9:00 pm EST

UCEDC,75 Chestnut Street, Cranford, NJ 07016

Organization:               UCEDC
Contact Name:             Rogers Ramsey
Contact Email:             rramsey@ucedc.com
Contact Phone:            (908) 527-1166
Event Fee:                   $225

Event Description:  This program is being presented by UCEDC, a nonprofit economic development corporation that is dedicated to helping New Jersey’s small business community.  At one time or another, almost everyone has had the idea of starting their own business. What separates the successful businesses from the ones that crash and burn is the work done to realistically determine if the business will succeed. The excitement that comes with entrepreneurship needs to be tempered by due diligence before you move forward in your venture. This six-week course will help guide you through the early stages of the entrepreneurial process and give you the best chance to turn your business idea into a success

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