Getting Started with Government Contracting (for Union County businesses only)
April 20, 2017 | 6:00 pm EST – April 20, 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/government-contracting-for-union-county-businesses/
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. 

What EPA Buys:  Tips for Doing Business with the US EPA

April 27, 2017 | 8:30 am EST – April 27, 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/what-the-us-epa-buys/
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 EPA’s goal is to award 42% of its contracts to small businesses – are you getting your share of this lucrative market?

This seminar is designed to walk you through the process of getting started with the EPA and will provide hot tips on smart marketing to EPA buyers as well as help to determine if the EPA is buying what you’re selling.  We’ll cover:

  • How you can get your proposal noticed
  • Helpful tips on the best ways to market and sell your products/services

Attend this event and learn if your company might be able to become one of the EPA’s small business vendors.

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.