Startup Weekend is an event where entrepreneurs gather for a weekend of company creation. In just 54 hours, participants will transform initial ideas pitched on Friday night into startup companies on sunday night.
This event is for inventors, developers, marketing maestros, business development wizards, design gurus, legal geniuses, and startup specialists.
What you’ll ge tout of the event:
Build Your Network
Learn New Skills
Learn How to Launch a Business
Get Access to Valuable Startup Resources
Learn more and register at centrallouisiana.startupweekend.org or call 318.441.4400
A Seminar for Small Businesses Entering International Markets
May 10th, 2012
Sheraton New Orleans
500 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
For more than four decades, the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) has been the primary U.S. government agency supporting private sector investment in new and emerging markets. In support of OPIC’s continued outreach efforts, OPIC is extending into 2012 its program EXPANDING HORIZIONS: A Workshop for Small Businesses Entering International Markets with events in New Orleans, Louisiana on May 10; New York City, New York on June 27; Seattle, Washington on October 3; and Chicago/Rosemont, Illinois on October 18.
These events will provide a unique opportunity for participants to learn about U.S. government resources available for small businesses expanding their business internationally, and will include presentations by senior government officials from OPIC and other U.S. government trade agencies, as well as insight from U.S. businesses currently investing in foreign markets. These workshops follow the great success of 13 similar EXPANDING HORIZONS events OPIC has organized around the United States since 2006.
For more information, or to register, please visit www.rgameetings.com/opic
US Patent and Trademark Office
2nd Annual Women’s Entrepreneurship Symposium
March 25-26, 2012
Shreveport Convention Center
The symposium will focus on women entrepreneurs and the vital importance of intellectual property (IP) protection to the success of innovative businesses.
For more information, visit the US Patent and Trademark Office Website.
Come and check out the 30th Annual Ag Expo on January 20 & 21 in Monroe at the IKE Hamilton Expo Center. The TBDC will be there along with Agriculture businesses and technologies showcasing the latest in incentives and innovations. Don’t miss it.
For more information go to the event website. AG EXPO 2012
Beta Alpha Psi Continuing Professional Education Seminar
December 4, 2009
Louisiana Tech University Institute of Micro-manufacturing
Business professionals and professors from Louisiana Tech University’s College of Business spoke on current topics in the business and accounting world. The seminar serves local CPAs in an effort to keep them current with the latest trends, innovations, and incentives available. One can earn up to eight hours of CPE credit by attending this workshop.
The Technology Business Development Center presented the following information at this seminar.
Resources and Incentives for Emerging Businesses and High Growth Companies
Presented by: Kathy Wyatt
Supplied information on resources and incentives available for small businesses. Resources such as the Technology Business Development Center of Louisiana Tech (TBDC), Center for Entrepreneurship and Information Technology (CEnIT) of Louisiana Tech, along with incentives like the state’s Phase Zero program and Small and Emerging Business Development (SEBD) programs were highlighted during the presentation.
Link to BAP Presentation click here