TAMIU SBDC Offers Final May Business Workshops
Posted: 5/23/13

TAMIU-SBDC Offers Final May Business Workshops

Two workshops remain in The Texas A&M International University Small Business Development Center (TAMIU-SBDC) May Business workshop series.

Thursday, May 30: Economic Opportunity Forum "Texas Wants YOUR Business" from 8:00 to 12:00 noon at the Senator Judith Zaffirini Student Success Center room 101.  Successful businesses tap into new markets daily, securing new business to better their bottom line and extend their business’ reach. The State of Texas is a potential new market for vendors of all types of services and products… and it’s well within YOUR reach.  Join us for our free special Economic Opportunity Forum “Texas Wants YOUR Business” You’ll learn: How to become HUB (Historically Underutilized Business) Certified; The Benefits of HUB Certification; and how to Maximize HUB Certification.

Friday, May 31: The TAMIU-SBDC, in conjunction with the Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid: Legal Assistance to Microenterprise Project (L.A.M.P.) will provide a Seminar designed to assist potential and existing business owners with legal issues.  This free of charge Seminar is scheduled from 9:00 to 12:00 p.m.; classroom location provided with registration confirmation.

Amber VanSchuyver, staff attorney, will conduct the presentation. VanSchuyver explains that micro-entrepreneurs must grapple with a wide variety of legal issues, from entity selection and formation, to employment law issues, contract issues, commercial lease issues, and tax issues. This presentation will cover these and other topics, giving participants a greater understanding of the legal issues facing their business.

For more information or to register for any of these Workshops, call the TAMIU-SBDC office at 956.326.2827 or e-mail:sbdc@tamiu.edu  Register online at http://sbdc.tamiu.edu

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