A Glimpse Into the 10,000 Small Businesses Program
Interested in learning more about the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program or thinking about applying? This is an opportunity for you to get an inside peek at what the program is about. You will learn about the program, meet lead faculty member Larry Polena, participate in a mini-10ksb session, and engage with a panel of local small business owners who graduated from the program.
Since 2000, The CIO Symposium has offered an exceptional forum for CIOs and IT executives to share insights on critical business issues and make important connections with one another. Through thought-provoking keynote speakers and engaging breakout sessions, the 2016 CIO Symposium offers an invaluable experience for CIOs of any industry, for any size enterprise and at any stage of their CIO career.
Join sales trainers Hal Becker and Marvin Montgomery for a full-day sales training that will take you through every facet of being a successful salesperson. The course will cover everything from how to make the initial call, to using cold calling, in-person meetings or social media to closing the sale. Heavy emphasis will be on qualifying the customer, listening skills, territory management, and what the top 3 percent of all salespeople have in common for incredible execution.
COSE WebEd Series: Top 7 Marketing Things Every Small Business Should Be Doing
Stop, before you roll your eyes and say, "I’ve heard this before” and move on... This webinar will be different. Seasoned marketer, Nicole Michelle Burke, will be sharing first-hand insights of exact marketing processes, tools and systems that she has implemented for her clients and her own businesses that every small business should have. You will be able to hear stories, see examples of what to do and NOT do, and leave the webinar with specific direction on free and inexpensive solutions you SHOULD have in your marketing mix.
Cuba Forum: Understanding the Opportunities and Risks
This panel will highlight the realities of the on-going U.S. - Cuba trade talks, discuss challenges and opportunities for importers and exporters, and provide an overview of what companies wishing to trade with Cuba can be doing now to prepare.
Two (2) CE credits will be offered through the NCBFAA Educational Institute for this event.Cuba: Understanding the Opportunities and Risks
Best Practices - Customs Compliance
This panel will discuss the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) initiative called “trade transformation" and how to manage customs compliance in this complex and ever changing environment.
Two (2) CE credits will be offered through the NCBFAA Educational Institute for this event
Coffee with the COSE Experts
Been dealing with a business challenge or issue? Interested in discussing proactive ways to grow and develop your business? Just looking to talk to a fellow business owner who has walked in your shoes? Join COSE for a Coffee with the Experts to connect with business owners and leaders from all different disciplines and areas of expertise. Get your questions answered, partake in enlightening dialogue, and walk away with some new contacts who can help you and your business in so many ways. The discussion is on you, the coffee is on us! We hope to see you there.
Business Valuation and Planning the Next Steps presented by US Bank
Knowing the value of your business is critical for your success when planning for the future. Whether you're considering selling your business or creating a succession plan, planning for retirement or even for tax purposes, we invite you to join the experts at U.S. Bank for a workshop on understanding the value of your business.
COSE Small Business Caucus
Join us for a COSE Small Business Caucus meeting. The Small Business Caucus provides a forum for volunteers to discuss, research and share the specific values, principles and policies of COSE on public policy issues affecting our members.
COSE WebEd Series: Financial & Operational Success through Key Performance Indicators & Metrics
Are you terrible at tracking what's important to keep your team focused? Learn about industry specific best practices, key performance indicators, the importance of budgeting, sales management, revenue targets, and the basics of financials.