Small Business Workshops: Free to the Public, Mark Your Calendar


[vc_row][vc_column width=\”1/1\”][vc_column_text]Reno: ASSESS – LICENSE – LAUNCH: Child Daycare Businesses

Friday, May 8th at the City of Reno. Owners of child care centers have multiple and diverse responsibilities as they start and grow, and the business side of this industry is one where few, if any, mistakes can be afforded.

Join us as we learn first-hand from Heather Premo what it takes to run a child care center, what matters most, and what are some of the many compliance issues and regulations in providing first-class child care in Nevada.

To Register – Click Here[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=\”32px\”][vc_column_text]Las Vegas, Reno, Carson City: Where\’s the Contract? Doing Business with the Bureau of Land Management

Thursday, May 21st three locations. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has a mission to sustain the health, diversity and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. BLM manages and protects 84% of Nevada’s lands with diverse programs such as fire, grazing, planning and energy which offer contracting and sub-contracting opportunities for Nevada businesses. The BLM Nevada State office is located in Reno with District offices in Carson City, Winnemucca, Battle Mountain, Ely, and Southern Nevada. Join us and learn more about:

  • What they purchase and where to find BLM contracting opportunities
  • What the BLM and US Federal Government require of contractors
  • Upcoming projects in Nevada and surrounding region

To Register – Click Here[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=\”32px\”][vc_column_text]Reno: Small Business Matchmaker

Thursday, June 4th at the University of Nevada, Reno main campus, Joe Crowley Student Union. Don’t miss this annual event and opportunity to meet one-on-one with buyers from federal, state and local government agencies. Government agencies and large business government primes are looking for qualified, quality firms to buy the products and services they need to fulfill government procurements. Meet them all in one location!

Confirmed buyers and resource partners to date: Global Industrial, Building Solutions, NV National Guard, Fallon NAS, State of NV Public Works, Sierra Nevada Corporation, Regional Transportation Commission (RTC)-Washoe County, US Fish and Wildlife Service, USACE-Sacrament​o District, Washoe County School District, NV State Purchasing, Nevada System of Higher Education-UNR Business Center North, USDA Rural Development, GOED Emerging Small Business Program (ESB), Buy Local Reno Sparks, Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC) and DETR-Vocational Rehab.

To RegisterClick Here[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=\”32px\”][vc_column_text]Ely: How to Do Business with the Government

Tuesday, May 19th at the BLM Ely District Office. This workshop is designed for small businesses who are interested in learning more about government contracting programs. It is designed to help businesses determine whether or not the government should be a part of their target market and if the government is a viable revenue stream for more profit.

You will also learn about the new Nevada Local Emerging Small Business certification program that is designed to assist small businesses obtain work with state and local government agencies in Nevada.

Topics will include:

  • What does the Government Buy?
  • How does the Government Buy?
  • Opportunities for Small Businesses
  • Certifications and Registrations
  • Market Research Tools Resources Available to Help

To RegisterClick Here[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=\”32px\”][vc_column_text]Las Vegas: Small Business Appreciation Day & Resource Fair

Wednesday, May 13th at the Dr. William U. Pearson Community Center, North Las Vegas. This second annual event is designed for current small business owners and people at the idea or starting stage of entrepreneurship. This event is brought to you by the Las Vegas Urban League. The Nevada SBDC is a proud partner in providing a breakout session on assessment as well as resource information as an exhibitor. Join us from 9:30 am – 3:00 pm and please RSVP to Dino Browne at (702) 636-3949 x297 or[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]