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More than 20 Statewide Events Planned for Pennsylvania Small Business Week, April 30 – May 6

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Small business owners are encouraged to join the Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) in celebrating Pennsylvania Small Business Week April 30 - May 6, 2017, which is part of a nationwide event designed to recognize the significant contributions of our small businesses and the resources available to support their growth here in the Keystone State.

Pennsylvania SBDC join forces with the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development and its PREP partners to hold a series of online and in-person events for small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs during National Small Business Week.

Small business supporters are encouraged to follow the conversation online using hashtags #PASmallBiz17 and #SmallBusinessWeek.

MONDAY, MAY 1, 2017

Co-work at Startup Lewisburg during National Small Business Week
Presented by: Bucknell University SBDC
May 1, 2017 – May 2, 2017 | 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: 416 Market Street 2nd Floor, Incubator, Lewisburg, PA 17837-1418

IRS Small Business and Industry Webcast: Worker Classification
Presented by: IRS
May 1, 2017 | 11:00 a.m.
To register, email your name, email address and the session name to SBSE.SL.Web.Conference.Team@irs.gov.

Webinar: Resources for Entrepreneurs & Small Businesses
Presented by: Pennsylvania DCED
May 1, 2017 | 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Webinar: Business Planning in a Nutshell
Presented by: Kutztown University SBDC
May 1, 2017 | 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

TUESDAY, MAY 2, 2017

First Step: Starting a Business Workshop
Presented by: Penn State SBDC
May 2, 2017 | 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Price: $20.00
Location: 200 Innovation Blvd, State College, PA 16803-6602

IRS Small Business and Industry Webcast: Third Party Payer
May 2, 2017 | 11:00 a.m.
To register, email your name, email address and the session name to SBSE.SL.Web.Conference.Team@irs.gov.

Webinar: Registering a Business in Pennsylvania
Presented by: Pennsylvania DCED
May 2, 2017 | 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Webinar: The U.S. Economic Outlook and Its Impact on Small Businesses
Presented by: Visa
May 2, 2017 | 2:00-3:00 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 3, 2017

Mining Your Business
Presented by: University of Pittsburgh SBDC
May 3, 2017 | 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Location: 90 W. Chestnut Street Suite 150 Lower level, Washington, PA 15301-4524

Marketing Bootcamp Series II: Search Engine Optimization
Center: Clarion University SBDC
May 3, 2017 | 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Price: $30.00
Location: 1801 West First Street 208 Frame Hall, Oil City, PA 16301-3254

First Step: Starting a Business Workshop
Center: Bucknell University SBDC
May 3, 2017 | 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Price: $25.00
Location: 416 Market Street (DeWitt Bldg., 3rd Floor), Lewisburg, PA 17837-1418

IRS Small Business and Industry Webcast: Sharing Economy
May 3, 2017 | 11:00 a.m.
To register, email your name, email address and the session name to SBSE.SL.Web.Conference.Team@irs.gov.

Webinar: Government Procurement and Diverse Business Certification
Presented by: Pennsylvania DCED
May 3, 2017 | 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
 
Webinar: 5 Fabulous Habits of Local Business Champions
Presented by YP
May 3, 2017 | 2:00-3:00 p.m.
 
THURSDAY, MAY 4, 2017

IRS Small Business and Industry Webcast: Small Business Taxes & Tax Calendar Online
Presented by: IRS
May 4, 2017 | 11:00 a.m.
To register, email your name, email address and the session name to SBSE.SL.Web.Conference.Team@irs.gov.

Webinar: Raising Capital in Pennsylvania
Presented by: Pennsylvania DCED
May 4, 2017 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 p.m.

Webinar: How to Write Your Email Content in 15 Minutes or Less
Presented by: Constant Contact
May 4, 2017 | 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Webinar: Find the Hidden Money in America
Presented by: Chase
May 4, 2017 | 5:00-6:00 p.m.

First Step: Starting a Business Workshop  
Presented by: Gannon University SBDC
May 4, 2017 | 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Price: $30.00
Location: William Douglass Conference Center 764 Bessemer Street, Meadville, PA 16335

FRIDAY, MAY 5, 2017

First Step: Starting a Business
Presented by: University of Pittsburgh SBDC
May 5, 2017 | 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Price: $25.00
Location: University of Pittsburgh Mervis Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15260

Lean Problem-Solving Breakfast Seminar    
Presented by: Shippensburg University SBDC
May 5, 2017 | 8 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Price: $10.00
Location: Courtyard Marriott at Shippensburg University 503 Newburg Road, Shippensburg, PA 17257

QuickBooks On-Line Version    
Presented by: Saint Vincent College SBDC
May 5, 2017 | 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Price: $45.00
Location: Fayette County Chamber of Commerce 65 W. Main Street, #107, Uniontown, PA 15401

First Step: Starting a Business    
Presented by: Kutztown SBDC
May 5, 2017 | 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Location: 454 New Holland Ave Suite 300 Lancaster, PA 17602

IRS Small Business and Industry Webcast: Business ID Theft
Presented by: IRS
May 5, 2017 | 11:00 a.m.
To register, email your name, email address and the session name to SBSE.SL.Web.Conference.Team@irs.gov.