Did you know many small businesses get their first start at a farmers market? Farmers markets also help bridge the gap between rural and urban communities. There are a number of community-sponsored Farmers Markets located in Utah. Most of them run on weekends, but you can also find some local farmers who sell at local stands everyday.
Boots to Business is a free entrepreneurial education and training program offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration as part of the Department of Defense’s Transition Assistance Program. It's designed for Veterans and their family members as they are making their transition back to civilian life.
Small nonfarm businesses in the following counties are now eligible to apply for low‑interest federal disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration. These loans offset economic losses because of reduced revenues caused by drought that occurred in the following primary counties, announced Director Tanya N. Garfield of SBA’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West.
For counties: Grand, Emery, San Juan, Uintah and Wayne in Utah; Beginning April 24, 2018, Deadline January 3, 2019
The U.S. Small Business Administration and SCORE Association's 3-Day Virtual Conference begins tomorrow. Registration is free to the public. A schedule of live events will be sent to registrants via email. Participate in this free, online conference to listen to practiced advice on current business strategies, meet other business owners, and chat with industry experts!
The U.S Small Business Administration Utah District Office is kicking off National Small Business Week with a series of events April 30 through May 5. National Small Business Week is an annual event hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration – each state’s district office throughout the country recognizes their state’s top businesses, entrepreneurs, small business advocates and champions.
Today, many small businesses get a website up and running in one of two main ways. They either hire a web developer to build them a custom website or build their own website using one of the do-it-yourself platforms (such as Jimdo, Wix, Weebly, SquareSpace, or GoDaddy Websites).
If you are interested in learning more about Utah's economy and how it will impact you and your business in the future, then you need to sign up for the 2018 Governor's Economic Summit scheduled for April 27 at the Grand America Hotel. The Utah Economic Summit engages Utah’s top leaders and decision-makers from the business, government and academic communities with the best business content related to Utah’s robust economy. The summit provides a platform for strategic dialogue related to the current economic impacts and future growth of our business communities.
Did you know that the Small Business Administration has approved 459 loans year-to-date FY2018. The total for those 459 loans is $228,431,100. Small businesses in Utah are continuing to grow and prosper.
Have you ever thought about starting a B2B franchise? B2B, short for business-to-business, is a sector of franchising that’s a bit under the radar. That’s because these franchises are not as visible as food or retail franchises. But their lack of visibility shouldn’t be a deterrent. In this post, I’m going to introduce you to the world of B2B franchising, and show you why, for the right person, these franchises may be worth a look.
The Emerging Leaders Initiative provides free entrepreneurship education and training for executives of small, growing companies that are potential job creators. This intensive executive entrepreneurship series includes nearly 100 hours of classroom time. It also provides opportunities for small business owners to work with experienced coaches and mentors, attend workshops, and develop connections with their peers, local leaders, and the financial community.