If 2018 is the year for you to start a new business, here are some resources that you can use to get that dream going. The Small Business Administration (SBA) has a great list of ideas and resources that will help you with that new business.
If you weren't able to attend this year's PTAC Symposium in October, you can still gain valuable information. The PTAC office has made available several of the presentations on their website.
A good business plan guides you through each stage of starting and managing your business. You’ll use your business plan as a roadmap for how to structure, run, and grow your new business. It’s a way to think through the key elements of your business. Business plans can help you get funding or bring on new business partners. Investors want to feel confident they’ll see a return on their investment.
Veterans have the character, discipline and skills needed to succeed as small business owners and entrepreneurs. Wondering what it takes and how you can prepare? Enroll in Boots to Business Reboot. Boots to Business is a two-step training program that provides participants an overview of business ownership as a career vocation, an outline and knowledge on the components of a business plan, a practical exercise in opportunity recognition, and an introduction to available public and private sector resources.
Retired U.S. Air Force Master Sergeant Greg Lyles and his son Chandler, a retired USAF Airman, turned their love of barbecue into a successful business that has generated over $1 million in sales in the past year alone. The idea for Lyles BBQ was sparked while the two were transitioning out of the military, but they knew they needed more resources and expertise to kindle their plan for a business. The U.S. Small Business Administration’s veteran entrepreneurial training course, Boots to Business, taught them to manage budgets and cash flow. Today, business is smokin’.
Did you know that this week the Small Business Administration (SBA) is celebrating and educating small businesses, especially those owned and operated by our Veterans. SBA is celebrating, connecting, and empowering veterans, service membe
It should be no surprise that Utah—known as the “beehive state”—is busy climbing the ranks as one of the best states for manufacturing. Utah consistently attracts business expansions due to its busy-bee workforce and quality of life. If your company is expanding or looking to relocate, Utah needs to be on your radar. To put it simply, manufacturing drives Utah’s economy.
The 2017 Procurement Technical Assistance Symposium is scheduled for October 11, 2017 at the South Towne Exhibition Center in Sandy. This year's theme is "Business Soaring" and will feature business matching opportunities, breakout education sessions, a panel presentation, and a reverse trade-show. The trade-show will again feature large government and private contractors interested in doing business with smaller Utah businesses.
The Utah Procurement Technical Assistant Centers are located throughout the state and focus on training small businesses to apply for and win contracts with local, state and federal government entities. Government contracting can be complicated.
The Association of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (APTAC) is pleased to announce that Chuck Spence, Program Director of the Utah PTAC, has been elected as Region 9 Director of the Association. APTAC’s Region 9 encompasses the states of Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Utah, and Wyoming. He was sworn in at APTAC’s annual membership meeting on April 10, 2017 and will serve until April 2019. APTAC’s Board and Committees are comprised entirely of volunteers employed by member PTACs.