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Women & Minority Entrepreneurship Conference [clear filter]
Wednesday, June 13
 

7:30am

Insights on The Entrepreneurial Journey Sponsored by Dayton Metro Library, Dayton SCORE, Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce
Limited Capacity seats available

Panelists will share their experiences building their business, from their motivation to start to when they first felt like a success, plus the challenges along the way and the resources that helped them!


Moderators
avatar for Karen Townsend, Ph.D.

Karen Townsend, Ph.D.

President/CEO, KTownsend Consulting
"As an organizational development consultant, I believe that all PROFESSIONAL development is PERSONAL development. I am passionate about working with leaders who understand the importance of, and are committed to developing their people. I help leaders align their organizations by... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Jackie Gamblin

Jackie Gamblin

Founder & CEO, JYG Innovations
Ms. Jacqueline Gamblin is an author, philanthropist, and Founder/CEO of JYG Innovations LLC., a Woman Owned Small Business headquartered in Dayton, Ohio. JYG specializes in Information Technology Solutions, Cybersecurity, Research Analysis and Medical/Clinical consulting services... Read More →


Wednesday June 13, 2018 7:30am - 8:45am
Founder Stage at The Steam Plant Basecamp 617 E 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45402

9:00am

From Idea to Execution
This workshop will introduce participants to the feasibility and business planning process to gain insight into the direction of the business and serve as a management tool to help develop and guide decision making, as well as to achieve success and sustainability.

Speakers
avatar for Kim Woodbury

Kim Woodbury

Director, SBDC @ TEC
Business & start up processes


Wednesday June 13, 2018 9:00am - 9:45am
444 444 E 2nd St, Dayton, OH 45402

9:00am

Market Research that Won’t Break the Bank
Knowing as much as possible about the customers and market your business serves is critical to your small business success! You need to know what type of customers to target, where to find them, the size of the market for your product or service, and to identify your competition. The Dayton Metro Library provides several resources that can help you answer these questions.  Free resources will be emphasized, but we will also touch on some fee based services that may be helpful for those with the budget.

Speakers
avatar for Ann Riegle-Crichton

Ann Riegle-Crichton

Business Services Librarian, Dayton Metro Library


Wednesday June 13, 2018 9:00am - 9:45am
444 444 E 2nd St, Dayton, OH 45402

10:00am

DBE Certification and Doing Business with ODOT
In this workshop, learn the basics of the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise  (DBE) certification, ODOT supportive services, and how to find construction projects. This interactive discussion will also include an overview of SBE certification, SBE set-asides, and the advantages of being pre-qualified.

Speakers

Wednesday June 13, 2018 10:00am - 10:45am
444 444 E 2nd St, Dayton, OH 45402

10:00am

Legal and Tax Aspects of Operating a Small Business
Learn the essential financial documents and records to maintain for accounting and tax preparation. Gain best practices for record retention, filing rules, and getting the most out of working with your accounting or tax professional.

Speakers
avatar for Josh Campbell

Josh Campbell

Tax Accountant, Bradstreet CPAs
Josh is a graduate of Kentucky Wesleyan College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. He joined the firm in June of 2016 and has worked in public accounting since 2012.His specialties include tax planning and preparation for individuals, corporations, and partnerships. Additionally... Read More →


Wednesday June 13, 2018 10:00am - 10:45am
444 444 E 2nd St, Dayton, OH 45402

11:00am

Quick & Affordable Website Development
WordPress powers millions of blogs and websites. Learn how to create and publish posts and pages; customize your site with themes, widgets, and custom menus; and extend WordPress even further with plugins. Plus, learn how to get more readers with social media sharing and comments, and how to adjust the settings that keep your site safe and secure.

Speakers
avatar for Lesley Baumann

Lesley Baumann

Creative Director, XANDRA DESIGN, LLC
I am a graphic designer and the founder of Xandra Design, LLC. I serve as a creative partner to small- and medium-sized companies across the country who need their products and marketing materials to grab attention, stand out from the crowd and make meaningful connections with their... Read More →


Wednesday June 13, 2018 11:00am - 11:45am
444 444 E 2nd St, Dayton, OH 45402

1:00pm

Accessing Capital for the Microenterprise
Get straight talk on what it takes to get capital to start and operate your enterprise. Best practices in preparing for loan applications and building relationships with financial institutions. Uncover modern alternatives in capital.

Speakers

Wednesday June 13, 2018 1:00pm - 1:45pm
444 444 E 2nd St, Dayton, OH 45402

1:00pm

IAP-State of Ohio Business Opportunity
IAP, as the third party administrator for the State of Ohio, is seeking to recruit and pre-qualify firms for facility maintenance, repair, and minor construction projects. In this workshop, learn how to get notified of opportunities to work with the State through IAP, as well as the specific details related to their pre-qualification process.

Speakers

Wednesday June 13, 2018 1:00pm - 1:45pm
444 444 E 2nd St, Dayton, OH 45402

2:00pm

InGenesis-State of Ohio Business Opportunity
InGenesis is responsible for overseeing the statewide delivery of all temporary non-IT staffing for state agencies. Representatives from InGenesis will  discuss opportunities, requirements and qualifications for providing professional services to the state of Ohio.

Speakers

Wednesday June 13, 2018 2:00pm - 2:45pm
444 444 E 2nd St, Dayton, OH 45402

2:00pm

Marketing Toolkit
Design your blueprint for success in crafting your message and delivering it to your ideal customer. Participants will learn best practices for developing a target market, developing a social media strategy, and promoting your brand on shoestring budget.

Speakers
avatar for Buddy Pitts

Buddy Pitts

Graphic Designer, Beyond Superior Graphics
Frank “Buddy” Pitts, Jr. is a creative designer and marketing consultant. Since December 2010, Buddy decided to begin his journey as a full time entrepreneur, while working with DeʼLish Cafe and since then built an e-firm (Beyond Superior Graphics) and a marketing company (Perfect... Read More →


Wednesday June 13, 2018 2:00pm - 2:45pm
444 444 E 2nd St, Dayton, OH 45402

3:00pm

Finding Your First Contract
Gain insight into prospecting for new business with public and private buyers. Learn how to hunt for opportunities, create strategic relationships, and leverage local resources. Walk away with a few best practices for digging your well, before you’re thirsty!

Speakers

Wednesday June 13, 2018 3:00pm - 3:45pm
444 444 E 2nd St, Dayton, OH 45402

3:00pm

Local Certification Opportunities & Training
Want to do business with the City of Dayton? Already certified and want a better understanding of the bid process, policies that could affect your success, and common issues between primes and subs? This workshop will provide details to help you improve your bidding and achieve successful performance on local contracts.


Wednesday June 13, 2018 3:00pm - 3:45pm
444 444 E 2nd St, Dayton, OH 45402