Rutgers University – New Brunswick

International Business Forum | NJSBDC @ Rutgers – New Brunswick | Thursday, July 13, 2017 @ 9:30am – 2:00pm

International Business Forum

Thursday, July 13, 2017 @ 9:30am – 2pm

NJSBDC at Rutgers University – New Brunswick

 

 

Over 95% of international business is done by small entrepreneurs. International trade covers the world from exporting to e-commerce. The global industry experts will provide real life solutions to your global trade queries. This event will assist established entrepreneurs in defining business objectives, risks, and profit potential of global expansion. It will provide fluency in key international strategies, market analysis, and integration into existing domestic business model. The presenting team will discuss unique opportunities and resources available to assist businesses that may be Export-Ready. There will be a discussion on how to evaluate the Global Marketplace in search for competitive business opportunities. Attendees will be provided with valuable information about International Business Plan and a Global Compliance Checklist. International Specialists from the SBA (Small Business Administration), the DOC (Department of Commerce) and Export Finance and Export risk management will be on hand to present government support programs.

 

 

 

newbldg4Rutgers Business School – Livingston Campus

100 Rockafeller Road,

4th Floor, Room 4095,

Piscataway, NJ 08854

Driving Directions

 

 

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Fee: $50.00

(Includes Lunch, Materials and 3 hours of Counseling)

 

Parking:  Lots Yellow & Green (located behind restaurants and shops).  No permits required.

 


Forum Presenters:

 

 

  • Elayne P. McClaine, CGBP,

Regional Director, SBDC at Rutgers – New Brunswick

 

  • Thomas Mottley,

Sr. International Trade Specialist, US Department of Commerce / International Trade Administration Central New Jersey

 

  • Sheryl Paynter,

Lead Lender Relations Specialist/Office International Trade Officer, New Jersey District Small Business Administration

 

  • Stuart Schechter,

President, Credit Insurance Source, EXIM (Export-Import Bank of the U.S.) Broker

 

  • Fernando M. Sopot,

Charter President, Council for Trade and Investment Promotion

 

  • Julie-Mae Stanley,

MLIS, Business Strategist and Trainer, Founder and CEO of GLOBAL AMBICIóN GROUP

 

 

 


 

 

Sponsored By:

  • NJSBDC at Rutgers – New Brunswick

 

  • U.S.  Small Business Administration (SBA)

 

  • U.S. Department of Commerce

 


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For more information:

Call: 848-445-8790

Email: njsbdcnb@business.rutgers.edu

 

 

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#SBDC Day | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

 

 

What is SBDC Day?

SBDC Day is a national, collective proclamation of the success and impact America’s Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) have across the nation in economic development and the small businesses community.

 

 

 

The first America’s SBDC Day will take place on

Wednesday, March 22, 2017.

 

 

SBDC Day will unite the nearly 1,000 SBDC centers across the country and the hundreds of thousands of clients they serve by sharing, in real time, the success stories and notable impacts SBDCs collectively have on the small business community at large. This special day will be celebrated with social media campaigns, public relations initiatives, online and in-person events and more.

 

 

Below is a listing of the offerings of America’s SBDC New Jersey (NJSBDC) for SBDCDay on March 22, 2017.

 

 

 


-At the NJSBDC at Brookdale Community College (Monmouth & Ocean counties), three business clients of the regional center will join the Center for a live chat on Facebook.

 

 

-The NJSBDC of Northwest Jersey (Morris, Sussex & Warren Counties) will conduct pro bono webinars on issues like e-mail marketing for promoting sales and how to effectively execute project management across all phases to drive success. There are other topics being taught on that day, also (see below)*.

 

 

-The NJSBDC at Ramapo College of New Jersey (Bergen County) will host a special session concerning SBDC services for the College’s graduate and undergraduate students who are interested in pursuing entrepreneurship as a career path. The regional SBDC is engaging students as future entrepreneurs and small business owners and providing them with opportunities for internships and experiential learning on SBDC business client cases.

 

 

-The NJSBDC at Rutgers-Camden (Burlington, Camden, Gloucester & Salem Counties) will release and share taped events concerning how to land government procurement opportunities for increased sales as well as the do’s and don’ts of winning financing via its successful “Meet the Lenders” series. The regional center is also featuring up to three successful small business clients on Facebook and LinkedIn to share their experiences about SBDC learning opportunities.

 

 

-The NJSBDC at Rutgers-New Brunswick (Middlesex County) will hold an Open House and sponsor a workshop session concerning an “Introduction to Entrepreneurship” from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm, providing tips and advice on succeeding as an entrepreneur.

 

 

-The NJSBDC at Stockton University (Atlantic, Cape May & Cumberland Counties) will have a live chat with one of the Center’s successful clients, posting questions on the SBDC’s Facebook page and soliciting client responses.

 

 

-The NJSBDC at The College of New Jersey (Mercer County) is filming its “Walking Tour” (live) as Center business advisors/consultants meet with local businesses to discuss their success; in addition, other engagements will be shared in Spanish.

 

 

-The NJSBDC at William Paterson University (Passaic County) will hold an “Open House” at its regional office. Two consultants will be providing advice for those business owners attending. One of the consultants is bilingual. Two to three SBDC success award clients will also mingle with the group of attendees. Local legislators are invited to attend.

 

 

* Webinars are being provided on a pro bono basis that are knowledge-packed sessions for small business owners and will run from 9:00 am through 4:45 pm on #SBDC Day.

They Include:

  • Successful strategies for “lean” management in order to be competitive;
  • Accessing “free” Library resources for small businesses, including market research tools;
  • Success score diagnostics;
  • 2017 marketing strategies, including effective tools, real-time marketing, advanced targeting and local considerations;
  • Understanding the loan process to maximize your chances of approval;
  • Reviewing whether your business financials are loan-ready and the types of loans available; and
  • Learn about developing your website and illustrating how you can get it launched promptly with a special tool.

PRESS RELEASE: America’s SBDC New Jersey Joins Other State SBDC Networks to Mark #SBDC DAY Nationally

America’s SBDC New Jersey Joins Other State SBDC Networks to Mark #SBDC DAY Nationally

Contact:

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press@njsbdc.com

 

 

SBDCs Provide BIG Impact on the Economy, Small Business Health and Economic Development

March 16, 2017 (Newark, NJ) – America’s SBDC New Jersey will join with the other 49 states’ SBDCs across the nation to celebrate SBDC Day on Wednesday, March 22, 2017.  Nearly 1,000 offices nationally will join in promoting – via social media and live and other events – the core mission and successful outcomes of America’s SBDC program. Telling the stories of its clients is the best way to celebrate #SBDCDay.

 

SBDCDay-2017-Facebook-Cover-PhotoThe day will be marked by sharing the success stories and notable impact the program has on the lives of entrepreneurs and small business’ operations in generating jobs, new businesses and additional economic development in communities across the nation.

 

America’s SBDC New Jersey, also known as the New Jersey Small Business Development Centers, will be offering certain seminars, webinars, and some live events to keep with its history of imparting knowledge and power for small businesses that want to grow their business and individuals who want to start new businesses.

 

“We’re uniting on a national basis to talk about this program’s successes,” said Brenda Hopper, NJSBDC network chief executive officer and state director. “There’s no better story than those of SBDC clients assisted by the network’s 12 centers statewide and our specialty programs in E-Business, International Trade, Procurement, Technology Commercialization, and Sustainability.”

 

“The best actions our 12 centers undertake focus on imparting knowledge so our small business clients learn how to succeed and face the daily challenges in developing and building their business,” added Deborah Smarth, NJSBDC network chief operating officer and associate state director. “SBDC Day is a more visible extension of that mission that we undertake every day of the year. We share knowledge and ensure our clients go down the right path, utilizing our assistance to build success.”

 

Some highlights of events and social media efforts at SBDCs (regional centers) in New Jersey include:

 

-At the NJSBDC at Brookdale Community College (Monmouth & Ocean counties), three business clients of the regional center will join the Center for a live chat on Facebook.

 

-The NJSBDC of Northwest Jersey (Morris, Sussex & Warren counties) will conduct pro bono webinars on issues like e-mail marketing for promoting sales and how to effectively execute project management across all phases to drive success. There are other topics being taught on that day, also (see below).

 

-The NJSBDC at Ramapo College of New Jersey (Bergen County) will host a special session concerning SBDC services for the College’s graduate and undergraduate students who are interested in pursuing entrepreneurship as a career path. The regional SBDC is engaging students as future entrepreneurs and small business owners and providing them with opportunities for internships and experiential learning on SBDC business client cases.

 

-The NJSBDC at Rutgers University-Camden (Burlington, Camden, Gloucester & Salem counties) will release and share taped events concerning how to land government procurement opportunities for increased sales as well as the do’s and don’ts of winning financing via its successful “Meet the Lenders” series. The regional center is also featuring up to three successful small business clients on Facebook and LinkedIn to share their experiences about SBDC learning opportunities.

 

-The NJSBDC at Rutgers University-New Brunswick (Middlesex County) will hold an Open House and sponsor a workshop session concerning an “Introduction to Entrepreneurship” from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm, providing tips and advice on succeeding as an entrepreneur.

 

-The NJSBDC at Stockton University (Atlantic, Cape May & Cumberland counties) will have a live chat with one of the Center’s successful clients, posting questions on the SBDC’s Facebook page and soliciting client responses.

 

-The NJSBDC at The College of New Jersey (Mercer County) is filming its “Walking Tour” (live) as Center business advisors/consultants meet with local businesses to discuss their success; in addition, other engagements will be shared in Spanish. The Center Director will also visit with some interesting high-growth/high impact SBDC clients in the service region.

 

-The NJSBDC at William Paterson University (Passaic County) will hold an “Open House” at its regional office. Two consultants will be providing advice for those business owners attending. One of the consultants is bilingual. Two to three SBDC success award clients will also mingle with the group of attendees and the Center is inviting state legislators in the region to join.

 

Webinars are being provided on a pro bono basis that are knowledge-packed sessions for small business owners and will run from 9:00 am through 4:45 pm on #SBDC Day and they include:

 

–Successful strategies for “lean” management in order to be competitive; accessing “free” Library resources for small businesses, including market research tools; success score diagnostics; 2017 marketing strategies, including effective tools, real-time marketing, advanced targeting and local considerations; understanding the loan process to maximize your chances of approval; reviewing whether your business financials are loan-ready and the types of loans available; and learn about developing your website and illustrating how you can get it launched promptly with a special tool.

 

Please go to www.njsbdc.com homepage for listings of events, webinars, and social media platform information sharing and learning opportunities to occur on #SBDCDay, Wednesday, March 22.

 

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