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Adult Program
Prospect Research Basics
Main Library
Tue, Mar 03, 1:00 pm

This workshop is aimed at nonprofit organizations. Learn how to research prospective individual donors, including how to compile a list of potential donors, the strategies you should use, what information is relevant and where to look. (90 min.)

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Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Mar 05, 2:00 pm

Do you need help with research or technology? We have specialists in the areas of Business Information, Consumer Health Information and Government Research, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment so we can match you with the appropriate specialist. (30 min.)

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Import and Export for Small Business
Lantana Road Branch
Wed, Mar 11, 2:00 pm

The Small Business Development Center Import/Export expert leads attendees through an introduction to selling products and services overseas and bringing the world’s products and services to this country. If there’s anything “hip” in small business at the moment, import/export is it. (2 hr.)

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FUNdamentals of Contracting
Main Library
Wed, Mar 11, 2:00 pm

Palm Beach State College's Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will help you understand the FUNdamentals of contracting. The focus will be on the following objectives: System for Award Management (SAM) portal for federal government registration, consideration of techniques for the development of an elevator speech, review of the North American Industry Classification system (NAICS) and a discussion of the importance of a capability statement. Don't forget to bring your business cards, as we will have a drawing at the end of the presentation. You must be present to win! Speaker: Jackie Rule, Regional Program Manager. Call the SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister. (90 min.)

Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Mar 12, 2:00 pm

Do you need help with research or technology? We have specialists in the areas of Business Information, Consumer Health Information and Government Research, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment so we can match you with the appropriate specialist. (30 min.)

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ReferenceUSA: What Is the Latest News!
Main Library
Thu, Mar 12, 2:30 pm

ReferenceUSA introduces a brand new feature, Personal Accounts. Our Business Librarian will show new users how to access ReferenceUSA and demonstrate how the new features provide added value to those already using ReferenceUSA. The new feature allows you to create custom user profiles, save searches, and search criteria for future lists. (60 min.)

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Getting Started in Franchising
Main Library
Tue, Mar 17, 2:00 pm

Palm Beach State College's Small Business Development Center presents "Getting Started in Franchising." So, you want to buy a franchise or franchise out your existing business. Our guest speaker Cliff Fostoff, of FCI Franchise Consultants, sets you straight as to what’s real and what’s not in franchising and how to determine a franchise’s value, costs, royalties, etc. Call the SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister. (2 hr.)

Small Business Start-ups with the S.B.D.C.
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Wed, Mar 18, 6:00 pm

Have you ever thought about starting your own business? Maybe you already have a small business but are in need of some advice or assistance. Representatives from the Small Business Development Center share their knowledge and resources and answer your questions. (90 min.)

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Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Mar 19, 2:00 pm

Do you need help with research or technology? We have specialists in the areas of Business Information, Consumer Health Information and Government Research, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment so we can match you with the appropriate specialist. (30 min.)

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Speak with a Specialist
Main Library
Thu, Mar 26, 2:00 pm

Do you need help with research or technology? We have specialists in the areas of Business Information, Consumer Health Information and Government Research, plus staff that can answer computer and mobile device questions. Make an appointment so we can match you with the appropriate specialist. (30 min.)

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