Boots to Business Reboot: Starting or Growing a Veteran-Owned Business

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Presented by the U.S. Small Business Administration and the Veterans Business Outreach Center

Boots to Business Reboot 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.

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Entrepreneurial Journey Speaker Series

Eric Zimmer, Host of the One You Feed podcast
Tuesday, April 16, 2019

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Presented by the Shawnee State University Kricker Innovation Hub

Eric Zimmer, host of The One You Feed podcast (as well as founder of several other startups and projects), will be at the Kricker Innovation Hub on Tuesday, April 16, to talk about his journey! Shawnee State's Entrepreneurial Journey Speaker Series is made possible by a grant from the Charles Koch Foundation.

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Placemaking in Scioto County: How Newcomers and Returning Residents Impact Our Community

Friday, April 12, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Hosted by Shawnee State University’s Clark Memorial Library in conjunction with the Kricker Innovation Hub and The Ohio State University’s Center for Folklore Studies

The event seeks to build local creative, social, and business networks all while recognizing community leaders and those who are making a positive difference in Portsmouth as well as the surrounding region.

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March 27: Building Your Business Workshop: Certification Programs

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

This FREE workshop is designed to assist companies who wish to become certified as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE), Small Business Enterprise (SBE) Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), Encouraging, Diversity, Growth & Equity Enterprise (EDGE), and/or Veteran-Friendly Business Enterprise (VFBE).

This workshop will also explain how certifications are utilized to open your door to more business with the Ohio Department of Transportation.

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Glockner Dare to Dream

February 28: Ohio Semi-finals
March 19: Championship

The Glockner Dare to Dream high school regional business pitch competition is an annual event that gives area high school students the opportunity to create a business idea and pitch it to a panel of judges for the chance to win thousands of dollars in prize money. Find out more HERE.

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