2012 Workshop Details
Please scroll through our list of workshops from 2012 for a better understanding of the types of FREE workshops that will be available at the 2013 Expo.
Morning Workshops 11 a.m to 12:30 p.m.
Access to Capital
Financial Literacy For Businesses
What is required to obtain capital for your business? What resources are available from banks and other financial institutions? Learn about grants and state programs available to you to grow and improve your business.
Acelere Su Ventas y Ganancias
Promoción y Ventas: Como Utilizarlos para Crecer su Negocio
Los participantes de este taller escucharan consejos de varios expertos en el campo de mercadeo y publicidad que les ayudaran a aumentar sus ventas y atraer nuevos clientes.
How to Do Business With the Government
Are you Ready to Market to the Government?
Learn from key decision makers within the local, state and federal procuring agencies on how government entities identify your product/service, what search engines they utilize to find your business, and learn free available resources that will help your business be more competitive.
How to Start Your Business
Learn How to Start and Run Your Business
Starting a business requires determination, motivation, and know-how. This workshop will address the many steps and requirements needed to ensure you are ready to become an entrepreneur.
Social Media - How to Leverage Online Tools to Help Expand Your Business
Strengthen Your Company's Presence Online with Social Media & SEO
Experts will be on hand to guide you through the latest information on social media and how to use it to expand your business.
Enticing the $1 Trillion Latino Market
Learn How to Tap into the Latino Market
The buying power of 50 million U.S. Latinos is estimated at $1 trillion annually. Learn how to effectively engage this key consumer market with such incredible spending power for increased return on your company's investment.
Afternoon Workshops 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Cómo Empezar Su Negocio
Sea Su Propio Jefe
Esta sesión provee información sobre los aspectos más importantes de cómo empezar su negocio y la importancia de un plan concreto para guiar el desarrollo y crecimiento de ese negocio.
Critical Requirements for Accessing Business Capital
Your Business Finances and Personal Credit
Credit scores are an important factor when applying for a loan and obtaining unsecured working capital. Unfortunately, not having a great credit score can be costly and painful for business owners. Participants at this workshop will learn about business credit scores, personal credit, what lenders look for, as well as the latest tools to finally getting the credit you deserve.
How to Do Business with Corporate America
Corporate Procurement: How to Sell to Corporations
Procurement decision makers will share information on efforts to increase the number of Hispanic business partners. Successful Hispanic entrepreneurs will provide insights on doing business with corporations.
Family Owned Businesses
Designing and Managing Business Relationships
Family owned businesses play a big a role in the economy and historically they have been the backbone of the American economy. However, there are unique challenges this group faces that differ from other businesses. Come and learn about creating a hierarchy, documenting business agreements, compensation rules, having a successful succession plan and more.