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Workshops to help small businesses grow are among this week’s business events

December 1, 2018

TuesdayState & Federal Taxes for LLCs:9 a.m.-noon, UH Bauer College SBDC, 2302 Fannin, Suite 200. Conducted in Spanish. Cost: $19. Information: www.sbdc.uh.edu.From Invention to Patent:9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., UH Bauer College SBDC, 2302 Fannin, Suite 200. Cost: $29. Information: www.sbdc.uh.edu.Energy Evening Event:Hosted by KCA. 5:30 p.m., TechSpace, 2101 CityWest Blvd. Speaker: Wayne Christian, Texas Railroad Commissioner. Cost: $95. Information: Diana Swift, 281-413-9617 or info@kca-us.com.WednesdayBreakfast with Beth - All the Things You Need to Know for Search Engine Optimization and Social Media:Part two. 7:30-9:30 a.m., UH Bauer College SBDC, 2302 Fannin, Suite 200. Cost: $10. Information: www.sbdc.uh.edu.Starting Your Business:9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., UH Bauer College SBDC, 2302 Fannin, Suite 200. Cost: $49. Information: www.sbdc.uh.edu.Greater Houston Partnership Houston Region Economic Outlook:9:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Royal Sonesta Houston, 2222 W. Loop South. Speaker: Ellen Zentner, managing director and chief U.S. economist with Morgan Stanley Research. Local experts will share their perspectives on the region’s economy. Cost: $160-$210 full program; $90-$135 luncheon only. Information: Sherine Farid at sfarid@houston.org or 713-844-3682.ThursdayHow to Prepare a Capability Statement and Market to Government Agencies:9 a.m.-noon, UH Bauer College SBDC, 2302 Fannin, Suite 200. Cost: $19. Information: www.sbdc.uh.edu.Grow Your Business with Women Business Enterprise Certification:9:30-11:30 a.m., UH Bauer College SBDC, 2302 Fannin, Suite 200, Houston, Texas 77002. Cost: Free. Information: www.sbdc.uh.edu.Websites 101: Building and Marketing Your Website:10 a.m.-1 p.m., UH Bauer College SBDC, 2302 Fannin, Suite 200. Cost: $29. Information: www.sbdc.uh.edu.QuickBooks for Beginners:10 a.m.-1 p.m., SCORE Houston, 8701 Gessner, Suite 1200. Registration: www.houston.score.org.Fort Bend Chamber Young Professionals:Ugly sweater holiday party. 6-8 p.m.,Veranda, 23002 Henderson Row Drive, Richmond. Cost: $15. Information: Matthew Ferraro at matthew@fortbendcc.org.FridaySmall Business Marketing:9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., UH Bauer College SBDC, 2302 Fannin, Suite 200. Cost: $29. Information: www.sbdc.uh.edu.Create and Monitor Your Online Marketing:10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Houston Permitting Center, 1002 Washington Ave. Registration: www.houston.score.org.Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce Holiday Luncheon:11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Sweetwater Country Club, 4400 Palm Royale Blvd., Sugar Land. Speaker: Jerome Love, CEO of LHS Realty and founder and president of Texas Black Expo. Cost: $35-$40. Information: Juliette Nessmith at juliette@fortbendcc.org or 281-566-2161.SaturdayStarting & Running Your Own Business:8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Palm Center, Technology Center, 5330 Griggs Road. Registration: www.houston.score.org.Business Alternatives for the Entrepreneur:10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Barbara Bush Branch Library, 6817 Cypresswood, Spring. Registration: www.houston.score.org.Dec. 12Employee vs. Contractor & Access to Capital:9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., The Kingdom Builders’ Center, 6011 W. Orem. Registration: www.houston.score.org.Dec. 13Financial Workshop for Small Business Launch & Growth9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Houston Community College Alief Hayes, 2811 Hayes Road, A319, 3rd Floor. Registration: www.houston.score.org.Dec. 14Know Your Intellectual Property Rights, How Business Owners Can Protect their Brands:10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Fort Bend County Library - University Branch, 14010 University Blvd., Sugar Land. Registration: www.houston.score.org.Dec. 15Scale Up your Business By Understanding Your Financials:10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Maud Marks Library, 1815 Westgreen Blvd., Katy. Registration: www.houston.score.org.katherine.feser@chron.comtwitter.com/kfeser

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