Workshop & Event Details

Idaho Small Business Symposium (ISBS)

This year’s ISBS was held on Thursday, March 23, 2017 in Coeur d’Alene at the CDA Spa and Resort.  The 2017 agenda can be found here.

Mark your calendars:  The next ISBS will be held Thursday, March 22, 2018 at Boise State University’s Student Union Building.  More information will be available in Fall 2017.

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Cybersecurity Roundtable: Identifying and mitigating risks in your business

As the December 31, 2017 deadline looms closer for businesses that contract with the Deparment of Defense to come into compliance with the NIST 800-171 Standards, the Idaho SBDC is hosting a half-day training designed to orient small businesses to the threats that face their business, as well as the steps to take to become more secure with tools and resources to utilize.  Click below to register for this event.

Tuesday October 10th 

Nampa Business Accelerator, 5465 E Terralinda Way, Nampa
12:00pm – 5:00pm

Doing Business with the Government

This workshop will give you the opportunity to review requirements for doing government contracting, assistance available from PTAC, SBAs role in government contracting, contracting with ITD and the DBE program, and finally you will hear from a federal contracting officer who will enumerate details for contracting with their agency.

Dates and registration details are below.  Training starts at 8:30 AM and runs approximately to 12:30 PM.  For additional information on these trainings, please contact Lee Velten at 208.426.1742.

Thurs Oct 19th – Boise, at the ITD HQ Auditorium, 3311 W State St, Boise, ID.
Register here

Tues Nov 14th – Driggs, at the City Hall, 60 S Main St, Driggs, ID.
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Wed Nov 15th – Rexburg, at the City Hall, 35 North 1 st East, Rexburg, ID.
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Thurs Nov 16th – Pocatello, at the ID Dept of Labor, 430 N 5 th Ave, Pocatello, ID.
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Fri Nov 17th – Twin Falls, at the College of S Idaho, 311 Falls Ave, Twin Falls, ID.
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Wed Dec 13th – Caldwell. Location TBD. Register here

Wed Jan 10th, 2018 – Cascade. Location TBD. Register here

Mon Jan 22nd – Orofino. Location TBD. Register here

Tues Jan 23rd – Lewiston. Location TBD. Register here

Wed Jan 24th – St Maries. Location TBD. Register here

Thurs Jan 25th – Bonners Ferry. Location TDB. Register here

Fri Jan 26th – Coeur d’Alene. Location TBD. Register here

Thurs Feb 22nd – Weiser. Location TBD. Register here

Thurs Mar 1st – Meridian. Location TBD. Register here

Wed Apr 11th – Burley. Location TBD. Register here

Marketing to the Federal Government

This one hour training will cover materials and methods to properly market your business to Federal Agencies.

Check back to see upcoming training announcements.