Hopefully those two words grabbed your attention. We need to be looking for new opportunities, right? If you are seeking a new customer, a new resource, new knowledge or a new perspective you can probably find it here in South Carolina in the month of November. Here are just a few of the things that are happening in the business community that may interest, motivate, inspire or inform you…
Innomobility Conference 2012 is coming up November 7 and 8. This two-day event brings talent and ideas together to change the way we move. If you are interested in technology, transportation, entrepreneurship, planning, and high-power thinkers, this could be for you: http://innomobility.com/2012/.
South Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership (SCMEP) will hold a Business Innovation Master Workshop in Greenville on Wednesday, November 14. The program features presentations on marketing communications, innovation strategy and more! Learn more at http://www.scmep.org/business-innovation-workshop/.
Explore the World of Government Contracting is the place to meet and learn from buyers with several federal government agencies and prime contractors. This event, held Thursday, November 15, at the Greenville Marriott, overviews both the range of opportunities in – and the process for winning – government contracts. For more information see: http://calendar.clemson.edu/event/exploring_the_world_of_government_contracting?utm_campaign=widget&utm_medium=widget&utm_source=Clemson+University#.UJQwJGfmqi0.
Social Media Freedom will be led by Chris Manley of Engenius Web Development on Thursday, November 15. , Social Media makes a ton of sense for some businesses and it’s a terrible investment of time and resources for others – and no single business is the same. This seminar will walk through when it can be beneficial, when you might be wasting your time, and how to measure returns on your investments in social media. Learn more at www.engeniusweb.com/products/engeniusu.
Small Business Legal Issues is a program the SBDC loves to host each year. On Friday, November 30, John Perkins and Doug Lineberry join the SBDC to share experiences and insight on a variety of topics that just may make or break a business. From entity formation to employee & contractor agreements to fundamentals of intellectual property, this interactive program is a great resource for new businesses and for established firms that are positioned for growth. To learn more and register please see: http://calendar.clemson.edu/event/small_business_legal_issues#.UJQsJGfmqi0.
If you don’t see something for you please let us know. If you do check out one or more of these, please let us know what you took away from it.