Events by date

2014 events now open for registration!

Friday, June 20

[8am] GNEC Annual Opportunities & Awards Breakfast
The Annual Opportunities & Awards Breakfast will be a venue for small businesses & entrepreneurs to meet providers of business opportunities, resources, and capital. $10-25 [NJIT Campus Center]

Saturday, June 21

[8:30am] Entrepreneurship Student Workshop
Inviting middle and high school students to participate in a free workshop teaching basic skills of entrepreneurship, business ownership and economic development…FREE [Rutgers Business School]

Monday, June 23

[11am] Small Business Insurance
Learn about what insurance your business needs before it’s too late. FREE [Robert Treat Hotel]

[2pm] Creating an Easy Website
 Join us for an introduction to creating a Squarespace website for your small business. FREE [Robert Treat Hotel]

[5pm] Doing Business with the State
Learn the ins and outs of getting a contract with the state, how to get certified and use their new system. FREE. [Robert Treat Hotel]

Tuesday, June 24

[9:30am] Claim Your Space & Stand Out in a Crowd
Online Branding Campaigns using Email Marketing and Social Media Campaigns from Constant Contact. FREE [Robert Treat Hotel]

[6:30pm] Video Pitch Tutorial & Workshop
Are you interested in finding out more about The Start Something Challenge? Need help creating a video? FREE [Rutgers Business School]

Wednesday, June 25

[2:00pm] Quickbooks 101
Learn business accounting software like QuickBooks to keep you on track for small business success. FREE [Rutgers Business School]

[6:00pm] Crazy Busy
Stop the craziness and find hours a week to grow your business.  FREE [IFEL/GrowSpace]

[6:30pm] How to Raise Capital for Your Business
 If your looking to raise money for your business – Hear from a panel of experts on what they look for when investing and how best to get their attention.  FREE [Rutgers Business School]

Thursday, June 26

[11am] Discussion on State of Tech in Newark
Join a discussion with like-minded entrepreneurs and businesses about the state of tech in Newark; what has happened in the past year and what would you like to see? FREE [Converge Co-Working Space]

[6pm] Basic Accounting for Food Entrepreneurs
 Learn basic accounting for food entrepreneurs. FREE [Rutgers Business School]

Friday, June 27

Relax and Recover!