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Business Solutions Fair

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University of Portland – September 23rd, 2014; 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon

St. Johns Main Street proudly presents the second annual Business Solutions Fair sponsored by Paychex and Albina Community Bank. This event will take place on Tuesday, September 23rd from 8:30 am to 12 noon in the Terrace Room of the Bauccio Commons on the University of Portland’s campus (click here for a campus map). Any current or aspiring small business owners are welcome and encouraged to attend.

The Business Solutions Fair will connect local Portland entrepreneurs with small business service providers and vendors to provide insight and creative solutions for small business challenges. The entrepreneurs in attendance will have the opportunity to visit exhibitors’ tables and schedule 10-15 minute mini-consultations with them. Additionally, Paychex will be hosting a seminar titled “Becoming an Employer of Choice” from 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

This event is also being supported by the University Park Business District. There is no charge to attend; this is a free event.

LIST OF VENDORS/SMALL BUSINESS PROVIDERS:

  • Paychex
  • Albina Community Bank
  • Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce
  • Small Business Development Center
  • Albina Opportunities Corporation
  • Oregonians Credit Union
  • Mercy Corps Northwest
  • Small Business Legal Clinic
  • Craft 3
  • Sentext Solutions
  • Neighborhood Notes
  • SCORE
  • MIPO
  • Constant Contact
  • MESO

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS: 
8: 30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. – Networking & light breakfast
9:00 a.m. to 12 noon – Visit with vendors & small business providers
**10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. – Special seminar being hosted by Paychex titled “Becoming an Employer of Choice”

ABOUT “BECOMING AN EMPLOYER OF CHOICE”:
In this brief seminar we will be discussing several topics many small businesses fail to implement to ensure long term stability with their company as it starts to grow.  You can expect to be informed about some basic topics such as risk management and compliance. And then we will dive into addressing a key factor to a company’s growth….employees.  We will touch on recruiting great talent, and help you  Learn how to become an employer of choice through total compensation statements, personal and professional development of your employees, and employee engagement.


 

FERIA “SOLUCIONES PARA NEGOCIOS”

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LA UNIVERSIDAD DE PORTLAND – 23 DE SEPTIEMBRE, 2014; DE LAS 8:30 A.M. A LAS 12 DEL MEDIODIA

St. Johns Main Street se enorgullece en presentar la segunda feria anual “Soluciones para Negocios”  patrocinada por Paychex y Albina Community Bank. El evento se llevara a cabo el martes 23 de septiembre de 8:30 am a 12 del mediodía en el “Terrace Room” del “Bauccio Commons” en el campus de La Universidad de Portland (haga click aquí para ver el mapa).

La feria no es solo para los que ya son dueños de negocios. También son bienvenidos los que quieren iniciar un negocio.

La feria “Soluciones para Negocios” tiene como objetivo conectar a empresarios locales de Portland con proveedores de servicios para pequeños negocios con el objetivo de que encuentren soluciones para los retos que sus negocios enfrentan. Los asistentes al evento tendrán la oportunidad de acudir a las mesas de exhibición y hacer consultas breves con los expertos.  Además, Paychex ofrecerá un seminario en inglés acerca de “Como ser la Empresa en donde todos quieren Trabajar” de 10:00 a.m. a 10:30 a.m.

Este evento es patrocinado por el Distrito Empresarial “University Park”. La entrada al evento es gratis.

 LISTA DE PROVEEDORES DE SERVICIOS/PRODUCTOS PARA PEQUEÑOS NEGOCIOS:

  • Paychex
  • Albina Community Bank
  • Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce
  • Small Business Development Center
  • Albina Opportunities Corporation
  • Oregonians Credit Union
  • Mercy Corps Northwest
  • Small Business Legal Clinic
  • Craft 3
  • Sentext Solutions
  • Neighborhood Notes
  • SCORE
  • MIPO
  • Albertideation
  • MESO
  • Hacienda Community Development Corporation

 HORARIO DE EVENTOS:
8: 30 a.m. a 9:00 a.m. – Desayuno/Evento Social para establecer red de contactos profesionales
9:00 a.m. a 12 del mediodía – Recorra los diferentes puestos de proveedores de servicios/productos para pequeños negocios
**10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. – seminario en ingles “Como ser la Empresa en donde todos quieren Trabajar”

DESCRIPCION DEL SEMINARIO “COMO SER LA EMPRESA EN DONDE TODOS QUIERE TRABAJAR”:
En este seminario se discutirán temas sobre la importancia en la implementación de sistemas una vez que el pequeños negocio empiezan a crecer. Otros temas incluyen manejo de riesgos y cumplimiento de normas, y como atraer empleados talentosos.