Friday, January 23, 2015

Business Success Extravaganza 2015!

Unbelievable speakers and instructors ....... fantastic information ....... all for YOU, the business owner determined to succeed!   

We're very excited about this day-long opportunity to learn lessons and hear speakers who've never been available in our area before. Come join us, won't you?!  It will be a day to remember, and information to put into action as soon as you go home!

Register now on our EventBrite registration page.

Business Success Extravaganza 2015 ... March 24, 2015, offered by the Winthrop Region SBDC and Winthrop University

Selling to Federal and State Governments

Course -- Understanding How to Sell to Federal + State Governments

Sponsored by Winthrop Region Small Business Development Center

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at 6:00 PM - Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at 8:00 PM (EDT)

Rock Hill, SC

This is a 6-session Course taught by export specialist, Richard Speights, on preparing to sell to federal and state governments through government contracting.  Class sessions are held from 6 - 8 pm over a period of 12 weeks, on the following dates:    
  • Tuesday, April 7, 2015
  • Tuesday, April 21, 2015
  • Tuesday, May 5, 2015
  • Tuesday, May 12, 2015
  • Tuesday, June 2, 2015
  • Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Cost for this comprehensive course is $150 Total for all sessions.

For complete details, visit the course registration page at EventBrite:  

For more information, call (803) 323-2283 or email the staff at 

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Export University 101 ... Feb. 19, 2015

Export University 101
Rock Hill, South Carolina
February 19th, 2015 (8 a.m. - 4 p.m.)

Winthrop University, Thurmond Hall
Room 415
1708 Memorial Circle | Rock Hill, SC  29733

Thurmond Hall is located at the intersection of Park Avenue and Memorial Circle, across from Byrnes Auditorium.
Parking is reserved in the parking lot across from Carroll Hall on Ebenezer Avenue

Registration fee is $75 per person and includes
breakfast, lunch and all training materials.

This one-day workshop on export sales, finance
and logistics will help you compete globally!

Getting back to the export basics is good business, whether you are new to exporting or an experienced international company. Topics will include:

·         Export sales techniques
·         Letters of credit and other export payment methods
·         Pricing strategies and how to offer financing to your customer
·         Credit insurance to minimize risk and maximize sales
·         Transportation and freight forwarding
·         Practical tips

Who Should Attend?
  • Companies currently exporting but want guidance to expand overseas markets and sales.
  • Companies new to exporting that want long-term success by avoiding typical, costly mistakes.

Click here to register for Export University 101Rock Hill, SC  (

Seating is limited for this popular event so registration & payment are required to guarantee a seat.

For more information: contact Anita Patel at 
803-737-0247, or Dan Holt, US Small Business Administration, at 704-333-4886 x226,

Event Sponsors: