Workshops

All workshops are held at the Metro South Chamber of Commerce, 60 School Street, Brockton, across from City Hall unless otherwise stated. All workshops are free to attend, unless otherwise noted. For more information, or to register (unless otherwise noted), please visit The Calendar & Registration Page.

 

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS:

 

SEED Corporation: Basic Entrepreneurial Workshop – Business Fundamentals with Eastern Bank

Tuesday, January 26
10:00 AM
Webinar
Price: FREE
Topic: SEED Corporation and Eastern Bank will be holding a free, virtual workshop focused on helping entrepreneurs understand the fundamentals of owning a business. Information on how to get started, where and how to get financing, and the loan application process will be presented. Other topics being covered will include creating a business plan, marketing, and management considerations. Attendees will be provided with a free business plan guide and other supplemental materials.
To register: click here

 

SEED Corporation: Basic Entrepreneurial Workshop – Understanding Business Financials with Eastern Bank

Thursday, January 28
10:00 AM
Webinar
Price: FREE
Topic: SEED Corporation and Eastern Bank will be holding a free, virtual workshop in which participants will learn how to read and create a balance sheet, income statement, and cash flow statement, and keep on top of their business finances. The workshop will also explain how a small business owner can anticipate financial needs in order to operate the business more efficiently. This workshop will be presented by a business advisor from the Massachusetts Small Business Development Center.
To register: click here

 

Grow with Google: Get Your Local Business on Google Search and Maps

Tuesday, February 9
12:00 PM
Webinar
Price: FREE
Topic: Join Bryan Caplan, Speaker for Grow with Google, for an info-packed webinar dedicated to growing your business online. In this 45-minute webinar, you’ll learn about Google my Business, a free tool for local businesses who want to connect with customers on Google Search and Maps. Get hands-on help creating or updating your business profile or a simple website. In this workshop we’ll discuss best practices for: create or claim your Business Profile on Google; Manage your business info across Google Search and Maps; Use Google My Business to connect with potential customers.
To register: click here

 

OSD (Operational Services Division): Pre-Certification Session

Tuesday, March 16 & Thursday, April 29
10:00 AM
Webinar
Price: FREE
Topic: This is a required workshop for all businesses interested in applying for certification as a Minority, Woman, Veteran, and/or Portuguese Business Enterprise. The workshop will include information about the regulations, qualifications, process, and other information needed to begin the certification process. This session will run for two hours.
To register: click here

 

OSD (Operational Services Division): Connecting Your Business to the Commonwealth

Thursday, February 25 & Wednesday, April 28
10:00 AM
Webinar
Price: FREE
Topic: The Operational Services Division offers this FREE two-hour-long workshop designed for businesses who are interested in learning how to do business with the State. This workshop includes: an overview of Statewide and Departmental Contracting procurement process and associated programs and services such as the Supplier Diversity Program (SDP) and the Small Business Purchasing Program (SBPP). Attendees will also learn about marketing to public entities and using COMMBUYS and other resources. In most cases, a COMMBUYS registration session follows the program.
To register: click here

 

If you are a member that would like to host a workshop, contact Lexi, (508) 586-0500 x 231.