If you are planning to start a business, please join us at a First Steps to Startup Success workshop.
Please come prepared for great Q&A. The session provides overviews of:
- Common startup questions
- Business Structures, Licenses & Permits
- How to register a business in Oklahoma
- Financing a business
- Preparing a business plan
- Basics of marketing and easy ways to market a business
Upon completing the class you will have the opportunity to schedule a one-on-one appointment with a business counselor in our office. We do not charge anything for our one-on-one sessions, the class is $20.
Presenters: Dewey Brandon, Oklahoma Tax Commission; REI Oklahoma Representatives
Partners: Durant Area Chamber of Commerce, OKSBDC, Durant Main Street, OSU Extension, Choctaw Nation, Imagine Durant, and REI Women's Business Center
You will be redirected to PayPal to pay for registration. Fee is non-refundable. If you cannot attend, your registration may be able to be transferred to another workshop.
NOTICE - Choctaw Tribal Members who own a business in or reside in the 10½ Choctaw Counties may be eligible for a Choctaw Small Business Development Scholarship to pay for this training workshop. To qualify for the Choctaw Business Training Scholarship, please contact Cassidy Gilmore at firstname.lastname@example.org or 800.658.2823 to provide your date of birth for Choctaw Tribal Membership verification purposes. Upon verification, you will be notified.
Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U. S. Small Business Administration, WBC’s, SBA 7j, and PRIME programs and services are provided on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities and language assistance services for clients with limited English proficiency will be provided if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Lori Smith, WBC Assistant or Cassidy Gilmore, PRIME Coordinator at P.O. Box 1335, Durant, OK 74702 or call 800-658-2823.