Start Up, Speed Up LETS GO!Starting
a business often means navigating a complex system – we’re here to make
it as painless as possible. Here ASBA will take you to a wealth of
information gathered by state and local governments. Select the
categories that relate to your business, and you are on the way to
creating a customized guide to not only start your business, but also
grow it in the critical months ahead.
the paperwork and permits, making the right connections is critical to
business success. ASBA offers some great opportunities to engage the
business community and establish important referrals that drive
customers to you. One of the most powerful is ASBA’s trademarked Fast
and Curious Speed Networking™ events held the second and fourth Tuesday
of each month. It is a fun, fast 90 minutes you won’t regret investing.
Brush up on your elevator speech and hit this track.
Small Business AcceleratorsThe
Arizona Small Business Association is driven to provide a host of
opportunities to speed up small businesses. Through ASBA’s
Entrepreneurial Accelerator, small business owners learn important
skills to sustain and grow companies, even in the most challenging
economic conditions.Training Grants
ASBA membership provides access to group buying power for office supplies, affordable access and group rates for health insurance and discounted prescriptions, workers’ compensation insurance incentives, and access to safety programs through the only association to have an OSHA-certified safety consultant available on staff and at your demand.
Before you hire,
check with ASBA about the potential for a state reimbursable grant to
train your new staff. Funding is available for many Arizona small
businesses, and ASBA offers solutions to help you apply and manage the
paperwork while you focus on growing your business. Plus, funding
opportunities exist to upgrade the skills of your current staff.
up to 75% reimbursement for eligible training expenses of new hires,
and up to 50% reimbursement for eligible training expenses of existing
staff. Training is available for one employee or more. Companies must
apply and be approved prior to hiring or beginning training.
Along the road to your business success, ASBA is always here to help give you a competitive edge.
For more information contact:
Carol Mangen at email@example.com
or call 602.306.4000ASBA's Business Mentoring Program
you with successful business owners with skills and experience in your
industry is a valuable asset of ASBA’s Mentoring Program.
The program focuses on opportunities and obstacles, along with identifying objectives and expectations.
this approach of matching committed business owners who want help
(mentees) with experienced business owners who want to give help
(mentors), the program has been very successful in solving the problems
that challenge business owners in a variety of industries. Mentees learn
new concepts to expand their horizons, learn from other business
owners, and are strategically working toward well-defined objectives.
Mentors stay with their mentees for a four month period. At the end of the four months, you re-assess and determine next steps.Save Money; Fuel Your Marketing
Contact provides ASBA members with affordable online marketing tools
that are specifically designed to help small businesses connect with
customers and build successful relationships with them.