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Jan. 21, 2020

Business Model Canvas-Your Tool for Launching A Business in 2020

Fort Worth Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway, Fort Worth Texas 76104

Do you have a small business idea that you want to make a reality? In this workshop you will gain understanding of the difference between a business model canvas and a business plan, find out if your business idea is a "hero" or "zero" and learn how to create a one-page Business Model Canvas to improve focus and clarify goals.

10 a.m.

Jan. 25, 2020

Presentations and Pitches Bootcamp

Fort Worth Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway, Fort Worth Texas, 76104

Got a great idea to pitch at work? At home? Meeting with potential buyers or investors? Attending cocktail hour? Landed your dream job interview? Then you’ve got to take this workshop so you can bring it!! In this workshop we will focus on creating high impact narratives utilizing well-curated thoughtfully designed slides, when necessary.

9 a.m.

Federal Contracting and Certification Workshop

Fort Worth Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway, Fort Worth Texas, 76104

This course is designed for those businesses that are new to doing business in the Federal Sector - startup to large businesses. It will explain the "Art of the Process" as well as focus on the diverse aspects of Federal Contracting. Entrepreneurs will get a good look into the numerous best practices that are used nationwide.

9 a.m.

Feb. 8, 2020

Code Rangers

Hazel Harvey Peace Center For Neighborhoods, 818 Missouri Ave.

Code Rangers seek to promote health neighborhoods through community empowerment and action by establishing and maintaining a strong relationship between resident organizations and the Code Compliance Department.

9 a.m.

Feb. 13, 2020

Vendor Informational Forum for Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises

Fort Worth Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

Are you a minority or a woman business owner? Maybe you can't quite figure out how to get your foot in the door, or are looking to diversify your business? Fort Worth's Office of Business Diversity helps businesses like yours businesses gain access to the direct contracting and sub-contracting opportunities offered by city procurement, in compliance with the City Council-approved Business Diversity Enterprise (BDE) Ordinance.

11:30 a.m.

March 26, 2020

RFP, RFQ, ITB, A+B, and Best Value Solicitation Workshop

Fort Worth Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

Back by popular demand! Fort Worth's Office of Business Diversity is hosting quarterly workshops to help vendors craft convincing responses to requests for proposals (RFPs), requests for qualifications (RFQs), invitations to bid (ITBs), A+B, Best Value and other solicitations. This series of workshops is taught by city project managers, providing an opportunity for M/WBEs to meet them and ask questions about the city's procurement and bidding processes. In this training session, participants learn how to prepare effective bids and proposals for the City of Fort Worth, and how to interpret language for special provisions and required documentation.

8:30 a.m.

April 9, 2020

Vendor Informational Forum for Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises

Fort Worth Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

Are you a minority or a woman business owner? Maybe you can't quite figure out how to get your foot in the door, or are looking to diversify your business? Fort Worth's Office of Business Diversity helps businesses like yours businesses gain access to the direct contracting and sub-contracting opportunities offered by city procurement, in compliance with the City Council-approved Business Diversity Enterprise (BDE) Ordinance.

11:30 a.m.

April 11, 2020

Code Rangers

Hazel Harvey Peace Center For Neighborhoods, 818 Missouri Ave.

Code Rangers seek to promote health neighborhoods through community empowerment and action by establishing and maintaining a strong relationship between resident organizations and the Code Compliance Department.

9 a.m.

April 14, 2020

Certification Training for Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises

Fort Worth Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

There are lots of opportunities for certified Minority, Women, Small, or Disadvantaged-Owned Business Enterprises (M/W/S/DBE) to bid on public and private-sector contracts, increase their capacity and effectively contribute to the economy. If your target market is to sell to federal, state, or local government institutions, corporations or construction prime contractors, you should consider one or more of these certifications. This workshop teaches participants about the nine different types of certifications, and helps take the mystery out of the certification process.

6 p.m.

June 11, 2020

Vendor Informational Forum for Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises

Fort Worth Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

Are you a minority or a woman business owner? Maybe you can't quite figure out how to get your foot in the door, or are looking to diversify your business? Fort Worth's Office of Business Diversity helps businesses like yours businesses gain access to the direct contracting and sub-contracting opportunities offered by city procurement, in compliance with the City Council-approved Business Diversity Enterprise (BDE) Ordinance.

11:30 a.m.

June 13, 2020

Code Rangers

Hazel Harvey Peace Center For Neighborhoods, 818 Missouri Ave.

Code Rangers seek to promote health neighborhoods through community empowerment and action by establishing and maintaining a strong relationship between resident organizations and the Code Compliance Department.

9 a.m.

June 25, 2020

RFP, RFQ, ITB, A+B, and Best Value Solicitation Workshop

Fort Worth Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

Back by popular demand! Fort Worth's Office of Business Diversity is hosting quarterly workshops to help vendors craft convincing responses to requests for proposals (RFPs), requests for qualifications (RFQs), invitations to bid (ITBs), A+B, Best Value and other solicitations. This series of workshops is taught by city project managers, providing an opportunity for M/WBEs to meet them and ask questions about the city's procurement and bidding processes. In this training session, participants learn how to prepare effective bids and proposals for the City of Fort Worth, and how to interpret language for special provisions and required documentation.

8:30 a.m.

July 14, 2020

Certification Training for Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises

Fort Worth Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

There are lots of opportunities for certified Minority, Women, Small, or Disadvantaged-Owned Business Enterprises (M/W/S/DBE) to bid on public and private-sector contracts, increase their capacity and effectively contribute to the economy. If your target market is to sell to federal, state, or local government institutions, corporations or construction prime contractors, you should consider one or more of these certifications. This workshop teaches participants about the nine different types of certifications, and helps take the mystery out of the certification process.

6 p.m.

Aug. 1, 2020

Code Rangers

Hazel Harvey Peace Center For Neighborhoods, 818 Missouri Ave.

Code Rangers seek to promote health neighborhoods through community empowerment and action by establishing and maintaining a strong relationship between resident organizations and the Code Compliance Department.

9 a.m.

Aug. 13, 2020

Vendor Informational Forum for Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises

Fort Worth Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

Are you a minority or a woman business owner? Maybe you can't quite figure out how to get your foot in the door, or are looking to diversify your business? Fort Worth's Office of Business Diversity helps businesses like yours businesses gain access to the direct contracting and sub-contracting opportunities offered by city procurement, in compliance with the City Council-approved Business Diversity Enterprise (BDE) Ordinance.

11:30 a.m.

Sept. 24, 2020

RFP, RFQ, ITB, A+B, and Best Value Solicitation Workshop

Fort Worth Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

Back by popular demand! Fort Worth's Office of Business Diversity is hosting quarterly workshops to help vendors craft convincing responses to requests for proposals (RFPs), requests for qualifications (RFQs), invitations to bid (ITBs), A+B, Best Value and other solicitations. This series of workshops is taught by city project managers, providing an opportunity for M/WBEs to meet them and ask questions about the city's procurement and bidding processes. In this training session, participants learn how to prepare effective bids and proposals for the City of Fort Worth, and how to interpret language for special provisions and required documentation.

8:30 a.m.

Sept. 26, 2020

Code Rangers

Hazel Harvey Peace Center For Neighborhoods, 818 Missouri Ave.

Code Rangers seek to promote health neighborhoods through community empowerment and action by establishing and maintaining a strong relationship between resident organizations and the Code Compliance Department.

9 a.m.

Oct. 8, 2020

Vendor Informational Forum for Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises

Fort Worth Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

Are you a minority or a woman business owner? Maybe you can't quite figure out how to get your foot in the door, or are looking to diversify your business? Fort Worth's Office of Business Diversity helps businesses like yours businesses gain access to the direct contracting and sub-contracting opportunities offered by city procurement, in compliance with the City Council-approved Business Diversity Enterprise (BDE) Ordinance.

11:30 a.m.

Oct. 13, 2020

Certification Training for Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises

Fort Worth Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

There are lots of opportunities for certified Minority, Women, Small, or Disadvantaged-Owned Business Enterprises (M/W/S/DBE) to bid on public and private-sector contracts, increase their capacity and effectively contribute to the economy. If your target market is to sell to federal, state, or local government institutions, corporations or construction prime contractors, you should consider one or more of these certifications. This workshop teaches participants about the nine different types of certifications, and helps take the mystery out of the certification process.

6 p.m.