SBDC Business Workshops

Demonstrations, Lectures, Workshops

July 10, 2019 to September 19, 2019

SBDC Business Education Center





Annual Celebration of Small Business

July 26


Join the Bucknell University Small Business Development Center next month for its annual celebration of the entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial leaders of Pennsylvania.


Featuring a Small Business Expo, the Product Innovation Award, the Charles H. Coder Entrepreneurial Leadership Award, the Small Business of the Year Award ... and much more!




MYNDDSET Ribbon Cutting



Mark Burke joined the SBDC to celebrate the launch of his new business, MYNDDSET, an organizational transformation company.


MYNDDSET is one of the newest member of Bucknell's incubator, StartupLewisburg, and was joined at the event by the Central Pennsylvania Chamber of Commerce, clients, friends, and family!



One Million Cups: Entrepreneurship Meetup

July 10


One Million Cups (1MC) events feature presentations from 2 local entrepreneurs, followed by advice and encouragement from attendees.


Connect with entrepreneurship enthusiasts and support local startups at 1MC!




Facebook and Instagram Series

July 31 - How Do I Set Up Facebook and Instagram Business Accounts?

Aug 28 - Analytics, Automation, AI, & Ads for Facebook and Instagram


Social media is more than just a way to connect with friends and share pictures of your kids, grand-kids, and pets.


These TWO workshops will help you learn not only learning the why, but also help you in setting up and making the most of your business pages on Facebook and Instagram.


Join social media expert Kendy Alvarez to enhance the digital presence of your brand, stay connected with your clients, and expand your market reach.




Students to Engage with Businesses in Design Thinking Program

August 16 - 20


Is your small business looking to connect with energetic new Bucknell students this August?


In the Design-Thinking Leadership program, students collaborate with local businesses to rapidly explore solutions to real-world challenges!


Learn more at




Connect with Bucknell Class for Free Websites

Apply by August 15


Each semester students in Markets, Innovation, and Design in Bucknell's Freeman College of Management makewebsites free of charge for local small businesses.


These projects provide a hands-on learning experience for the students while bringing new ideas to the community.




Keystone Innovation Zone: Tax Credit Training

August 16


Keystone Innovation Zones (KIZ) encourage entrepreneurship and accelerate the growth of innovative young companies by offsetting certain tax liabilities for qualified firms in designated locations.

Sarah Spishock and Jennifer Leinbach from Pennsylvania’s Department of Community and Economic Development will describe how your firm can get the most out of the KIZ Tax Credit Program.




Take the First Step to Starting Your Business

September 14, Perry County

Co-sponsored by Perry County Council of the Arts, NO FEE for PCCA members


The First Step to take when planning, launching, or acquiring a new venture is to attend the SBDC's First Step Pre-Business Workshop.


Attend this workshop to learn about legal structures, selecting a location, licenses, taxes, insurance, hiring and more...




Build Your Business by Selling on Amazon

September 19


Amazon has over 150 million unique visitors per month and more than 50% of Amazon's total unit sales come from third-party sellers.


Attend this workshop to increase your reach and drive sales of your products on Amazon.



Attendees will learn:

* What you need to know before starting your store

* Which selling method is method is right for your business?

* how to open an Amazon account

* What are Amazon restricted categories?

* What is Fulfillment By Amazon?

Presented bymarketing, brand management, and online sales expert Lorna Best of Best Online Retail Consulting. Lorna has been recognized as an eBay Seller Diversity Advocate and eBay Top Seller.


View All

Upcoming Demonstrations, Lectures, Workshops Events

Adult Programming at Buffalo Valley Recreation Authority

June 4, 2019 to August 31, 2019

New Programs for Adults Offered This Summer at Buffalo Valley Recreation Authority

Read More

Adult and Teen Programming at the Herr Memorial Library

August 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019

Find out what's happening this month at the Herr Memorial Library.

Read More

Adult and Teen Programming at the Public Library for Union County

August 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019

Find out what's happening this month at the Public Library for Union County.

Read More