Business Resource Expo 
One Stop Access to Business Support

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM on Friday, April 10
Wichita State University Metropolitan Complex

Postponed because of the coronavirus outbreak.


Several area organizations will combine efforts to offer a Business Resource Expo. The Expo will provide Kansas entrepreneurs one-stop access to area resources that will help them start, reposition, or grow their business. The Expo will also offer two featured presentations and several "half-hour-how-to" workshops on varied business topics.

Business Resource Expo Tentative Schedule

 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM           Featured Presentations
> Social Media Starter Kit
> Cyber Security Essentials for Small Business

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM              Resource Tables

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM              Half Hour How to Workshops
Tentative presentations include:
  How to
> Access Capital through NetWork Kansas
> Build an Export Strategy
> Decide What Business Insurance to Buy
> Decide What Business Insurance to Buy (Presented in Spanish.)
> Determine if You Need a KDHE or EPA Permit
> Develop a Road Map to Start a Business
> Do Market Research
> Meet Your State Tax Responsibilities
> Pitch Your Business
> Protect Your Intellectual Property
> Qualify as SBA Certified Women-Owned or 8(a) Business
> Reduce Waste and Save Money
> Resolve IRS Tax Debt
> Sell to the Government: First Steps
> Set Up Your Bookkeeping for the First Time
> Start a Nonprofit

Participating Resources
> 1 Million Cups
> Camp Destination Innovation
> Center for Entrepreneurship/WSU Ventures
> Create Campaign
> Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
> Inventors Association of South Central Kansas
> Kansas Center for Entrepreneurship (dba NetWork Kansas)
> Kansas Department of Commerce
> Kansas Department of Labor
> Kansas Department of Revenue
> Kansas Global Trade Services
Kansas Manufacturing Solutions
Kansas Procurement Technical Assistance Center
Kansas Small Business Development Center (Kansas SBDC) at Wichita State University
Kansas State University Small Business Environmental Assistance Program (SBEAP)
Nonprofit Chamber of Service
NXTUS
Patent and Trademark Resource Center at Wichita State University Libraries
SCORE
U.S. Commercial Service
U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)
Wichita Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Wichita Independent Business Association (WIBA)
Wichita Public Library
Wichita Regional Chamber of Commerce