On Demand Small Business Seminars

resourcesMaine SBDC Online, On-Demand Workshops:

Below you’ll find an assortment of online, on-demand learning opportunities from the Maine SBDC and our partners.

More seminars from the Maine SBDC are in development. Stay tuned!

Starting a Business in Maine

Starting a Business in Maine
Business Advisor Josh Nadeau walks you through the steps to start a business in Maine. In this comprehensive video, he covers critical elements such as:

What does it take to be an entrepreneur? – Small Business Financing – Legal Structures – Licensing & Safety – Insurance Requirements – Maine Small Business Statistics – Small Business Resources – Start-Up Checklist

This seminar is available 24/7 at your convenience and may be viewed as many times as you like.

Register here


Past Webinar Recordings

Maine SBDC hosts regular webinars. The webinars are typically recorded and can be accessed approximately 24 hours after the live session. Recorded webinars can be found at the Maine SBDC Youtube Channel. Be sure to subscribe to receive notifications when we upload new videos!

Workplace Violence Prevention Training for Retailers

Workplace Violence: Protecting Small Business Retail Workers

Maine SBDC has partnered with the University of Southern Maine’s Cutler Institute to create a *FREE*, self-paced online training just for retail and food service small businesses!

DID YOU KNOW? As an employer, you are legally responsible for workplace safety.

This training focuses on recognizing risks and different types of violence, warning signs of violence, de-escalating violent situations, creating a workplace violence prevention plan, and reporting to OSHA.

Access the training here


Wholesale & Trade Show Basics

These seminars are especially helpful for those exhibiting at the New England Made Giftware & Specialty Food Show but are open to anyone interested in learning more about trade shows.

1. Whole-Lot-A-Wholesale • Access Seminar Here

This online workshop goes through many wholesale terms, including effective wholesale pricing, credit, and shipping policies. Learn good business preparation for profitable sales!  Access Seminar Here

2. Booth Basics • Access Seminar Here

This course covers pre-show planning, booth design, conduct at the show, common forms and brochures, and after show practices. Access Seminar Here


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