There are lots of resources and directions to go as you start a new business. In order to be smart about the process, we’d like you to START SMART! This live presentation is coming to Mesquite for the first time, free of charge.


Anyone who is considering owning their own business is encouraged to invest 2.5 hours inside our classroom to learn critical first-step basics that will save you both money and time. Whether you’re looking to create a job for yourself, turn a hobby into a revenue stream, or open a retail site, this workshop will improve your chances to succeed. Discover who your local experts are that are both legitimate non-profit agencies, and who offer their services at no cost to you. Follow up one-on-one counseling appointments are available to all who attend, at no cost. Join over 1,000 southern Nevadans who have already attended this valuable workshop. Agenda items include:

  • Common Pitfalls for Business Owners
  • Business Owner Pillars of Responsibility
  • Market & Industry Info and Research
  • Sections of a Business Plan
  • Financial Statements
  • What are the compliance/legal issues?
  • How and where do you get funding for your business?
  • Resources


Event: Small Business Start Smart

Presenter:  Andy Allison, Nevada SBDC Business Advisor & Trainer, Las Vegas

Date:   Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Time:  9:00 – 11:30 AM

Location:  CSN Mesquite, 140 N. Yucca Street, Room 8, Mesquite, NV 89027

Cost:  FREE

Registration Link: click “training calendar”

Program Questions: Kathy Carrico at (775) 784-6879, or



The Nevada SBDC is funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All services are extended to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with mental or physical disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Language assistance services for clients with limited English proficiency will be provided. Contact the Nevada SBDC State Office at (775) 784-1717 to make arrangements. SBA cannot endorse any products, opinions or services of any external parties or activities.