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Upcoming Events

There are numerous events held in Lawton, OK by Comanche Nation Revolving Loan Program and throughout the state of Oklahoma that can provide those interested in starting a business with the information and skills needed to make it happen.

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2013 Training Schedule 


January 15, 2014
Wednesday
7:45AM – 9:00AM

Business Connections - Quarterly Networking Breakfast
Call:
800.658.2823
Location: Southwest Technology Center
711 West Tamarack Road
Altus, OK 73521
Fee: Gen Admin
"It's All About Connections" with this quarterly business breakfast and workshop geared toward women business owners and entrepreneurs. These events provide an opportunity to network and market your business, along with learning from other women entrepreneurs and professionals.
Sponsor: First National Bank in Altus.

1:00PM – 3:00PM

Tips and Hidden Features of i0S7
Call: 800.658.2823
Location: REI OK Tulsa Conference Center
7615 East 63rd Place, Suite 201
Tulsa, Ok 74133
Fee: $15.00
If frustrated by the changes in the iPad or iPhone after changing to the new operating system, this is an opportunity to learn tips and see some hidden features in the iOS7.
Sponsor: Tulsa Regional Chamber, OSU Cooperative Extension, Tulsa Tech, SCORE and REI Women's Business Center.

January 23, 2014
Thursday
9:00AM– 12:00PM

Business Tax Workshop
Call:
800.658.2823
Location: REI Oklahoma Conference Center
2912 Enterprise Blvd.
Durant, OK
Fee: Gen Admin
For a new business or an individual thinking about setting up a business in Oklahoma, the workshop offers information on formation types, business structures, a step-by-step guide to business registration, bookkeeping techniques and a line-by-line explanation of the primary business tax forms.
Sponsor: Durant Area Chamber of Commerce, Durant Main Street, OSU Extension, Choctaw Nation, OkSBDC, SE Center for Economic Development, Southern Workforce Board and REI Women's Business Center.

9:00AM – 12:00PM

Managing Risk and HR Compliance for Small Businesses
Call:
405.319.8190
Location: Francis Tuttle Tech Center
12777 N. Rockwell
Oklahoma City, OK
Fee: $59.00
Business owners and managers are responsible for managing risk and protecting their businesses.
Even businesses with one employee must comply with at least 12 employment laws.
Sponsor: OBAN, Francis Tuttle Technology Center and REI Women's Business Center.

January 28, 2014
Tuesday
8:15AM – 9:30PM

Business For Breakfast
Call:
405.319.8190
Location: Noble Public Library
204 North Fifth Street
Noble, OK 73068
Fee: Gen Admin
Come and participate in a FREE business-building networking breakfast with business owners and professionals who share your interests.
Sponsor: Pioneer Library System, OSU Cleveland County Extension, Noble Chamber of Commerce, REI Women's Business Center.

January 31, 2014
Friday
8:30AM – 3:00PM

Women's Conference - Celebrating Women in Agriculture and Small Business
Call:
580.480.4737
Location: Southwest Technology Center
711 West Tamarack Road
Altus, OK 73521
Fee: $20.00
This is a One Day Event With Seven Exceptional Speakers Throughout the Day! Conference Topics: Nutrition & Importance of Exercise, Made in Oklahoma Self Defense, Identity Theft, Buying Local, Life is a Circus, Local Author of "And the Rain Came Tumbling Down".
Sponsor: SW Tech Center and REI.

February 04, 2014
Tuesday
9:30AM – 11:30AM

Smartphones for Small Business
Call:
800.658.2823
Location: Southern Oklahoma Technology Center
2610 Sam Noble Parkway
Ardmore, OK 73401
Fee: $15.00
Join us for this fun workshop and learn essential tips and tricks for using the iPhone or iPad.
Sponsor: Southern Oklahoma Technology Center, OkSBDC, Ardmore Chamber of Commerce, Ardmore Main Street and REI Women's Business Center.

February 05, 2014
Wednesday
9:00AM – 11:30AM

Small Business Tax Basics
Call:
800.658.2823
Location: OSU Cooperative Extension Office
707 W. Electric
McAlester, OK 74501
Fee: Gen Admin
The Business Tax Workshops offered by the Oklahoma Tax Commission are designed to meet the needs of all business owners, from new to seasoned business, who need to brush up on the latest tax changes. These workshops are offered free of charge.
Sponsor: Kiamiehi Technology Center, OSU Extension, McAlester Chamber of Commerce, McAlester Main Street, Choctaw Nation, Eastern Oklahoma State College, Southern Workforce Board, OkSBDC and REI Women's Business Center.

February 06, 2014
Thursday
8:15AM - 10:00AM

OKC Women's Business Breakfast
Call:
405.319.8190
Location: Kamps 1910 Café
10 Northeast 10th Street
Oklahoma City, OK
Fee: Gen Admin
Bring your business cards and join us for this exclusive networking meeting for women business owners, professionals and small business resource partners.
Sponsor: Pioneer Library System, State Chamber of Oklahoma,REI Women's Business Center.

February 23, 2014
Sunday
9:00AM - 12:00PM

Business Tax Workshop
Call:
800.658.2823
Location: REI Oklahoma Conference Center
2912 Enterprise Blvd.
Durant, OK
Fee: Gen Admin
For a new business or an individual thinking about setting up a business in Oklahoma, the workshop offers information on formation types, business structures, a step-by-step guide to business registration, bookkeeping techniques and a line-by-line explanation of the primary business tax forms.
Sponsor: Durant Area Chamber of Commerce, Durant Main Street, OSU Extension, Choctaw Nation, OkSBDC, SE Center for Economic Development, Southern Workforce Board and REI Women's Business Center.

February 25, 2014
Tuesday
8:15AM - 9:30AM

Business For Breakfast
Call:
405.319.8190
Location: Noble Public Library
204 North Fifth Street
Noble, OK 73068
Fee: Gen Admin
Come and participate in a FREE business-building networking breakfast with business owners and professionals who share your interests.
Sponsor: Pioneer Library System, OSU Cleveland County Extension, Noble Chamber of Commerce, REI Women's Business Center.

March 06, 2014
Thursday
8:15AM - 10:00AM

OKC Women's Business Breakfast
Call:
405.319.8190 Location: Kamps 1910 Café
10 Northeast 10th Street
Oklahoma City, OK
Fee: Gen Admin
Bring your business cards and join us for this exclusive networking meeting for women business owners, professionals and small business resource partners.
Sponsor: Pioneer Library System, State Chamber of Oklahoma, REI Women's Business Center.

March 23, 2014
Sunday
9:00AM - 12:00PM

Business Tax Workshop
Call:
800.658.2823
Location: REI Oklahoma Conference Center
2912 Enterprise Blvd.
Durant, OK
Fee: Gen Admin
For a new business or an individual thinking about setting up a business in Oklahoma, the workshop offers information on formation types, business structures, a step-by-step guide to business registration, bookkeeping techniques and a line-by-line explanation of the primary business tax forms.
Sponsor: Durant Area Chamber of Commerce, Durant Main Street, OSU Extension, Choctaw Nation, OkSBDC, SE Center for Economic Development, Southern Workforce Board and REI Women's Business Center.

March 25, 2014
Tuesday
8:15AM – 9:30AM

Business For Breakfast
Call:
405.319.8190
Location: Noble Public Library
204 North Fifth Street
Noble, OK 73068
Fee: Gen Admin
Come and participate in a FREE business-building networking breakfast with business owners and professionals who share your interests.
Sponsor: Pioneer Library System, OSU Cleveland County Extension, Noble Chamber of Commerce, REI Women's Business Center.

May 05, 2014
Monday
7:00AM - 12:00 AM

Bus Trip to Dallas Market Center
Call:
800.658.2823
Location: TBA
Fee: $280/$225
REI Women's Business Center has scheduled a two-day bus trip to next Dallas Market Center (DMC) for women small business owners and entrepreneurs. You must qualify for Tax ID and be eligible to purchase wholesale.
Sponsor: Pioneer Library System, State Chamber of Oklahoma REI Women's Business Center.

May 06, 2014
Tuesday
12:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Bus Trip to Dallas Market Center
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May 14, 2014
Wednesday
7:30AM - 9:00AM

Business Connections
Call:
405.319.8190
Location: Ada Area Chamber of Commerce
209 West Main Street
Ada, OK
Fee: Gen Admin
"It's All About Connections" with this new quarterly business breakfast and workshop geared toward women business owners and entrepreneurs. These events will allow you to network and marketing your business.
Sponsor: OSU Cooperative Extension, Ada Jobs Foundation, OkSBDC, Ada Area Chamber of Commerce, Ada Main Street, Pontotoc Technology Center and REI Women's Business Center

May 20, 2014
Tuesday
9:00AM - 5:00 PM

Comprehensive Quickbooks
Call:
800.658.2823
Location: Oklahoma Small Business Development Center
711 SW "D" Suite 203
Lawton, OK
Fee: $100-$130
Attendees at this intensive, hands-on training will learn how Quickbooks can benefit their businesses. Topics include:
• Examining charts of accounts
• Writing checks and recording deposits, reconciling
• Vendors
• Invoicing
• Payments
• Financial statements and so much more
Sponsor: OkSBDC, Citizen Potawatomi Community Development Corporation, Lawton, Fort Sill Chamber of Commerce, SCORE, and REI Women's Business Center.

May 22, 2014
Thursday
9:00AM - 12:00 PM

Business Tax Workshop
Call:
800.658.2823
Location: REI Oklahoma Conference Center
2912 Enterprise Blvd.
Durant, OK
Fee: Gen Admin
For a new business or an individual thinking about setting up a business in Oklahoma, the workshop offers information on formation types, business structures, a step-by-step guide to business registration, bookkeeping techniques and a line-by-line explanation of the primary business tax forms.
Sponsor: Durant Area Chamber of Commerce, Durant Main Street, OSU Extension, Choctaw Nation, OkSI3DC, SE Center for Economic Development, Southern Workforce Board and REI Women's Business Center.

May 27, 2014
Tuesday
8:15AM - 9:30AM

Business For Breakfast
Call:
405.319.8190
Location: Noble Public Library
204 North Fifth Street
Noble, OK 73068
Fee: Gen Admin
Come and participate in a FREE business-building networking breakfast with business 0\1ters and professionals who share your interests.
Sponsor: Pioneer Library System, OSU Cleveland County Extension, Noble, Chamber of Commerce, REI Women's Business Center.

June 05, 2014
Thursday
8:15AM - 10:00AM

OKC Women's Business Breakfast
Call:
405.319.8190
Location: Kamps 1910 Cafe
10 Northeast lOth Street
Oklahoma City, OK
Fee: Gen Admin
Bring your business cards and join us for this exclusive networking meeting for women business owners, professionals and small business resource partners.
Sponsor: Pioneer Library System, State Chamber of Oklahoma, REI Women's Business Center.

June 12, 2014
Thursday
6:00PM - 9:00PM

Diamonds & Dreams
Call:
800.658.2823
Location: Tulsa Country Club
701 North Union Avenue
Tulsa, Ok
Fee: Varied
Join us as we celebrate the accomplishments of women and encourage entrepreneurs to dream big! Featured speaker is Kim 1-Iodous. Kim took a kitchen table hobby and turned it into a Kim Hodous for email seven figure business- despite being a former high school history teacher with zero business experience. She combines the lessons she learned with a fresh perspective on life to give an original and inspirational slant on success, happiness, health and staying motivated so you can live life to the fullest.
Sponsor: REI Women's Business Center.

June 19, 2014
Thursday
9:00AM - 11:30AM

Small Business & Tax Basics
Call:
405.319.8190
Location: Francis Tuttle Tech Center
12777 N. Rockwell
Oklahoma City, OK
Fee: Gen Admin
The Business Tax Workshops offered by the Oklahoma Tax Commission arc designed to meet the needs of all business owners, from new businesses to seasoned businesses needing to brush up on the latest tax changes and everyone in between.
Sponsor: Francis Tuttle Tech Center, OK Tax Commission, & REI Women's, Business Center.

June 24, 2014
Tuesday
8:15AM - 9:30AM

Business For Breakfast
Call:
405.319.8190
Location: Noble Public Library
204 North Fifth Street
Noble, OK 73068
Fee: Gen Admin
Come and participate in a FREE business building networking breakfast with business owners and professionals who share your interests.
Sponsor: Pioneer Library System, OSU Cleveland County Extension, Noble, Chamber of Commerce, REI Women's Business Center.

June 26, 2014
Thursday
9:00AM - 12:00PM

Business Tax Workshop
Call:
800.658.2823
Location: REI Oklahoma Conference Center
2912 Enterprise Blvd.
Durant, OK
Fee: Gen Admin
For a new business or an individual thinking about setting up a business in Oklahoma, the workshop offers information on formation types, business structures, a step-by-step guide to business registration, bookkeeping techniques and a line-by-line explanation of the primary business tax forms.
Sponsor: Durant Area Chamber of Commerce, Durant Main Street, OSU Extension, Choctaw Nation, OkSllDC, SE Center for Economic Development, Southern Workforce Board and REI Women's Business Center.

July 10, 2014
Thursday
8:15AM - 10:00AM

OKC Women's Business Breakfast
Call:
405.319.8190
Location: Kamps 1910 Cafe
10 Northeast 10th Street
Oklahoma City, OK
Fee: Gen Admin
Bring your business cards and join us for this exclusive networking meeting for women business owners, professionals and small business resource partners.
Sponsor: Pioneer Library System, State Chamber of Oklahoma, REI Women's Business Center.

July 22, 2014
Tuesday
8:15AM - 9:30AM

Business For Breakfast
Call:
405.319.8190
Location: Noble Public Library
204 North Fifth Street
Noble, OK 73068
Fee: Gen Admin
Come and participate in a FREE business-building networking breakfast with business owners and professionals who share your interests.
Sponsor: Pioneer Library System, OSU Cleveland County Extension, Noble, Chamber of Commerce, REI Women's Business Center.

July 24, 2014
Thursday
8:00AM - 3:00PM

iGNITE! Building a High Performance Minority Business
Call:
918.994.4370
Location: Hard Rock Resort
777 W Cherokee St
Catoosa, OK
Fee: $125/$40
The iGNITE! Seminar is a one day, intense IGNITE 2014 header-01 experiencc where you will learn best practices to increase your chances of long term success in today's demanding business environment.
Sponsor: REI Native American Business Centers.

9:00AM - 12:00PM

Business Tax Workshop
Call:
800.658.2823
Location: REI Oklahoma Conference Center
2912 Enterprise Blvd.
Durant, OK
Fee: Gen Admin
For a new business or an individual thinking about setting up a business in Oklahoma, the workshop offers information on formation types, business structures, a step-by-step guide to business registration, bookkeeping techniques and a line-by-line explanation of the primary business tax forms.
Sponsor: Durant Area Chamber of Commerce, Durant Main Street, OSU Extension, Choctaw Nation, OkSBDC, SE Center for Economic Development, Southern Workforce Board and REI Women's Business Center.

August 07, 2014
Thursday
8:15 AM - 10:00AM

OKC Women's Business Breakfast
Call:
405.319.8190
Location: Kamps 1910 Cafe
10 Northeast 1Oth Street
Oklahoma City, OK
Fee: Gen Admin
Bring your business cards and join us for this exclusive networking meeting for women business owners, professionals and small business resource partners.
Sponsor: Pioneer Library System, State Chamber of Oklahoma, REI Women's Business Center.

August 13, 2014
Wednesday
7:30AM - 9:00AM

Business Connections
Call:
405.319.8190
Location: Ada Area Chamber of Commerce
209 West Main Street
Ada, OK
Fee: Gen Admin
"It's All About Connections" with this new quarterly business breakfast and workshop geared toward women business owners and entrepreneurs. These events will allow you to network and marketing your business.
Sponsor: OSU Cooperative Extension, Ada Jobs Foundation, OkSBDC, Ada Area Chamber of Commerce, Ada Main Street, Pontotoc Technology Center and REI Women's Business Center.

August 26, 2014
Tuesday
8:15AM - 9:30AM

Business For Breakfast
Call:
405.319.8190
Location: Noble Public Library
204 North Fifth Street
Noble, OK 73068
Fee: Gen Admin
Come and participate in a FREE business-building networking breakfast with business owners and professionals who share your interests.
Sponsor: Pioneer Library System, OSU Cleveland County Extension, Noble Chamber of Commerce, REI Women's Business Center.

August 28, 2014
Thursday
9:00AM - 12:00PM

Business Tax Workshop
Call:
800.658.2823
Location: REI Oklahoma Conference Center
2912 Enterprise Blvd.
Durant, OK
Fee: Gen Admin
For a new business or an individual thinking about setting up a business in Oklahoma, the workshop offers information on formation types, business structures, a step-by-step guide to business registration, bookkeeping techniques and a line-by-line explanation of the primary business tax forms.
Sponsor: Durant Area Chamber of Commerce, Durant Main Street, OSU Extension, Choctaw Nation, OkSBDC, SE Center for Economic Development, Southern Workforce Board and REI Women's Business Center.

September 04, 2014
Thursday
8:15AM - 10:00AM

Business For Breakfast
Call:
405.319.8190
Location: Noble Public Library
204 North Fifth Street
Noble, OK 73068
Fee: Gen Admin
Come and participate in a FREE business-building networking breakfast with business owners and professionals who share your interests.
Sponsor: Pioneer Library System, OSU Cleveland County Extension, Noble Chamber of Commerce, REI Women's Business Center.

September 25, 2014
Thursday
9:00AM - 12:00PM

Business Tax Workshop
Call:
800.658.2823
Location: REI Oklahoma Conference Center
2912 Enterprise Blvd.
Durant, OK
Fee: Gen Admin
For a new business or an individual thinking about setting up a business in Oklahoma, the workshop offers information on formation types, business structures, a step-by-step guide to business registration, bookkeeping techniques and a line-by-line explanation of the primary business tax forms.
Sponsor: Durant Area Chamber of Commerce, Durant Main Street, OSU Extension, Choctaw Nation, OkSBDC, SE Center for Economic Development, Southern Workforce Board and REI Women's Business Center.

October 02, 2014
Thursday
8:15AM - 10:00AM

Business Tax Workshop
Call:
800.658.2823
Location: REI Oklahoma Conference Center
2912 Enterprise Blvd.
Durant, OK
Fee: Gen Admin
For a new business or an individual thinking about setting up a business in Oklahoma, the workshop offers information on formation types, business structures, a step-by-step guide to business registration, bookkeeping techniques and a line-by-line explanation of the primary business tax forms.
Sponsor: Durant Area Chamber of Commerce, Durant Main Street, OSU Extension, Choctaw Nation, OkSBDC, SE Center for Economic Development, Southern Workforce Board and REI Women's Business Center.

October 28, 2014
Tuesday
8:15AM - 9:30AM

Business For Breakfast
Call:
405.319.8190
Location: Noble Public Library
204 North Fifth Street
Noble, OK 73068
Fee: Gen Admin
Come and participate in a FREE business-building networking breakfast with business owners and professionals who share your interests.
Sponsor: Pioneer Library System, OSU Cleveland County Extension, Noble Chamber of Commerce, REI Women's Business Center.

November 06, 2014
Thursday
8:15AM - 10:00AM

OKC Women's Business Breakfast
Call:
405.319.8190
Location: Kamps 1910 Cafe
I 0 Northeast 10th Street
Oklahoma City, OK
Fee: Gen Admin
Bring your business cards and join us for this exclusive networking meeting for women business 0\11Crs, professionals and small business resource partners.
Sponsor: Pioneer Library System, State Chamber of Oklahoma REI Women's Business Center.

November 12, 2014
Wednesday
7:30AM - 9:00AM

Business Connections
Call:
405.319.8190
Location: Ada Area Chamber of Commerce
209 West Main Street
Ada, OK
Fee: Gen Admin
"It's All About Connections" with this new quarterly business breakfast and workshop geared toward women business owners and entrepreneurs. These events will allow you to network and marketing your business.
Sponsor: OSU Cooperative Extension, Ada Jobs Foundation, OkSBDC, Ada Area Chamber of Commerce, Ada Main Street, Pontotoc Technology Center and REI Women's Business Center.

November 25, 2014
Tuesday
8:15AM - 9:30AM

Business For Breakfast
Call:
405.319.8190
Location: Noble Public Library
204 North Fifth Street
Noble, OK 73068
Fee: Gen Admin
Come and participate in a FREE business-building networking breakfast with business owners and professionals who share your interests.
Sponsor: Pioneer Library System, OSU Cleveland County Extension, Noble Chamber of Commerce, REI Women's Business Center.

November 27, 2014
Thursday
9:00AM - 12:00PM

Business Tax Workshop
Call:
800.658.2823
Location: REI Oklahoma Conference Center
2912 Enterprise Blvd.
Durant, OK
Fee: Gen Admin
For a new business or an individual thinking about setting up a business in Oklahoma, the workshop offers information on formation types, business structures, a step-by-step guide to business registration, bookkeeping techniques and a line-by-line explanation of the primary business tax forms.
Sponsor: Durant Area Chamber of Commerce, Durant Main Street, OSU Extension, Choctaw Nation, OkSBDC, SE Center for Economic Development, Southern Workforce Board and REI Women's Business Center.

December 04, 2014
Thursday
8:15AM - 10:00AM

OKC Women's Business Breakfast
Call:
405.319.8190
Location: Kamps 1910 Cafe
I 0 Northeast 1Oth Street
Oklahoma City, OK
Fee: Gen Admin
Bring your business cards and join us for this exclusive networking meeting for women business owners, professionals and small business resource partners.
Sponsor: Pioneer Library System, State Chamber of Oklahoma REI Women's Business Center.

December 23, 2014
Tuesday
8:15AM - 9:30AM

Business For Breakfast
Call:
405.319.8190
Location: Noble Public Library
204 North Fifth Street
Noble, OK 73068
Fee: Gen Admin
Come and participate in a FREE business-building networking breakfast with business owners and professionals who share your interests.
Sponsor: Pioneer Library System, OSU Cleveland County Extension, Noble Chamber of Commerce, REI Women's Business Center.

December 25, 2014
Thursday
9:00AM - 12:00PM

Business Tax Workshop
Call:
800.658.2823
Location: REI Oklahoma Conference Center
2912 Enterprise Blvd.
Durant, OK
Fee: Gen Admin
For a new business or an individual thinking about setting up a business in Oklahoma, the workshop offers information on formation types, business structures, a step-by-step guide to business registration, bookkeeping techniques and a line-by-line explanation of the primary business tax forms.
Sponsor: Durant Area Chamber of Commerce, Durant Main Street, OSU Extension, Choctaw Nation, OkSBDC, SE Center for Economic Development, Southern Workforce Board and REI Women's Business Center.


Contact us for more information

If you would like to find out more about any of the events mentioned above, please contact Comanche Nation Revolving Loan Program or the hosting organization.

CPCDC provides:

  • Business loans up to $300,000
  • Business Loans to Comanches
  • Business Loans to Native Americans
  • Loans to Tribes
  • Loans to Tribal Organizations
  • Business Development Training
  • Credit Builder Training