14 May This Weeks Events for Business Brokers
Georgia Association of Business Brokers
GABB Spring Conference: Taxes and Transitions
May 15, 8:45 AM – 4:15 PM
Atlanta Realtors Center, 5784 Lake Forrest Dr. NW, Atlanta, GA 30328
Learn about taxes and transitions at the Georgia Association of Business Broker’s Spring Conference on May 15.
Presenter Monty Walker will do two three-hour seminars. The morning session will cover a Tax Update for Business Brokers and the afternoon session will be Case Studies of Transactions. The GABB has secured continuing education credits.
The session will be held from 8:45 a.m.-4:15 p.m. with a 45 minute break for lunch, at the Atlanta Realtors Center at 5784 Lake Forrest Dr. NW, Atlanta, GA 30328. Brian Harper of Atlantic Capital Bank will sponsor the breakfast. Lunch will be provided by Leigh Milton of CharterBank and Kim Eells of Brand Bank.
Registration is $125 for all. Contact Diane Loupe at 404-374-3990 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Monty Walker is a Certified Public Accountant with a diversity of experience in the private business arena. Monty supports clients throughout the country, and focuses in the business transfer industry, providing support to small business owners in the areas of business transactions, business structuring and design, business tax planning, and business exit planning. Due to his background in the area of business transfers and business transitions, he is often referred to by his clients and colleagues as a “Business Transaction CPA”. Monty is a former member of the IBBA Board of Directors.
Midwest Business Brokers and Intermediaries
Wisconsin Educational and Networking Event – Train Your Brain For Success
May 16, 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM
The Wisconsin Club’s City Club, 900 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53233
Pennsylvania Business Brokers Assocation
PBBA 2018 Spring Workshop & Dinner Meeting
May 16, 3:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Maggiano’s Little Italy, 205 Mall Blvd, King of Prussia, PA 19406
3:00pm-4:30pm Best Practices Workshop & Discussion
Join us early for an informal discussion and “Best Practices” roundtable session with your peers. Planned topics as time allows are: 1) “Firing a Client” and when it’s appropriate, 2) NDA/Confidentiality Agreements – Do’s & Don’ts, and 3) Working Capital. This session is informal, so join us at 3:00pm or anytime while in progress.
Networking – Dinner – Speaker
4:30pm-5:15pm Registration & Networking
Refreshments & Hors d’oeuvers Served – Cash Bar
5:15pm-6:00pm Dinner – Served by Maggiano’s Little Italy
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6:00pm-7:00pm Dinner Speaker
Current Small Business Market Trends & Effective Online Marketing
by Luba Kagan of Biz Buy Sell
Luba will discuss:
1 ) Market Trends & Conditions –regarding Small Business Transactions, Trends, and Conditions across the USA and specific to PA.
2 ) Online Marketing Basics – Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Search Engine Marketing (SEM), Search Engine Results Page (SERP), and how you rank on the page matters. It will also include a brief discussion of Online Marketing
3) Marketing yourself online
4) Marketing your listings online
About Luba Kagan:
Luba Kagan does Strategic Partners Management and Business Development for BizBuySell. Prior to joining BizBuySell, Luba spent over 14+ years in investing, turning around and growing small/medium size companies. She loves helping apply best business practices to small businesses. Luba holds an MBA from Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania and a B.S. in Operations Research from Columbia University.
Texas Association of Business Brokers
Austin Chapter Meeting
May 17, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Texas Land & Cattle – 14010 N. US Hwy 183, Bldg. B: Hwy 183 & Lakeline Mall Blvd, near Barnes & Noble
Meets every 3rd Thursday of month.
Members and guests pay for their own lunch.
For more information contact:
Jeff Elder, President
California Association of Business Brokers
SoCal – CABB 101 – Introduction to California Business Brokerage
May 17 – 18
Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Rudd and Romo, Conference Room, 12800 Center Court Drive, Suite 300, Cerritos, CA 90703
CABB is dedicated to providing the best education for business brokers and intermediaries and has developed a wide range of courses on various topics that will help you provide value to your clients and manage your practice. Our educational courses are developed and taught by subject matter experts who are also practitioners.
CABB 101 (2-day course) – Introduction to California Business Brokerage
This 2-day, 15-hour course covers all aspects of business brokerage in California. The history, business brokerage standards, code of ethics, and professional designation and licensing are all covered. The course also teaches you the basics of “SDE,” which is recasting seller’s discretionary earnings, comps databases, and techniques for closing the sale. All new members are required to take CABB 101 within 9 months of joining.