Workshops and Training Events

*The posted duration of the SBDC workshops are approximate. Workshops may be shorter or longer depending on the content and attendee participation. The SBDC reserves the right to cancel any workshop.*

Pre-registration is required for all workshops. NO REFUNDS. Transfer of payment to another workshop can be accommodated with prior notice and approval.

Farmingdale State College students, faculty, and staff may attend our workshops free of charge. Some exclusions may apply.

Tuesday, October 6, 2020



 Contact Marketing to Grow Your Business

Do you want to get noticed? Stay top of mind with your referral sources? Develop trust and loyalty with your contacts and prospects?
Content marketing is a proven and effective way to attract and retain business. It focuses on educating your audience, instead of pitching to them, which helps you build the relationships you need to grow your business.
This workshop will teach you how content marketing can benefit your business and give you tips to develop your own content marketing plan to increase your revenue.

Presenter: Edie Reinhardt, Principal, RDT Content Marketing


Virtual Workshop

 No Fee


Monday, October 19-23, 2020


Procurement Week


The Farmingdale Small Business Development Center is proud to host "Procurement Week" - a week of learning how to do business with Federal, New York State, and local governments.
Each day during the week of October 19 from 2 pm - 3 pm, you will learn the basics of government contracting as well as meet with government agencies that will educate you on how to do business with them specifically. All sessions are virtual.

 Virtual Workshop No Fee   Register

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 


Business Basics

What you need to know when starting a small business. Topics will include business types, government regulations, writing a business plan, basic tax information, and financing your business.

Presenter: Christina Loggia, Farmingdale SBDC Business Advisor

Virtual Workshop 

 No Fee


Wednesday, October 21, 2020

11:00am -12:00pm

How to Write a Business Plan

Do you need assistance with writing a Business Plan? Let us help you. This in-depth, interactive workshop is designed to help you develop an effective business plan.

Presenter: Christina Loggia, Farmingdale SBDC Business Advisor

 Virtual Workshop No Fee   Register
Last Modified 9/29/20