Upcoming Programs

Sep 19

HUBZone Innovation & Technology Showcase (HITS)

1:30pm - 4:30pm

In September 2018, the HUBZone Innovation & Technology Showcase (HITS) will be the nation's first gathering of tech-based HUBZone companies. At this event HUBZone Companies will showcase their latest products, technologies, and/or solutions.

Sep 21

Engage in Entrepreneurship


The Engage in Entrepreneurship program is the first step to building your community of support. Discover the importance of communicating your business effectively - so that you never miss an opportunity. This program is designed to give you the assistance and resources you need to be successful in your business venture - from idea to start-up to growth.

Sponsor: Redstone Federal Credit Union

Sep 25

How to Obtain & Maintain Clearances


This program will explain the Facility Clearance Process and requirements, including the DD Form 254 and common mistakes that result in Facility Clearance denials.

Oct 2

Monthly Loan Clinic

8:30am - 9:30am

Whether you're a startup or an established business, there are times when you will need a loan. In this Loan Clinic, you will learn how to prepare for applying for a loan and what you need to get in order before you do so.You'll also learn about the services that The Catalyst is now offering to guide you through that process.

Oct 3

Business Plan Workshop


This workshop will help you develop a short, concise business plan to assist you in organizing your focus and, ultimately, to share with lending institutions to gain financial resources. 

Oct 23

The BIG Marketing & PR Event

8:30am – 3:30pm
LocationThe Jackson Center

The BIG Marketing & PR Event offers entrepreneurs, small business owners, marketing and PR professionals, and non-profit organizations from the Tennessee Valley an opportunity for professional development training on a wide variety of topics designed to give a new insight into how to tackle today's toughest marketing and PR challenges.

Nov 6

Make a Difference - Invest in Your Team


Start building highly effective teams with information from this workshop. Our relationships are one of the most important parts of our lives, both professionally and personally. Choose to build healthy relationships through effective communication 

Nov 28

Maximizing Your Networking Opportunities


This workshop will help you identify and target true customers and successfully market your capabilities, as well as provide key networking tools and resources.

Nov 29

Doing Business with MDA Primes


This event offers an invaluable opportunity for businesses committed to expanding their government contracting and subcontracting opportunities to meet with MDA Primes.


Tune in to Talk Radio for Entrepreneurs

Tuesday mornings at 8am | WTKI 92.9 FM/1450AM


Please note: Cancellations must be received no later than 24 hours before the event. If you are unable to attend and do not cancel by the deadline, you will not be eligible for a refund. All Catalyst and SBA programs and services are provided to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. The Catalyst reserves the right to use any photograph/video taken at any event without the expressed written permission of those included with the photograph/video. The Catalyst may use the photograph/video in publications or other media material produced, used, or contracted by The Catalyst included but not limited to: brochures, invitations, books, newspapers, magazines, television, websites, etc. Accommodations will be provided to clients with limited English proficiency when requested at least two weeks in advance. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. If you have a complaint or EEO-related questions, please contact Joanne Randolph, Catalyst President & CEO, at 256-428-8190.

Get in Touch

The Catalyst Center for Business & Entrepreneurship
515 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, AL 35816

Phone: 256-428-8190
Email: info@catalystcenter.org