SBA Resource Day in Spartanburg on Wednesday

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SBA Resource Day - Spartanburg

The "SBA Small Business Resource Day" workshop has been designed for small business owners who want to connect with the counseling, capital, and contracting resources in the federal government. The workshop will cover the SBA's counseling services (SBDC and SCORE), financing programs, federal contracting, and disaster loan programs.

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 9:00am EDT
Spartanburg County Library
151 S. Church St, Spartanburg, SC 29306

8a Business Development Program Information Session

8(a) Business Development Program Webinar

Do you meet all three of the requirements below? If so, you may be a good candidate for the 8(a) Business Development Program for Federal Government Contracting Opportunities!

1. In Business for at least two years?

2. Socially Disadvantaged (in a minority group)?

3. Economically Disadvantaged (personal net worth below $250K)?

Learn about 8(a) Business Development Program, a nine-year program for socially and economically disadvantaged small businesses that have been in business for at least two years. This class may help you gain a foothold in federal government contracting. Includes an overview of the benefits of the program, program eligibility, and the application process.

Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 9:00am EDT

SBA Surety Bond Guarantee Program Information Session

Bonding 101: Taking Your Company to the Next Level

Are you a contractor wishing to establish a bond line or increase your bonding capacity? Are you a contractor who wants a better understanding of the surety bond process? Do you have questions about the underwriting process, financial statements and bank lines of credit? Learn how the Small Business Administration (SBA) has enhanced its bond guarantee program. This information will empower you and can help you to move your company to another level. Presenters: Matthew Clarke, Chairman, Carolina Indemnity Group. Mr. Clarke is a 25-year veteran surety underwriter and agent. William Furman, Charleston Area Manager, Small Business Administration.

Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 9:30am EDT
First Citizens Bank Second Floor Conference Room
2170 Ashley Phosphate Rd, N. Charleston, SC 29406

Information Corner

Hurricane preparedness

Approximately 25% of businesses do not open again after a disaster. Make sure you are prepared in the event of a hurricane by reviewing SBA’s checklist and safety tips.

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Upcoming Events

Full SBA and Resource Partner Calendar

Rural Strong Lake City on 9/24 from 8:30 - 12 p.m. at the Continuum