2020 MARCH SESSIONS

 SBA El Paso District Office - March 2020

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The U.S. Small Business Administration El Paso District Office will be presenting the following webinars and training opportunities to assist you in developing your firm and to bring you information on programs that may be of interest to you. 

Each month there are several different topics at no cost

UTEP EXCAVATIONS SAFETY TRAINING (ENGLISH) – March 4, 2020 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. MST

Minority Women’s Enterprises Development Center Training Facility, 4141 Pinnacle Street, Suite 120, El Paso, TX 79902

UTEP has been awarded the Susan Harwood Grant to provide FREE Excavations Safety training to those individuals requiring certification or re-certification in this subject matter.

8(a) Business Development Program – March 5, 2020 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. MST

SBA El Paso District Office, 211 N. Florence, Suite 201, El Paso, TX 79901  

If you are a socially and economically disadvantaged owned/operated firm and are interested in developing your existing business and doing business with the federal government, consider applying for the 8(a) Business Development Program.

3-Sessions/1-Day: March 17, 2020, 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. MDT

Minority Women’s Enterprises Development Center Training Facility, 4141 Pinnacle Street, Suite 120, El Paso, TX 79902

The U.S. Small Business Administration – El Paso District Office and the General Services Administration Present: How to Apply for the NEW GSA Schedule: 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Meet Your Small Business Professional for Fort Bliss including White Sands Missile Range, MS. JENNIFER MITCHELL: Meeting with Ms. Jennifer Mitchell: 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. (one-on-one 5-minute appointments scheduled)

Mr. Rhett Davis of SBA’s Office of Advocacy will host a Small Business Regulatory Forum from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

HUBZone & WOSB/EDWOSB Government Contracting Program – March 19, 2020, 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. MDT

SBA El Paso District Office, 211 N. Florence, Suite 201, El Paso, TX 79901  

If you qualify for the HUBZone Government Contracting Program, I highly encourage you to apply for this program. The program will be discussed in detail during this webinar. If you are a Woman-Owned and/or an Economically Disadvantaged Woman-Owned small business and are interested in doing business with the federal government, consider applying for this contracting program.

DHS-ICE I-9/E-VERIFY PROGRAM TRAINING – March 26, 2020, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. MDT

Dorris Van Doren Library Auditorium, 551 E. Redd Rd., El Paso, TX 79912

If your HR personnel is in need of employee verification training in the i-9/E-VERIFY program, please consider taking this training. A pre-requisite to this training is the IMAGE PROGRAM training. If you have not taken the IMAGE PROGRAM training, one can be schedule for your company or as a group.

OSHCON Program - March 31, 2020, 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. MDT

City of El Paso Environmental Services Division training room, 7968 San Paulo Drive, El Paso, TX 79907.

OSHCON’s goal is to help Texas employers understand and comply with OSHA standards, better identify and fix hazards to protect their employees, help their bottom line, develop safety programs, and more.

Be sure to REGISTER by contacting Suzanne.Aguirre@sba.gov. All webinars are held through Skype for Business. If you have any questions, please contact me by e-mail or 915-834-4634.

 

For a list of current events, please visit our district office webpage at:

http://www.sba.gov/tx/elpaso

TAKE NOTE OF THIS SPECIAL EVENT:

DANCING BACKWARDS IN HIGH HEELS – ANNUAL EPHCC WOMEN’S BUSINESS CENTER CONFERENCE, MARCH 12, 2020, WYNDHAM HOTEL. CONTACT WBBC AT 915-566-4066 FOR INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION.

 

All SBA programs are extended to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. Reasonable arrangements for a person with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact SBA at (915) 834-4634. 

 

Be sure to register by contacting Suzanne.aguirre@sba.gov.   If you have any questions, please contact me at my e-mail or 915-834-4634.