SBA Houston Virtual Events: August 3-7

Houston District Office  - August 2020

u s small business administration


PPP & Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Overview

Has your business been affected by COVID-19? Eligible small businesses can apply for both programs. Learn the basics of each program and how to apply.  

Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 11:00am CST: CLICK HERE TO JOIN 

Thursday, August 6, 2020 at 11:00am CST: CLICK HERE TO JOIN  


PPP Loan Forgiveness 

The Houston SBA District office will discuss key factors the borrower should consider when completing the Loan Forgiveness Application.  The presentation will also include helpful tips, and cover some of the most frequently asked questions.

Monday, August 3, 2020 at 11:00am CST:  CLICK HERE TO JOIN 

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at 11:00am CST:  CLICK HERE TO JOIN 

Friday, August 7, 2020 at 11:00am CST:  CLICK HERE TO JOIN 

Q&A with SBA Leadership!

SBA leadership will answer your small business questions in this virtual 30 min. daily interactive session (limited to first 30 participants)

Tuesday, August 4, 2020 & Thursday, August 6, 2020 at 9:00am CST

Passcode: 0Hmj2F




Descripción general del perdón de préstamo (PPP) préstamo por desastre por lesioneseconómicas (EIDL):  PPP y EIDL están abiertos a TODAS las pequeñas empresas que reúnan los requisitos. Aprenda cómo solicita el PPP o un EIDL y los conceptos básicos de las programas  

Martes 4 de agosto a la 11:00am CST:  HAGA CLIC AQUÍ PARA UNIRSE


Perdón de préstamo (PPP): Este seminario los guiará a través del proceso de solicitar el perdón del préstamo PPP.  

Jueves 6 de agosto a la 11:00am CST:  HAGA CLIC AQUÍ PARA UNIRSE 


Government  Contracting Programs, visit


Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contracting: To help provide a level playing field for women business owners, the WOSB Federal Contracting Program allows contracting officers (COs) to set aside contracts for certified WOSBs and economically disadvantaged women-owned small businesses in eligible industries. 

Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 10:00am CST:  CLICK HERE TO JOIN 


HUBZone Set-Aside Program: This program makes your business eligible to compete for the program’s set-aside contracts.  Before you can participate in the HUBZone program, you must be certified by the SBA. Learn the steps to get HUBZone certified. 

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at 10:00am CST:  CLICK HERE TO JOIN 


8(a) Business Development Certification Program: To help provide a level playing field for small businesses owned by socially and economically disadvantaged people or entities, the government limits competition for certain contracts to businesses that participate in the 8(a) Business Development program.

Thursday, August 6, 2020 at 10:00am CST:  CLICK HERE TO JOIN  




SBA Loans – Access to Capital for Start-Up and Expanding Businesses:   The SBA will discuss the advantages of SBA loans for start-ups and expanding businesses. Additional resource information will be discussed. Don’t miss this very informative session.

Monday, August 3, 2020 at 1:00pm CST:  CLICK HERE TO JOIN

Thursday, August 6, 2020 at 1:00pm CST:  CLICK HERE TO JOIN 


Coming Soon


SBA Surety Bond Guarantee Program: This program can help your small business obtain contract bonds up to $10 million! If you have no prior bonding experience, difficulty qualifying for bonding or want to increase your bond limits join this webinar to learn more!  

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at 10:00am CST:  CLICK HERE TO JOIN


COVID-19 and the Changing Workplace (A Webinar Presented by SBA and U.S. Department of Labor (Wage & Hour Division and OSHA): The complete change in the workplace has left small business owners with many questions. SBA, in collaboration with The U.S. Department of Labor, Wage & Hour Division, and OSHA will provide you with the latest information on a variety of topics including PPP & EIDL loans, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), and guidelines for protecting the safety and health of employees.  Session will include Q&A.  

Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at 1:00pm CST:  CLICK HERE TO JOIN


Bringing Employees Back to Work Amidst COVID-19: Many employers have opened back up and are facing a rapidly changing environment. Join employment law experts for a discussion of issues employers may encounter as they bring employees back into the workplace in order to minimize risk in the process.  Session will include live chat Q&A or email your questions in advance to

Friday, August 28, 2020 11:30am CST:  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER


Want to learn more about SBA Programs & Services? Download the SBA Houston Resource Guide HERE

Questions? Pease contact