SBA Houston Virtual Events: August 31-September 4

Houston District Office  - August 2020

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Resources for Women in Business

Women Wednesdays:
Resources for Women in Business

Do you want to start or grow your Woman-Owned Small Business? SBA Resource & Lending Partners can help you do just that! Attend this September webinar series to learn how each organization can help your business, hear from a business owner who has leveraged these resources, and ask your small business questions! The final event will include an informational webinar on the WOSB federal contracting program.

WBEA Woman’s Business Center (WBC) 
September 2, 2020  | 10:00am CST  | REGISTER HERE

UH Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
September 9, 2020  | 12:00pm CST  | REGISTER HERE

SCORE Houston
September 16, 2020  |  2:00pm CST  |  REGISTER HERE

SBA Funding Options
September 23, 2020  |  10:00am CST  |  REGISTER HERE

WOSB Federal Contracting Program
September 30, 2020  |  10:00am CST  | REGISTER HERE

PPP and EIDL Overview

PPP Loan Forgiveness Overview

The Houston SBA District office will discuss key factors the borrower should consider when completing the Loan Forgiveness Application.  The SBA will also walk you step-by-step through the Loan Forgiveness Application and answer frequently asked questions.

Monday August 31, 2020 at 1:00pm CST:  CLICK HERE TO JOIN
Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at 1:00pm CST:  CLICK HERE TO JOIN
Friday, September 4, 2020 at 1:00pm CST:  CLICK HERE TO JOIN

Disaster Loan Overview (EIDL/CARL)

Has your business been affected by COVID-19? Learn the basics of both programs and how to apply (Economic Injury Disaster Loan and Community Advantage Recovery Loan).

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 11:00am CST: CLICK HERE TO JOIN


Ask SBA!

Starting a business, growing your business, or trying to recover? We are here to help! Ask your questions and get feedback from SBA leadership in this interactive 30 minute session. 

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 9:00am CST
Thursday, September 3, 2020 at 2:00pm CST

En Espanol

Charla con SBA (Q&A in Spanish)

¡Únase a la SBA para obtener respuestas a sus preguntas sobre los programas de la SBA, incluyendo la condonación de préstamos PPP y otros temas relacionados con su negocio! ¡Estamos aquí para ayudar! Únase con los líderes de la SBA en esta sesión interactiva.

Martes 1 de Septiembre a las 11:00 am CST

In Demand Federal Certifications
Get detailed information about various federal contracting certifications! You will learn about the contracting guide, available contracting assistance programs, and counseling powered by the US Small Business Administration.


Monday, August 31, 2020 at 3:30pm CST: CLICK HERE TO JOIN


Business Resources and News by SBA Just for YOU
Now more than ever, resources and news are important to your business. Join SBA for highlights. 

Tuesday, September 1 at 3:30pm CST:  CLICK HERE TO JOIN


Access to Capital: Blueprint for Success
Learn how you can benefit from the SBA loan program when applying for a loan for a start-up or an existing business.  An SBA Guaranteed loan can lower your payments and reduce the cash equity injection for a start-up business and real estate purchase. The SBA will also explain the 5 C’s of Credit which are used by all lenders when making a loan decision. Session will include Q&A.

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 1:00pm CST:  CLICK HERE TO JOIN
Thursday, September 3, 2020 at 1:00pm CST:  CLICK HERE TO JOIN

Is Crowdfunding Right for My Business?
For startup entrepreneurs experiencing difficulty in trying to get financing for their businesses via traditional means, crowdfunding offers an alternative. Crowdfunding can be an effective way to raise capital, and public awareness, when launching or growing a small business. Find out how crowdfunding works and if it is right for you!

Wednesday, September 2, 2020 1:00pm CST:  REGISTER HERE

Business resources for veterans

Veteran Entrepreneurship

The Armed Forces teach you lifelong skills and many of these skills are transferable in becoming a business entrepreneur. Effectively managing risk, operating under pressure, and being resourceful are just a few qualities needed in both business and the military. Hear from a panel of local support resources helping aspiring veteran entrepreneurs.

Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at 10am CST:  REGISTER HERE

Partner Events
Women's Global Trade Empowerment
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Women's Global Trade Empowerment:
Expanding Trade in North America & Beyond

Shipping to Canada or Mexico?  Public- and private-sector trade experts will examine USMCA customs and rules of origin. Attend to learn how to streamline your supply chain, generate accurate export documents, implement procedures to verify your shipments are compliant, and navigate the maze of regulations specific to export transactions.  

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 12:00pm CST:  REGISTER HERE

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