UPCOMING! SBA Georgia Virtual Events Jan. 7-17

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Georgia District Office  - January 2021

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SBA Virtual Events



Ascent: A New Online Platform for

Women Small Business Owners


Please join SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza for the ground-breaking launch of Ascent, the online digital learning platform for women small business owners. Ascent is the first-of-its-kind online resource specifically designed to help the nearly 10 million American women entrepreneurs grow and scale their small business.

This virtual event will include discussion panels with real women entrepreneurs, success stories leaders, and a take a look into how the Ascent platform can help you on your small business journey.

Discussions will include small business solutions to Disaster and Economic Recovery, Strategic Marketing, Your People, Business Financial Strategies, and Access to Capital.

Thursday, January 7, 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. EST REGISTER HERE

Resource Partner Virtual Events

Starting a Business

Small Business Development Center

Are you thinking about becoming your own boss? This class will cover important tools and resources a business owner needs to establish a solid foundation during its early formative years. Often, new business owners "don't know what they don't know." This class will equip you to be able to ask all the right questions as you are planning and forming your brand new business.

Friday, January 8, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. EST REGISTER HERE

Regions Bank Entrepreneurship Academy: Building a Plan 

Small Business Development Center

Take this free course to help you develop an understanding of what a business plan is, different types of plans, and how a plan can be of benefit to your business.

Tuesday, January 12, 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST REGISTER HERE

Sales Fundamentals Series (Part 1)

Women's Business Center

"Researchers learned that negotiators who took on the role of a problem solver were among the most effective." During this two-part series you will learn how to be more effective in your negotiation skills and closing skills as a salesperson.

Wednesday, January 13, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. EST REGISTER HERE

Rainmaker Social Media Training

SCORE North Metro Atlanta

Learn how to use the six main social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest and LinkedIn! Gain crucial insight on and learn how to best utilize social media to effectively market and raise awareness for your brand, business, or cause and reach thousands of potential clients and customers — or simply grow your career skill set.

Wednesday, January 13, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. EST REGISTER HERE

Regions Bank Entrepreneurship Academy: Marketing 

Small Business Development Center 

Take this free course to help you develop an understanding of what marketing is, why we market, and how a strategic marketing plan can assist your business. You'll also learn the 4 Ps of Marketing and how they are integral to the success of your business's marketing plan.

Thursday, January 14, 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST REGISTER HERE

Have an Idea? Turn it into a Business!

SCORE North Metro Atlanta

Starting a successful business requires more than a great idea, conviction and ceaseless energy to make it happen. A solid plan and the ability to act on it are equally important. In this workshop, the experts at SCORE share startup success secrets, including ways to refine your business idea – and then turn your "concept" into a viable business. These same principles apply for early stage businesses which are ready to break out!

Saturday, January 16, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. EST REGISTER HERE

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