UPCOMING! SBA Georgia Virtual Events Through March 31

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Georgia District Office  - March 2021

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SBA Celebrates Women-Owned Businesses during Women's History Month


SBA Celebrates Women's History Month

Join the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) for a panel discussion with women business owners as they share their small business stories and how they pivoted during the pandemic and utilized SBA’s critical financial lifelines.

You will also hear remarks from Women’s Caucus member Chrissy Houlahan (PA-06). This panel will be moderated by Natalie Cofield, Assistant Administrator for SBA's Office of Women's Business Ownership.

Panelists include:

  • Christi Venable, LPC, | CEO/Therapist | SMILE Therapy Services, LLC | Washington, DC
  • Christy NaMee Eriksen | Owner | The Kindred Post, LLC, | Juneau, AK
  • Sabetha Mumm | Owner | Dance Vision | Johnston, Iowa
  • Rosa Santana | President and CEO | Santa Group | San Antonio, TX

This webinar will be recorded.

Thursday, March 25, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. EST REGISTER HERE

SBA Georgia Virtual Events

Money Smart - Winning in Business (Session 1)

SBA Georgia District Office

"Money Smart -- Winning in Business" is a 7-part series designed to help small business owners uncover strategies to winning and maintaining optimal financial well-being.

SESSION ONE: Business Reality Check: Are you ready to run your own business? This class explains what it really means to be a business owner and helps you to identify strengths and weaknesses.

*Closed captioning available in Afrikaans (South African), Chinese, Creole Haiti, French, Korean and Spanish

Tuesday, March 23, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. EST REGISTER HERE

SBA Overview

SBA Georgia District Office

This event will cover the general services the SBA provides to include access to capital, federal contract certifications, counseling services, resource partners and disaster assistance. This presentation is designed to provide you with an overall view of the SBA and the services we provide. Hope you can join us!

Thursday, March 25, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. EST REGISTER HERE

Resource Partner Virtual Events

Access to Capital

SCORE Atlanta

Join our select team of industry experts sharing their collective experience in helping Atlanta businesses succeed. Participants will select a maximum of three 20-minute sessions for this FREE virtual event.

Monday, March 22, 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. EST REGISTER HERE

Cybersecurity Best Practices to Grow Your Business  

Small Business Development Center

This program will explore the Cybersecurity Framework and challenge attendees to take active steps to prepare and strengthen their business's cybersecurity presence. The program will help position attendees to take advantage of the opportunities provided by having a stronger cybersecurity posture.

Tuesday, March 23, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. EST REGISTER HERE

Strategic Planning for Sustained Success! 

Women's Business Center

Learn an approach to setting business priorities and concentrating your efforts on impactful activities.

Wednesday, March 24, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. EST REGISTER HERE

Brand Strategy for Your Business

SCORE North Metro Atlanta 

Your business's brand is what gets you in the door; your personal brand is what solidifies the sale. In this Live Online Workshop, we'll discuss the importance and impact of strategically taking control of your personal and professional brand in today's digital world.

Friday, March 26, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. EST REGISTER HERE

Women's Empowerment Conference 

SCORE Atlanta

This conference will provide you with the knowledge necessary to thrive in the new business economy. Guest Speaker sessions will focus on: Branding Marketing Finance Management There will also be a special virtual styling session featuring American Designer Kendra Scott. Join us for a chance to win some of her pieces.

March 26th: "Friday Night Kick Off" Featuring Nikki Porter - CEO and Founder of BUYFROMABLACKWOMAN.ORG

March 27th: Guest Speaker Sessions and Virtual Styling Event.

Friday, March 26, 6:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. EST
Saturday, March 27, 10 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. EST 

Opportunities for Georgia Exporters in Canada

Small Business Development Center

GDEcD's Trade Representatives in Canada will provide Georgia exporters with an update on what they can achieve in Canada and will review the latest market trends, opportunities and disruption brought on by new business environments created by the pandemic. A key component of a successful endeavor in Canada is understanding the right business model for the Canadian market, as such this webinar will review useful key elements such as Non-Resident Importer, Franchising and Intellectual Property issues.

Wednesday, March 31, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. EST REGISTER HERE

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