MARK YOUR CALENDAR: SBA Houston Virtual Events

Houston District Office  - March 2021

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Start or Expand Your Business with SBA-Guaranteed Loans

Meet the Lender

Thursday, April 8 | 10:00am CDT | REGISTER HERE

Are you READY to pursue financing to start or grow your business?  Meet 3 SBA approved lending representatives in small break-out sessions.  Attendees should be READY to talk to a lender (have a business plan/financials, etc.). Lenders will also discuss how they make loan decisions, and steps you can take to mitigate challenges to accessing capital. This virtual event will provide a stepping-stone to building a business banking relationship.


webinar: pandemic relief options for small businesses


1st Draw and 2nd Draw PPP Loans 

(Including filers of IRS Form 1040 Schedule C)

Tuesday, March 30 | 11:00am CDT | JOIN LIVE

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Find out if you are eligible for a First or Second Draw PPP Loan as well as helpful tips on how to calculate loan amounts and how to apply.

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PPP Loan Forgiveness
Overview and Q&A

Monday, March 29 | 2:00pm CDT  |  JOIN LIVE

The SBA will  share important factors and very helpful tips you should consider when completing the Loan Forgiveness applications. Q&A will follow.

 

COVID Economic Injury Disaster Loan Overview, Reconsiderations, and Targeted Advance Grant

Thursday, April 1 | 2:00pm CDT | JOIN LIVE

Learn the basics of the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL), how to apply, steps for reconsideration and who is eligible for a targeted advance grant.


CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
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Préstamos para su negocio

2 de abril | 11:00am CDT | REGISTRO

Obtenga información sobre los préstamos de la SBA y cómo acceder a fondos para su negocio.


SBA Disaster Assistance for Texas Winter Storm

Tuesday, March 30 | 3:30pm CDT | JOIN LIVE

Join the SBA to learn about low-interest federal disaster loans available to Texas businesses and residents affected by the Severe Winter Storms.


Q&A with SBA Leadership

Thursday, April 1 | 10:00am CDT | JOIN LIVE

Do you want to start or grow your business?  Are you looking for small business funding? Have PPP/EIDL questions? You have questions, we have answers!  Capacity will be limited to 30 attendees. 


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Q&A for Access to Capital

 Wednesday, March 31 | 2:00pm CDT | JOIN LIVE

If you need access to capital to help you achieve your business goals, the SBA offers a variety of funding programs, for all kinds of small business ventures. This Q&A session will provide helpful tips to obtaining financing for your business.


Government contracting

 

SBA 8(a) Business Development with MBDA

Wednesday, March 31 | 1:30pm CDT | REGISTER HERE

Presented by the Houston Minority Business Development Agency Business Center and SBA. The federal government's goal is to award at least 5 percent of all federal contracting dollars to small, disadvantaged businesses each year. Before you can participate in the 8(a) Business Development program, you must be certified. Hear from the experts!

SBA HubZone Program

Thursday, April 1 | 10:30am CDT | JOIN LIVE

The HUBZone program fuels small business growth in historically underutilized business zones with a goal of awarding at least three percent of federal contract dollars to HUBZone-certified companies each year. Bring your questions!

Federal Government Contracting Guide

System for Award Management (SAM)

Wednesday, April 14 | 1:30pm CDT | REGISTER HERE

To be considered for federal contracts, you register in the System for Award Management (SAM) which is an official website of the U.S. government. There is no cost to use SAM. You can use this site for FREE to. You will learn how to:

  • Register to do business with the U.S. government
  • Update or renew your entity registration
  • Check status of an entity registration
  • Search for entity registration and exclusion records

COMING SOON

 

Funding for Contracts and Accounts Receivable

Tuesday, April 6 | 11:00am CDT | REGISTER HERE

If you have recently won a contract and need funding, you do not want to miss this very informative webinar. If you need interim financing, this is the webinar for you! Enhance your company’s reputation and take advantage of every possible trade discount. Brenda Wetherbe, EVP with Allegiance Bank, will discuss the eligibility requirements and process for funding your receivables.


B2B Reboot for Veterans Virtual Workshop

Wednesday, April 21 | 8am-4pm CDT

Veterans, enroll in Boots to Business Reboot. This online training program provides participants an overview of business ownership as a career vocation, an outline and knowledge on the components of a business plan, a practical exercise in opportunity recognition, and an introduction to available public and private sector resources.

REGISTER HERE


Partner Events
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Texas Gulf Coast SBDC Presents:

How to Thrive in a Virtual Environment

Wednesday, March 31 | 3:00pm CDT

REGISTER HERE

CLICK HERE FOR ALL UPCOMING WEBINARS BY SBDC


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SCORE Houston Presents:

Digital Marketing Clinic

Wednesday, March 31 | 6:00pm CDT
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CLICK HERE FOR ALL UPCOMING WEBINARS BY SCORE


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PTAC Presents:

How to Become a GSA Schedule Contractor

Thursday, April 1 | 12:00pm CDT
REGISTER HERE

CLICK HERE FOR ALL UPCOMING WEBINARS BY PTAC


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WBEA Women's Business Center

CLICK HERE FOR ALL UPCOMING WEBINARS BY WBEA WBC 


GHWCC

Greater Houston Women's Chamber of Commerce Women's Business Center

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Want to learn more about SBA Programs & Services?

Download the SBA Houston Resource Guide HERE

Questions? Please contact houston@sba.gov


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