MARK YOUR CALENDAR: Upcoming SBA Houston Virtual Events

Houston District Office  - April 2021

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Boots to Business Reboot for Veterans

Virtual Workshop

Wednesday, April 21 | 8:00am-4:00pm CDT | REGISTER HERE

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.


SBA Surety Bond Guarantee Program

 

SBA Surety Bond Webinar

Wednesday, April 21 | 10:00am CDT | JOIN LIVE

SBA can help your small business obtain contract, bid, performance, & payment bonds! If your business has limited financial resources, no prior bonded work experience, trouble bonding as a start-up, or a desire to Increase its current bond limits SBA can help! 

JOIN LIVE or by phone 202-765-1264; conference ID 222257779#


SBA Federal Contracting Programs

 

OSBP Learning Series: How to Take Advantage of Free Small Business Resources

Wednesday, April 21  |  12:00pm CST  |  REGISTER

Join the NASA small business team, SBA, SCORE and PTAC guests for an informative and interactive webinar to help businesses get the most out of small business resources.


SBA 8(a) Business Development Program:
Working with the Federal Government

Wednesday, April 28 | 1:30pm CDT | REGISTER HERE

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. The federal government fully defines who qualifies for the 8(a) program—including what counts as being socially and economically disadvantaged. Attend for more information about this program.


webinar: pandemic relief options for small businesses


1st Draw and 2nd Draw PPP Loans

(Including filers of IRS Form 1040 Schedule C)

Tuesday, April 20 | 2:30pm CDT | JOIN LIVE
Friday, April 23 | 10:00am 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, April 19 | 1:00pm CDT | JOIN LIVE
Thursday, April 22 | 11:00am 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

Wednesday, April 21 | 1:00pm CDT | JOIN LIVE

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

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Small business training
En Espanol

 

Préstamos para su negocio

21 de abril | 11:00am CDT | REGISTRO

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


Five Factors to Accessing Business Capital

Wednesday, April 21 | 2:00pm CDT | JOIN LIVE

The SBA offers a variety of funding programs via SBA approved lenders, for all kinds of small business ventures. This webinar session will cover FIVE factors that effect a lender's credit decision and ways to mitigate weaknesses. Also learn about the 7a, 504 and micro loan programs, as well as additional resources to help you to thrive and grow.


SBA resource partners provide business consulting, mentoring and training services
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Texas Gulf Coast SBDC Presents:

Managing the Stresses of COVID
Wednesday, April 21 | 9:30am CDT | REGISTER HERE

CLICK HERE FOR ALL UPCOMING WEBINARS BY SBDC


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SCORE Houston Presents:

Digital Marketing Clinic
Wednesday, April 28 | 6:00pm CDT | REGISTER HERE

CLICK HERE FOR ALL UPCOMING WEBINARS BY SCORE


GHWCC

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

Greater Houston Conference for Women 2021

Including 2 SBA sessions on How SBA can Help YOUR Business & WOSB Federal Contracting!

April 22-23 | VIEW FULL AGENDA AND REGISTER

CLICK HERE FOR ALL UPCOMING WEBINARS BY GHWCC WBC 


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WBEA Women's Business Center Presents:

Small Business Coffee Chat
Friday, April 23 | 9:00am CDT | REGISTER HERE

CLICK HERE FOR ALL UPCOMING WEBINARS BY WBEA WBC 


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PTAC Presents:

Contract Opportunities Training
Friday, April 23 | 9:30am CDT | REGISTER HERE

CLICK HERE FOR ALL UPCOMING WEBINARS BY PTAC



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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