MARK YOUR CALENDAR: Upcoming SBA Houston Events

Houston District Office  - June 2021

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PPP and EIDL Overview

Applying for PPP Loan Forgiveness

  Tuesday, June 8 | 1:00pm CDT | JOIN LIVE
An SBA representative will walk you step-by-step through the Loan Forgiveness process. The SBA will also share important factors and tips you should consider when completing the Loan Forgiveness applications. Q&A will follow.

COVID Economic Injury Disaster Loan Overview

Wednesday, June 9 | 11:00am CDT | JOIN LIVE
Learn the basics of the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL), how to apply, steps for reconsideration & loan increases, and who is eligible for a targeted advance grant. Application deadline: 12/31/2021.


SBA Resources for Small Businesses

  Tuesday, June 8 | 11:00am CDT | JOIN LIVE
The SBA will discuss all the resources available to start-up and growing businesses. You will have the opportunity to speak directly with an SBA representative and ask specific questions related to your business.

Access to Capital from Micro-Lenders:
Start-Ups and Growing Businesses

Wednesday, June 9 | 1:00pm CDT | REGISTER HERE
Join us to learn helpful tips when starting a business. Lenders will also discuss how they review a loan request. You will be able to ask questions pertaining to your specific business and industry. Panelists will include three micro lenders.

Know Your Banker: Why It's Important

Friday, June 11 | 11:00am CDT | JOIN LIVE
Learn why it’s important to know what questions to ask your lender when applying for a loan. Learn how to mitigate weaknesses in your loan request. Understand the do’s and don’ts when applying for a business loan.

National Safety Month

What Texas Employers Should
Know About Safety

Wednesday, June 9 | 10:00am CDT | JOIN LIVE

Join SBA and The Texas Department of Insurance’s Texas Occupational Safety Consultation (OSHCON) to learn what small businesses should know about their program. This is a confidential no-cost service available to private sector Texas employers (usually with 500 or less employees).

Join SBA at the 2021 Asian Chamber of Commerce Business Conference and Expo

Thursday, June 10 | 9:00am-4:00pm CDT | FULL DETAILS & REGISTER
This year’s theme, “Rebound, Recover, Reengage”, will provide essential business tools and cover topics to help reengage customers as the country opens up businesses. This event will encompass a highly interactive online platform offering a main keynote stage, breakout sessions, an interactive virtual expo and opportunities of structured and informal networking.


Understanding Business Financial Statements

Wednesday, June 16 | 11:00am CDT | REGISTER HERE
Join this session to learn how lenders calculate financial ratios when making their loan decisions. If you want to have a better understanding of balance sheets and income statements and how those statements effect their decision, this is the session for you. Registration is limited!

Do You Have a BAIL Team?

Wednesday, June 16 | 1:00pm CDT | REGISTER HERE
A BAIL team is an acronym that stands for a banker, accountant, insurance agent, and a legal team. Join SBA and SCORE Houston for a panel discussion on the benefits of having a BAIL Team and how to find one that works for you! Also, get your questions answered by the experts during our Q&A session!

Are You Prepared for the Next Disaster When it Comes?

Thursday, June 17 | 10:00am CDT | REGISTER HERE
Threats from disasters seem unrelenting this year and here in Texas, it is not a question of if there will be another, but when. Small business owners can’t let their guards down! Join SBA and Houston SCORE to learn about how to prepare for disaster.

Workplace Safety, Health Programs,
& COVID-19 Guidance

Wednesday, June 23 | 10:00am CDT | JOIN LIVE
Join SBA and The Texas Department of Insurance’s Texas Occupational Safety Consultation (OSHCON) to learn what small businesses should know about Workplace Safety, Health Programs & COVID-19 Guidance.

Resource Partner Events


Funding Growth

Monday, June 7 | 11:00am CDT | REGISTER HERE


A Step-by-Step Approach to Writing a
One-Page Business Plan

Thursday, June 10 | 12:00pm CDT | REGISTER HERE

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Leveraging Your Capability Statement

Thursday, June 10 | 1:00pm CDT | REGISTER HERE

Hiring the Right Person

Monday, June 7 | 4:00pm CDT | REGISTER HERE


Maximizing Profitability
with Effective Budgeting

Tuesday, June 8 | 12:00pm CDT | REGISTER HERE

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