MARK YOUR CALENDAR: Upcoming SBA Houston Events!

Houston District Office  - July 2021

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PPP and EIDL Overview

COVID Economic Injury Disaster Loan Overview

Tuesday, July 13 | 11:30am 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.

How to Receive PPP Loan Forgiveness

 Tuesday, July 13 | 1:30pm CDT | JOIN LIVE
    Friday, July 16 | 1:30pm 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.

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Multi-Part Series:
Prepare YOUR Business with SBA's 4 C's

(Capital, Contracting, Crisis, and Counseling)

CRISIS: Prepare for the Next Disaster

Wednesday, July 14 | 2:00pm CDT | REGISTER
In this webinar, we will equip business owners with tools to prepare for disasters, and tips on how to bounce back after a disaster strikes.
Disasters happen—is your business ready?


CONTRACTING: Prepare to Do Business with the Government
July 21 | 1:00pm CDT | REGISTER 

COUNSELING: Prepare to Meet with a Business Counselor
July 30 | 10:00am CDT | REGISTER

Starting or Running a Business

The Steps to Accessing Business Capital

Wednesday, July 14 | 1:00pm CDT | JOIN LIVE
This webinar session will cover very important tips which will lead lenders to say “YES” to your loan request. You will also learn what is required to overcome weaknesses in your loan request. Q&A throughout the session.

Préstamos para hacer crecer su negocio

Miércoles, 14 de julio | 1:00pm CDT | REGISTRO


Understanding Your Personal Credit Bureau Report

Thursday, July 15 | 10:00am CDT | REGISTER
Your credit score impacts a lender's loan decision. It can also affect the interest rate and loan terms. Learn ways in which to address erroneous information. Join PeopleFund and SBA as they walk you through the report. 

Powering the American Dream by SBA

Thursday, July 15 | 3:00pm CDT | JOIN LIVE
Empower yourself! Learn key elements to financing your business, contracting, business resources and much more.  Learn how to connect with resource partners that provide free one-on-one confidential services to guide you through the process.

Let's Chat

Q&A with SBA

Friday, July 16 | 3:00pm CDT | JOIN LIVE
Bring your inquiries to SBA. Spend your afternoon talking to SBA Houston District Office, E. Wright.  Best customer service around.

Federal contracting can help your small business grow. The SBA can help you contract with Uncle Sam.

System of Award Management (SAM.Gov)

Tuesday, July 13 | 9:00am CDT | REGISTER
Business owners who are doing business with government must have a SAM account. During this live webinar you will discover how to apply for an account and how to use it once your application has been granted.

Get Help with Government Contracting

Tuesday, July 13 | 3:00pm CDT | JOIN LIVE
Find out about the tools and support services available to help businesses contract with the Federal government. Explore the tools businesses can use to search for federal government contract opportunities and learn about the support services available.

SBIR Summer Series:
Prepare a Winning Proposal for America's Seed Fund!

July 7-30 (Wednesdays and Fridays) | FULL DETAILS
The Texas 2021 SBIR Summer Series is a sequence of 5 workshops, 100% virtual geared towards proposal development and writing. Each session is designed to help SBIR /STTR applicants become more successful in the SBIR/STTR program, access America’s Seed Fund and promote science and technology innovation.


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

Wednesday, July 21 | 10:00am CDT | REGISTER
 Join to learn helpful tips when starting a business from. This panel discussion will include four micro-lenders who will also discuss how they review a loan request. Ask questions pertaining to your specific business and industry.

SBA Surety Bond Guarantee Program

Tuesday, July 27 | 1:00pm CDT | JOIN LIVE
Call-in #:
202-765-1264 | Conference ID: 559975017#
The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Surety Bond Guarantee Program can help your small business obtain contract, bid, performance, & payment bonds! Join SBA for a free webinar to learn about this program!

Resource Partner Events


How To Build Effective
Traditional Marketing Tactics

Wednesday, July 14 | 2:00pm CDT | REGISTER


How to Buy an Existing Business

Wednesday, July 14 | 10:00am CDT | REGISTER

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Formation Lab:
Limited Liability Company

Friday, July 16 | 10:00am CDT | REGISTER

How to do Business with the Port

Thursday, July 15 | 12:00pm CDT | REGISTER


How to Do Business with
the State of Texas

Tuesday, July 13 | 9:30am CDT | REGISTER

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