Upcoming SBA Houston Events!

Houston District Office  - July 2021

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

(Capital, Contracting, Crisis, and Counseling)

Prepare to Do Business with the Government

Wednesday, July 21 | 1:00pm CDT | REGISTER 
FUN FACT: The government is the world’s largest customer, buying all kinds of products & services. Did you know... The government is required by law to provide contract opportunities to small businesses. Are you ready to consider Federal Contracting?


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

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources

Applying for PPP Loan Forgiveness

 Tuesday, July 20 | 11:00am CDT | JOIN LIVE
    Friday, July 23 | 11:00am 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

Tuesday, July 20 | 1:00pm 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.

Q&A with SBA for COVID Programs

Wednesday, July 21 | 3:30pm CDT | JOIN LIVE
Ask your questions for SBA COVID-19 relief options and additional resources.

Q&A for Veterans

Q&A for Veterans

Tuesday, July 20 | 10:00am CDT | JOIN LIVE
Bring your questions to SBA. Spend your afternoon talking to SBA Houston District Office, E. Wright. Best customer service around.

Improve Your Cash Flow

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.

Research and Development

SBA + Census Bureau:
Finding the Data YOU Need!

Thursday, July 22 | 10:00am CDT | REGISTER
Are you looking for data to help you start or grow a business or understand the business landscape for a region? Join the SBA and the U.S. Census Bureau for a hands-on workshop to learn about tools available to research data and help you make informed decisions about your business.


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!


(Included in the So...You Want to Start a Business? Webinar Series)

SBA + SCORE Houston:
Choosing the Right Business Entity!

Wednesday, July 28 | 11:00am CDT | REGISTER
Thinking of starting a business? Don’t know what business entity to choose?
Join representatives from the SBA Houston District and SCORE Houston to understand which business entity is right for you! This session will include Q&A.

Venture Capital Fuels Small Business Growth

Thursday, July 29 | 10:00am CDT | REGISTER
Join us for an exciting panel discussion focusing on venture capital funding. Listen to four esteemed guests as they discuss their respective organizations, programs, and the types of businesses and industries in which they consider investing. There will be a Q&A following the panel discussion.

HUD 4th Annual Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned
Small Business Outreach Event

Thursday, July 29 | 1:00pm CDT | REGISTER
SDVOSBs will have the opportunity to hear from HUD and SBA leadership and an engaging panel discussion about SDVOSB utilization and increasing the presence of small business in the federal procurement. 

Resource Partner Events


En Español:
Seguros Comerciales

Wednesday, July 21 | 9:30am CDT | REGISTER


How to Build a Solid Digital
Marketing Foundation

Thursday, July 22 | 12:00pm CDT | REGISTER

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Tools to Elevate Your Business:
Social Media Branding & Video Marketing

Thursday, July 22 | 9:00am CDT | REGISTER

Storytelling: Form a Personal
Connection with Your Brand

Monday, July 19  | 12:00pm CDT | REGISTER


Pricing Successful Proposals
for Government Contracts

Wednesday, July 21 | 10:00am CDT | REGISTER

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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