National Small Business Week and Other Events You Should Register For Today

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Georgia District Office  - September 2021

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During the National Small Business Week Virtual Summit on September 13-15, 2021, the U.S. Small Business Administration will host a series of educational webinars to help small businesses recover and grow back stronger than ever. Register for this free, online summit to learn new business strategies, meet other business owners and chat with industry experts. REGISTER HERE

  • For more information on The U.S. Small Business Administration ― sba.gov
  • To see the National Small Business Week Schedule ― sba.gov/nsbw
  • If you need additional assistance, please reach out to smallbusinessweek@sba.gov

Contracting with the Government: Service Contract Act Requirements

SBA Georgia District Office

This course will provide essential information important to any small business interesting in bidding or those who have already been awarded government contracts. The McNamara-O’Hara Service Contract Act requires contractors and subcontractors performing services on contracts $2,500 or greater to pay service employees no less than the wage rates and fringe benefits found prevailing in the locality, or the rates contained in a predecessor contractor's collective bargaining agreement. During this presentation, attendees will receive a basic overview on who is required to comply with SCA.

Tuesday, September 14, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. EDT REGISTER HERE


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Grants for Small Business: Myth vs. Reality 

Small Business Development Center

Remember the guy with the $$$ suit yelling on TV the government has money to give away? The honest answer is no, they aren’t giving money to everyone that ask, but there is grant money for people that qualify. Learn about where to find grant programs that are available and what are the steps needed to apply .

Wednesday, September 1, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. EDT REGISTER HERE


Prime Development Program

Small Business Development Center

The Prime Development Program (PDP) is a high-powered training program designed to arm business owners with dynamic skills and to increase opportunities for success. The program is designed for executives of emerging companies with at least two years of ongoing operations and a strong desire to conduct business with the government or large corporations. Five modules conducted virtually for your convenience, every Thursday in September from 9 AM - 12 PM. 

Thursday, September 2, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. EDT REGISTER HERE


Prime Development Program

Small Business Development Center

The Prime Development Program (PDP) is a high-powered training program designed to arm business owners with dynamic skills and to increase opportunities for success. The program is designed for executives of emerging companies with at least two years of ongoing operations and a strong desire to conduct business with the government or large corporations. Five modules conducted virtually for your convenience, every Thursday in September from 9 AM - 12 PM. 

Thursday, September 9, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. EDT REGISTER HERE


How to Obtain Funding to Fuel Business Growth

SCORE North Metro Atlanta

Business Liquidity and Securing Capital: This workshop is designed to help entrepreneurs learn how to access capital to fuel their business growth, gain an understanding of the different available options, and become a more educated and savvy borrower.

Friday, September 10, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. EDT REGISTER HERE


Six Steps to Grow Your Sales

Small Business Development Center

Want to bring in new customers and grow your sales? This webinar explores the six key steps to grow your sales. It will help you to prepare, find and maximize your next sales opportunity. Learn how to identify your ideal customer and zero in on those potential clients. 

Monday, September 13, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. EDT REGISTER HERE


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