Upcoming SBA Houston Events!

Houston District Office  - September 2021

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Illustration of a main street & the following text, National Small Business Week, September 13-15, 2021, celebrating resilience & renewal

National Small Business Week

September 13 - September 15, 2021

During this year’s National Small Business Week, the U.S. Small Business Administration will spotlight the resilience of America’s entrepreneurs and the renewal of the small business economy as they build back better from the economic crisis brought on by the pandemic.  

The virtual summit will honor the nation’s 30 million small businesses for their perseverance, ingenuity, triumphs, and creativity. Highlights of the summit will include virtual booths to develop one-on-one connections with public and private sector partners to create opportunities for collaboration and information-sharing in real-time. In addition, small business participants can learn more about new business strategies, meet other business owners, and talk with industry experts.


National Preparedness Month

Disaster Preparedness Month
Webinar Series

Disaster Preparedness 101:

Wednesday, September 15 | 11:00am CDT | REGISTER 
Threats from disasters seem unrelenting this year, especially in Texas. Are you prepared for the next disaster? It is not a question of if there will be another…but when. Join SBA to learn about how to prepare for a disaster. This session will include tips and preparedness planning.


Disaster Loans

Wednesday, September 22
11:00am CDT | REGISTER

Disaster Procurement (Houston/ South Florida Joint Event):
Wednesday, September 29
1:00pm CDT | REGISTER 


Serie de seminarios sobre
preparación para desastres

Preparación para desastres

Jueves 16 de septiembre | 9:00am CDT | REGISTRAR AQUÍ
Las amenazas de desastres parecen implacables este año, especialmente en Texas. ¿Estás preparado para el próximo desastre? No se trata de si habrá otro desastre… sino de cuándo. Únase a la SBA para aprender cómo prepararse para un desastre. Esta sesión incluirá consejos y planificación de preparación.


Préstamos para
+ MÁS:
Jueves 23 de septiembre

Oportunidades contractuales
durante un desastre:

Jueves 30 de septiembre

Resource Partner

Looking for a Business Mentor?

Tuesday, September 14 | 1:00pm CDT | REGISTER
Get FREE expert help from SBA Resource Partners to start, grow, and expand your small business. Learn what options are available for you.

7(j) Management & Technical Assistance Training

Tuesday, September 14 - Wednesday, September 15
11:30am-1:30pm CDT | REGISTER
Join the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED) for a "virtual" training event that provides both established and small business owners critical business training. Attendees will learn: Economic resilience opportunities, Access to capital: seed capital, venture capital, etc.., Federal program and procurement coaching, and Innovative Leadership -Fostering Culture in the Workplace. View 7(j) Eligibility Criteria 

Richmond's Small Business Breakfast

Wednesday, September 15 | 8:00am CDT | REGISTER
Location: Long Acres Ranch- 2335 Richmond Pkwy, Richmond, TX 77469
Join this panel discussion to explore what it means to be bankable? Hear from bank and business professionals on how to build relationships and access more capital. This is a free event open to all small businesses!    

Get Your Questions Answered

Wednesday, September 15 | 3:30pm CDT | REGISTER
Bring your small business questions to get answered by one of our SBA Houston representatives.


Reimagine. Reinvent. Rebuild.

Wednesday, September 15 - Thursday, September 16
The HMSDC EXPO brings minority business owners together with many of the nation’s top corporate and government decision makers (even if done virtually).  Despite the economic downturn, HMSDC is committed to ensuring minority business enterprises (MBEs) have access to business opportunities, networking and information that can help them stabilize and grow their businesses.

Creando Riqueza

jueves 16 de septiembre | 11:00am CDT | REGISTRO
Una guía elemental para asegurar tu futuro financiero— ayuda a crear un plan para generar riqueza y tener finanzas sanas.

Matchmaking Event

Get Help with Government Contracting

Friday, September 17 | 12:00pm CDT | REGISTER

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.


Katy Area EDC General Assembly Meeting
and Business Opportunity Conference

Tuesday, September 21 | 8:00am CDT | DETAILS & REGISTER
This HYBRID event will feature a panel discussion and Q/A on Minority Business Development, Supplier Diversity and Procurement.

SBA Surety Bond Guaranty Program

(with the City of Houston Office of Business Opportunity)
Thursday, September 28 | 2:00pm CDT | REGISTER
Does your business have: Limited Financial Resources? No Prior Bonded Work Experience? Trouble Bonding as a Start-up? A Desire to Increase its Current Bond Limits? Join SBA for a free webinar to learn about this program! The U. S. Small Business Administration’s Surety Bond Guarantee Program can help your small business obtain contract, bid, performance, & payment bonds!

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Veteran Events

VA benefits can help Veterans and their families buy homes, earn degrees, start careers, stay healthy, and more. Join an event for conversation and information.

Resource Partner Events


Pro Tips for Your Business Website

Wednesday, September 15 | 9:30am CDT | REGISTER


National Small Business Week
3-Day Virtual Summit

September 13 - September 15 | REGISTER

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Formation Lab: Limited Liability Company

Friday, September 17 | 10:00am CDT | REGISTER

Business Valuation:
What's Your Business Worth?

Monday, September 13  | 12:00pm CDT | REGISTER


How to Do Business with
the State of Texas

Tuesday, September 14 | 9:30am CDT | REGISTER

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