UPCOMING! SBA Georgia Events This Week

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Georgia District Office  - September 2021

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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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Is Entrepreneurship Right for You? 

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 .

Tuesday, September 14, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. EDT REGISTER HERE


Certification, Contracting and Teaming: How to Get Started in Government Contracting

Small Business Development Center

Considering government contracting? Is your business ready for the shift to B2G? Learn how to gain a strategic foothold in public sector procurement and how certifications can help. Attend this introductory program to understand the typical procurement process and how you can more efficiently gain a foothold in federal contracting.

Wednesday, September 15, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. EDT REGISTER HERE


Leverage LinkedIn to Enhance Your Business Profile

SCORE North Metro Atlanta

This online workshop will provide you the knowledge to standout and be recognized in LinkedIn, the #1 tool for Business to Business Connections.

Wednesday, September 15, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. EDT REGISTER HERE


How to Write a Dynamic Business Plan

Small Business Development Center

If you're thinking about starting a business or already have one, you'll need a business plan. This no-cost webinar helps you create a customized, step-by-step, integrated action plan which is essential to the success of your business. You should take this class if you want to start or want to grow.

Wednesday, September 15, 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 16, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. EDT REGISTER HERE


Women-Owned Small Business Certification & SBA's Ascent Platform

Metro Atlanta Women's Business Center

Learn about the Women Owned Small Business (WOSB) program, designed to help women-owned small businesses to win federal contracts by providing a level playing field for WOSBs to compete. In addition, you will have an opportunity to learn about SBA’s ASCENT platform, packed of resources for women business owners.

Thursday, September 16, 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. EDT REGISTER HERE


Winning Investor Funds for Your Business

Small Business Development Center

This webinar will help the business owner break down the investor funding process step-by-step and be more confident and successful. You will learn the steps to earn an investor presentation, the different investor personality types, the investor expectations and best practices to deliver a presentation.

Thursday, September 16, 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. EDT REGISTER HERE


Video Marketing: The 7.5 Videos Your Company Needs to Close More Business

SCORE North Metro Atlanta

With something as simple as a smart phone and a few simple tools and tricks, you can reach the right customers to increase leads and sales. This 2-hour workshop is designed to provide you the tools and information you need to add video to your overall marketing plan. 

Friday, September 17, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. EDT REGISTER HERE


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