Join Us for an Upcoming SBA Houston Event!

Houston District Office  - September 2021

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National Preparedness Month

Disaster Preparedness Month
Webinar Series

Disaster Loans + MORE

Wednesday, September 22 | 11:00am CDT | REGISTER 
Join us to learn more about Disaster Loans and other loan programs available to you as a small business owner (such as microloan, 7a and 504 loans). This session will include a Q&A.


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


Serie de seminarios sobre
preparación para desastres

Préstamos para Desastres + MÁS

Jueves 23 de septiembre | 11:00am CDT | REGISTRAR AQUÍ
Únase a nosotros para obtener más información sobre los préstamos por desastre y otros programas de préstamos disponibles para usted como propietario de una pequeña empresa (como micropréstamos, préstamos 7a y 504). Esta sesión incluirá una sesión de preguntas y respuestas.


Oportunidades contractuales durante un desastre
Jueves 30 de septiembre | 1:00pm CDT | REGISTRAR AQUÍ

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 Financing Options Beyond EIDL

Tuesday, September 21 | 9:30am CDT | JOIN LIVE
While many small businesses are aware of the EIDL loan program, there are other SBA funding programs that are available for small businesses. During this virtual session, attendees will learn about the various SBA funding options available for small businesses including the 7a and microloan program and the importance of building a banking relationship. This session will also include EIDL program information and updates. 

SBA Houston Newsroom:
Looking for a Business Mentor?

Tuesday, September 21 | 3:30pm CDT | REGISTER
Learn how to get FREE expert help from SBA resource partners to start & grow your small business. Get your questions answered – Bring your questions to SBA for an answer!


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PPP Loan Forgiveness Overview and Q&A

Thursday, September 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 very helpful tips you should consider when completing the Loan Forgiveness applications. Q&A will follow.

COVID Economic Injury
Disaster Loan Overview

Thursday, September 23 | 1:30pm CDT | JOIN LIVE


Learn the basics of the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL), updates that have been made to the program, how to apply, steps for reconsideration & loan increases, and who is eligible for a targeted advance grant.
Application deadline: 12/31/2021.

Women in Business Resources

Women-Owned Small Business Chat

Wednesday, September 22 | 3:30pm CDT | REGISTER
Now more than ever, resources and news are important to your business. Join SBA Houston District Office’s rep, Easter Wright, for a discussion about your specific situation. Bring your questions, she'll bring the answers!

Women-Owned Small Business
Federal Contracting Program

Thursday, September 23 | 3:30pm CDT | REGISTER
Find out about the tools and support services available to help small businesses contract with the Federal government. Explore the tools small businesses can use to search for federal government contract opportunities and learn about the support services available.


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!

Fort Bend ISD's Small Business Enterprise Program (STEP) - Virtual Vendor Focus Group

Wednesday, September 29 | 2:00pm CDT | REGISTER
This event is for all trade groups and is open to any small business interested in doing business with the District. Topics include: Mastering the Maze of Small Business Forms, Doing Business with Fort Bend ISD, and Maximizing Business Opportunities. Event also includes break-out sessions with SBA, Metro, Port, City of Houston and networking opportunities.

Resource Partner Events


Buying, Building, and
Opening Your Food Truck

Monday, September 20 | 11:30am CDT | REGISTER

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How Retailer Can Capitalize on Evolving Consumer Behavior with Payment, Fulfillment Models, and More

Thursday, September 23 | 12:00pm CDT | REGISTER

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Fourth Fridays Small
Business Coffee Chat

Friday, September 24 | 9:00am CDT | REGISTER

Capital Raise, Grants and Tax Strategies: Tips to Help Your Business Thrive in 2021

Thursday, September 23  | 12:00pm CDT | REGISTER


Want to Access the Billions of Dollars with the Department of Energy?
Here's How!

Tuesday, September 21 | 12:00pm CDT | REGISTER

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