SBA News: Join the SBA and SBDC for FREE CyberSecurity Training for Your Small Business

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11th Annual CyberSecurity Summit

Oct 26, 1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

The deeply interconnected nature of today’s world means that cyber security can have a direct impact on a small business' bottom line. Developing a good cyber security culture in your business can help protect profits and enable your organization to thrive in today’s modern business environment.

Join the SBA's District Director Brian McDonald, the Small Business Development Center's Associate Director Lyle Wright and others for FREE sessions for tactics, tools and approaches you can adopt to ensure your success.

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Additional SBA Training Opportunities

The SBA is hosting training webinars to help entrepreneurs and small business owners start, grow, expand, and recover. 

To learn more and register today, visit the links below:

  • Finding and Retaining Employees (with MN DEED CareerForce)
    Oct. 22, 10 a.m.; Register
  • Greater Minnesota Procurement Fair (with PTAC)
    Oct. 26-28, 8:30 a.m.; Register
  • Workforce Panel: Creating Positive Company Culture
    Oct. 27, 3 p.m.; Register
  • Doing Business with the VA and Veteran Verification (with PTAC)
    Nov. 2, 9 a.m.; Register
  • Boots to Business Reboot 
    Nov. 9 a.m.; Register
  • Surplus Personal Property for Veteran-Owned Small Business (with PTAC)
    Nov. 3, 9 a.m.; Register

  • Positioning MN Veteran-Owned Businesses for Success in Government Contracting (with PTAC)
    Nov. 4, 9 a.m.; Register
  • Q&A for Veteran Small Business Owners
    Nov. 10, 11 a.m.; Register
  • Steps for Starting a Small Business
    Nov. 11, 12 p.m.; Register

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SBA Resource Partner Trainings

  • Making the Pivot and the Plan to Make It Work (NDC)
    Oct. 21, Learn More

  • Understanding Google Analytics To Grow Your Business (SCORE)
    Oct. 26; Learn More

  • The Circular Economy, Regional Economic Indicators Forum (SBDC) 
    Oct. 26; Learn More
  • Building Your Strategic Model (SCORE)
    Oct. 26; Learn More
  • Northeast Minnesota Equity Summit (SBDC)
    Oct. 27; Learn More

  • Choosing the Right Business Structure (SCORE)
    Oct. 27; Learn More
  • Local SEO (SCORE)
    Oct. 28; Learn More
  • 2021 Year-End Tax Planning for Your Business (SCORE)
    Nov. 4; Learn More
  • Is your website ready for 2022? (SBDC)
    Nov. 9; Learn More
  • Don't Fly with Blinders On - Data Fundamentals (SCORE)
    Nov. 9; Learn More
  • Grow Your Business With SEO 2.0 (SCORE)
    Nov. 9; Learn More
  • Northeast Minnesota Virtual Child Care Summit (SBDC)
    Nov. 10; Learn More
  • SOAR: Women’s Virtual Business Conference (Women's Business Alliance)
    Nov. 10, 12, 17; Learn More
  • Thinking About Buying A Franchise, Now What? (SCORE)
    Nov. 11; Learn More
  • Exploring Childcare Business Opportunities (WomenVenture)
    Nov. 11; Learn More
  • Labor Shortage - Resources from MN DEED (SBDC)
    Nov. 12; Learn More

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