SBA San Antonio District Office Education Calendar | January 2022

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Workshops and Events


SBA HUBZone Program Training 

Jan 13 | 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM | CST | Webinar  Register Now

We’ll provide information about the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) HUBZone program. The U.S. government has a goal of awarding at least 3% of federal contract dollars to HUBZone-certified companies each year. This presentation will discuss why the U.S. government encourages small businesses to locate in and hire employees from economically disadvantaged areas, plus the benefits of certifying your business.


To find more information on your local Women Business Center and their classes, follow this link Women's Business Centers (

Startup Info Session: Turn Your Idea Into a Business

Jan 12 | 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM | CST | Webinar   Register Now

The Startup Info Session will share a step by step checklist with the important steps that you need to be taking before launching your business. This virtual session is for individuals in the pre-startup stage located in Texas who are seeking support with the launch of their business.

Financial Friday: How to Read Your Financials

Jan 14 | 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM | CST | Webinar Register Now

Join David Plemons from Plemons CPA and the Women's Business Center for Financial Friday as he reviews how to read your financial documents correctly. This event is held virtually due to COVID-19 restrictions.

What you can expect to learn:

  • How to read your financials
  • How to differentiate between different financial documents

COVID Business Resource Hour: SBA Guest Annie Hudspeth

Jan 20 | 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM | CST | Webinar     Register Now

We get numerous questions about the SBA and applying for loans, how to apply? What is happening with PPP? Who is my contact, etc. Join Dr. Shay and Annie Hudspeth as they discuss latest updates and SBA news you can use!


To find more information on your local SCORE chapter and their classes, follow this link

Launch Your Social Media: Facebook & Instagram

Jan 12 | 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM | CST | Webinar     Register Now

In this “hands-on” workshop, Jenn will empower you with the knowledge to use these Social Media tools and skill set to post confidently to your audience.

Writing a Winning Business Plan

Jan 14 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM | CST | Webinar Register Now

A business plan is a tool for thinking more clearly about your business idea. It helps you stay organized and on track, gain a better understanding of your market, confirm that your financial model is realistic, and create a long-term vision and strategy.

Lending for New Small Businesses

Jan 20 | 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM | CST | Webinar  Register Now

Learn how to manage cash flow and credit for your business. Ryan defines three types of cash flow and discusses solutions and potential loans to meet your credit needs.


To find more information on your local Small Business Development Center and their classes, follow this link

Employee to Entrepreneur

Jan 11 | 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM | CST | Webinar   Register Now

Join Frannet and the UTSA SBDC for this webinar. Presented by FranNet Franchise,E2E: How to Reduce Risk When Starting a Business covers building a new roadmap to success, reducing risk in ownership, business ownerships options, along with takeaways and resources during the pandemic.

Business Tax Fundamentals

Jan 13 | 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM | CST | Webinar     Register Now

Join Rebecca Smith, tax attorney, for this lively and informative workshop outlining the basic tax obligations and filings that may be required by small business owners. 

Start Smart

Jan 19 | 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM | CST | Webinar       Register Now

Are you ready to turn your business idea into reality? Attend this webinar and have all your questions answered! The SBDC business advisors will present the basics of starting a new business and help answer your start-up questions. If you are considering opening a small business, you want to START SMART! Topics discussed in this workshop include: evaluating your business idea, business legal structure and name, local, state and federal resources & requirements and business start-up costs. Join the UTSA SBDC and Rebecca Smith, Founder and CEO of the Rebecca Smith Law Firm, PLLC for this webinar.

Engage Your Current Client

Jan 20 | 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM | CST | Webinar    Register Now

Get exact steps to set up a content management strategy to stay top of mind and convert your previous customer. This can help the recovery from Covid-19's impact on your business.

HR Solutions

Jan 26 | 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM | CST | Webinar   Register Now

In this session, you will learn practical tips on how to hire right the first time. Tips will include low to no-cost advertising, applicant tracking and testing for applicants with user-friendly tools of HR professionals.
-Learn where to find the best candidates for the job
-Learn how to easily build job descriptions and postings
-Learn how to legally screen and hire candidates.


Boots to Business (B2B) is an entrepreneurial education and training program offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as part of the Department of Defense Transition Assistance Program (TAP).  Active Duty Service members (including National Guard and Reserve), Veterans of all eras, and spouses are eligible to participate.

The “Introduction to Entrepreneurship” course is the foundational piece of Boots to Business (B2B). Participants are introduced to the skills, knowledge, and resources they need to launch a business, including steps for developing business concepts, how to develop a business plan, and information on SBA resources available to help. 

Next Boots to Business class will be held online:

1-Day Virtual B2B Reboot with the
Entrepreneur Center of Austin
Tuesday, January 25th, 2022
8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Register Today

To find more information on this program and their classes, follow this link:

Boots to Business


After completing the “Introduction to Entrepreneurship” course, participants can elect to further their study through one of many B2B online courses, delivered through partnerships with the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) at Syracuse University and Mississippi State University (MSU). Online Follow-on courses are offered at no cost to Service members, Veterans and military spouses.

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Small Business Resource Guide 


You'll find information on counseling, training, capital, contracting, disaster assistance, business advocacy, local directories and more. 


** On the cover is Local Success Story Jae Kim who launched Chi'Lantro in Austin and has expanded thanks to expert SBA-powered business guidance.

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