Commercial Real Estate, Market Research, and More Upcoming Events!

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Georgia District Office  - January 2022

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Photo of two people with the following text, National Mentoring Month. The SBA logo is at the bottom.


Looking for a business mentor? Need help rebuilding your business? Connect with SBA's resource partner, SCORE. 

SCORE, the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors, is dedicated to helping small businesses plan, launch, manage and grow. SCORE is a nonprofit organization that is driven to foster vibrant small business communities through mentoring and educational workshops.

Learn more here!


Introduction to SBA Programs Information Session


For nearly two years, the focus on SBA has been on the COVID-19 relief programs for small businesses. The start of a new year is the perfect time to re-introduce you to the standard offerings of the SBA.

We help you start, grow, and expand your business through what we call the 3 C’s:  Counseling & Education, Capital, and Contracting.

This training class will discuss the SBA's mission, loan programs, federal contracting certifications and programs as well as counseling assistance services that are provided by the SBA and our Resource Partners.

Tuesday, January 25, 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. ET REGISTER HERE


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StartSmart Columbus Virtually 

Small Business Development Center

Whether you are a new business (in business 2 years or less), or are still in the planning phase, building a business takes the right tools—and a lot of hard work. SBDC StartSmart will equip you to be successful!

SBDC StartSmart programs include 16 hours of instruction delivered over a period of four weeks. Sessions will be held twice a week for 2 hours each.

Wednesdays and Fridays, January 19 to February 11, 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET REGISTER HERE


Commercial Real Estate 101 

SCORE North Metro Atlanta

A good commercial real estate lease works for both parties. For the business owner, it prevents any unfavorable terms that could hurt the company’s bottom line. And, for the property owner, it prevents any misunderstandings or conflicts that might affect the property or the ability to collect rent. Discover the best ways to search for a location and address issues such as liability, rent, exclusivity, and remedies.

Wednesday, January 19, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET REGISTER HERE


The Great Return: COVID Considerations for Small Business Owners 

Women's Business Center, Atlanta Region

During this webinar you will learn how to bring workers onsite safely, reduce risks and build their confidence. Also, what should employers consider to bring everyone through the journey successfully: keeping people safe, how to implement COVID polices, plan and procedures, how to make employees feel secure, and more.

Wednesday, January 19, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET REGISTER HERE


5 Resolutions to Ensure Your Business Thrives in the New Year

Women's Business Center, Atlanta Region

Join this webinar to secure the tools and techniques you need to renew your strategy for a strong start in the new year. This will be an opportunity to reset professionally and personally to ensure success in the new year in the midst of our ever-evolving new normal.

Thursday, January 20, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. ET REGISTER HERE


A2S Insider Series: Category Management - Part 2 Using Category Management Tools for Market Research

HHS Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization

Join this webinar to secure the tools and techniques you need to renew your strategy for a strong start in the new year. This will be an opportunity to reset professionally and personally to ensure success in the new year in the midst of our ever-evolving new normal.

Thursday, January 20, 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. ET REGISTER HERE


Advertising Strategies for Small Businesses

SCORE North Metro Atlanta

Advertising Strategies for Small Businesses In this Live Online Workshop you will be instructed in: Understanding Advertising (Overview); Advertising in 2022; What You Need to Build Your Campaign; Choosing Your Media; Measuring Your

Friday, January 21, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET REGISTER HERE


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Want to learn more about SBA Programs & Services?

Download the SBA Georgia Resource Guide HERE


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