Join us for an Upcoming SBA Houston Event!

Houston District Office  - March 2022

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SBA celebrates Women's History Month

METRO & Port Houston Banker’s Fair:
Helping Small, Minority, and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (SMWBE) Access Capital

Tuesday, March 29 | 9:00am-12:00pm CDT | REGISTER
HCC West Loop Campus - 5601 W. Loop South (1st floor auditorium)
The purpose of this fair is to give small businesses direct access to bankers and lenders who have lending opportunities and special financial programs, that can assist SMWBE’s with accessing capital.

Celebrating Women Leaving Their Mark in History

Tuesday, March 29 | 11:00am CDT | REGISTER
As we celebrate Women’s History Month, join the Greater Southeast Management District (Houston Southeast) and the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Houston District Office as we explore the resources available for your woman-owned small business! Throughout this webinar, hear from two curated panels of local Houston women. Each session will include Q&A.

Women-Owned Small Business Chat

Wednesday, March 30 | 2:00pm CDT | REGISTER
SBA joins the Nation in recognizing Women’s History Month, celebrated during the month of March. Join SBA for a discussion about the Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Federal Contracting program. Bring your questions.

Resources for Veteran-Owned
Small Businesses

Tuesday, March 29 | 10:00am CDT | REGISTER
Learn about federal programs that help veteran-owned small businesses access federal contract awards, counseling and surplus property from the federal government.  


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Small Business Export
Finance Workshop

Wednesday, March 30 | 10:00am CDT | REGISTER
Join the SBA Houston, South Florida and Georgia District Offices to hear from export experts about various related export topics. SBA has made it a priority to help small business exporters with several export loans specifically designed to help expand into export activities.

Fort Bend ISD (FBISD) Small Business Enterprise Program Virtual Vendor Focus Group

Wednesday, March 30 | 2:00pm-4:00pm CDT | REGISTER
This event is open to small businesses and vendors interested in doing business with Fort Bend ISD, particularly those in technology, HVAC and MEP. This session will include briefings from community partners SBA & HCC, break-out sessions, and networking.

SBA Disaster Assistance

Thursday, March 31 | 10:00am CDT | REGISTER
Join the SBA Houston District Office to learn about low-interest federal disaster loans available to businesses and residents affected by a declared disaster.

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Harris County Open for Business Survey

How can it be easier for companies to do business with Harris County? Harris County is conducting research into ways to improve its existing procurement processes and determine what new measures might be appropriate.


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Small Business Success Series by HCC

April 1- May 6 | Alief Hayes Campus | DETAILS & APPLY
5-Module program that offers an opportunity for hands-on learning and interaction with faculty, guest entrepreneurs, business experts, and peer delegates. The series is specifically developed for entrepreneurs who are either planning to start a business, in the early stages of launch, or planning to grow their business.

SBA Small Business Meetup in Katy

Tuesday, April 5 | 8:30am-10:00am CDT | REGISTER
LOCATION: Serene Beans - 5609 3rd Street - Katy, TX
Eager to start a business or grow your existing business? Representatives from the SBA Houston District Office and SBA's Resource Partner Network (Fort Bend County Small Business Development Center & SCORE) will be available to answer your questions. Learn how SBA programs and resources can help you succeed!! Session will be informative and allow for networking and Q&A.

Contracting Assistance Programs
and the Certification Process

Tuesday, April 5 | 1:00pm-3:30pm CDT | REGISTER
Small businesses are encouraged to take on contracting opportunities. Learn about various contracting programs. Explore various certifications available.

Infrastructure Bill:
Opportunities for Small Businesses

Thursday, April 7 | 12:00pm CDT | REGISTER
Learn about the newly passed Infrastructure Bill and how small businesses can benefit from projects and opportunities. Presented by SBA Houston District Director Tim Jeffcoat; hosted by B2G Victory.

Federal Contracting: Maximize Your
Women-Owned Business Certifications

Wednesday, April 13 | 12:00pm CDT | REGISTER
2022 can be the year to grow your company by winning contracts with the federal government. Gain a competitive edge by attending this session to learn: Eligibility, Certification Benefits, Ways to Market Your Certification, How to Find Current & Historic Bids/Opportunities, and Success Stories, Tips & Tools. Presented by SBA Houston Deputy District Director Mark Winchester; hosted by B2G Victory.

United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Dialogue Webinar

Friday, April 22 | 9:00am-2:00pm CDT | AGENDA & REGISTER
The USMCA SME Dialogue will highlight the benefits of the USMCA trade agreement for small businesses and explore ways that SMEs can better take advantage of increased trade and investment between the three countries. The event will bring together small businesses, government officials, and trade experts to identify new USMCA business opportunities and areas of collaboration between Canada, Mexico, and the United States.

Creando Una Relación Banquera

Martes 26 de Abril | 11:00am CDT | REGISTER
Únase a las oficinas del distrito de la SBA en Houston, Cleveland y Columbus para hablar con representantes de varios instituciones financieras sobre la importancia de tener un agente bancario para su empresa. Vamos a explorar: la diferencia de una cuenta personal y una cuenta de negocios, documentos necesarios para abrir una cuenta, los beneficios de establecer una relación con su agente bancario, pasos para empezar esa relación y mucho más.

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Creating Your Marketing Strategy

Tuesday, March 29 | 1:00pm CDT | REGISTER

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Digital Marketing Clinic:
Local SEO & Google Business Profiles

Wednesday, March 30 | 6:00pm CDT | REGISTER

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Leveraging Your Capability Statement

Wednesday, March 30 | 2:00pm CDT | REGISTER

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Market Your Business

Monday, March 28 | 12:00pm CDT | REGISTER

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How to Do Business with Harris County and the City of Houston

Tuesday, March 29 | 9:30am CDT | REGISTER

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