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Houston District Office - May 2022

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Inclusive Lending in the AAPI Community

Monday, May 23 | 11:00am CDT | REGISTER
Join us for a conversation about making lending inclusive to the Asian American & Pacific Islander (AAPI) community. The panel will include a local lender and local community organizations.

Lender Matchmaking: 
Pitch Your Business'
Financial Needs to SBA-Approved Lenders!

Tuesday, May 24 | 8:30am-12:00pm CDT | REGISTER
LOCATION: HCC Alief Hayes Campus- 2811 Hayes Road
(Main Building, 3rd Floor, Room A319)
Representatives from several banks, certified development companies, and alternative lending sources will be on hand to meet with existing and start-up business owners to discuss funding for small businesses. Attendees will have the opportunity to pitch their financing needs to multiple lenders in scheduled, one-on-one 15-minute sessions! Also, meet SBA Houston District Office representatives and engage with SBA's Resource Partner network who provide free one-on-one business advising.

Both Sides to the 5 C’s of Credit

Wednesday, May 25 | 10:00am CDT | REGISTER
Join us to learn about how the 5 C’s affect you when obtaining credit and when you are ready to provide credit terms to your customers! The SBA will explain the 5 C’s of Credit which are used by all lenders when making a loan decision. NACM Southwest will then review how you can use another 5 C’s of Credit to assist with extending credit to your clients.

Meet the Lender Breakout Sessions

Thursday, May 26 | 1:00pm CDT | REGISTER
Are you a startup or existing business ready to pursue financing? Meet with SBA approved lending representatives in small break-out sessions. These lenders will discuss how they make loan decisions and steps you can take to mitigate challenges to accessing capital. This virtual event will provide a stepping-stone to building a business banking relationship.

Congressman Troy Nehls Hurricane Expo

Saturday, May 21 | 10:00am-1:00pm | REGISTER
LOCATION: Foster High School
(4400 Farm to Market Rd. 723 - Richmond, TX)
For the community to be able to get resources and information to prepare for Hurricane Season 2022. Also, a resource for community members to get assistance and general knowledge about the agencies and non-profits that serve them.

Export Ready

Small Business Export
Finance Workshop

Wednesday, May 25 | 1:00pm CDT | REGISTER
Want to start exporting your products or services globally? Join the SBA Houston District Office 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.

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Haciendo negocios con
el gobierno federal

Jueves 26 de Mayo | 10:00am CDT | REGISTRARSE

Aprenda a encontrar y ganar contratos con el gobierno federal. También va aprender como encontrar  asesoría y recursos de capacitación que le ayudarán a entender el proceso de contratación federal.

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Summer School Series

SBA Resources Every Small Business Needs to Know About
Wednesday, June 1 | 11:00am CDT | REGISTER

Meet the Lender Breakout Sessions
Wednesday, June 8 | 10:00am CDT | REGISTER

Choosing the Right Business Entity
Tuesday, June 14 | 1:00pm CDT | REGISTER

How Limited is the Liability of Your LLC?
Tuesday, June 21 | 1:00pm CDT | REGISTER

Disaster Response Contracting Webinar

Hosted by SBA Louisiana, Lower Rio Grande Valley,
& Houston District Offices

Thursday, June 2 | 10:00am–11:30am CDT |
When emergencies or natural disasters occur, supplies and services must be rushed to impacted areas quickly. Small businesses can contract with the federal government to assist in relief and recovery efforts following a major disaster. To compete for disaster contract opportunities, you must be prepared. Attend this event to learn more about doing business with federal agencies, hear from businesses who have been awarded these types of contracts, and the support resources available.

Prepare for Hurricane Season:
Learn About SBA Disaster Assistance

Wednesday, June 8 | 1:00pm CDT | REGISTER
Join the SBA Houston District Office and SCORE Houston to learn how to prepare and about low-interest federal disaster loans available to businesses and residents affected by a declared disaster. Businesses of all sizes located in declared disaster areas, private nonprofit organizations, homeowners, and renters affected by declared disasters, including natural disasters such as hurricanes, flooding, and wildfires.

Do You Have a BAIL Team?

Wednesday, June 15 | 1:00pm CDT | REGISTER
A BAIL team is an acronym that stands for a banker, accountant, insurance agent, and a legal team. Join SBA and SCORE Houston for a panel discussion on the benefits of having a BAIL Team and how to find one that works for you! Also, get your questions answered by the experts during our Q&A session!

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The Practice of Positive Habits

Monday, May 23 | 9:00am CDT | REGISTER

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Commercial Insurance Part I

Tuesday, May 24 | 10:00am CDT | REGISTER

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Fourth Friday Small Business Coffee Chat

Friday, May 27 | 9:00am CDT | REGISTER

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Learn How to Develop Your Strategy and Formulate a Plan for Implementation

Thursday, May 26 | 12:00pm CDT | REGISTER



Doing Business with the State of Texas

Tuesday, May 24 | 9:30am CDT | REGISTER

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