Upcoming SBA Houston Events!

Houston District Office - August 2022

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Join us for this upcoming series to get introduced and connected to federal resources that are available to help your small business start, grow, and expand!

Federal Resources Small
Businesses Should Know Series:

U.S. Census Bureau

Tuesday, August 16 | 1:00pm CDT | REGISTER
Are you looking for data to help you start or grow a business or understand the business landscape for a region? The U.S. Census Bureau can help! Learn the tools available to research data and help you make informed decisions about your business. This session will include an overview of SBA resources and Q&A.


U.S. Patent & Trademark
Office (USPTO)
Tuesday, August 23
10:00am CDT | REGISTER

U.S. Department of
Agriculture (USDA)
Tuesday, September 6
10:00am CDT | REGISTER

Disasters don't plan ahead, but you can. Protect your business today.

Prepare for Hurricane Season
with SBA Disaster Assistance

Thursday, August 18 | 1:00pm CDT | REGISTER
Join the SBA Houston District Office and the SBA Office of Disaster Assistance to learn how to prepare and about low-interest federal disaster loans available to businesses of all sizes, private nonprofit organizations, homeowners, and renters that may be affected by a natural disaster - such as hurricanes, flooding, and wildfires. Session will include Q&A.

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Business Smart Series: 
Ready, Set, GO in Business!

This workshop series lays the groundwork for helping new and aspiring entrepreneurs launch a business idea and understand the steps to building a business that is credit-ready. The information is laid out simply in 3 modules:

READY: Basics of Business Startup
Tuesday, August 23 | 11:30am CDT |
SET: Essentials of Becoming Credit-Ready
Wednesday, August 24 | 11:30am CDT |
GO: Additional Support & Resources
Thursday, August 25 | 11:30am CDT |

Small Business Meetup in Richmond

Friday, August 26 | 8:30am-10:00am CDT | REGISTER
LOCATION: The Perfect Latte
7417 West Grand Parkway South #130 - Richmond, TX, 77407
Eager to start a business or grow your existing business? Representatives from the US Small Business Administration Houston District Office, Fort Bend County Small Business Development Center, and 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.

Meet Your Local Community Navigator Spokes

Thursday, September 15 | 2:30pm CDT | REGISTER
The Community Navigator Pilot Program is an American Rescue Plan initiative designed to reduce barriers that underrepresented and underserved entrepreneurs often face in accessing the programs they need to recover, grow, or start their businesses. Join us to learn about the local organizations that will be the ‘boots on the ground’ connecting small businesses to critical resources and assistance, including access to capital, contracting/procurement, marketing, operations, business development, exporting, and industry-specific training.

2022 Galveston Women’s Conference

Friday, September 16 | 7:30am-5:00pm CDT | DETAILS
Moody Gardens Convention Center
1 Hope Blvd. - Galveston, TX 77554

Hosted by the Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce, the Galveston Women's Conference is a day-long educational event celebrating Women: Mind, Body, Spirit. The conference celebrates, inspires and motivates women to strive for the best in both their personal and professional lives. Attendees will leave feeling energized, inspired and prepared to face life’s challenges and surprises. Don't forget to visit the SBA Houston exhibit booth to learn how we help small businesses start and grow.

En Sus Marcas, Listos, Adelante en Negocio

Martes, 20 de Septiembre | 9:00am-11:00am CDT | REGISTRARSE
Houston Community College - Southeast
301 N. Drennan St. - Houston, TX 77003
En colaboración con la Cámara de Comercio de Houston East End y Regions Bank. ¿Quiere iniciar o hacer crecer su propia pequeña empresa? Este taller ayudará a los empresarios nuevos y aspirantes a lanzar una idea de negocio y comprender los pasos para construir un negocio que esté listo para el crédito. La información se presenta simplemente en tres módulos, ¡todo en solo un día!

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Small Business Marketing

Wednesday, August 17 | 9:30am CDT | REGISTER
LOCATION: Houston Center SBDC
(1455 West Loop South - Houston, TX 77027)

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How to Use Qualified Retirement Funds as Equity Injection for Your Business

Friday, August 19 | 10:00am CDT | REGISTER

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Formation Lab:
Limited Liability Company

Friday, August 19 | 10:00am CDT | REGISTER

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Laws of Exceptional Leadership: How to Motivate Your Team and Inspire Action

Monday, August 22 | 12:00pm CDT | REGISTER



Identifying Who Buys Your Goods and Services in the Federal Government

Thursday, August 18 | 9:30am CDT | REGISTER

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Want to learn more about SBA Programs & Services?

Download the National Resource Guide HERE
Descarga la Guía Nacional de Recursos (en español) AQUÍ

Questions? Please contact houston@sba.gov

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