Don't Miss These HOT Upcoming SBA & Partner Events

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Georgia District Office  - August 2022

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August is Black Business Month! SBA has resources to help small businesses rebuild and revitalize communities. Learn more here. #BlackBusinessMonth


SBA Events


Contract Bonds & Surety Bond Guarantee

SBA Georgia District Office

Surety bonds help small businesses win construction, supply and service contracts. If you’ve been in business less than three years but have a desire to increase your current contract bonding capacity or you have no prior bonded work experience you may need to reposition and realign. This webinar will enhance your knowledge of the SBA’s Surety Bond Guarantee Program as well as show you how SBA can help you navigate the bonding process even if you have been previously denied a bond or have limited financial resources.

Tuesday, August 23, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. ET REGISTER HERE



SBA Overview - August

SBA Georgia District Office

The U.S. Small Business Administration offers a variety of business services to assist new and existing small business. We offer training and guidance to assist business growth at all levels. Offering products and services in the areas of access to capital, federal contracting certifications, counseling, and disaster assistance is our mission. Join us and learn MORE about the SBA!

Tuesday, August 23, 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. ET REGISTER HERE



SBA Loan Programs - August

SBA Georgia District Office

The SBA offers multiple financing products to assist in many levels of entrepreneurial growth. The SBA is not only equipped to assist new and early-stage business, but we also specialize in assist existing businesses with their growth and expansion needs. We will discuss everything from microlending to exporting finance options. Join us and learn MORE about the SBA financing programs!

Thursday, August 25, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. ET REGISTER HERE


Why Volunteer With SCORE?

 

Across Georgia, SCORE is still looking for individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences to serve in a variety of volunteer roles — from knowledgeable business mentors to local community advocates.

Learn how to serve by watching these SCORE mentors list the steps towards becoming a SCORE volunteer.

How to Become a SCORE Volunteer >

If you would like to know more about volunteer opportunities with SCORE, please visit the website of the Atlanta Chapter (atlanta.score.org) and click on the Volunteer button. 


Resource Partner Events


Business Plan Workshop (Augusta)

Small Business Development Center

UGA SBDC staff will guide participants through a critical examination of their business ideas on the way to development of a business plan geared for direction and success.

Tuesday, August 23, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ET REGISTER HERE


Fearless Women in Business: Aligning Your Business Mission & Give Back to the Community (Valdosta)

Small Business Development Center

To help foster your business's ties to the community it's important to find creative ways to give back. There’s more to giving back than making a monetary donation; therefore, in this session several ideas will be discussed on how to approach giving back to the community and the benefits and rewards for doing so. 

Tuesday, August 23, 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. ET REGISTER HERE


Lunch and Learn: Small Business Development Workshop Credit and Money Management Workshop  

NAV-GA & Operation HOPE

Power hour workshop to help you understand how to establish a small business and fund the business.   Workshop topics include:

  • Business Credit
  • Accessing Capital
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Scaling Existing Business
  • Grants
  • Free Virtual Entrepreneurial Training Program
  • Other Business Related Topics

Tuesday, August 23, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. ET REGISTER HERE


Airbnb Entrepreneurship Academy 

NAV-GA

The Academy is an in person and online informational workshop that will walk you through steps to become a Host on Airbnb and how to use Airbnb Experiences to further the success of your existing business. 

Tuesday, August 23, 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. ET REGISTER HERE


Boots to Business (Fort Gordon)

Veterans Business Outreach Center

The Georgia VBOC will conduct an in-person, 2-day, Boots to Business, Intro to Entrepreneurship class on Fort Gordon for transitioning active duty military and their spouses on 24-25 August. Seating is limited. Please contact the installation manager for availability -- 706.791.7284.

Wednesday/Thursday, August 24-25, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET REGISTER HERE


Financial Management for Owners and Managers (Kennesaw)

Small Business Development Center

Evaluating a company’s financial health is an essential skill for all business owners. Learn the fundamentals of financial management with instruction on financial statements, financial analysis and cash flow management.

Wednesday, August 24, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. ET REGISTER HERE


What Gets Measured - Gets Done!

Small Business Development Center

This webinar is designed to teach you about key performance indicators (KPI’s), the most common types used, and a process to help determine which will be the most effective for your business. Understanding what needs to be measured and how to measure it, then the sky is the limit in terms of growth and profitability!

Wednesday, August 24, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. ET REGISTER HERE


ACE Annual Speed Coaching Event (Atlanta)

ACE Women's Business Center, Metro Atlanta

This webinar is designed to teach you about key performance indicators (KPI’s), the most common types used, and a process to help determine which will be the most effective for your business. Understanding what needs to be measured and how to measure it, then the sky is the limit in terms of growth and profitability!

Wednesday, August 24, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. ET REGISTER HERE


ExportGA 2022 (Lawrenceville)

ACE Women's Business Center, Metro Atlanta

ExportGA 2022 is an intensive four-session (between August 26 and November 11), 16-hour export training program designed to help companies develop their skills and identify new international sales opportunities.

The in-person program will be held at the UGA Gwinnett Campus. Each participating company will have access to a student from the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business to assist with research.

Companies will also work with other export resource partners here in Georgia. Applications are now being accepted. Multiple employees from each company are welcome to attend.

Fridays, August 26 thru November 11, 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. ET REGISTER HERE


Putting it All Together - Business Plan

SCORE North Metro Atlanta

The Business Plan is your road map to commercial success and a necessary precursor to obtain external financing.

In this Live Online Workshop you will be instructed in the components of a business plan:

  • Executive Summary
  • Objectives/Goals
  • Products/Services
  • Market Analysis
  • Strategies and Tactics
  • Sales Plan
  • Financial Plan

Friday, August 26, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET REGISTER HERE


E-magine Starting and Growing an Online Business: It's Easy if You Try

Small Business Development Center

Whether you’re a seasoned business owner or an aspiring entrepreneur, this webinar will enlighten you with some of the easiest ways to go about starting an online business. We’ll begin by covering the foundational principles of E-Commerce. As the course progresses, you’ll learn of specific ways to start and grow an online business, offering ways for your customers to check-out so that you can cash-in.

Friday, August 26, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. ET REGISTER HERE


Business Prep Workshop (Augusta)

Small Business Development Center

If you are interested in owning your own business or have already identified the business you want to start, this program will aid in your decision-making process. We provide a detailed overview on the different aspects of owing a business such as: Operations, Legal Compliance, Finance, and Marketing.

Saturday, August 27, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET REGISTER HERE


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