Are you interested in learning about Microsoft Teams, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion and How to Prevent Cyber Attacks? We have workshops designed for you

Buffalo District Office  - January 12, 2023

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SBA can help your business start, grow, expand or recover through our lending programs, government contracting programs and network of Resource Partners.   Whether you want to prepare a business plan, are interested in doing business with the federal government, or are looking to finance your business, SBA is here to help!


Learn about Microsoft Teams Meetings - Webinar

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 9:00 am

This training session on Teams includes audio conferencing, video and sharing.  This course will demonstrate key features of Microsoft Teams Meetings.

Course objectives include:

  • Understanding meeting scenarios
  • Experience the meeting lifecycle and how to utilize Teams for better collaboration
  • Optimize settings to look and sound your best on camera during video meetings
  • Make use of all features within Teams meetings (e.g. whiteboard, etc.)
  • Utilize the meeting recording, notes and chat for ongoing collaboration.

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) for Small Business - Webinar

Friday, January 20, 2023 at 12:00 pm 

DEI isn't a corporate culture thing - it's an everyone, everywhere thing!

Join us online Friday, January 20 from 12:00 - 1:00 pm to learn what you need to know about diversity, equity and inclusion for your business.

We'll start from the beginning.  What does DEI really mean?  What do you need to know as a business?  Most importantly, what can you actually do within your business to properly represent equitable and inclusive practices within your business, with your customers and vendors - even when you don't have an HR department and/or are working as a solepreneur?

Click here to register:  Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) for Small Business Webinar (


Are You Protected from Going Out of Business After

a Cyber Attack? - In Person

Thursday, January 26, 2023 at 8:00 am

Are You Protected from Going Out of Business After a Cyber Attack? Top 10 Things You Must Do To Protect Your Business.

During this event, you will be provided with tangible actions you can take to protect your business right away.  Did you know that according to the U.S. National Cyber Security Alliance, over 60% of small businesses that are victims of a cyber attack go out of business within six months!  Do not let that happen to you.  Come to this educational event to take away simple action items to protect your business.  In addition to the Top 10 Action Plan, we will have a Q&A panel of cyber experts from US itek and SBA to answer your questions.  Come prepared to ask our experts.  

Location:  USitek

                 1016 Niagara Falls Boulevard

                  Tonawanda, NY  14150

Click here to register:  Are You Protected from Going Out of Business After a Cyber Attack? Tickets, Thu, Jan 26, 2023 at 8:00 AM | Eventbrite


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