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Houston District Office - January 2023

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Government Contracting


Opportunities for Small Businesses in Contracting

Thursday, January 26 | 8:30am-12:00pm CST | REGISTER
LOCATION: West Houston Institute (2811 Hayes Road, Houston TX)
The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act is a once-in-a-generation investment into the nation’s infrastructure and competitiveness. Small businesses have heard that this legislation means there will be billions of dollars invested in transportation, energy, broadband, environmental mitigation and more. Attend this event to hear directly from federal and state, and local agencies as to the opportunities available. Also, network with resource organizations who can support your efforts including business development and obtaining capital. 


HDO Monthly Sessions


Houston District Office Monthly
Information Series: Money Mondays

Monday, January 23 | 2:00pm CST | REGISTER
Attend these monthly virtual sessions to learn about federal contracting, access to capital, business basics, and to connect with local support resources! 
Hosted By: Lead Lender Relations Specialist Winston Labbé
Session Topic:  Five C’s of Credit: How to Obtain Funding- Learn about the 5 most important things lenders consider when you apply for a business loan.


Business Planning

New Year, New Business:
Choosing the Right Business Entity

Tuesday, January 24 | 2:00pm CST | REGISTER
Thinking of starting a business? Don’t know what business entity to choose? Join representatives from the SBA Houston District and SCORE Houston to understand which business entity is right for you! In this session you will learn the various legal forms of a business, the opportunities and challenges associated with each business entity, ad how owners are paid, taxed, and what type of liability they are exposed to. This session will include Q&A.


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Website Wednesdays:
SBA Learning Center and Local Assistance

Wednesday, January 25 | 10:00am CST | REGISTER
Whether you are looking to start or grow your small business, join SBA Houston to learn how to use our SBA Learning Center, Ascent for Women platform, and our local SBA resource partners websites to educate yourself throughout your entrepreneurial journey.


Fort Bend ISD Small Business
Enterprise Program Workshop

Thursday, January 26 | 2:00pm-4:00pm CST
VIRTUAL: REGISTER or IN-PERSON: REGISTER

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LOCATION: FBISD Annex Building (3119 Sweetwater - Sugar Land, TX)
The Fort Bend Independent School District's Small Business Enterprise Program (“SBEP”) provides increased business opportunities for locally certified small businesses to participate in contracting and procurement at the district. This event will concentrate on upcoming opportunities and the criteria for businesses interested in doing business with Fort Bend ISD. Mark Winchester, Deputy Director for the SBA Houston District Office, will be the guest speaker!


Census

COMING SOON:
The 2022 Economic Census

Every 5 years, the Census Bureau conducts the economic census, the most comprehensive measure of the U.S. economy. The next economic census will be conducted beginning in the January of 2023 with companies reporting their 2022 year-end numbers. The economic census provides industry and market statistics at the national, state, and local levels.

Please respond to the economic census by March 15, 2023, if your business is asked to participate. The economic census provides information needed to make informed decisions that affect the health of America's economy. Visit census.gov/econ to learn more.


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  • Resources to Help YOUR Small Business
    Tuesday, January 31 | 8:30am-10:30am CST | REGISTER
    LOCATION: Chapel Community Center Pasadena
    (1406 Richey St. - Pasadena, TX)
  • Recursos para ayudar a su pequeña empresa
    Tuesday, January 31 | 10:30am-12:30pm CST | REGISTER
    LOCATION: Chapel Community Center Pasadena
    (1406 Richey St. - Pasadena, TX)
  • Women Small Business Meetup
    Wednesday, February 1 | 9:00am-10:30am CST | REGISTER
    LOCATION: Sesh Coworking (2808 Caroline Street, #100 - Houston, TX)
  • Learn How to Do Business with the Federal Government (Hosted by the WEBA Women’s Business Center)
    Wednesday, February 8 | 10:00am-12:00pm CST | REGISTER

  • Financing Your Business
    Thursday, February 16 | 6:00pm CST | REGISTER
    LOCATION: Evelyn Meador Library (2400 N. Meyer Ave - Seabrook, TX)

  • Inclusive Business Funding for the Black-Owned Business Community
    Wednesday, February 22 | 10:00am CST | REGISTER


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Access to Capital:
Small Business Lending Panel

Thursday, January 26 | 11:00am CST | REGISTER
LOCATION: Fort Bend County SBDC
(1112 7th Street - Bay City, TX)

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Know Your Numbers: How to Read and Understand Your Financial Statements

Tuesday, January 24 | 10:00am CST | REGISTER

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Blueprint for Building Your Brand

Wednesday, January 25 | 12:00pm CST | REGISTER

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New Year, New Growth

Monday, January 30 | 12:00pm CST | REGISTER

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Govology: Networking
for Government Contractors

Tuesday, February 7 | 12:00pm CST | 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

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