U.S. Small Business Administration
Upcoming Webinars – October 2017
Funding Opportunities for Women Entrepreneurs
Thursday, October 5, 2017 from 1pm to 2pm EDT
Women now own nearly 10 million small businesses in America. Women-owned firms significantly contribute to our economy's vitality, supporting more than 23 million jobs. Unfortunately, women still face unique challenges in starting and running their businesses, such as accessing capital.
In celebration of National Women's Small Business Month, please join Small Business Majority for a webinar on financial capacity and funding options to help women entrepreneurs start and build a scalable business.
Topics of discussion include:
Overview of women's entrepreneurship in the United States
Access to capital and funding options
Community development financial institutions, reputable online lenders, crowdfunding
Five C’s of Credit
Helpful tools and resources
Have you prepared for the holidays – Maximize sales this holiday season
Thursday, October 12, 2017 from 2:30pm to 4pm EDT
Marketing is THE critical factor to your business success. Discover powerful, cost-effective techniques to build your business. In this workshop, you’ll get an intro to planning an integrated communications campaign across all of your communication channels to effectively promote your products or services as the perfect holiday gift.
Beyond Google: Free Market Research at Your Library
Thursday, October 12, 2017 from 4:15pm to 5:45pm EDT
Whatever stage your business is at, it’s vital to stay ahead of the competition. Information is key to success, but can be expensive or time-consuming if you don’t know where to look. Find out how to easily navigate various databases available through your local library to help you make informed decisions in your business planning, marketing, site location and market analysis. Also, gain valuable information and insights to better understand local economic conditions, customers, and more.
Are you a veteran looking to start or grow your business?
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 from 1pm to 2pm EDT
This class covers the programs and services the Small Business Administration (SBA) offers to veterans to help start and grow a business. Although the SBA is usually associated with loans, this overview will run through the SBA Loan Programs as well as our other programs and services including Counseling, Export Assistance, Government Contracting, Surety Bonds, and Disaster Assistance. Some of these services are for all businesses, while others are specifically for veterans.
Recorded webinars from SCORE - click here
SBA Events and Webinars – https://www.sba.gov/tools/events
SBA Learning Center - click here