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May 06 2019

This Week is Big! Join us to celebrate Small Business Week at events and trainings all week long.


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Happy National Small Business Week, May 5-11, 2019

LET'S CELEBRATE!

The SBA is going to be out and about celebrating National Small Business Week with a multitude of partners and representatives throughout Minnesota. And if you can't make it out to one of the in-person events, or just want more, there's some great online training happening as well.

Below is just a partial list of all the great things happening next week. We hope to see you in-person, or online, at an event soon!

Small Business Week Events 

MONDAY, MAY 6th

  • Golden Valley, 10:00 a.m. 
    The SBA will join a small business roundtable hosted by Congresswoman Omar's office to hear from businesses in her district on how the government (at all levels) can be of better help to small business owners. We will also hear from a business owner who has had several SBA loans funded. Invite only.  Follow us on Twitter @SBA_Minnesota to see photos of the meeting.
  • Redwing, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    Join the Chamber Ladies for a free lunch and learning opportunity to celebrate National Tourism Week and Small Business Week. Details here: https://bit.ly/2IZKzae
  • Online, 11:45 a.m. 
    National SBW Winners Announced Live on SBA’s Facebook page:
    • The Small Business Exporter, Prime Contractor & Subcontractor of the Year
    • Dwight D. Eisenhower Awards for Excellence (Services, Research & Development, and Manufacturing)
    • 8(a) Graduate of the Year
    • Small Business Persons of the Year from each state (including Minnesota!), the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.
    • National Small Business Person of the Year Chosen
  • Mankato, 4 p.m.
    The SBA will join a small business roundtable hosted by Congressman Hagedorn's office to hear from businesses in his district. Invite only.  Follow us on Twitter @SBA_Minnesota to see photos of the meeting.

TUESDAY, May 7th

  • St. Paul, 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    Small Helps All Mini Conference - Join the JJ Hill Center, BBB and Calhoun Companies for panel discussions, networking, and one-on-one discussions with a mini expo of experts, companies, resources and more. Register here: https://bit.ly/2LnhKpZ
  • Mankato, 11:30 a.m.
    The Mankato SBDC is celebrating Small Business Week with an Awards Luncheon celebrating Mankato area businesses. Register here: https://bit.ly/2GZZGxY
  • Brooklyn Center, 1:30 p.m.
    New Business Minnesota is hosting their annual Spring Small Business Resource Expo to serve owners and managers of small businesses, and entrepreneurs who are looking for the resources. Register here: https://conta.cc/2Lhaagt
  • Online, 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Meet other business owners and get expert advice SBA's free 2-day Virtual Conference. Details here: https://bit.ly/2VN6q7v

 
WEDNESDAY, MAY 8th

  • Minneapolis, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
    The US and MN Chambers of Commerce, in collaboration with MetLife, will welcome business builders from across the state to the Small Business Series: Twin Cities. Register here: https://bit.ly/2Jjdrt0
  • Online, 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Meet other business owners and get expert advice SBA's free 2-day Virtual Conference. Details here: https://bit.ly/2VN6q7v
  • Shoreview, 8 a.m.
    The SBA will join the Women’s Business Development Center for the Twin Cities Ambassador & Advisory Committee and Founding Partner joint breakfast meeting. Invite only.  Follow us on Twitter @SBA_Minnesota to see photos of the meeting.
  • Online, 8 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
    As part of the Small Helps All series from the JJ Hill Center, BBB and Calhoun Companies, learn how to grow your business using social media with this free webinar from the National Institute for Social Media. Register here: https://bit.ly/2vBD1S5

THURSDAY, MAY 9th

  • Fergus Falls, 7:30 - 9:00 a.m.
    Join Chamber Cafe and find out what's going on "behind the scenes" in the community.  Enjoy a light breakfast & networking - Free for Small Business Week. Details here: https://bit.ly/2DLNkaT
  • Minneapolis, 8 a.m.The SBA will host the Federal Executive Board's quarterly meeting in celebration of Small Business Week.  The FEB works to improve coordination among Federal activities and programs outside Washington. Invite only.  Follow us on Twitter @SBA_Minnesota to see photos of the meeting.
  • Moorhead, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m
    At the 2019 Red River Valley Small Business Conference visit with industry experts for panel discussions and workshops for strategies and techniques to start, grow, expand and transition your business. Stop by resource tables for one-on-one visits. Boxed lunch and refreshments included with $15 registration fee: https://conta.cc/2H13dw5
  • Burnsville, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 
    BBB is hosting a Small Business Scam Jam Luncheon to help inform business owners of the latest scams targeting them. The Federal Trade Commission will also be a special guest at the luncheon. Register here: https://bit.ly/2VHHzFe

FRIDAY, MAY 10th

  • Brooklyn Park, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. - Register by May 7
    Join us to at the 2019 Minnesota Small Business Week Awards Luncheon as we celebrate our 2019 Winners! Register here: https://conta.cc/2Wlenkn
  • Online, 11:00 a.m.
    Join SBA (@SBAgov) and industry experts for the National Small Business Week Twitter Chat on  how to start and grow a small business. We’ll be sharing tips and tricks to help you along your business journey. Join/follow the conversation with #SmallBusinessWeek.

Want More? The IRS will be celebrating Small Business Week on Twitter @IRSsmallbiz on topics like:

  • Withholding taxes,
  • Data security tips,
  • Estimated tax payments,
  • Business credits and deductions and
  • Expanded tax benefits for depreciation and expensing.

They also want you to know about the many online resources available to business owners and self-employed taxpayers. https://go.usa.gov/xmNgF

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