As we move from a busy National Women’s Business Month and Small Business Saturday into the transition ahead, we want to sustain this momentum by presenting to you the Council’s latest research report, Supply and Demand Perspectives on Women’s Participation in Supplier Diversity Programs.
Today, from 2:00-4:00 p.m., the Council will be hosting a public meeting on this research: United We Thrive: Sustaining our Momentum in Corporate and Public Arenas (via webinar). If you are interested in tuning in, it is not too late to register!
SBA participates in Encore Entrepreneur event with WORC, AARP
A growing number of workers age 50-plus are turning interests, hobbies or skills into a small business. Representatives from the U.S. Small Business Administration will present at this AARP and WORC Encore Entrepreneur "Work For Yourself @50+" event for people 50-plus years old thinking about starting a small business now or after retirement.
Learn about "What SBA Can Do For You," business start-up and financial basics for starting a small business, how to work with a lender, as well as SBA resources to assist new entrepreneurs.
Call to register now at 1-888-339-5617!
FREE Webinar : Form I-9 & E-Verify Training
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 from 9:30 am - 10:30 am PDT
This free, 1 hour 'virtual' workshop will be hosted by the Fresno SBA Office, and conducted by officers with the Verifications Division of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS).This webinar is designed to teach business owners, employers, HR professionals, and others about Form I-9 and E-Verify.
SBA & SCORE NETWORKING
You are invited to join fellow SCORE clients and other business owners for a couple of hours of conversation and networking. You'll have an opportunity to exchange experiences and ideas. You will also have a chance to broaden your exposure to other start ups and small businesses.
We'll also have SCORE mentors to offer information about services and other programs. The event will be loosely structured to allow maximum of opportunity for participants to meet and network.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced Fiscal Year 2016 (FY 2016) lending numbers this week showing record levels of small business lending through the 7(a) and 504 loan programs, as well as significant increases in lending to women, veterans and underserved communities.
Are you a small business owner with an amazing success story to tell?
If so, submit your nomination today for the 2017 National Small Business Week Awards.
As part of National Small Business Week (April 30 to May 6, 2017), the SBA’s Lower Rio Grande Valley District will highlight the impact of outstanding entrepreneurs, small business owners, and community members from the district. As such, we are currently seeking nominations from the public for exceptional entrepreneurs in the following categories:
DISTRICT, REGIONAL and NATIONAL Awards
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Don't miss this inspirational event. Registration due by April 27th!
What better way to celebrate National Small Business Week than to honor Michigan's most innovative and successful companies? Join the celebration - reserve your spot at Michigan Celebrates Small Business, held May 5th at The Lansing Center in Lansing, MI.
Need Business CAPITAL ? Learn how to secure financing to start, manage, and grow your small business
MEET SBA LENDERS and COMMUNITY BUSINESS PARTNERS ONE-ON-ONE
Spend a lunch hour learning how to protect your business from cybersecurity threats. Cyberattacks on small businesses have increased sharply in recent years. Companies like yours have valuable financial, customer, and intellectual property information that may be vulnerable to internal and external cybersecurity threats.