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Understanding How to Do Business With the State of Georgia  

SBA Georgia District Office 

SBA and the Georgia Department of Administrative Series (DOAS) have partnered to host a three-part series is to equip small business owners with information that will assist them in getting ready to do business with the State of Georgia. PART ONE: “Understanding How to do Business with the State of Georgia”

Tuesday, May 17, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. ET REGISTER HERE

SBA Overview – May  

SBA Georgia District Office 

The U.S. Small Business Administration offers a variety of business services to assist new and existing small business. We offer training and guidance to assist business growth at all levels. Offering products and services in the areas of access to capital, federal contracting certifications, counseling, and disaster assistance is our mission. Join us and learn MORE about the SBA!

Tuesday, May 3, 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. ET REGISTER HERE

How to Access the WOSB Federal Contracting Program Repository

SBA Georgia District Office

This webinar will provide you information on the certification process for the Women Owed Small Business Certification Program. Webinar access information will be forwarded to all attendees via email.

Tuesday, May 17, 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. ET REGISTER HERE

Wednesday Wisdom: Starting a Business in Georgia

SBA Georgia District Office

Starting a business involves planning, making key financial decisions, and completing a series of legal activities. If you want to get started but don’t know how, this webinar is for you. Learn how to write a business plan, conduct market research, licensing, insurance, structuring your business and more.

Wednesday, May 18, 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. ET REGISTER HERE

SBA Loan Programs – May

SBA Georgia District Office

The SBA offers multiple financing products to assist in many levels of entrepreneurial growth. The SBA is not only equipped to assist new and early-stage business, but we also specialize in assist existing businesses with their growth and expansion needs. We will discuss everything from microlending to exporting finance options. Join us and learn MORE about the SBA financing programs!

Thursday, May 19, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. ET REGISTER HERE

Resource Partner Events


What is Full Funnel Marketing and Why You Need It

Small Business Development Center 

Some people think one campaign or a single marketing vehicle can take prospect from awareness into consideration, prove your credibility and value, and then close a sale. Maybe if you’re selling gumballs, but almost every other business requires a funnel approach. Modo Modo Agency CEO, Moira Vetter will discuss what a funnel is, what the stages of consideration and purchase are and how to ensure you have all the types of marketing content you need to win the business every time.

Monday, May 16, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. ET REGISTER HERE

GrowSMART Carrollton/Morrow (in person)

Small Business Development Center 

If your business is ready for growth, SBDC GrowSMART gives you the tools and strategies to reach your goals. GrowSMART was developed by the UGA SBDC to meet the needs of growing businesses. This in-person program gets results! In full or half-day weekly sessions, learn to analyze and manage your business like a seasoned CEO.

Tuesdays, May 17 to June 14, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET REGISTER HERE

Is Your Business Built to Last?

Small Business Development Center 

This workshop focuses on building a strategic plan for your business to survive and thrive upon your exit. Participants will receive a business continuity workbook with checklists to thoroughly plan for everything from disaster to retirement or even profit maximization for selling.

Tuesday, May 17, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET REGISTER HERE

Winning Through Customer Service Workshop (in-person)

Small Business Development Center 

AUGUSTA: After you have worked hard to get a client base, do you know how to keep them? Time and effort put toward maintaining a client is a valuable investment. Are you doing it well? Join UGA SBDC professionals and different Augusta small business owners in conversation and discussions in order to build or enhance the experience of your customers.

Wednesday, May 18, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET REGISTER HERE

The Business of Macon Film: Do You Have a Starring Role (in-person)

Small Business Development Center 

MACON: Is your business ready for its close up? With a record number of movie productions scheduled in our State, local businesses are poised to provide location, goods and services to Georgia’s film industry. Learn more about the opportunities for your small business to have a starring role, as well as supply trends, cash flow considerations and industry expectations that come with it.

Wednesday, May 18, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET REGISTER HERE

How to Get a “YES” from the Small Business Assistance Corporation

Women’s Business Center, Savannah Region 

Learn about the available local loan programs through the Small Business Assistance Corporation and let’s discuss why you may have been told “NO”.

Wednesday, May 18, 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. ET REGISTER HERE

Becoming a Film Friendly Vendor (in-person)

Small Business Development Center 

SAVANNAH: Learn how your small business can become a vendor for Film and Television productions. Every production needs a wide variety of goods and services, and here’s the good news, they prefer to source locally! Get to know the production ecosystem in our Savannah region.

Thursday, May 19, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET REGISTER HERE

Small Business Execution in a Challenging Economy

Women’s Business Center, Atlanta Region 

The focus of this Master Class will be on the Processes for Business Management, Execution Excellence, Leadership (and Leadership Development), Minority Business Ownership and Branding.

Thursday, May 19, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. ET REGISTER HERE