COVID-19 Small Business Relief and Recovery Loan Program

COVID-19 Regional Small Business Relief & Recovery Loan Program Webinar

This webinar will introduce a new COVID-19 small business relief loan program available through the U.S. Economic Development Administration and administered by the Houston-Galveston Area Local Development Corporation. This program will provide immediate and critical financial assistance to small businesses throughout the Gulf Coast region dealing with the current impact and pending aftereffects of COVID-19.

October 14  |  11:00am CST  |  REGISTER HERE


Coping with COVID-19

Common Issues Employers and Workers Face When Responding to COVID-19

The complete change in the workplace has left small business owners with many questions. SBA, in collaboration with The U.S. Department of Labor will provide you with the latest information on a variety of topics including disaster funding, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), and guidelines for protecting the safety and health of employees. Session will include Q&A.

October 14  |  1:00pm CST  |  JOIN HERE

Online Franchise Expo

Online Franchise Expo

Join the SBA Houston District Office at this FREE virtual event where you can visit hundreds of virtual booths, interact with top franchise brands, and learn from experts in educational sessions. 

October 15-30  |  MORE DETAILS & TO REGISTER


Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Overview


Has your business been affected by COVID-19? Learn the basics of the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) how to apply, and the most frequently asked questions.

October 13  |  11:30am CST  |  JOIN HERE


Paycheck protection program, PPP

PPP Loan Forgiveness
Overview and Q&A

Please don’t stress! The SBA will walk you Step-By-Step through the Loan Forgiveness Application.  We will also discuss important factors and tips you should consider when completing the Loan Forgiveness Application.

October 13  |    2:00pm CST  |  JOIN HERE
October 16  |  11:00am CST  |  JOIN HERE


Learn What SBA Resource Partners
are Available to YOU!

Local Assistance

The SBA works with a number of local partners to counsel, mentor, and train small businesses.

October 14  |  3:30pm CST  |  JOIN HERE


Hand Holding Money

SBA Loans: Improve Your
Cash Flow & Capital

If you want to understand how an SBA loan can improve your cash flow and capital, you do not want to miss this webinar. Also, learn how lenders make their loan decisions. All questions will be answered during the live Q&A session.

October 15  |  2:00pm CST  |   JOIN HERE

Federal Government Contracting Guide

Federal Government Contracting Guide

The federal government contracts with small businesses to buy products and services. Learn how to get started!

October 16  |  4:30pm CST  |  JOIN HERE


Q&A Sessions
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Q&A for Veterans

Calling all veterans! An SBA representative will be available to provide you answers to all your small business questions!

October 13  |  4:30pm CST  |   JOIN HERE

DDD Presents Series
SBA Surety Bond Guarantee Program Information Session

SBA Surety Bonding for Small Businesses

The SBA Surety Bond Guarantee Program can help your small business obtain contract, bid, performance, & payment bonds! Does your business have: Limited Financial Resources? No Prior Bonded Work Experience? Trouble Bonding as a Start-up? A Desire to Increase its Current Bond Limits? Join the SBA for a FREE webinar to learn about this program!

October 15  |  2:00pm CST  |  JOIN HERE

Asian Chamber Virtual 2020 Business Conference and Expo

Asian Chamber of Commerce:
Virtual 2020 Business Conference & Expo

Join the SBA Houston District office at this annual event that focuses on education and providing opportunities of trade through workshops, roundtable conversations and a business expo. This year’s theme “Driving New Business Beyond Borders” will provide essential business tools as well as cover topics of trade both locally and globally via a highly interactive online platform offering a main keynote stage, breakout sessions, an interactive expo and opportunities of structured and informal networking.

Multiple Dates in October  |  REGISTRATION & AGENDA


Coming Soon

Virtual Veteran Entrepreneur Summit

Virtual Veteran Entrepreneur Summit

The 2020 Virtual Veteran Entrepreneur Summit will focus on Small Business Administration veteran resources, tips for veteran businesses, access to capital, and more. Virtual Veteran Entrepreneur Summit attendees will also gain valuable knowledge, insight, and practical tips for working with the federal government.

The virtual conference will feature speakers from Veteran owned businesses like Appddiction Studios, Ranch Road Boots and 3DS.

October 22  |  2:00pm CST  |  REGISTER HERE


Meet with a FREE SBDC Business Specialist for Expertise in a Variety of Topics to Help Grow and Sustain YOUR Business!



Want to learn more about SBA Programs & Services? Download the SBA Houston Resource Guide HERE

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