Emergency Preparedness Planning for your Small Business: 

Building resilience is one of the most important skills Houston business owners can cultivate. In this webinar, we will equip business owners with tools to prepare for disasters, and tips on how to bounce back after a disaster strikes. Disasters happen—is your business ready?  

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at 3:30pm CST:  CLICK HERE TO JOIN


Q&A with SBA Leadership

SBA leadership will answer your small business questions in this virtual 30 min. daily interactive session (limited to first 30 participants).

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 & Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 9:00am CST
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You have questions? We have answers! SBA Houston District Office representative, Easter Wright, will be available to answer your small business questions. 

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at 3:30pm CST:  CLICK HERE TO JOIN


Disaster Loan Overview (EIDL/CARL)

Has your business been affected by COVID-19? Learn the basics of both programs and how to apply (Economic Injury Disaster Loan and Community Advantage Recovery Loan).

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at 11:00am CST: CLICK HERE TO JOIN 

Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 11:00am CST: CLICK HERE TO JOIN 

PPP Loan Forgiveness 

The Houston SBA District office will discuss key factors the borrower should consider when completing the Loan Forgiveness Application. The presentation will also include helpful tips, resources, and cover some of the most frequently asked questions. 

Monday, August 10, 2020 at 11:00am CST:  CLICK HERE TO JOIN

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at 11:00aCST:  CLICK HERE TO JOIN

Friday, August 14, 2020 at 11:00am CST:  CLICK HERE TO JOIN

Descripción general del préstamo para lesiones económicas por eesastre (EIDL) y el préstamo de recuperación de ventaja comunitaria (CARL): 
El Préstamo para Lesiones Económicas por Desastre (EIDL) todavía está aceptando solicitudes. Aprenda cómo solicita el EIDL y los conceptos básicos del programa. También hablaremos del nuevo programa, El Préstamo de Recuperación de Ventaja Comunitaria (CARL).

Martes 11 de agosto a la 11:00am CST:  HAGA CLIC AQUÍ PARA UNIRSE

Perdón de préstamo (PPP): Este seminario los guiará a través del proceso de solicitar el perdón del préstamo PPP.

Jueves 13 de agosto a la 11:00am CST:  HAGA CLIC AQUÍ PARA UNIRSE 

Get Certified With SBA: 
The SBA will give an overview of its certification programs. To help provide a level playing field for small businesses owned by socially and economically disadvantaged people or entities, the government limits competition for certain contracts to businesses that participate in these socio-economic programs. 

Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 3:30pm CST:  CLICK HERE TO JOIN


SBA Loans – Roadmap to Success for Start-Up and Expanding Businesses: The SBA will discuss the advantages of SBA loans for start-ups and expanding businesses. Additional resource information will be discussed. Don’t miss this very informative session.

Monday, August 11, 2020 at 2:00pm CST:  CLICK HERE TO JOIN

Friday, August 14, 2020 at 2:00pm CST:  CLICK HERE TO JOIN

SBA Surety Bond Guarantee Program: This program can help your small business obtain contract bonds up to $10 million! If you have no prior bonding experience, difficulty qualifying for bonding or want to increase your bond limits join this webinar to learn more!

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at 10:00am CST:  CLICK HERE TO JOIN

SBA Loans – Access to Capital for Start-Up and Expanding Businesses:
This webinar will discuss SBA loan programs and requirements as well as host other community lenders and resource partners who will offer their perspective on loan qualifications. Also hear helpful tips from a successful small business owner. Panelists will include lenders, the SBA, SCORE, and the WBEA Women’s Business Center.

Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 9:30am CST:  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER


Social Security Administration – Tools for Employers

The Social Security Administration will discuss topics that will include:

  1. Filing W-2s, W-2Cs and W-3s for employees
  2. Verifying employees’ Social Security numbers
  3. Online services for employers

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at 11:00am CST: CLICK HERE TO JOIN


SBA Online:
Learn the Benefits of SBA Programs & Services

Relax this Friday afternoon and learn how to travel SBA’s website. The SBA Houston District Office rep Easter Wright will take you on the journey to News and Resources by SBA. Learn how to benefit for your small business.   

Friday, August 14, 2020 at 3:30pm CST:  CLICK HERE TO JOIN


COVID-19 and the Changing Workplace (
A Webinar Presented by SBA and U.S. Department of Labor (Wage & Hour Division and OSHA): The complete change in the workplace has left small business owners with many questions. SBA, in collaboration with The U.S. Department of Labor, Wage & Hour Division, and OSHA will provide you with the latest information on a variety of topics including PPP & EIDL loans, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), and guidelines for protecting the safety and health of employees.  Session will include Q&A.

Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at 1:00pm CST:  CLICK HERE TO JOIN


Bringing Employees Back to Work Amidst COVID-19: Many employers have opened back up and are facing a rapidly changing environment. Join employment law experts for a discussion of issues employers may encounter as they bring employees back into the workplace in order to minimize risk in the process. Session will include live chat Q&A or email your questions in advance to [email protected].

Friday, August 28, 2020 11:30am CST:  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

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

Questions? Pease contact [email protected]

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