Houston District Office – June 2022

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LGBTQ+ Small Business Growth via
Federal and Corporate Contracting

Thursday, June 16 | 10:30am CDT | REGISTER
Join SBA’s Houston, Tennessee, and Seattle District Offices to learn about the free programs and services available through the SBA including the SBA 8(a) Business Development Program. In collaboration with the National and local LGBT chambers, attendees will also learn more about the benefits of the NGLCC LGBT Business Enterprise® (LGBTBE) certification and hear firsthand from small business owners who have benefited from these programs.

Small Business Summer School

Summer School Series:

Choosing the Right Business Entity

Tuesday, June 14 | 1:00pm CDT | REGISTER
Thinking of starting a business? Don’t know what business entity to choose? Join representatives from the SBA Houston District and SCORE Houston to understand the differences between the most common business entities and which is right for you! This session will include Q&A.

Final Webinar in this Series:
How Limited is the Liability of Your LLC?
Tuesday, June 21 | 1:00pm CDT | REGISTER

Preparando su negocio para
solicitar un préstamo

Lunes, 13 de junio | 11:00am CDT | REGISTRARSE
Aprenda los conceptos básicos para solicitar un préstamo, incluido cómo comprender su puntaje de crédito, aumentar sus probabilidades de aprobación y recursos gratuitos para ayudarlo.


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Do You Have a BAIL Team?

Wednesday, June 15 | 1:00pm CDT | REGISTER
A BAIL team is an acronym that stands for a banker, accountant, insurance agent, and a legal team. Join SBA and SCORE Houston for a panel discussion on the benefits of having a BAIL Team and how to find one that works for you! Also, get your questions answered by the experts during our Q&A session!


Q&A with SBA:
Women Veterans Get Your Questions Answered

Thursday, June 16 | 2:30pm CDT | REGISTER
Join an SBA representative in this virtual open forum to get your small business questions answered! All veterans, male or female, are welcome to attend.


Diversifying the Supply Chain Panel Discussion

Friday, June 17 | 10:00am CDT | REGISTER
Many small businesses continue to face challenges post COVID. Join SBA and SCORE Houston as we discuss these challenges and hear expert recommendations on Supply Chain, Labor Management and Operations. Session will include audience Q&A.

Small Disadvantaged Business:
Preparing for a Federal Contract with Access to Capital

Tuesday, June 14 | 2:00pm CDT | REGISTER


The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) is hosting a webinar to provide small disadvantaged businesses and new entrants the opportunity to prepare for Federal contracting with information on access to capital. Event participants will hear from HUD’s Secretary, Marcia L. Fudge, and experts from PTAC, and SBA. 

Pathway to Prosperity

Path to Prosperity Series:
Incentivizing Small Business to Build a Path Forward

Hosted by: SBA, FDIC, and USDA
Wednesday, June 15 | 11:30am-4:00pm CDT | REGISTER
“Path to Prosperity” is brought to you by the SBA, FDIC and USDA, and is a regional business development virtual series consisting of panel discussions comprised of economic, lending and government contracting experts. There will be facilitated conversations, sharing best practices, and innovative solutions. Topics include: Accessing Capital and Building a Relationship with Lenders, Business in the Healthcare Ecosystem, and Basics of Government Contracting.

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IRS Small Business Forum: How to Improve Relationships with Federal and Community Agencies

Tuesday, June 21 | 1:00pm-3:00pm CDT | JOIN LIVE
CALL IN (Audio Only): 737-253-8168 | Conference ID: 614 128 617#
During this information session, you will virtually engage and network with federal and community agency partners. Get to know them and gain an understanding on what services they offer to help improve and enhance your relationships. Questions? Email [email protected].


En Espanol  

Cafecito y Negocios

Miércoles, 22 de junio | 8:30am CDT | REGISTRARSE
LOCALIZACIÓN: Cafe Guadalupe
(11902 Aldine Westfield Road – Houston, TX 77093)

¡Aprenda cómo los programas y recursos en Houston pueden ayudarlo a tener éxito! Los representantes de la Administración de Pequeños Negocios y varios recursos en Houston estarán disponibles para responder a sus preguntas. También tendrá la oportunidad de conocer a otros dueños de negocios locales.


Ginnie Mae’s Fiscal Year 2022
Small Business Outreach Virtual Event

Thursday, June 23 | 9:00am-11:45am CDT | REGISTER
Hosted by The Government National Mortgage Association (Ginnie Mae) and the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU). Joint breakout rooms for discussion with the following: Office of Enterprise Data & Technology Solutions, Office of Finance, Office of Issuer & Portfolio Management, and Office of Securities Operations.


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Prepare su negocio para desastres

  Jueves, 30 de junio | 11:00am CDT | REGISTRARSE

Aprenda a preparar su negocio contra desastres. Los desastres pueden adoptar muchas formas y el costo financiero de la reconstrucción después de un desastre puede ser abrumador. Estará en mejor posición para recuperarse y continuar las operaciones en caso de que ocurra un desastre.


SBA Small Business Meetup in Pearland

Friday, July 15 | 9:00am-10:30am CDT | REGISTER
PJ’s Coffee – 12640 Broadway St. – Pearland, TX 77584
Eager to start a business or grow your existing business? Representatives from the SBA Houston District Office and SBA’s Resource Partner Network (San Jacinto College Small Business Development Center & SCORE) will be available to answer your questions. Learn how SBA programs and resources can help you succeed! Session will be informative and allow for networking and Q&A.

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How to Build Strategic Partnerships
for Business Growth

Tuesday, June 14 | 9:30am CDT | REGISTER
LOCATION: Houston Center SBDC

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Starting and Running
Your Own Business

Saturday, June 11 | 9:00am CDT | REGISTER
LOCATION: HCC West Loop – Room 142

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Deeper Dive into
Government Contracting

Thursday, June 16 | 10:00am CDT | REGISTER


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Combatting Fraud

Monday, June 13 | 12:00pm CDT | REGISTER




How to Do Business with Harris County and the City of Houston

Wednesday, June 15 | 9:30am CDT | REGISTER


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Want to learn more about SBA Programs & Services?

Download the SBA Houston Resource Guide HERE
Download the National Resource Guide HERE

Questions? Please contact [email protected]