Houston District Office – May 2022

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Government Contracting

Disaster Response Contracting Webinar

Hosted by SBA Louisiana, Lower Rio Grande Valley,
and Houston District Offices

Thursday, June 2 | 10:00am–11:30am CDT | REGISTER
When emergencies or natural disasters occur, supplies and services must be rushed to impacted areas quickly. Small businesses can contract with the federal government to assist in relief and recovery efforts following a major disaster. To compete for disaster contract opportunities, you must be prepared. Attend this event to learn more about doing business with federal agencies, hear from businesses who have been awarded these types of contracts, and the support resources available.

Congressman Troy Nehls Hurricane Expo

Saturday, June 4 | 10:00am-1:00pm | REGISTER
LOCATION: First United Methodist Church Pearland
(2314 N. Grand Blvd. – Pearland, TX)
For the community to be able to get resources and information to prepare for Hurricane Season 2022. Also, a resource for community members to get assistance and general knowledge about the agencies and non-profits that serve them.

Small Business Summer School

Summer School Series:

SBA Resources Every Small Business
Needs to Know About

Wednesday, June 1 | 11:00am CDT | REGISTER
Join your local SBA team to learn about the SBA resources available to you as a small business! This session will include an overview of our SBA services, the SBA Learning Center, our SBA Houston website, and a brief overview of our resource partners. This session will include Q&A.

Upcoming Webinars in this Series:
Meet the Lender Breakout Sessions
Wednesday, June 8 | 10:00am CDT | REGISTER

Choosing the Right Business Entity
Tuesday, June 14 | 1:00pm CDT | REGISTER

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

Join the ASCENT

Did YOU Know? 

SBA has a digital platform for women business owners ready to grow their business called ASCENT! Ascent puts women business owners in charge of selecting content tailored to their individual needs and busy schedule.

Start YOUR Learning Journey HERE

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Prepare for Hurricane Season:
Learn About SBA Disaster Assistance

Wednesday, June 8 | 1:00pm CDT | REGISTER
Join the SBA Houston District Office and SCORE Houston to learn how to prepare and about low-interest federal disaster loans available to businesses and residents affected by a declared disaster. Businesses of all sizes located in declared disaster areas, private nonprofit organizations, homeowners, and renters affected by declared disasters, including natural disasters such as hurricanes, flooding, and wildfires.


En Espanol  

Prepare su negocio para desastres

Jueves, 9 de junio | 11:00am CDT | REGISTRARSE
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.


En Espanol  

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.


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!


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.


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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Small Business Start-Up Orientation

Wednesday, June 1 | 10:00am CDT | REGISTER

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Hiring and Retaining the Right People

Thursday, June 2 | 10:00am CDT | REGISTER

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How to Get WBENC WBE Certified

Friday, June 3 | 1:00pm CDT | REGISTER


  WBEA Women's Business Center Logo

Ways to Mitigate Fraud

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




Govology: How to Bid on
Government Construction Projects

Tuesday, May 31 | 12:00pm 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]