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SBA Small Biz Webinars & Workshops Feb. 2 - Feb. 6

*Eastern Standard Time (EST)

Tuesday, February 2, 2021, 1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M., CARES Act SBA Loan Program (PPP): What You Need to Know

Join the Florida SBDC at FIU and other experts for a free webinar to learn what’s in the new relief package, including a PPP Loan forgiveness overview, and how your business can take full advantage of the new relief programs. Free to attend. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Florida SBDC at FIU.

Tuesday, February 2, 2021, 6:00 P.M. – 7:30 P.M., Build Revenue With An Effective Marketing Strategy

Learn the basics of marketing, key platforms to utilize, and tools to engage clients and grow sales. Learn advantages of different marketing outlets such as digital media, website, google marketing, traditional marketing, guerrilla marketing, and PR. Free to attend. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Broward SCORE Chapter.

Wednesday, February 3, 2021, 11:00 A.M. – 12:30 P.M., Webinar - HUBZone Federal Contracting Certification

This class will review the criteria and eligibility for the Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZone) program. This program helps small businesses in urban and rural communities gain preferential access to federal procurement opportunities. Free to attend. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Lonnie Koyama of the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Wednesday, February 3, 2021, 6:00 P.M. – 7:30 P.M., Understanding Lease and Rent Agreements during the Covid-19 Pandemic

This online workshop will cover the what a lessee or renter's responsibilities are in normal circumstances and advise on actions and steps that might be taken in crisis situations like this one. $15 to attend. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Broward SCORE Chapter.

Wednesday, February 3, 2021, 7:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M., New Government Grants & Loans

Federal Government funding is available in 2021. Information on First and Second Draw Opportunities for the Payroll Protection Program (PPP), Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL), Shuttered Venue Operators (SVO) Grants & more will be covered. Free to attend. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Broward SCORE Chapter.

Thursday, February 4, 2021, 8:45 A.M. – 9:45 A.M., Google Presents: Get Your Local Business on Google Search and Maps

Learn about Google My Business, a free tool for local businesses who want to connect with customers on Google Search and Maps. Get hands-on help creating or updating your business profile or a simple website. Free to attend. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Women's Business Center.

Thursday, Februry 4, 2021, 9:30 A.M. – 11:00 A.M., Developing Your Business Plan - Free Live Webinar

For a small business to be successful and profitable, the owners must have a clear understanding of their product or service, customers, competition and financial projections. A Business Plan is a key operating tool to help manage your business and enable you to achieve greater success. Click here to register for this free event. The workshop will be conducted by the Miami Dade SCORE Chapter.

Thursday, February 4, 2021, 1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M., Developing a Winning VC Pitch

This webinar will provide key insights into the investment community and how to build a winning VC pitch for your business. Free to attend. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Florida SBDC at FIU.

Thursday, February 4, 2021, 6:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M., How To Buy A Business/Franchise With The New Normal

Existing Businesses have a much higher long term success rate. This workshop is all about buying a Business/Franchise under new 2020 circumstances. Free to attend. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Broward SCORE Chapter.

Saturday, February 6, 2021, 9:30 A.M. – 11:30 A.M., Ecommerce Internacional para Pequeños Empresarios

El comercio electrónico se ha expandido de forma exponencial en lo últimos años. En este taller compartiremos las bases y herramientas sobre las cuales podrás construir tu estrategia de comercio electrónico internacional. Free to attend. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Broward SCORE Chapter.

Saturday, February 6, 2021, 11:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M., Nuevas Subvenciones y Préstamos gubernamentales

Hay nuevos recursos disponibles por parte del Gobierno Federal en 2021. Primera y Segunda Ronda del Programa de Protección de Nómina (PPP por sus siglas en inglés), Préstamos EIDL, Subvenciones para recintos públicos que hayan sido cerrados. Aprenda cómo acceder a nuevos recursos para su negocio. Free to attend. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Broward SCORE Chapter.

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