Leveraging the SBA 8(a) Certification from San Antonio to Houston Thursday, September 9 | 10:00-11:30am CDT REGISTER HERE The SBA’s 8(a) Business Development Program can be one of the most powerful certifications a small business can hold. The program aims to grow and prepare socio-economic small businesses to be more competitive in the federal marketplace. [...]
Access Capital: Start-Ups and Growing Businesses Thursday, August 26 | 10:00am CDT CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Register for this panel discussion to learn excellent financial information for starting a business. Three lenders will discuss how they analyze loan requests for start-ups, growing businesses, and business acquisitions. You will be able to ask questions pertaining [...]
2021 WBEA Business Conference & Matchmaking Wednesday, August 25 - Thursday, August 26 | 8:30am-4:00pm CDT Innovative Ideas! Intentional Actions! This virtual event provides a platform for brand extension and supplier development while linking women business enterprises (WBEs) with corporate purchasers, governmental agencies, and other women-owned businesses for the primary purpose of increasing opportunity, [...]
HCC Mattress Mack School of Selling HCC©-Session 3–Tue-8/17/21-10a-12p-CST-Topic: The Ability to Say NO: Why Saying No is Uncomfortable; When to Say No; How to Say No; and Benefits of Saying No. Cost-Free-Take 1 session or more-To Register: http://tiny.cc/HCCMMSS
With Hurricane Harvey, the COVID-19 pandemic and this year’s historic winter storm, it’s been a rough time for Texas, and small businesses have suffered. However, there are plenty of available financial resources to help business owners who might benefit from guaranteed loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration. The traditional SBA loan guarantee program helps [...]
The U.S. Small Business Administration's Office of Capital Access will host a small business webinar series with Public Private Strategies Institute on the COVID Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program. The program was designed to help hard-hit small businesses and nonprofits recover from the economic impacts of the pandemic by providing advances and low-interest disaster loans. Tuesday, [...]
This one or two-day in-person course is offered off installation and provides participants with an overview of business fundamentals, while introducing techniques for evaluating the feasibility of business concepts.
CRISIS: Prepare for the Next Disaster Wednesday, July 14 | 2:00-3:30pm CDT It is not a question of IF, but WHEN. 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 [...]
Council Member Edward Pollard's office will host District J Jobs, an in-person job fair, where participants will be able to interview on the spot for job opportunities.
Come join us to learn about pathways to rewarding careers in construction and other fields. Get help registering for summer and fall classes. Scholarships and financial assistance available to qualified students.