Upcoming SBA Georgia District Events

Staff Report

Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

How to Access the WOSB Federal Contracting Program Repository

SBA Georgia District Office

Before you can participate in the women’s federal contracting program, you must either use SBA FREE online application or an approved third-party certifier. Both methods will require you to use the https://beta.certify.sba.gov/ new portal. This webinar will provide you information on the certification process for the Women Owed Small Business Certification Program. Webinar access information will be forwarded to all attendees via email.

Tuesday, October 19, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. EDT REGISTER HERE

Hiring My First Employee

Small Business Development Center

This webinar will focus on new hire forms, reporting, and verification requirements that every small business needs to know about. Who should attend: Startups that have been in business less than 2 years and existing businesses that want to do a basic new hire HR checkup. 

Tuesday, October 19, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. EDT REGISTER HERE

Leveraging Facebook and Instagram  

SCORE North Metro Atlanta

In this Workshop we will look at the data to determine whether selecting Facebook or Instagram – or both – is the right decision for your brand.

Wednesday, October 20, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. EDT REGISTER HERE

Buying a Franchise: Is it Right for You?

Small Business Development Center

Are you considering purchasing a franchise? This course is designed to help you evaluate the quality of a franchise concept and understand what encompasses, purchasing and operating a franchise. This course will cover financial requirements necessary to own and operate a franchise, as well as other critical variables and information. Finally, you will be exposed to vital information to help determine if you are best suited to become a franchisee. 

Thursday, October 21, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. EDT REGISTER HERE

Multicultural Business Summit (In Person Event)

Small Business Development Center

The annual Multicultural Business Summit is our annual networking and training even for small business owners and small business supporters to learn about procurement-related topics. This year’s theme, New Opportunities Post-Pandemic, includes a focus of doing business with healthcare systems and the University System of Georgia. Experts will be present to speak and network for future contracting opportunities. Join us at The UGA Gwinnett campus on Friday, Oct. 22, 2021. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. and the Summit will wrap around 2:00 p.m. Lunch is included with general admission tickets.

Friday, October 22, 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. EDT REGISTER HERE

Understanding Small Business Financials 

SCORE North Metro Atlanta

In these difficult economic times, understanding your numbers and what they are saying about your business can mean the difference between surviving and closing your doors. This workshop is specifically designed for entrepreneurs. Financial statements will be presented in an informative and easy-to-understand manner. The focus is on the key elements of the financial statements that help you make smarter decisions.

Friday, October 22, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. EDT REGISTER HERE