SBA: 3rd Annual Houston Business Matchmaker, March 4, 2022 (virtual)

This is a great opportunity to connect with buyers (large businesses, colleges & universities, federal/state/local agencies) to meet procurement representatives and discuss contracting opportunities.  Details also available at this link: 3rd Annual Houston Business Matchmaker - March 4th!

2022-01-20T11:30:32-06:00January 20th, 2022|Economic Development|

SBA Houston Virtual Events for the Week of January 10-14, 2022

The following is a link to next week’s (January 10-14, 2022) webinar schedule: Topics include: Nomination Deadline for National Small Business Week Awards Business Smart Series: Ready, Set, GO in Business! New Year, New Business (3 Part Webinar Series) Resources for Veteran Entrepreneurs And more…

2022-01-07T18:36:28-06:00January 7th, 2022|Economic Development|

Wednesday’s Webinar: COVID EIDL and Government Contracting Resources

The SBA and Public Private Strategies Institute have teamed up to provide small business owners with a series of webinars that will cover resources to help small businesses grow and thrive. Join us for the next session Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. ET: COVID EIDL and Government Contracting. During this webinar, you will: Learn more [...]

2021-12-07T07:32:07-06:00December 7th, 2021|Economic Development|

#ShopSmall on 11/27 for Small Business Saturday

#ShopSmall on November 27, 2021 for Small Business Saturday Celebrated each year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, Small Business Saturday allows consumers to make an impact in their neighborhoods by supporting local small businesses from nearly every sector – from manufacturing to e-commerce, to Mom-and-Pop shops on Main Street. The day is designed to support local businesses [...]

2021-11-24T17:28:50-06:00November 24th, 2021|Economic Development, Events|

TOMORROW’S ONLINE EVENT: Business Resources for Veterans

Join the SBA tomorrow, November 16, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. ET for an online panel discussion with veteran and military spouse business owners as they share: Their small business success stories How they pivoted during the pandemic SBA resources they used to start and grow their businesses Register Now

2021-11-15T20:26:37-06:00November 15th, 2021|Economic Development|

SBA Programs Inject Over $9 Billion Into Houston-Area Businesses in Fiscal Year 2021

Over $36 million a day helped elevate businesses in Houston and surrounding areas, accounting for roughly 30 percent of small businesses in the district Houston’s entrepreneurial ecosystem remained remarkably resilient this year despite the ongoing economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Over $9 billion in U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) lending occurred in the Houston [...]

2021-11-09T10:38:27-06:00November 9th, 2021|Economic Development|

Mark Your Calendar: Upcoming SBA Houston Events!

Houston District Office  - October 2021 COVID Economic Injury Disaster Loan Overview  Wednesday, October 13 |  11:30am CDT | JOIN LIVE Tuesday, October 19 |   2:00pm CDT | JOIN LIVE Learn the basics of the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL), updates that have been made to the program, how to apply, steps for reconsideration & loan increases, [...]

2021-10-08T14:40:23-05:00October 8th, 2021|Economic Development|

Mark Your Calendar: Upcoming SBA Houston Events

  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, [...]

2021-08-20T16:27:57-05:00August 20th, 2021|Economic Development|

SBA official explains loan aid following Houston upheavals

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 [...]

2021-08-04T22:59:36-05:00August 4th, 2021|Economic Development, My East Aldine|
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