Upcoming Georgia SBA Small Biz Training Events: March 20th-24th

Staff Report

Monday, March 20th, 2023

SBA Ready, Set, Go! Part 3 - Finding Local Resources

SBA Georgia District Office

This session will do a deep dive into how to search for service providers in your area. This includes discussion on our relationship with UGA Small Business Development Centers, SCORE Mentors, and more!

Tuesday, March 21, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. ET REGISTER HERE

How to Obtain the WOSB Certification

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.

Tuesday, March 21, 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. ET REGISTER HERE

Employee Retention Tax Credit - Is it Worth it? YES!

SBA Georgia District Office

This course provides an overview of the IRS's Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC) offered in 2020 and 2021. This course will provide clarity on who is qualified, what payroll amounts can be claimed and how the credit is impacted by other programs such as the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) and the Shuttered Venue Operator's Grant (SVOG).

Tuesday, March 21, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET REGISTER HERE

Selling to Canada: Insights & Resources for Women Owned Small Businesses

SBA Office of International Trade

Whether you are preparing your market entry strategy or looking to expand, register to hear insights on opportunities in the Canadian market, considerations for U.S. women-owned businesses on doing business in Canada, and information on programs and services available from both SBA and Commerce to support you.

Thursday, March 23, 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. ET REGISTER HERE

Small Business Development Center

Starting a business from scratch isn’t the only path to entrepreneurship – a rapidly growing trend is entrepreneurship through acquisition. It’s also an alternative way to grow an existing business. Whether you are interested in becoming a small business owner or are an existing business owner looking to grow through acquisition, this webinar is for you!

Wednesday, March 22, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. ET REGISTER HERE

Develop an Import/Export Business  

Small Business Development Center

Do you have what it takes to become a successful international business? Are you ready to make international sales? Importing / Exporting offers great opportunities but requires preparation and planning.

Friday, March 24, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET REGISTER HERE

So You Wanna Be a Social Entrepreneur? Part III  

Greater Wealth Works Women's Business Center

Are you thinking about starting a nonprofit? Are you passionate about a cause and ready to pursue it with true purpose?  “So, You Wanna Be a Social Entrepreneur?”  is a 3-Part Webinar Series curated to give aspiring and existing social entrepreneurs an in-depth look into the world of nonprofits and social good entities.

Friday, March 24, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET REGISTER HERE

Intellectual Property Basics  

GMEN and Russell Innovation Center - NAV-GA

Are you interested in learning about patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets? Learn about intellectual property (IP) basics and potential ways to protect your innovations as you transition from idea to product. The session will cover:

• What is the USPTO?

• An overview of intellectual property types: patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets

• Why innovators and entrepreneurs should consider protecting their IP

• How to get started in protecting your intellectual property

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