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Georgia District Office  – October 2022

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Illustration of a trophy with text, 2023 National Small Business Week Awards. Now accepting nominations. The SBA logo is included.

Now Accepting Nominations for the 2023 National Small Business Week Awards!

Are you or someone you know a Small Biz super star? The SBA Georgia District Office is now accepting nominations for the 2023 National Small Business Week awards! 

View information about SBA’s national award categories (Small Business Person of the Year, Exporter of the Year, etc.) here.

View information about the local SBA Georgia District award categories (Woman-Owned, Rural-Owned, Young Entrepreneur, etc.) here.

Small Business must have received some form of SBA assistance and at least a 3-year track record. All nominations must be submitted electronically to the SBA Georgia District Office BOX account by December 8th here.

Resource Partner Events


Manufacturing Month Webinar: Financing Manufacturing Exports

Small Business Digital Alliance

Calling all manufacturers: Whether you are new to export or currently exporting and looking to grow your sales, this webinar is must see!

Trade remains an engine of growth for America. Manufacturers need capital to take advantage of these opportunities.

Join us for an intimate conversation with a fellow manufacturer and their banker as we discuss challenges, opportunities, and lessons learned for financing global sales growth.

Thursday, October 27, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET REGISTER HERE

The Dark Side of Entrepreneurship: 5 Scariest Financial Mistakes

ACE Women’s Business Center, Atlanta Region

Entrepreneurship is an exciting opportunity! It also means sacrificing personal capital and giving up the security of a steady income. If your business is not doing well, it can have a serious effect on your personal income and your life.

Learn to avoid critical mistakes made by other small business owners that can send your business to an early grave.

Monday, October 31, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET REGISTER HERE

Podcasting for Beginners

Small Business Development Center

Are you interested in starting a Podcast? If you’re looking for a guide to help start, grow and market a podcast, this is the class for you. Launching a podcast isn’t difficult, but there are a number of steps and resources you’ll need to get it launched. Over 67 million Americans listen to a podcast every month. With just over 700,000 podcasts in the United States, they’re a good way to promote your business and expertise compared to the 440 million blogs online. You’ll hear from experts who have started and promoted successful podcasts about just what to do in order to make your podcast successful

Tuesday, November 1, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET REGISTER HERE

Small Business Resources & Loans for Veteran Entrepreneurs

ACE Women’s Business Center, Savannah Region

Veteran entrepreneurs, this is for you! Join us as we share services offered by the ACE Women’s Business Center and our partner organization, Veteran Business Outreach Center (VBOC). We will also discuss the details of and eligibility for the Veteran Loan Program available to ACE WBC clients.

Tuesday, November 1, 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. ET REGISTER HERE

Building an Exit Strategy for Your Business

Small Business Development Center

Have you started planning for the eventual exit of your business? Planning should begin years in advance. Having a defined strategy can help you build a more valuable company, have stronger personal financial plans and ensure it aligns with your personal goals.

Wednesday, November 2, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. ET REGISTER HERE

Elevating Entrepreneurship: 6-Week Brand + Website Design Course 

Georgia Micro Enterprise Network

Join Empower by GoDaddy in Partnership with the Georgia Micro Enterprise Network (GMEN) for Elevating Entrepreneurship a 6-week Brand + Website Design Free Virtual Course!

Wednesdays 11.02.22 – 12.14.22 • 6 PM EST

Remember you must be an Established Business!

We’re also hosting another Brand Workshop in support of the cohort! This Workshop will be In-person & Virtual.

Wednesdays, November 2 to December 14, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET REGISTER HERE

The Big Three & Your Business Webinar

Small Business Development Center

This class is designed to help managers understand and utilize the balance sheet, income statement, and statement of cash flows to improve their business decision making. Participants will gain a better understanding of both how the statements were calculated and the best practices for using the reports to become a better financial manager.

Thursday, November 3, 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ET REGISTER HERE

Startup Business – Financial Plan

SCORE North Metro Atlanta

This Live Online Workshop will help you in developing a full understanding of the profitability of your business concept. You will learn which costs and expenses need to be included in your Profit/Loss calculations.

As importantly, you will be able to forecast the Cash Flow of your enterprise. Maintaining positive cash flow is the key fundamental ensuring the longevity of your company.

Friday, November 4, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET REGISTER HERE

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