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SBA Mississippi Upcoming Events

Marketing Mindset: Part III

Social Media – Balancing Business with        Entertainment

Marketing Mindset


Monday, November 14th

   8:00 am – 8:30 am (CT) 


Join us for part one of our 5-part series discussing, “Having A Marketing Mindset” 

Part Three – Social Media – Balancing Business with Entertainment

Having a marketing mindset is all about being creative and understanding your customer. It’s about seeing the world through your customer’s eyes and understanding what they want, even before they know it themselves. In part one we will highlight:

  • The Difference Between Marketing & Advertising
  • Building The Relationship
  • Creating The Safe Conversation

Come in and join the discussion


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How to Enhance your Customers Online Holiday Shopping Experience

Online Shopping


Tuesday, November 15th

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM (CT) 


Join the conversation as we discuss ways small business owners can enhance their customers online holiday shopping experience.  With the holidays approaching, many retailers are searching for ways to stand out and attract customers. One way to do so is enhance the convenience and ultimately the experience of online ordering. 

LaShaundra McCarty, Business Counselor and Social Media Professional, joins us to discuss steps that will help small business owners improve their site’s online experience in time for the holidays. 


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SBA Funding Q&A



Tuesday, November 15th

   11:00 am – 11:30 am (CT) 


Do you have questions on how to fund your small business? SBA offers a variety of loan programs for very specific purposes. Join us for an informative Q&A session on SBA loan programs. 


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Federal Contract Readiness Program Webinar

7(j) Management & Technical
Assistance Training


Friday, November 18th

11:00 AM 

Federal Contracting Readiness Program (FCRP):

This comprehensive (8) week training program will assist 7(j) eligible firms interested in obtaining 8(a) certification. The webinar will focus on the process of becoming “Federal
Contracting Ready”. Come see how obtaining 8(a) certification can catapult your company to the next level!  Training is FREE to 7(j) eligible small businesses.

Who can participate?

Small business owners who:

  • are certified 8(a) participants
  • have a HUBZone certified small business
  • have an economically disadvantaged women-owned
    small business
  • have a small business located in areas of high
    unemployment or low income
  •  have a small business owned by low-income individuals

You Will Learn

  • 8(a) Eligibility Requirements
  • Federal Contracting Environment
  • Potential for Success
  • Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) / DCAA Compliance

REGISTRATION REQUIRED – Registration closes
two days prior to the event

Register Here



The support given by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to this activity does not constitute an expressed or implied endorsement of the views, opinions, products or services of any donor, co-sponsor, partner, participant, other person or entity. All SBA programs are extended to the public on a non-discriminatory basis.