Houston District Office – January 2023

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HDO Monthly Information Sessions

Houston District Office
Monthly Information Sessions

Attend these monthly virtual sessions to learn about federal contracting, access to capital, business basics, and how to connect with local support resources!

Federal Contracting Fridays

Friday, January 6 | 10:00am CDT | REGISTER

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Session Topic:
Certifications wrap up, Mentor-Protégé Program, 7(j) trainings.

Hosted By:
Miguel Ruiz, 
Lead Business Opportunity Specialist

Talk Small Business Thursdays

Thursday, January 12 | 10:00am CDT | REGISTER

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Session Topic
Ask the Houston District Office- Have questions about starting, growing, expanding, or recovering your small business? Join this weekly call with the Houston team to hear answers to commonly asked questions about federal contracting, SBA loans, Counseling, and Disaster Preparedness, and other small business resources!

Hosted By:
Valerie Maher, 
Lead Economic Development Specialist 

Money Mondays

Monday, January 23 | 2:00pm CDT | REGISTER

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Session Topic
Five C’s of Credit: How to Obtain Funding- Learn about the 5 most important things lenders consider when you apply for a business loan.

Hosted By:
Winston Labbé, 
Lead Lender Relations Specialist 

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Questions? Please contact houston@sba.gov