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SBA New Pandemic Relief Package Resources
January 31st, 2021
PPP New Pandemic Relief Package - The Asian Chamber is providing resources for PPP and EIDL Loan opportunities for the Asian Business Community....
SBA Calls - Week of Jan 18, 2021
January 20th, 2021
The New Relief Package: What You Need to KnowThe SBA Houston District office will provide a preview of what is coming down the pipeline in terms of COVID-19 recovery for small business owners (PPP, EIDL advance, debt relief, etc.).View the Events......
Houston Public Works Launches Smart Utility Check-up Program
January 16th, 2021
HOUSTON - Houston Public Works is inviting commercial buildings to join its inaugural Smart Utility Check-Up Program. The free program is designed to improve water and utility efficiency within the commercial sector. Businesses who participate will receive monthly water, electricity and gas utility assessments. Imperial Utilities & Sustainability, Inc. will provide data analysis on utility use wit...
Learn How METRO Procures its Small Purchases
January 16th, 2021
Wednesday, January 27, 2021 | 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.Join Us and Learn:  Procedures for Small Purchases ($50k and Under) Number of Quotes Needed ($50k and Under) The Informal ProcessVerbal I Written Quotes How P.O.'s Are Awarded GovQuote.Net (The website where you can find some of our request for quotes)......
FBISD Small Business Workshop - January 27, 2021
January 16th, 2021
FBISD Small Business Enterprise Program Workshop upcoming projects & small business opportunities. (Construction & Non-Construction)Contractors, sub-contractors and other interested businesses are invited to learn more about upcoming projects within FBISD. Attendees will learn more about the Small Business Enterprise Program, which was adopted by the Fort Bend ISD Board of Trustees.......
Newsletter - Protection Program (PPP) PPP Re-Opens to Small Lenders on 1/15
January 14th, 2021
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Newsletter - PPP Reopens Today - Jan 11, 2021
January 11th, 2021
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PAC-AAPI 2020 Report
January 11th, 2021
The President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (PAC-AAPI) submitted their 2020 Report: Advancing Economic Empowerment for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders – A Call to Action. The Report proposes actionable recommendations for the Executive Branch to enhance economic resources and to implement transformational solutions that ensure full AAPI participation in the U...
EXCLUSIVE ACC Webinar - The New Relief Package - Explained by SBA
January 6th, 2021
With the passage of the Consolidated Appropriations Act 2021, a $2.3 trillion spending bill, a new round of stimulus funding will soon be available. Please join us for a discussion with Tim Jeffcoat, Director of the U.S. Small Business Administration in Houston as we navigate what this means for small businesses and how you can apply for Paycheck Protection Programs and Economic Injury Disaster Lo...
Metro - Accessing Capital
December 29th, 2020
Accessing Capital DecemberOnline Webinar- Microsoft Teams December 30, 2020 9:00 am - 11:00 am......
SBA - Top Business Trends for 2021
December 29th, 2020
For small businesses across America, 2020 has been one of the most challenging years in history.  Despite the coronavirus pandemic, small business owners have been resilient, pivoting, and adapting their business models to navigate continually changing conditions. With the new year on the horizon, there are potential new opportunities to take advantage of and ways to adapt to challenges you may fa...
Fort Bend County Small Business Emergency Grant Program
December 23rd, 2020
The Commissioners Court has authorized the third phase of the Small Business Assistance Grant Program. You will be able to submit an application beginning December 18, 2020 at the link below. Applications will be accepted for businesses that have not applied during the first and second phases of this program. Businesses that have received or applied to receive a second grant do not need to take an...
National ACE - Covid Relief Measures
December 23rd, 2020
The following related documents can be downloaded below: Fix Tax Concerns with Forgiven PPP Loans and EIDL AdvancesThe law clarifies numerous provisions including:Removes the requirement for PPP borrowers to deduct the amount of their EIDL advance from their PPP forgiveness amount.Gross income does not include any amount that would otherwise arise from the forgiveness of a Paycheck Protection Prog...
U.S. Chamber of Commerce - Guide to Small Business COVID-19 Emergency Loans
December 22nd, 2020
What Small Businesses Need to Know About the New Pandemic Relief Package – Changes to PPP and More  As part of an end-of-year pandemic relief package, Congress has passed several changes to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and created a “Second Draw” PPP for small businesses who have exhausted their initial loan. Other changes impact eligibility for initial PPP loans, the loan forgiveness pro...
Newsletter - US Chamber Pandemic Relief Small Business Update
December 22nd, 2020
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Town Hall on Law Enforcement in Diverse Communities with Chief Acevedo
December 21st, 2020
Wednesday January 13, 2021 | 6:30 PM Zoom (link to RSVP below) Join us for a conversation with Chief Acevedo on law enforcement engagement with diverse communities and approaches.AJC Houston’s Community of Conscience – a group of diverse leaders committed to nine principles and a pluralistic society based on common values – is hosting this town hall.To register for the January 13th Program, click ...
US Chamber - Small Business Update
December 21st, 2020
Congress is zeroing in on a new coronavirus relief deal that will include a new round of funds for small businesses across the country. Join U.S. Chamber Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer, Neil Bradley, and Content Director at CO— and host of our Blueprint series, Jeanette Mulvey, Tuesday, December 22 at 2:00 pm ET as they discuss what the new bill could mean for you......
ACC Annual Meeting and Holiday Speed Networking
December 15th, 2020
ACC  ANNUAL MEETING & HOLIDAY SPEED NETWORKINGTUESDAY DEC 15, 2020 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM CSTWith the success of our last speed networking event, we are including time to network with attendees at our annual ACC meeting in December. The event will be VIRTUAL!Join us for our annual meeting and holiday speed networking event to meet our ACC Board Members and network with other members and guest. This is...
Indonesia Mining and Metals Investment Forum
December 14th, 2020
This event focuses in bringing together government officials and business players in the mining industry to network and discuss the current business and investment opportunities in the the Republic of Indonesia......
SBA - Calls This Week - Dec 14-18
December 14th, 2020
Weekly SBA Houston Virtual EventsSmall Business Administration (SBA) sent this bulletin at 12/11/2020 ......