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Project Enginuity
July 24th, 2021
Project Enginuity, a new initiative in North America supported by Chase, is designed to accelerate and empower business founders nationally to secure non-dilutive capital through SBA’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) government awards....
Ready, set, go for Tokyo!
July 19th, 2021
Comcast Brings The Olympic Games Home in delivering a winning viewing experience from start to finish that’s even better than being there, with even more ways to view and more hours of coverage than ever.Among the firsts for Tokyo Olympics viewing:Live morning broadcast of an opening ceremony. The ceremony will be rerun in evening prime time, and NBC’s primetime coverage of both the opening and cl...
Port Houston Business Equity Kick-Off
July 17th, 2021
You are invited to attend the Port Houston Business Equity Kick-Off for the newly established Business Equity Division and the Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Program on Thursday, July 22, 2021 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. CT.For safety reasons, the event will be held in a hybrid format. You will have the opportunity to view the Business Equity Kick-Off Event on Facebook Live.Remarks...
SBDC Webinars
July 16th, 2021
The SBDC hosts free, LIVE webinars every week, and has an extensive library of recorded webinars on small business tips and strategies - all presented by industry experts. See our list of webinars and register today!Register here:
USRCC's 11th Annual Welcome OTC Reception 2021
July 13th, 2021
The USRCC’s OTC Reception provides energy professionals the opportunity to meet and exchange ideas and opinions to advance scientific and technical knowledge for offshore resources and environmental matters....
Port Houston Business Equity
July 12th, 2021
Port Houston is committed to supplier diversity and inclusion. Our new Business Equity Division provides resources to small, minority- and woman-owned businesses (MWBE) seeking to grow and participate in Port Houston procurements....
Waste Management Supplier Diversity Initiative
July 12th, 2021
Waste Management is launching Share the Green, an event designed to engage hundreds of women-owned businesses to advance female supplier diversity in the corporate supply chain. Selected women-owned businesses will be invited to participate in an educational incubator program with a potential opportunity to pitch their business ideas to corporations.......
SBA Surplus Personal Property for Veteran-Owned Small Business Programs
July 12th, 2021
Surplus Personal Property for Veteran-Owned Small Business programsProgram backgroundVeteran-owned small businesses (VOSB) can access federally owned personal property no longer in use through the General Services Administration's (GSA) Federal Surplus Personal Property Donation Program.GSA oversees the reuse and donation of federal personal property. It also:Manages GSAXcess.govAllocates property...
Turner School of Construction Management Training Program
July 12th, 2021
For 30 years the City of Houston has partnered with Turner Construction Company to offer "Turner School of Construction Management". Participants accepted into the program who complete at least six of the first seven classes will receive a certificate of completion. This training program is FREE of charge.Program Background:The Turner School of Construction Management (TSCM), for certified Small, ...
SBA Virtual Webinar Series
July 12th, 2021
Small Business Innovation Research & Small Business Technology Grant ProgramsThe SBA oversees two exciting grant programs - the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and the Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. These programs award grant money to small businesses that range from $100K to $1.5M (and sometimes more) to encourage innovation and the commercialization of innovations....
Virtual Conversation with Jose A. Medrano, Director of Budget, Finance and Technology
July 12th, 2021
A Virtual Conversation with Jose A. Medrano, Director of Budget, Finance and Technology on Thursday, July 22, 2021, from 10 AM -11 AM CDT....
MBDA InVision Tour 2021 Virtual Event
July 12th, 2021
Join the MBDA InVision Tour on Wednesday, July 21 to discover opportunities to advance your business through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs....
Vietnam International Online Business Matching Conference On Longan Products 2021
July 12th, 2021
2021 OCA's National Virtual Summit
July 12th, 2021
OCA — Asian Pacific American Advocates is excited to invite you to our free virtual summit on July 15-17, 2021....
MBDA Forum - Caring For Yourself And Your Business
July 12th, 2021
Join us for the Enterprising Women of Color (EWOC) Summer Forum featuring discussions on creating a financially fit business model and making self-care a priority for business success....
Building AAPI Inclusion in Federal Policy
July 12th, 2021
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) have long faced challenges to achieving belonging, safety, and equity in the US, but the intensification of anti-Asian sentiment in the US in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic calls for greater attention to this issue....
Advanced Manufacturing "Coffee with Asia" Series
July 12th, 2021
A virtual coffee exploring trends and opportunities on the horizon for U.S. Advanced Manufacturing exporters in India. Speakers include India experts from the U.S. Commercial Service and from the Association for Manufacturing Technology - Technology Center in India....
Houston ISD Supplier Diversity Workshop
July 12th, 2021
The Business Solutions, Supplier Diversity Department is hosting their monthly Workshop Wednesday entitled: "Get Your House In Order...To Grow Your Business with HISD". ......
TexBid - Texas Business Inclusion & Diversity Expo
July 12th, 2021
Learn more about the TexBID Expo......
9th Annual Liftoff Houston
July 12th, 2021
Liftoff Houston is the City of Houston's annual business plan competition. It is an entrepreneurial initiative that aims to empower Houstonians with business literacy education and mentorship to start their own businesses while contributing to the local growth and sustainability of the Houston economy. It is sponsored by Capital One Bank, which provides cash prizes totaling $30,000. There are two ...