Posts with the category “around-the-chamber”

13th Annual Meet-The-Buyer Procurement Forum
by San San Fan on October 18th, 2021
The City of Houston is hosting its 13th Annual Meet the Buyer Procurement Forum  on Thursday, December 2, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.This year's event will feature workshops focused on doing business in the private sector & internationally, interative networking experiences, Q&A with procurement agents, and insights into upcoming projects.  You don't want to go into 2022 missing the largest, f...  Read More
SBA-OBO Business Smart Webinar Series
by San San Fan on October 18th, 2021
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Turnaround Houston - A Virtual Event
by San San Fan on October 18th, 2021
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SBA Small Business Export Workshop
by San San Fan on October 18th, 2021
Want to start exporting your products or services globally? Join the SBA Houston and Florida District Offices to hear from export experts about various related export topics. SBA has made it a priority to help small business exporters with several export loans specifically designed to help expand into export activities. Learn how the SBDC can help with your business with training, advising, loan p...  Read More
HCC-Wells Fargo Open For Business Program
by San San Fan on October 18th, 2021
HCC Office of Entrepreneurial Initiatives is thrilled to announce the Open for Business Program designed to empower and accelerate the growth of women owned businesses. This initiative is funded through the generosity of Wells Fargo.Open for Business utilizes the successful and creative strategies of HCC's Entrepreneurial Initiatives Department with a unique focus on Hispanic, Black,Indo-American...  Read More
Indonesia Mining & Metal Investment Roundtable
by San San Fan on October 12th, 2021
The Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia in Houston is pleased to invite you to an exclusive discussion on Indonesia Mining & Metals - Investment Forum on Wednesday, October 13th, 2021 from 09:00 am to 11:00 am (US Central Standard Time) that will be held virtually by the Consulate General of Indonesia in Houston in collaboration with the Ministry of Energy and Resources of the Republic ...  Read More
Virtual Coffee with HBDi
by San San Fan on October 11th, 2021
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FBISD Small Business Enterprise Program
by San San Fan on October 11th, 2021
 FBISD Small Business Enterprise Program Focus Groups (to enhance GC and sub-relationships and A/E sub-relationships to ensure quality performance on FBISD projects).Contractors, sub-contractors and other interested businesses are invited to RSVP via sbep@fortbendisd.com. All Trades are invited!Attendees will learn more about the Small Business Enterprise Program, which was adopted by the Fort Ben...  Read More
Ion District Industry Day
by San San Fan on October 11th, 2021
The Ion District Team and General Contractor, Gilbane welcomes MWDBE firms to learn more about potential opportunities.$15 million in upcoming construction opportunities. There will be a discussion of The District Garage Construction, Vendor opportunities, Q&A Session, and a Tour of The Ion District. Don’t miss this opportunity to get connected to The Ion District!Registration Limited to 2 represe...  Read More
National ACE Legislative Conference
by San San Fan on October 6th, 2021
We invite you to join us October 6-8, 2021 as we connect AAPI business leaders and entrepreneurs with elected officials and policymakers from both sides of the aisle in a bipartisan effort to influence legislative change. The AAPISTRONG Legislative Conference is a virtual forum where our unified voices will make a significant contribution to our economic recovery. Register for a seat at the table ...  Read More
WBEA Webinar - How to Get WBENC WBE Certified
by San San Fan on October 5th, 2021
Navigate the certification process and required documents for the WBENC WBE certification application for women-owned businesses.Session Summary: WBENC's Women's Business Enterprise certification is the heart and beginning of the certification process for women-owned businesses. This workshop will cover what certification can do for business owners, documents required for certification, the applic...  Read More
SBDC - Protecting Your Business Finances | Galveston SBDC
by San San Fan on October 5th, 2021
Join us for this informative session on October 13 where you will learn how to protect your business assets and leverage them to grow your business.Attend and walk away knowing:How to maintain cash flow for business opportunitiesMethods to use to protect and maximize your assetsTax free and tax exempt retirement options Feel free to bring your own lunch to enjoy during the event.  Presenter: Ryan ...  Read More
SBDC - Speaking with Impact
by San San Fan on October 5th, 2021
Public speaking is an important skill to master for anyone but especially business owners and entrepreneurs.  Getting your message across is important to the overall success of your business or career.  Some people fear it however if you follow a simple process from preparation to delivery, the results can separate you from your competition.This short but impactful session will introduce you to fi...  Read More
Amazon Accelerate
by San San Fan on September 27th, 2021
Amazon Accelerate is an annual conference hosted by Amazon for the seller community. The event features keynote announcements, educational sessions, and networking opportunities. Attendees will learn about the newest products and services Amazon is launching to support seller success. This year's free virtual event is open to all sellers interested in taking their business to the next level, toget...  Read More
SBDC - Live Webinar - PPP Loan Forgiveness Updates
by San San Fan on September 27th, 2021
If you received a PPP loan and need to apply for the forgiveness portion of the loan tune in to this webinar to find out how.Highlights include -How to applyRequired documentationReal time updatesSample completed PPP Forgiveness ApplicationLive Q&A Please note there will be continued updated guidance from the SBA.  You are encouraged to tune in frequently for the most recent updates. Presenter: Re...  Read More
The Success in Business Forum
by San San Fan on September 27th, 2021
1. (9:45am-10:15am) $how Me The Money, Please help me Get The Money: Learn the ins and outs on acquiring financing from experts and financial agencies.2. (10:30am-11:15pm) Certification to Accelerate Opportunities: Hear about the benefits Section 3, HUB, MWBE Certification and how to make it work for you.3. (11:30am-12:15pm) Mastering the Maze of Government Contracting: demystifying the RFP and Bi...  Read More
Disaster Procurement Houston/South Florida Joint Event
by San San Fan on September 25th, 2021
The best time to prepare to compete for contract opportunities during a disaster is before the event occurs. If you are not fully prepared, it decreases your readiness and chances of success.Attend this webinar to:• Learn more about how to do business with federal, state, and local government during disaster situations.• Hear from a panel of business owners who have been awarded these types of con...  Read More
Governor's Small Business Webinar Series
by San San Fan on September 23rd, 2021
Governor’s Small Business Webinar: Identifying Your Target MarketWhen:October 7, 20211:00 pm – 2:00 pmWhere:Online WebinarAbout the Event:Who is most likely to use your product or service? Learn how to effectively identify your target market during the next Governor's Small Business Webinar. A panel of subject-matter experts will discuss the importance of determining your customer base and will pr...  Read More
Newsletter - Major Grant Opportunities and Various events for Your Business
by Asian Chamber on September 22nd, 2021
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Newsletter - COMCAST RISE $10,000 Grant Opportunity and other Sept Events
by Asian Chamber on September 20th, 2021
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SBA-OBO Virtual Webinar Series - Surety Bonding
by San San Fan on September 20th, 2021
The Surety Bonding Webinar will review the SBA Bond Guaranty program and how increasing bonding limits can grow revenues for construction firms. Sign up today to reserve a seat for you and/or your team.CLICK HERE TO REGISTER....  Read More
SBDC DIY Graphics Hands-On Workshop
by San San Fan on September 20th, 2021
Join us in person for this event!  Meet our trainer and get your questions answered on the spot.You can create your own graphics, edit photos, and even create videos that will be helpful to enhance your website or promote your business on social media. We will share a number of free and low-cost tools designed to help beginners create their professional-level visual media to engage new customers a...  Read More
Running a Patreon Crowdfunding Campaign
by San San Fan on September 20th, 2021
Many businesses will use crowdfunding as a one time injection of capital but others depend on the recurring payment model from sites like Patreon.  In addition to monthly capital injections Patreon can help creative entrepreneurs of all kinds deliver their product directly to their audience without having to sell it to a third party or by soliciting advertising.  Patreon campaigns can build an ong...  Read More
The Small Business Relief Fund
by San San Fan on September 20th, 2021
Harris County has created a new $30 Million Small Business Relief Fund to support micro and small businesses recovering from the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The application window will open Monday, September 20 at 9:30AM and close Monday, October 4 at 5:30PM Central Standard Time. The application process is not first-come, first-served; all completed applications will be reviewed fo...  Read More
FBISD SBEP Focus Group
by Asian Chamber on September 17th, 2021
Fort Bend ISD’s Small Business Enterprise Program (SBEP), in partnership with the Houston Community College Small Business Development Program (SBDP), will host its next virtual vendor focus group on Sept. 29 at 2 p.m. online. Register here.This event is for all trade groups and is open to any small business interested in doing business with the District. Topics to be addressed at the focus group ...  Read More
EXIM 2021 Virtual Annual Conference: Building Back Together (9/21 - 9/23)
by San San Fan on September 16th, 2021
Join the Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) virtually September 21-23 virtually for their annual conference. Businesses of all sizes can learn about finance solutions, government tools for exporting abroad, sustainability and climate technologies, and more.Rick Wade, Senior Vice President of Strategic Alliances and Outreach at the U.S. Chamber, will moderate two interactive panels on f...  Read More
The Comcast RISE Investment Fund
by Asian Chamber on September 16th, 2021
The Comcast RISE Investment Fund provides monetary grants to help small businesses owned by people of color (POC) grow as they navigate the challenges of the pandemic. $10,000 Grants are available in the Houston Area.  Read More
Get Vaccinated: Help Small Businesses Fully Reopen
by San San Fan on September 7th, 2021
Thanks to vaccines, small businesses across America have opened back up. Keep the momentum going by getting vaccinated. Find a vaccine provider near you. Learn how businesses can get tax credits for allowing employees to get vaccinated.LEARN MORE...  Read More
SBA Disaster Assistance Loans
by San San Fan on September 7th, 2021
This week, Hurricane Ida made landfall, causing unprecedented damage. A disaster declaration has been issued for Louisiana and Mississippi. Small businesses and nonprofits in impacted areas can now apply for SBA disaster assistance. Contact the Customer Service Center for help with your application at 1-800-659-2955 (TTY/TDD: 1-800-877-8339) or disastercustomerservice@sba.gov.APPLY FOR ASSISTANCE...  Read More
National Preparedness Month
by San San Fan on September 7th, 2021
September 2021 is National Preparedness Month. Disasters can take many forms and the financial cost of rebuilding after a disaster can be overwhelming. If you’re prepared for emergencies, you’ll be in a better position to recover and continue operations when a disaster strikes. During National Preparedness Month, take the important steps to keep your small business, employees and family safe when ...  Read More
Women's Contractors Association Webinar
by San San Fan on September 7th, 2021
We would like to invite you to attend our webinar - A Virtual Conversation with Commissioner Rodney Ellis, Harris County Precinct 1, Thursday, September 30, 2021, from 10-11 AM CDT. Hosted by Women Contractors Association.Commissioner Ellis will briefly discuss the findings of the 2020 Harris County disparity study and steps the County is taking to close the gap. An avid supporter of MWBEs, Ellis ...  Read More
2021 InvesTaiwan Roadshows in North America
by San San Fan on August 26th, 2021
2021 InvesTaiwan Roadshows in North AmericaTaipei Economic and Cultural Office in Houston is the official Representative of Taiwan Government in Texas, and Economic Division is responsible for trade promotion and industrial cooperation.The Ministry of Economic Affairs of Taiwan is organizing a virtual event "InvesTaiwan Roadshow" on September 15 and 22, 2021.  Industrial experts are invited to int...  Read More
Newsletter - Supplier Diversity Academy
by Asian Chamber on August 23rd, 2021
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H-E-B Supplier Diversity 2021 Opportunity Exchange
by San San Fan on August 23rd, 2021
It’s that time again! H-E-B’s Supplier Diversity Team proudly presents our 10th annual, second virtual, Opportunity Exchange and Expo. The event will take place Thursday, September 16th from 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. H-E-B hosts this event to enable small, minority, woman and veteran business owners interact with H-E-B leaders and learn to do business with H-E-B. The past 18 months have been extremel...  Read More
HCC Small Business Success Series
by San San Fan on August 23rd, 2021
Developed by the Glenda & David Regenbaum Center for Entrepreneurship - HCC Northwest, the Small Business Success Series by HCC© is a 5-Module program that offers an opportunity for hands-on learning and interaction with faculty, guest entrepreneurs, business experts, and peer delegates. This series is specifically developed for proposed, startup and existing entrepreneurs who are actively pursuin...  Read More
2021 WBEA Business Conference & Matchmaking
by San San Fan on August 23rd, 2021
2021 WBEA Business Conference & Matchmaking Positioned as our signature supplier development event, the WBEA Business Conference helps to fund certification support, educational programs, and scholarships to over 800 WBEs and over 40,000 employees. The WBEA Business Conference provides a platform for brand extension and supplier development while linking women business enterprises (WBEs) with corp...  Read More
Houston MBDA Virtual Subs & Sandwiches
by San San Fan on August 22nd, 2021
HOUSTON MBDA Business Center Presents Virtual Subs & Sandwiches with JE Dunn Construction  Read More
A Virtual Conversation With Pamela Chan
by San San Fan on August 19th, 2021
We would like to invite you to attend our webinar - A Virtual Conversation with Pamela Chan, Executive Director of the Harris County Department of Economic Equity and Opportunity, on Thursday, August 26, 2021, from 10-11 AM CDT. Hosted by Women Contractors Association.Director Chan will briefly touch on the findings of the 2020 disparity study which led to the development of her department. She wi...  Read More
SBA National Small Business Week Virtual Summit
by San San Fan on August 17th, 2021
Join the SBA September 13 – September 15, 2021, for the National Small Business Week Virtual Summit to learn new business strategies, meet other business owners, and chat with industry experts. This free online event will include educational webinars, updates on resources for small businesses and a networking chat room for business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs....  Read More
FBISD Small Business Focus Group
by San San Fan on August 16th, 2021
The Fort Bend Independent School District's Small Business Enterprise Program (“SBEP”) provides increased business opportunities for locally certified small businesses to participate in contracting and procurement at the District. FBISD has set an annual SBEP participation goal of twenty-five (25%) percent of the dollar amount of all SBEP-eligible contracts. FBISD recognizes that individual actual...  Read More