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Small Business Webinars & Workshops

Tuesday, June 2, 2020, 6:00 P.M. – 7:30 P.M., Raising the Visibility of Your Business with DIY PR

Promoting your business during the COVID-19 crisis presents unique opportunities. We'll provide the tools and steps you can take to ensure your business remains visible to your customers, potential customers, and even the media. Join us for this important webinar that will help you elevate the visibility of your business regardless of the circumstances. $15 to attend. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Broward SCORE Chapter.

Wednesday, June 3, 2020, 2:00 P.M. – 3:30 P.M., USDA & SBA Programs for Rural Businesses

USDA Rural Development will share information on programs providing assistance to Rural Businesses with our portfolio of more than 40 different loan and grant programs offered through USDA Rural Development. This class will also cover the programs and services the Small Business Administration (SBA) offers to help start and grow a business in Rural Florida. Free to attend. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by Lonnie Koyama of the Small Business Administration.

Wednesday, June 3, 2020, 2:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M., Pasos Sencillos #4 -Obtendras las claves para desarrollar el plan financiero; La decisión final

Planificación financiera - ¿Por qué usted lo necesita? - ¿Cómo predecir sus ventas, costos, ganancias y activos? • Comprender y utilizar las declaraciones financieras – Los 3 principales reportes financieros que usted necesita saber • Búsqueda de financiamiento para su negocio - ¿Cómo y por dónde empezar su búsqueda de capital? Free to attend. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Broward SCORE Chapter.

Thursday, June 4, 2020, 5:00 P.M. – 6:30 P.M., Managing your Cash Flow in a Crisis and Planning for the Future - A SCORE live webinar

During any crisis it is critical to have a good handle on the cash inflows and outflows of your business. A large portion of the webinar will be dedicated to Q&A, so register today, and make sure to jot down any questions you may have beforehand! $15 to attend. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Miami-Dade SCORE Chapter.

Saturday, June 6, 2020, 10:00 A.M. – 12:30 P.M., FREE: Review Your Options - Maybe Start Your Own Business?

During times like this people often contemplate getting better control of their lives by starting their own business. You can achieve financial independence by owing your own business. Spend some time with us to look under the covers at what running your own business entails. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Broward SCORE Chapter.

Prepare Your Business for Hurricane Season

Weather experts at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predict an above-normal 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season, which begins June 1. Join the U.S. Small Business Administration and partners Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety and the Insurance Information Institute on June 9 for a webinar on how to help your business prepare for, respond to and recover from severe weather.

The webinar will cover the following topics: Developing a greater awareness of risks; Business continuity planning; Having adequate insurance coverage; SBA disaster assistance.

Tuesday, June 9, 2020
2:00 - 3:15pm
Free to attend. Click here to register for the event.

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