Shuttered Venue Operator Grant Webinar on Thursday 14 January 2021
Are you a theatrical producer, talent representative, venue promoter, or operate a live venue, live performing arts organization, movie theater, or cultural venue and have been impacted by COVID-19? SBA Webinar Please register at Thursday, January 14thin 12:00pm (Pacific Daylight Time)Click here for a preliminary overview of the Shutter Venue Operator Grant Program included in the Economic Assistance for Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Venues Act. Eligible organizations experiencing decreased revenue due to the COVID-19 pandemic will have the opportunity to receive up to $10 million in grants under this program.
This webinar provides introductory information about the grant, who can apply, how potential organizations can prepare, and additional information about eligibility and application.
National Small Business Week (September 22-21, 2020): National Small Business Week, co-sponsored by the U.S. Small Business Administration, will host a virtual event from September 22-24, 2020. Details and registration information will be posted at https://www.sba.gov/NSBW.
“Get a digital CA!” Small and Medium Enterprise Support Program
The California Office of Small Business Advocacy (CalOSBA), operating within the California Department of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz), today announced the “Grow with Google” workshop series. September 22nd Designed to help California small businesses expand their digital footprint. Partnership with Google and California's network of small business centers. The workshop begins at 10am Pacific Time.
- 2020/09/22: Get local business with Google Search and Maps: Learn about Google My Business – Free tools for local businesses looking to connect with customers on Google Search and Maps. Get hands-on help creating or updating a business profile or a simple website.
- 2020/09/24: Ponga su negocio local en Google Search y Map – Explore Google My Business and see how customers connect with you in Google Search and Maps.
- 2020/09/30: Make your website work for you – In this presentation, learners will learn how to create search-friendly websites that drive user action and support their goals. Whether you're launching a new website or renovating an old one, this workshop will help you.
- 2020/10/07: Grow your business with YouTube – Learn best practices for creating a YouTube channel and creating engaging video content that promotes products and services and drives engagement with your brand.
Register for the Grow with Google workshop here.
Amazon launches virtual conferences for small businesses
September 1-3, 2020
Register at www.AmazonAccelerate.com
CARE Act Main Street Lending Program
Join the U.S. Department of Commerce, Federal Reserve, and Small Business Administration to stay up to date on the new Main Street Lending Program. The program provides credit support to eligible small businesses essential to the U.S. economy and creates jobs for a large portion of the U.S. workforce, particularly in the construction, design, and infrastructure sectors.
Wednesday, August 26th at 11am PDT
Registration is free. You must register to participate in the call.
To register: https://emenuapps.ita.doc.gov/ePublic/event/editWebReg.do?SmartCode=0QMY
California fights for tax credits
Informational webinar on CA tax credits for businesses. California is offering more than $80 million in tax credits to businesses that apply for the program.The next California Competes Tax Credit (CCTC) application period begins Monday, July 27, 2020, the available tax credits are $80 million. Companies interested in applying can register to watch a live webinar explaining the application process.
The deadline for submitting the application is Monday, August 17, 2020, 11:59 p.m. The online application can be accessed at www.calcompetes.ca.gov.
Revitalize your business operations: A two-part webinar hosted by CA State Treasurer Fiona Ma
These webinars were held in June 2020 and you can watch replays here.
East Bay Economic Development Alliance 2020 Speaker Series: Rebooting Restaurants
Original broadcast 2020/6/23
Streetsense's Jay Coldren and Alex Barrow gave an engaging presentation and Q&A session on reopening restaurants and bars during COVID-19. The event provided a platform to learn more about the industry's best practices and challenges during this time. Visit Streetsense to download a copy of the Pandemic Relaunch Toolkit.
Webinar on restaurant reopening
Original broadcast 2020/6/17
Silicon Valley's Small Business Development Center provides perspective on how restaurants can comply, adapt, and improve with new requirements. San Mateo County and Santa Clara County staff are available to answer questions about local regulations.