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There are so many SBA sponsored events coming up in April and the great news is that many of them are FREE and ONLINE! You won’t have to travel anywhere or spend money; it’s a win-win!

I’ve put together this roundup of upcoming SBA webinars from Apr 1 – Apr 10. The topics will range from Business Planning to Federal Contracting and Loans. If you’re a small business owner, I’m sure there will be something for you.

Now, let’s get this roundup started:

Apr 1

Event:  Pursuing Federal Contracting Opportunities

Time: 10:00 am PST – 11:00 am PST

Organization: Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), SBA

 Description: The MBDA is helping minority owned businesses understand how to work with the federal government, specifically the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC). Learn directly from the MBDA about the federal procurement process.

 Event: SBA Live!

Time: 12:00 pm PST – 12:30 pm PST

Organization: SBA

Description: This 30 minute broadcast from the Spokane Branch office of the SBA will provide listeners with three major tips to help improve their small business immediately. Don’t miss the chance to hear from the SBA and get inside tips from a SBA resource partner.

 Apr 2

EventExploring Business Ownership

Time: 9:30 am EST – 10:30 am EST

Organization: SBA

Description: Learn what it takes to pursue a small business venture and where to find local resources to help you. This free webinar will help individuals understand the basics of starting a business.

Apr 3

EventFashion Protection – Trademark Basics and Fashion Compliance

Time: 10:00AM am PST – 11:00 am PST

Organization: SCORE

Description: Do you own a retail or e-commerce store? Sell through sites like etsy? Learn what laws your business should be following and how to protect your small business. This webinar is ideal for anyone interested in or already working in the fashion business.

EventMyths & Realities of Business Ownership

Time: 11:00 am PST – 12:00 pm PST

Organization: SBA

Description: Learn the facts about what it takes to start your own business. This webinar is for small business owners looking for important tips to get started on their small business journey.

Apr 8

EventThe Dollars & Sense of Small Business Ownership

Time: 8:00 am EST – 9:00 am EST

Organization: SBA

Description: This webinar will include tips on how to improve your business cash flow, refinance existing debt, eliminate balloon payments, and increase potential for success.

Event: Loan Clinic

Time: 9:00 am EST – 10:00 am EST

OrganizationSBA Vermont District Office

Description: Learn how an SBA loan can benefit your business including lender requirements for loan approval during a free virtual loan clinic webinar.

Apr 10

EventHow Your Small Business Can Benefit From SBA’s Federal Contracting Programs

Time: 9:30 am CST – 11:00 pm CST

OrganizationSBA-St. Louis District Office

Description: SBA’s St. Louis staff will present a government contracting webinar addressing the Business Development Program, the HUBZone Programthe Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) program, and the Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Program (SDVOSB). Learn about the different requirements, benefits, and application procedures.

EventGovernment Contracting 101

Time: 2:00 pm EST – 3:00 pm EST

Organization: SCORE, RCAC & SBA

Description: This intensive webinar will give you an overview of how your small business can enter the federal marketplace, including identifying your company’s preparedness, how to get registered in SAM, finding federal opportunities, and tools for in-depth market research.

If you’re looking for a more comprehensive list of SBA events in your local area, check out the SBA Events Page.