There is a great deal of information on the internet to assist the small business owner. Several of our partner programs offer particularly relevant webinars – both upcoming and recorded – on a variety of topics. Browse our collection of recorded and upcoming webinars below:
Complying with Federal Alcohol Regulations: The Roles and Responsibilities of the TTB – Wednesday May 25th from 10am-11am. Every craft beverage producer in America, no matter its size, structure, or stage, will come into contact with the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB), the lead Federal agency overseeing the production and sale of alcohol. In this webinar, Virginia SBDC Craft Beverage Assistance Manager Chris Van Orden will ask TTB Investigator Len Lee about the key regulations governing the safe and responsible manufacturing of beer, wine, and spirits, from pre-launch licensing to label approvals and beyond.
You Received COVID EIDL funds, so Now What? – Thursday May 26th from 12pm-1pm. Millions of small businesses obtained COVID EIDL funds. It’s important to remember that this is a loan and not a grant. Find out what the SBA may require borrowers to provide to show they used the proceeds as intended.
Start Smart: Funding Toolbox – Thursday May 26th from 6pm-7:30pm. Need to understand the basics about lending and financing a small business? In this Start Smart, we’ll cover what to expect from the bank and what the bank will expect of you. We’ll discuss some of the most common ways to find funding – demystifying some of types of financing that is available to a start up – so you can make the right choice for your new business.
Government Contracting Series: How to Become SWaM Certified – Thursday June 2nd from 10am-11am. Are you a small, women-owned, or minority-owned business who wants to do business with the Commonwealth of Virginia? Small business owners who are looking to participate in Virginia’s specialized procurement and contracting opportunities are encouraged to become SWaM certified. The SWaM certification is a vehicle to promote economic growth of Virginia’s businesses.
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**indicates webinar in English and Spanish/seminario web en inglés y español