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  • Wednesday, April 1, 2020

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  • Monday, April 6, 2020

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  • Tuesday, April 7, 2020

    • The Inside Scoop on Federal Contracting During COVID-19 Webinar Time: 9:00a - 10:30a Location: online webinar Details:

      Live Hotsheet Webinar "Where is the money. The inside scoop on contracting during COVID-19 and how MBE's can benefit from the stimulus package." hosted by Capital Region Minority Supplier Development Council Business Consortium.

      These are historic and extraordinary times. CRMSDC’s Business Consortium (Capital Region Minority Supplier Development Council, MBDA Business Center, Washington, DC and the Federal Procurement Center) stand ready to assist you. You are not alone.

      The goal of this CRMSDC Business Consortium HotSheet is to provide you with the inside scoop on Federal Contracting during COVID-19 and how MBE's can benefit for the stimulus package. 

      To register click the link below. 

       
       
    • MDOT MBE/DBE/ACDBE/SBE Application Assistance Workshop Webinar Time: 10:00a - 1:00p Location: Online Details:

      On a monthly basis, the Maryland Department of Transportation's Office of Small and Minority Business Policy hosts the MBE/DBE/ACDBE/SBE Application Assistance Workshop.  This workshop is intended for those firms interested in seeking Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE), and/or Airport Concessions Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE) and/or Small Business Enterprise (SBE) certification.  By attending the workshop, you will learn the benefits of certification, the five key requirements for certification, and the four steps in the certification process.  For information and registration visit www.mdot.maryland.gov/aaw. 

      To Register for the April Webinar please click the link below

       
       
  • Wednesday, April 8, 2020

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  • Tuesday, April 21, 2020

    • Live Hotsheet Webinar " Where is The Money Part II" How to work with Emergency Management Agencies Time: 10:00a - 11:00a Location: Online Details:

      SBA’s $349B Paycheck Protection Program officially runs out of money…What’s Next?
      With the Small Business Administration “unable to accept new applications…based on the available appropriations funding,” how will small businesses, unable to secure help in this first round, be affected? Are new funds on the horizon? Are other programs available?
      Get answers on Tuesday, April 21.

      What Happened?
      • On March 13th, President Trump declared a national emergency.
      • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) was activated
      to deal with COVID-19
      • The Nation’s Governors Declare Emergency and Requested Federal Assistance

      What Happened Next?
      In the Capital Region the following EMAs became engaged:
      • Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA),
      • Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) and
      • Homeland Security Emergency Management Agency (HSEMA) for the District of Columbia.

      Join in our conversation and learn how to work with MEMA, VDEM, and HSEMA

      To register click the link below

       
       
    • Live Hotsheet Webinar " Where is The Money Part II" How to work with Emergency Management Agencies Time: 10:00a - 11:00a Location: Online Details:

      SBA’s $349B Paycheck Protection Program officially runs out of money…What’s Next?
      With the Small Business Administration “unable to accept new applications…based on the available appropriations funding,” how will small businesses, unable to secure help in this first round, be affected? Are new funds on the horizon? Are other programs available?
      Get answers on Tuesday, April 21.

      What Happened?
      • On March 13th, President Trump declared a national emergency.
      • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) was activated
      to deal with COVID-19
      • The Nation’s Governors Declare Emergency and Requested Federal Assistance

      What Happened Next?
      In the Capital Region the following EMAs became engaged:
      • Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA),
      • Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) and
      • Homeland Security Emergency Management Agency (HSEMA) for the District of Columbia.

      Join in our conversation and learn how to work with MEMA, VDEM, and HSEMA

      To register click the link below

       
       
  • Wednesday, April 22, 2020

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  • Thursday, April 23, 2020

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  • Friday, April 24, 2020

    • Coping with COVID-19: Financial Tools and Resources to Help Small Businesses and Non-Profits Survive Time: 1:00p - 2:30p Location: Online Details:

       

      Join Lender Relations Specialist Rod Johnson of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), as he and DC SCORE conduct a follow-up session to last week's webinar on the financial tools and resources being made available to help small businesses and non-profits navigate today's unprecedented economic crisis.

      To help small businesses and private non-profits survive these challenging times, Congress is currently negotiating legislation to provide additional funding in support of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program, including the EIDL loan advance feature.

      Nevertheless, many questions still arise:

      * If my application has already been approved, what steps should I be considering?
      * If I submitted an application and it has not been approved, what steps should I take?
      * Assuming additional funds will be approved, what changes can I expect in the procedures to apply for these programs?

      What:

      "Coping with COVID-19" Financial Resources Webinar for Small Businesses & Private Non-profits

      When:

      Friday, April 24, from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm (EDT)

      Where:

      Live webinar via Zoom

      How:

      Capacity is limited. To register, please click on the link below.

       
       
  • Saturday, April 25, 2020

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  • Monday, April 27, 2020

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  • Tuesday, April 28, 2020

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  • Wednesday, April 29, 2020

    • Free Webinar: COVID-19 Resources for Sole Proprietors, Independent Contractors and Freelancers Time: 9:00a - 10:30a Location: Online Details:

      Training Topics: COVID-19 Financing Capital, COVID-19 General Support

      Description:

      Are you a sole proprietor, independent contractor, freelancer or gig-worker wondering what resources are available to help your business impacted by COVID-19? Join the Maryland Women's Business Center and the Maryland Small Business Development Center as we co-host a webinar on April 29 to address your pressing questions on resources available at the federal, state, and county levels.

      Presenters include representatives from the:

      • U.S. Small Business Administration
      • Maryland Department of Labor, Division of Unemployment Insurance
      • Maryland Women’s Business Center
      • Small Business Development Center, Corridor Region

      You must register for this event. Upon registration, you will receive additional instructions on accessing the WebEx webinar.

      Please note, women and men are invited to attend this webinar. 

       
       
    • WEBINAR: Demystifying the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) hosted by BLocal, ChonReznick, Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) and Small Business Resource Center (SBRC) Time: 10:00a - 11:00a Location: Online Details:


      WEBINAR: Demystifying the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) hosted by BLocal, ChonReznick, Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) and Small Business Resource Center (SBRC)
       

      You received a PPP loan, now what?
      Applied and did not receive a PPP loan?
      Do you want to apply for a PPP loan, but don’t know where to start?

      Join us as we demystify the Paycheck Protection Program!

      Hear from industry experts who will:
      – Review the application process
      – Introduce and review the Goldman Sachs/Lendistry PPP application
      – Share resources for application and accounting support
      – Provide and update on anticipated April 27th SBA final guidance on PPP loans including how to obtain PPP loan forgivness

      Design and Construction  businesses and minority and women owned businesses are encouraged to attend.      

      Click the link to register

       
       
    • Project Safe Work Site Obligations in COVID-19 Era- What Subcontractors and Contractors Need to Know Webinar Time: 11:30a - 12:30p Location: Online Details:

      Topics of Discussion include :

      • How to comply with all laws to keep sites safe for workers
      • How to avoid mistakes made by other contractors during COVID-19
      • How to navigate OSHA enforcement ability 
      • How to work with project teams to mitigate damages to the work

      To register click the link below

       
       
    • WOSB/EDWOSB Overview and Certification Webinar Time: 1:00p - 3:00p Location: Online Details:

      Certifying as a women-owned business is an important step in the federal procurement process.  Getting the right information before you start can save you time and money.

      Join the U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce for an overview of the Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contracting Program. This meeting will provide an overview of the WOSB/EDWOSB program, a detailed review of the USWCC WOSB/EDWOSB certification process, next steps to ensure access to our fair share of federal contracts and a walk-through of the USWCC Third Party Certification process.

      We will also address action taken by Congress to end self-certification and restore higher standards to the WOSB/EDWOSB set-aside program.

       
       
    • SBA's Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and Coronavirus Aid, Relief & Economic Security Act (CARES ACT) for Small Businesses (Conducted in Korean) Time: 2:00p - 3:00p Location: Online Details:

      You are invited to join the webinar to learn about the SBA's Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program and Coronavirus Aid, Relief &
      Economic Security Act (CARES ACT) to help small business impacted by coronavirus.
       
      Speaker:
      Amy Kim
      Washington Metropolitan Area District Office (WMADO)
      U.S. Small Business Administration
       
       Libo Suen
      Marketing and Outreach Team Manager
      Washington Metropolitan Area District Office (WMADO)
      U.S. Small Business Administration 

      This event will be conducted in Korean.
       
      The SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program provides small businesses with working capital loans of up to $2 million that can provide vital economic support to small businesses to help overcome the temporary loss of revenue they are experiencing.
       
      The programs and initiatives in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act that was just passed by Congress are intended to assist business owners with whatever needs they have right now. When implemented, there will be many new resources available for small businesses, as well as certain nonprofits and other employers.
       
       If your small business has been impacted by coronavirus, join this free online webinar to learn more about these programs including:

      • Eligibility requirements
      • Use of proceeds
      • Terms
      • Filing requirements

      Cost : Free

      Click the link to register

       
       
  • Thursday, April 30, 2020

    • CEO Accelerator:State Contracting During and Post COVID-19 Time: 9:00a - 10:30a Location: Online Details:

      SBDC CEO Accelerator Webinar Events via Webex

      • What new contracting opportunities have emerged as a result of COVID-19;
      • How vendors need to adjust to operating within the "new norm;"
      • The effects this Pandemic will have on future contracting opportunities;
      • How the Small Business Reserve Program (SBR), Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) Program, and Veteran-Owned Small Businesses Enterprise (VSBE) Program provide opportunities for qualified businesses to work on State contracts;
      • How to use the procurement forecasting tool to plan for future contracting opportunities;
      • What the "State" buys, what the "State" does not buy, and how they make these purchases;
      • Resources that are available to help small businesses pursue state contracting opportunities;
      • Financing to survive and then thrive. 

      Cost: Free

      Click the link to register