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SBA Virtual Summit to Focus on Rebuilding, Resilience, and Underserved Communities

  • U.S. Small Business Administration announces schedule for its National Small Business Week Virtual Summit
  • Themes include resources for rebuilding one’s business, better ways to serve small businesses and underserved communities, and ongoing resilience and renewal
  • Summit will run Sept. 13-15

Summary by Dirk Langeveld

The U.S. Small Business Administration has announced the schedule for its National Small Business Week Virtual Summit, which will run from Sept. 13-15.

The event has an overarching theme of pivoting and recovering in a changing economy, and will feature a series of educational panels on best practices for small businesses to pursue. The summit gives particular attention to resilience, recovery, and underserved communities.

The event’s schedule includes the following:

  • Sept. 13: “Getting Back on Track: Resources to Build Back Better,” with sessions on resilience, making your small business more accessible, e-mail marketing, and government incentives to support and retain workers
  • Sept. 14: “Better Serving Small Businesses and Underserved Communities,” with sessions on access to capital for women entrepreneurs, U.S. Postal Service solutions for small businesses, adapting to trends transforming the workforce, improving access for Black-owned businesses, and the impact of Latino-owned businesses on their communities
  • Sept. 15: “Continuance to Support Resilience and Renewal,” with sessions on lessons from the nation’s entrepreneurial coaching networks, growth through exports, integrating e-commerce and brick and mortar, empowering the veteran and military small business community

The event concludes with virtual look at nationwide SBA resources. Anyone interested in attending can register here.

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