Our Upcoming Events

Small Business Majority hosts frequent free events for small businesses in all stages and across industries. Here you will find upcoming events, training seminars and webinars hosted by Small Business Majority and our partners. Look below to find events about access to capital, policy updates, employer resources and more. If you don’t see an upcoming event that piques your interest, scroll down to find our on-demand options.
martes, marzo 5, 2024
8:00am ET

A special call to business owners, leaders and community members to join us for an impactful day at the Georgia State Capitol in partnership with Georgia State Representative Kim Schofield (District 63)! Join the Women’s Entrepreneurial Opportunity Project, Inc. (WEOP), Our Village United, Urban League of Greater Atlanta, The Wealthy Group, ReadyNation and Small Business Majority for our 2024 Small Business Day at the Capitol.

Speak up for a more equitable, sustainable and prosperous Georgia together with other small business owners and entrepreneurs - no advocacy experience necessary! We’ll provide all the preparation and support you need to feel confident speaking with state legislators about the issues that are important to you, your business and your community.

Agenda includes:

  • Breakfast & orientation / Meet and greet with Legislators
  • Georgia State Capitol tour & pictures
  • Legislative Session: Georgia State Capitol
Event type: Access to Capital, Paid Family & Medical Leave, Healthcare, Retirement, Taxes, Women's entrepreneurship, Workforce Issues, General Small Business, Rural Entrepreneurship, Second chance, Minority Entrepreneurship, Childcare, Fair Competition Roundtable
Location: Atlanta, GA
jueves, marzo 7, 2024
12:00pm PT

Embark on a journey to discover the vast landscape of funding opportunities available for your small business! Hosted by Small Business Majority and Silicon Valley SCORE, this empowering webinar brings you insights into navigating resources that could elevate your entrepreneurial dreams.

Key Topics :

  • An overview of alternative lending options including micro-loans, SBA's loan guarantee program, community banks and credit unions, CDFIs, reputable online lenders and crowdfunding
  • Decoding small business loans
  • Crafting a winning grant proposal
  • Interactive Q&A session
Event type: Access to Capital, Women's entrepreneurship, General Small Business, Business assistance Webinar
Location: CA
viernes, marzo 8, 2024
12:00pm ET

Looking to take your business to the next level with secure funding? Join the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta and Small Business Majority for a free webinar focused on funding options for small businesses. Our expert speakers will guide you through the various funding options available, helping you determine the right choice for your business. Plus, discover GoGeorgia Capital, a new tool offering entrepreneurs equitable access to affordable capital.

In addition to exploring funding options, connect with our community partners, share experiences and engage with our speakers.

Don't miss out on this valuable opportunity to gain the knowledge and skills needed to secure funding for your small business. This webinar is presented in partnership with Accion Opportunity Fund, Access to Capital for Entrepreneurs (ACE), Albany Community Together (ACT!), NCRC Community Development Fund, and LISC Atlanta.

Event type: Access to Capital, Business assistance Presentation
Location: GA
miércoles, marzo 13, 2024
12:00pm PT/ 3:00pm ET

Join Small Business Majority for our quarterly Women Uplifting Women: Small Business Roundtable. Our topic for discussion this month is “Digital Marketing Success” with content expert Pam Adkins-Smith, owner of Coolest Nerd Ever, who will cover best practices for website design and share how to leverage search engine optimization for your small business.

Bring your coffee or tea and join us in fellowship with other women small business owners. This will be an interactive session that will require your active participation. Our goals in hosting these roundtable discussions are to foster community, empower women business owners and provide ongoing learning opportunities. 

Our objectives include: 

  • Explore innovative approaches to digital marketing
  • Define strategies for enhancing your digital footprint
  • Engage with other business owners to grow your network
  • Q&A with a digital marketing expert
Event type: Women's entrepreneurship, Business assistance Webinar
Location: National
jueves, marzo 14, 2024
8:00am PT

We are excited to invite you to the inaugural California Supplier Diversity Symposium! This event is focused on increasing the economic impact of California’s small and/or diverse businesses by expanding access to business resources and procurement opportunities. 

The Symposium is brought to you by the Statewide Coalition for Diversity Initiatives, which is comprised of the following California state agencies:

  • California Department of General Services
  • California Department of Health Care Access and Information
  • California Department of Insurance
  • California Department of Transportation
  • California Office of the Small Business Advocate
  • California Public Utilities Commission

Learn the latest policies and insights shaping supplier diversity in multiple sectors across California. You don't want to miss your chance to hear from industry leading experts about contracting opportunities in insurance, utilities, healthcare, transportation, and government sectors.

Small Business Majority's California Minority Entrepreneurship Programs Manager Jessica Anguiano and California Small Business Council member Catherean Mitchell will speak on the panel, 'Navigating Challenges and Achieving Contracting Success' about best practices that have paved the way for success in state and private contracting. Discover how they effectively navigate and overcome challenges. 

Event type: Women's entrepreneurship, General Small Business, Minority Entrepreneurship, Business assistance Conference
Location: West Sacramento, CA