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.
Date:
Wednesday, August 10, 2022
Time:
11:30am MT

This event is for business owners and employers to gain a better understanding of their role in protecting and developing human capital with workplace retirement benefits, investments & savings, and financial education. If you are an employer looking to leverage benefits to recruit and retain talent, and/or if you are a business owner who has put your soul, elbow grease, and financial resources into building your business (perhaps at the expense of your current financial wellbeing) this event is for you! During this lunch and learn event, attendees will hear about private and public sector solutions and resources that can support the financial well-being of business owners and their employees.

Panelists will include:

• Colorado State Treasurer Dave Young

• Whittney Rojo-Johnson from Northwestern Mutual

• Representative from Prosper Bridge

• Representative from Sunny Day Fund

The panel will be moderated by Benzel Jimmerson with Metro DEEP

Small Business Majority, in partnership with Good Business Colorado and other organizations across the state, is hosting a "Helping Good Businesses Be Better" Lunch & Learn Series from June 22 to November 9. All events will have an in-person and virtual option.

Event type: Retirement Workshop
Location: Denver, CO
Date:
Wednesday, August 10, 2022
Time:
2:00pm ET

The pandemic and economic relief efforts have led to more grant opportunities than ever for the nation's small businesses. With the main federal relief programs now over, small businesses are seeking out other funding opportunities that may be available to them.

In this workshop hosted on the Verizon Small Business Digital Ready platform, Small Business Majority will help you understand the small business grant landscape, things to consider, where to find funding and more.

  • The different types of grants available to small business owners
  • Tips for crafting your grant application
  • Other free and low-cost capital options for your business
  • Question and answer period

To participate, you need to create a Verizon Small Business Digital Ready account. To do so, sign up here.

Event type: Access to Capital, COVID-19 Webinar
Location: National
Date:
Wednesday, August 10, 2022
Time:
1:00pm CT

Far too many Wisconsinites don't have the tools to save, meaning that every unexpected expense impacts their ability to build wealth long-term. Join the Wisconsin State Treasurer's Office, the Consumer Federation of America, MKE Black and Small Business Majority for this free webinar about the Wisconsin Saves automatic saving initiative. In this session, we will cover, the benefits of saving for retirement early.

Participants in the initiative receive resources to assist employees as well as digital outreach tools.

Event type: Retirement Webinar
Location: WI
Date:
Thursday, August 11, 2022
Time:
10:00am PT

Join Small Business Majority, Valley Community Small Business Development Center, Central Valley Community Bank, and Fresno First Bank for an in-depth workshop series that focuses on the 5 Cs of credit and why bank loans are hard to get, certified development corporation programs, alternative lending and opportunity fund programs, crowd-sourced funding, equity funding, and more.

 

This series will provide background on the overall lending environment. Topics of discussion will include what type of lending opportunities are available, which ones should you pass on, and what goals you should have for business capital/financing.

 

Event type: Access to Capital, Healthcare, Retirement, Rural Entrepreneurship Presentation
Location: Fresno, CA
Date:
Thursday, August 11, 2022
Time:
12:00pm MT

In an effort to make sure businesses across the state get the support they need to prepare for FAMLI, the Division will be hosting in-person regional town halls across the state to give employers an opportunity to learn about the voter-approved program and ask the Division their questions in a small, hometown setting. 

Virtual options will be available for each in-person stop and will cover topics like:

  • How to calculate premiums
  • Options for local governments
  • How self-employed workers can participate in FAMLI
  • Benefits for small businesses. 
Event type: Paid Family & Medical Leave Roundtable
Location: Alamosa, CO

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