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, July 6, 2022
Time:
12:00pm ET

Your website is an opportunity to make a great first impression and give potential costumers comfort that you're a real business. Join Small Business Majority and Operation HOPE for our monthly business lunch and learn. This month we will share expert advice on how to build your business website for success. During this interactive webinar you will learn about:

  • Website design and development
  • How to choose a domain
  • Leveraging analytics features
  • Legitimizing your business with a URL
  • Q&A
Event type: Business/Technical assistance Webinar
Location: National
Date:
Thursday, July 7, 2022
Time:
7:30am PT

Kiva believes in character over credit and the power of community-based lending. Because of these beliefs. They provide funding opportunities for entrepreneurs where conventional lenders won’t.

The Kiva lending program offers zero-interest loans to small business owners who have trouble accessing traditional funding. Join the Fresno Metro Black Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the City of Fresno and Small Business Majority for an in-depth presentation on the lending program.

Event type: Access to Capital Presentation
Location: CA
Date:
Wednesday, July 13, 2022
Time:
12:00pm MT

Some call it the Great Resignation or the Great Reshuffle, we call it the Great Boss Evolution! In this era where the tight labor market is being felt across Colorado and especially in the rural and frontier parts of the state, it is more important than ever for employers to be able to hire and retain great employees. This highly interactive session will provide attendees with an opportunity to engage with the panelists and their peers to explore insight into best practices for hiring and actionable ideas for increasing employee retention and loyalty.

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 22nd to November 9th. All events will have an in-person and virtual option.

Event type: Workforce Issues Workshop
Location: Grand Junction, CO
Date:
Wednesday, July 13, 2022
Time:
12:00pm CT

By this November, all Illinois employers with 16 or more employees will need to offer their own retirement program. Fortunately, there is a no cost option for small business owners who can't take on the fiduciary or administrative burdens of a traditional retirement savings program. 

Join us to learn about the state-run Illinois's Secure Choice program and how to sign up yourself and your employees before the November 1 deadline. During this event, we will discuss upcoming deadlines for enrollment and penalties for those who do not enroll by the deadline. Additionally, we will cover how your employees can easily opt-out of the program. 

Event type: Retirement Webinar
Location: IL
Date:
Thursday, July 14, 2022
Time:
10:00am PT

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

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

Event type: Access to Capital Presentation
Location: Fresno, CA

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