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.
Thursday, June 29, 2023
5:00pm PST

El Programa de Subvención de Alivio Suplementaria de licencia por enfermedad pagada por COVID-19 para pequeñas empresas y organizaciones sin fines de lucro de California ofrece soporte económico para empresas y organizaciones sin fines de lucro elegibles que han incurrido costos por la licencia por enfermedad pagada suplementaria por COVID-19. Únase a Small Business Majority y Lendistry en un seminario web informativo en donde le proporcionaremos un resumen general del programa y pasos para que pueda aplicar. Cubriremos los criterios de elegibilidad, el proceso de aplicación y montos de las subvenciones basados en documentación proporcionada. Infórmese e inscríbase para recibir notificaciones en su correo electrónico para saber cuando abren lan aplicaciones en caspsl.com. No se pierda esta oportunidad para conocer cómo este programa le puede beneficiar su pequeña empresa u organización sin fin de lucro.

Event type: Access to Capital, COVID-19 Webinar
Location: CA
Wednesday, July 12, 2023
10:00am CT

In today's competitive business landscape, effective advocacy is a crucial skill for small business owners to master. Advocacy goes beyond marketing and networking—it's about actively engaging with stakeholders, influencing policies and championing your business in the broader community. 

Join us for an immersive learning experience that will empower you to become a powerful advocate for your business, driving its growth and success. Whether you're looking to shape local policies, build stronger relationships with key influencers or enhance your brand visibility, this workshop will provide you with the knowledge and skills to make a significant impact. Take charge of your business's destiny and amplify your voice in the community. 

Attend this workshop to:

  • Understand the importance of advocacy and its role in small business success
  • Learn effective advocacy strategies and techniques tailored to small businesses
  • Learn how to build relationships with local influencers, policymakers and community leaders
  • Understand how to navigate government processes to advocate for your business's needs
  • Learn how to use digital platforms and social media to amplify your advocacy efforts
  • Develop a long-term advocacy mindset and incorporate it into your business strategy
Event type: Access to Capital, Paid Family & Medical Leave, Healthcare, Retirement, Taxes, Women's entrepreneurship, General Small Business, Second chance, Minority Entrepreneurship, Business assistance, Fair Competition Workshop
Location: Chicago, IL
Wednesday, July 12, 2023
12:00pm ET

Have you ever thought about starting a business in Georgia but weren't sure where to begin? This event is for you! Join us for an informative and interactive session on everything you need to know to start a business in Georgia.

Our expert speakers will guide you through the entire process, including:

  • Choosing the right legal structure for your business
  • Registering your business with the state and obtaining necessary licenses and permits
  • Understanding tax requirements for Georgia businesses
  • Developing a business plan and financial projections
  • Finding funding and resources to support your business
  • Navigating common challenges and obstacles faced by Georgia entrepreneurs

Whether you're an aspiring entrepreneur or already have a business idea, this event is for you. You'll have the opportunity to connect with fellow entrepreneurs and learn from experts in a supportive and collaborative environment.

In addition to our expert speakers and interactive workshops, the event will feature networking opportunities and a special panel discussion with successful Georgia entrepreneurs who will share their own experiences and insights on starting and growing a business in the state.

*This event will be held in person and there are limited seats available. Please register today to confirm your reservation*

Event type: General Small Business, Business assistance Workshop
Location: Atlanta, GA
Thursday, August 31, 2023
11:00am MT

Join Colorado School of Public Health and Small Business Majority for the Center of Health, Work, and Environment's webinar series that cover topics in the workplace. This webinar will discuss the organization, A Recovery Friendly Workplace (RFW), which works intentionally with people in recovery, recognizing recovery from addiction as an individual strength. RFW uses evidence-based policies and practices to bring together organizations by encouraging a healthy, safe and productive work environment where employers, employees and communities can thrive and eliminate barriers for those impacted by addiction. Join Health Links™ along with local and national experts, for an important discussion on creating positive change for individuals affected by addiction.

Topics of discussion include:

  • Define and understand the characteristics of a Recovery Friendly Workplace
  • Discuss impairment – how problematic substance use impacts the workplace
  • Identify the steps to becoming a Recovery Friendly Workplace
  • Provide small business with online resources venturize.org

Event type: Paid Family & Medical Leave, Healthcare, Women's entrepreneurship, Workforce Issues, General Small Business, Veteran's entrepreneurship, Rural Entrepreneurship, Second chance, Minority Entrepreneurship, Business assistance Webinar
Location: CO
Wednesday, September 6, 2023
12:00pm ET

Are you looking to secure funding to take your business to the next level? Join Small Business Majority for an informative event focused on funding options for small businesses and how to successfully apply for small business grants.

Our expert speakers will guide you through the various funding options available to small business owners, including traditional bank loans, crowdfunding, and grants. You'll learn best practices for determining the right funding option for your business and how to prepare a successful funding application.

In addition to funding options, you'll also learn about the small business grant application process, including how to identify grant opportunities, write compelling grant proposals, and manage grant funds. You'll have the opportunity to connect with other entrepreneurs and share your own experiences, as well as ask questions of our speakers and participate in interactive activities.

Don't miss out on this valuable opportunity to gain the knowledge and skills you need to secure funding for your small business. 

*This event will be held in person and there are limited seats available. Please register today to confirm your reservation*

Event type: Access to Capital, Business assistance Workshop
Location: Atlanta, GA