National Small Business Week 2019

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It is National Small Business Week! Here are all the workshops and webinars the Garland Chamber will be hosting:

May 7

9 – 10:30 a.m.
How to Determine the Worth of Your Business
Speaker: Amanda Flynn, SBDC
Learn how to value your business and prepare to take the next steps: pass it on to a family member or sell it.

10 – 11 a.m.                 
The U.S. Economic Outlook and Its Impact on Small Businesses
Speaker: Michael Brown, Principal U.S. Economist, VISA
Join this timely webinar being supported by Visa, that will cover economic updates, income growth, the labor market, consumer spending and more.

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
SBA Funding Programs Explained
Speaker: John Miller, Deputy Associate Administrator
This insightful webinar, sponsored by the U.S. Small Business Administration, will explain the SBA funding programs and how small businesses can benefit from them.

1 – 2 p.m.                    
The Culture Imperative: Drive Growth with Customer Obsession
Speaker: Ryan Estis, Researcher & Entrepreneur
During this webinar sponsored by Chase for Business, you will learn how to deliver a differentiated consumer experience to drive business growth and more.

2:30 – 3:30 p.m.           
Creating Effective Ads
Speaker: Matt Weber, Speaker and Trainer with Grow with Google
In this webinar sponsored by Google, you’ll discover how online ads can help your business connect to new customers, promote special offers and grow brand awareness.


If you would like to view the slides from these webinars, please contact Andrea Tamez at


May 8

10- 11 a.m.                  
Making Sense of Online Marketing: A Simple Checklist for Success
Speaker: Dave Charest, Dir. of Content Marketing, Constant Contact
In this session sponsored by Constant Contact, you’ll learn the foundational elements to help you get the word out about your business.

11 a.m. – 12 p.m.         
Drive Business Results with Google Ads
There are billions of local searches happening on Google every day. Celebrate National Small Business Week by tuning into Google’s live stream, where you’ll learn how to create effective ads that will bring positive results to your business.

1 – 2 p.m.                    
Mastering Control of Your Cash Flow
Speaker: Ed Lin, Head of Marketing for Square Capital
This informative webinar, sponsored by Square, will help you find ways to manage your business cash flow and access capital to help it keep running smoothly.

2:30 – 3:30 p.m.           
Disasters Happen: How to Prepare Your Business and Recover
Alejandro Contreras, Dir. of the Office of Preparedness, Communication and Coordination
This webinar, sponsored by U.S. Small Business Administration, will provide tips on basic steps you should take to prepare, recover and mitigate so that your business is resilient.


If you would like to view the slides from these webinars, please contact Andrea Tamez at on May 9, 2019.

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