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Upcoming SBA Training and Events
March 5, 2014 – 9:00 a.m.
Excluded Parties List System by SBA’s Philadelphia District Office
As of January 1st, 2014, per SOP 50 10 5 (f) (http://www.sba.gov/content/clean-final-50-10-f), Lenders are responsible for consulting the System of Awards Management (SAM: contains Excluded Parties List System) to determine if an employee, agent, small business, or business owner (individual) has been debarred, suspended or otherwise excluded by SBA or other federal agencies.
Individuals and entities suspended, debarred, revoked, or otherwise excluded under the SBA or Government-wide debarment regulations are not permitted to conduct business with the SBA, including participating in an SBA-guaranteed loan.
Solomon Wheeler, from the Philadelphia District Office will be the presenter. He will discuss the new regulations, illustrate how to identify a debarred small business or individual, and highlight a few search tips for the Excluded Parties List System.
Web Conference URL: https://connect16.uc.att.com/sba/meet/?ExEventID=85128381, check "I am a participant", enter your name and email, select "Join". Once you have accessed the conference select the "Call Me" option and enter your direct phone number (If the "Call Me" option does not work, dial 1-888-858-2144 then enter the passcode 5128381# to access audio portion).
March 11, 2014 – 10:00 a.m.
SBA’s New 10-Tab Loan Application Process and ETran Review
The 7(a) Loan Origination 10-Tab Submission Format and ETran are now required for all 7(a) loans submitted to the Loan Guaranty Processing Center (LGPC) – excluding SBAExpress and PLP loan submissions. The West Virginia District Office will cover the new process and the forms required for submitting all SBA 7(a) loans. This webinar is recommended for lenders, credit and documentation staff, and any others involved in the application process.
March 12-14, 2014
WPASGL 2014 Lenders Quality Circle Conference, Seven Springs Resort, Champion, PA
In today’s uncertain economic and banking climate, lenders are looking for ways to mitigate credit risk and open new avenues for loan growth. The annual Western Pennsylvania Association of SBA Guaranteed Lenders (WPASGL) SBA Quality Circle Small Business Lending Conference is an excellent place for lenders to obtain ideas and training to enhance their commercial lending divisions. This two-day conference will be held at the Seven Springs Mountain Resort on Thursday and Friday, March 13 & 14, 2014; along with a Conference Primer and Opening reception on Wednesday evening, March 12th. Click here for more information on the conference and for registration instructions and forms. Be sure to make your reservations early so you don’t miss out, as hotel rooms at the resort will only be guaranteed until 2/21/14.
April 8, 2014 – 10:00 a.m.
SBA CAPLine – Contract Line Program Webinar by Bill Reed, SBA’s CAPLine Expert from the Loan Guaranty Processing Center in Citrus Heights, CA
SBA’s CAPLine program is designed for commercial lenders can help their small business customers meet their short-term and cyclical working capital needs. The Contract Loan Program is used to finance the cost associated with contracts, subcontracts, or purchase orders, including overhead or general and administrative expenses, allocable to the specific contract(s). The CAPLine program offers up to a $5 million guarantee. SBA Commercial Loan Specialist, Bill Reed, from SBA’s Loan Guaranty Processing Center (LGPC), and SBA’s CAPLine ‘Go-To’ person, will be the guest presenter for this webinar. Learn from the EXPERT when it comes to processing a Contract Line.
Web Conference URL: https://connect16.uc.att.com/sba/meet/?ExEventID=84536711, check I am a participant, enter your name and email, select Join, once you have accessed the conference select the Call Me option and enter your direct phone number (Dial 1-888-858-2144 then enter the passcode 4536711# to access audio portion if the Call Me option does not work).
To prepare in advance for the conference (for all devices): https://connect16.uc.att.com/sba/Prepare/.