Small business owners planning openings, expansions and/or relocations now must reset their plans to respond to the impact that recovery from Hurricane Harvey is having on the greater Houston area. Come join Houston Community College, the Houston District Office of the Small Business Administration, SBA Office of Disaster Assistance, SCORE and local experts on permitting and commercial leasing, to get some insights on how to move plans for your business forward. Speakers and Topics: •Helen Callier – Owner, PermitUsNow – Navigating permitting in planned openings and expansions, and/or repairs in light of Harvey. •Connie Rankin – Owner, CRES & Associates, Commercial Real Estate Services – Navigating dealings with your landlord, considering your lease and insurance situation and status relating to opening, expanding and/or relocating considering Harvey issues. Connie has also invited an attorney to this portion of the event to give added input and participate in Q&A. •Michael D. Flores, Public Information Officer, U.S. Small Business Administration, Office of Disaster Assistance – Considering Harvey’s Impact on you and your business.