SBA Columbus District Encourages Small Businesses to Participate in Small Business Saturday and Other Opportunities

Release Date: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
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Advisory Date: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Advisory Number: 
Brooke Betit,, 614-469-6860

COLUMBUS – With the holidays coming up, small businesses should start preparing for Small Business Saturday on November 25. One of the biggest shopping days of the year, this nationwide event was created in 2010 to promote strengthening local communities by supporting local businesses.

Make sure to have your small business ready by participating in one of the below classes and check out SBA’s Small Business Saturday tips and registration to prepare for this holiday event at

Nov. 1 Doing Business with the Federal Government: SAM

10:30 a.m., Webinar

Nov. 2 Boots to Business: Reboot

11:00 a.m., HCDC, 1776 Mentor Ave., Suite #100, Cincinnati

Nov. 3 VGate & Boots to Business: Reboot

10:00 a.m., Chalmers P. Wylie VA, 420 N. James Rd., Columbus

Nov. 8 SBA All Small Mentor Protégé Program

10:30 a.m., Webinar

Nov. 8 Ask the Expert: Business Law

11:00 a.m., The Destiny Center, 1561 Old Leonard Ave., Columbus

Nov. 14 SBA Small Business Tax Readiness

10:00 a.m., SBA Office, 401 N. Front St., Suite #200, Columbus

Nov. 14 Connections, Communication & Confidence

11:30 a.m., Event Space, 24 Westerview Dr., Westerville

Nov. 14 Federal Contracting for Beginners

2:00 p.m., SBA Office, 401 N. Front St., Suite #200, Columbus

Nov. 15 Developing Your Customer Pitch

10:00 a.m., State Library of Ohio, 274 E. 1st Ave., Columbus

Nov. 15 SBA Programs & Services

10:00 a.m., Webinar

Nov. 16 Small Business Taxes

10:00 a.m., Webinar

Nov. 17 SBA HUBZone Program

10:00 a.m., Webinar

Nov. 21 Federal Contracting Overview

10:30 a.m., Webinar

Nov. 29 2017 Asian American Commerce Group Economic Summit

8:00 a.m., COSI, 333 W. Broad St., Columbus

Nov. 29 SBA Federal Small Business Programs

10.30 a.m., Webinar

Nov. 30 Creating an Effective Capability Statement

10:00 a.m., Webinar