Small Business Events
The Governor’s Office of Small Business Assistance is committed to informing small- and medium-sized enterprises about state and federal incentives and programs. The team serves as a focal point in the state for start-ups, small businesses and Historically Underutilized Businesses. In both urban and rural communities, Texas is an epicenter for business growth and expansion.
Governor's Small Business Webinar Series
The Governor's Economic Development & Tourism Office has launched a series of webinars to provide Texas small businesses and entrepreneurs with the resources they need during this crisis. Businesses will receive timely, relevant, actionable information on COVID-19 recovery resources and will connect with local experts and support systems. Check in at gov.texas.gov/business/events for upcoming webinar dates, or sign-up for our Small Business Updates to be notified as soon as new dates are announced.
Did you miss previous webinars? All Governor's Small Business Webinar Series playbacks can be watched here.
Download presentations and transcripts from previous events:
- Resources for Veteran-Owned Businesses & Entrepreneurs: September 23
- Starting a Business in Texas: August 19
- Business Strategies for an Evolving Future: August 5
- Optimizing the PPP Loan: July 15
- Optimizing the PPP Loan: July 1
- Business Strategy for an Evolving Future: June 4
- Business Strategy for an Evolving Future: May 20
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Small Business Series Events 2020
Our office continues to monitor the situation and follow guidance of health professionals and government agencies. Out of an abundance of caution, the Office of the Governor will not be hosting in-person events in 2020. Click on a region below to register your interest, so we can notify you when we confirm dates and locations for 2021!
About the Small Business Events
The events offer a great opportunity to network with other businesses and experts, and learn about key resources that may be available to support business growth. The events areshaped by feedback from attendees, and are uniquely tailored by our local partners, which include regional, state and federal agencies. To find out more about what these events have to offer, see our most recent event agenda. All our events offer excellent networking opportunities, access to subject matter experts and an opportunity to talk to regional, state and federal agencies that offer support and resources to start-ups and existing businesses. These agencies also share information about their own procurement needs. All of our events include panel discussions on key business issues, with expert panelists providing timely, relevant and actionable advice, and allowing time for audience Q&A.
Interested in learning more? Check out our YouTube channel for video highlights and footage of panel sessions from previous events.