Due to the federal government shutdown, the U.S. Small Business Administration has extended the deadline for the 2019 National Small Business Week Awards nominations. Now, all nominations must be submitted no later than 3 p.m. EST, February 4, 2019.
If you have an existing business and are looking for ways to strategically grow, you are the perfect candidate for the Business Accelerator Academy! This program is co-sponsored by the Sandy Chamber of Commerce and the Utah SBA Office. The Academy utilizes Interise’s award-winning StreetWise MBA curriculum that has helped businesses since 2004 from all across the country increase their revenue and create jobs.
It may be the season for ghosts and goblins, but ghastly creatures aren’t the only things that can haunt a small business owner.
This year’s Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) Symposium/Vendor Fair brings together representatives from state and local government agencies, industry, Departement of Defense and federal agencies, many of whom have opportunities for small businesses.
Reboot is an entrepreneurial training program designed for Veterans and their family members that have already made the transition back to civilian life. This class is scheduled for September 26 and 27th.
The U.S. Small Business Administration announces the first fee decrease in Surety Bond Guarantees in 12 years. The fee decrease will be in effect for guaranteed bonds approved during fiscal year 2019, taking effect October 1, 2018 and ending September 30, 2019.
A website is an essential element for running a successful business. A business without a website can potentially lose out on great opportunities since potential customers can’t reach you, find you and learn about you online. Creating a small business website can lead to many different ways to market your business and help it grow much faster than relying on traditional marketing methods alone.
Did you know many small businesses get their first start at a farmers market? Farmers markets also help bridge the gap between rural and urban communities. There are a number of community-sponsored Farmers Markets located in Utah. Most of them run on weekends, but you can also find some local farmers who sell at local stands everyday.
Boots to Business is a free entrepreneurial education and training program offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration as part of the Department of Defense’s Transition Assistance Program. It's designed for Veterans and their family members as they are making their transition back to civilian life.
Small nonfarm businesses in the following counties are now eligible to apply for low‑interest federal disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration. These loans offset economic losses because of reduced revenues caused by drought that occurred in the following primary counties, announced Director Tanya N. Garfield of SBA’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West.
For counties: Grand, Emery, San Juan, Uintah and Wayne in Utah; Beginning April 24, 2018, Deadline January 3, 2019