Tag Archives: Brownsville Chamber of Commerce

SBA Federal Contracting Series: Federal HUBZone Program

The Brownsville Chamber of Commerce and SBA present a Zoom webinar on the Federal HUBZone Certification Program on July 23. The federal government uses special programs to help small businesses win at least at 23 percent of all federal contracting dollars each year. To help provide a level playing field for small businesses in a HUBZone area, the government limits competition for certain contracts to businesses that participate in the…

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SBA Federal Contracting Series: 8(a) Business Development Program

8(a) Business Development Program

The Brownsville Chamber of Commerce and the SBA present the 8(a) Business Development Certification Program workshop via Zoom July 16. The federal government uses special programs to help small businesses win at least 23 percent of all federal contracting dollars each year. To help provide a level playing field for small businesses owned by socially and economically disadvantaged people or entities, the government limits competition for certain contracts to businesses…

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Brownsville Chamber Connect +

Chamber Connect

Join the Brownsville Chamber of Commerce for Chamber Connect + July 14 to learn more about what the chamber can do for you. Current members can also receive a refresher on membership benefits. During Chamber Connect +, learn how to: Take advantage of your membership benefits Join a committee Stay connected with your members-only online portal Set-up your membership profile This event is free and open to the community. Register…

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Friday With The City: Emergency Planning & Preparedness

Friday in the City

“Friday With The City: Emergency Planning & Preparedness” on June 26 covers topics on disaster and hurricane season preparedness as well as COVID-19 response efforts. Jim Springob of ServPro of East Brownsville and South Padre Island will discuss ways in which businesses can protect their buildings from natural disasters. He will also talk on disinfection of COVID-19. Friday With The City is an initiative by the Brownsville Chamber of Commerce…

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Wellness Wednesday Seminar: Men’s Health Month

The Brownsville Chamber of Commerce Health & Wellness Committee hosts its first virtual Wellness Wednesday seminar on Men’s Health Month June 14. Men’s Health Month is a national observance used to raise awareness about health care for men. It focuses on encouraging boys, men and their families to practice and implement healthy living decisions. Leading experts from Friends of Women Inc. and NAMI Rio Grande Valley will present the seminar.…

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Brownsville & Beyond: Understanding the Economic Impact of COVID-19

economic impact seminar

During the “Understanding the Economic Impact of COVID-19” webinar on June 4, participants talk with Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts Glenn Hegar about: The impact of COVID-19 on the economy of Texas How Texas and the Rio Grande Valley can economically rebound from COVID-19 Participants may submit questions/comments in advance for Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts Glenn Hegar online. For more information, contact the Brownsville Chamber of Commerce. Register in…

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How Businesses Obtain Credit

business credit

The “How Businesses Obtain Credit” webinar on May 20 teaches business owners about the types of credit available to a small business owner. This includes lines of credit, credit cards and term loans, as well financing options from the Small Business Administration. Financial experts will also provide information, tips, and resources to help you with everyday finances and long-term financial goals. This event is free and open to the public.…

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“Developing a Business Plan” Virtual Workshop

business plan

Financial experts provide information, tips, and resources to help with everyday finances and long-term financial goals on May 18. The Brownsville Chamber of Commerce and BBVA present this free, financial education workshop which is open to the community. “Developing a Business Plan” will teach business owners the seven parts of a good plan. Participants will also learn what to consider when writing a business plan. At the end of the…

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Business Financial Statements

financial statements webinar

Join us the Brownsville Chamber of Commerce and BBAV for a financial education workshop on May 13. Financial experts will provide information, tips and resources to help with everyday finances and long-term financial goals. The financial education topic teaches business owners the three most important financial documents: balance sheets, profit and loss statements. Experts will also discuss cash flow reports. At the end of the workshop, business owners will be…

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SBA Roundtable: Bringing Lenders & Businesses Together

lenders

The Brownsville Chamber of Commerce partners with the U.S. Small Business Administration Lower Rio Grande Valley District office on May 13 to bring together lenders and businesses who have been impacted by COVID-19. Throughout the program, you will hear about the following: Updates on the available loan programs How to process the Paycheck Protection Program forgiveness Hear from local PPP lenders Stories from local businesses who were approved for an…

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