Tag Archives: Brownsville Chamber of Commerce

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

HUBZone Certification

The Brownsville Chamber of Commerce collaborates with SBA for a virtual workshop on Federal HUBZone Certification Program + SAM Registration March 18. The federal government uses special programs to help small businesses win at least at 23 percent of all federal contracting dollars each year. The government also limits competition for certain contracts to businesses that participate in HUBZone Programs. The government’s goal is to award at least three percent…

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Management Class: Empowering Your Employees to Make You Better Share:

Empowering Your Employees

The Brownsville Chamber of Commerce partners with Sandler Training for a management class on Empowering Your Employees to Make You Better on Feb. 2. With the team(s) you manage, your employees are not a payroll expense. They are a human capital investment on your profit and loss sheet. Discover what those conversations should look like with your employees to motivate, engage and create personal goals. This is a webinar for supervisors,…

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Brownsville Virtual Speed Networking

The Brownsville Chamber of Commerce hosts two free, fast-paced virtual networking opportunities Jan. 26. The morning session takes place from 10-11 a.m. and the afternoon 2-3 p.m. Virtual Speed Networking is a structured opportunity to meet professionals, face to face, one business professional at a time. Whether you are an entrepreneur, small business owner, legal or medical professional, in the finance, real estate or entertainment industry this virtual speed networking…

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Developing a Business Plan

Join the Brownsville Chamber of Commerce Jan. 21 for the financial education workshop, Developing a Business Plan. This virtual workshop teaches business owners the seven parts of a good business plan and what to consider when writing a business plan. At the end of the workshop, business owners will have a blueprint or first draft of a business plan. Financial experts from BBVA will also provide information, tips and resources…

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Deck the Wheels: Toy & Food Drive

Deck the Wheels

Deck the Wheels: Toy & Food Drive on Dec. 18 features a car-decorating contest as well as a collection of toys, nonperishable foods, gift cards, and monetary donations for those families in need. The Brownsville Chamber of Commerce invites the community to enter the contest at $25 per vehicle. All proceeds from the car decorating contest and donations will stay local and go to area families in need. Donations and proceeds…

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Financial Basics (Financial Planning 101)

financial basics

Learn the basics of financial planning with the free “Financial Basics (Financial Planning 101)” webinar Nov.17. This presentation by the Brownsville Chamber of Commerce and Northwestern Mutual covers the five key considerations: know where you are today picture where you want to be grow your savings protect your assets and ability to earn an income and make your money last Participants will need to download the following documents to follow…

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Personal Finance: Debt Management

Debt Management workshop

“Personal Finance: Debt Management” is a free financial education workshop Nov. 19 features financial experts providing information, tips and resources on debt management and solutions. Participants will:  Explain common reasons why people find themselves in debt and the most common types of debt Describe the value of using debt management strategies such as loan consolidation, budgeting, and debt management plans Compare various debt management solutions Create a personal plan for…

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Personal Finance: Mobile Banking

mobile banking

The free “Personal Finance: Mobile Banking” workshop on Dec. 1 focuses on information, tips and resources to understand mobile banking. During this session, participants will: Explain the various ways to use mobile banking services Use mobile banking safely and securely Know how to decide when it makes sense to visit a branch location vs when it makes sense to use mobile banking This workshop is open to the public and…

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Credit Scores & Reports

Credit Scores & Reports

Join the Brownsville Chamber of Commerce for “Credit Scores & Reports,” a financial education workshop Oct. 8. BBVA financial experts will provide information, tips and resources to help you with everyday finances and long-term financial goals. Credit Scores & Reports will allow participants to learn what a credit score is and its importance. Attendees will also learn how to read a credit report. Experts will also offer tools to maintain…

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Friday with the City: Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport Update

The Brownsville Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with the City of Brownsville presents Friday with the City on Sept. 18. The initiative promotes new projects and efforts within the city of Brownsville. The Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport nears completion of the new passenger terminal. This Friday with the City webinar will provide the community with an update on the project. It will also discuss the recent announcement of…

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