Top 10 COVID-19 Digital Events

By Toni Carter

Catch up on the latest COVID-19 webinars and on-demand video learning opportunities on your schedule. From reopening your business and managing your business during this unprecedented crisis to getting access to federal resources and aid, new and free SBDC digital events are added regularly.

The following webinars focus on a specific area of interest within the topic of COVID-19 and were created to help small business owners survive COVID-19. 

1. COVID-19 Business Continuity: Resources to Keep You Going

Small business owners are faced with making many very tough decision now and in this webinar we aim to answers questions that might make those decisions more palatable. This webinars will cover: Current Challenges, Internal and External Communications Plans, Operations and Future Action Plans. Webinar will be presented by Shavonnah Roberts Schreiber, Managing Director, SNR Creative. 

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2. Blogging And Streaming: Keeping Your Business Open During COVID-19

Unprecedented times call for adjustments to your online advertising. The COVID-19 outbreak is having a significant impact on daily business and consumer behavior, and as a result, these are times when small business owners need to find opportunities that will help them build personalized and lasting relationships with their audiences from a safe distance. Watch and learn from digital marketing expert, Beth Guide, as she walks you though various blogging and streaming options available to you.

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3. Workforce Considerations For Employers During COVID-19

As you begin the process of re-opening your business there are many employment and financial  issues you need to consider. Watch this webinar as attorney Joseph Tung of Tung Law Firm, PLLC, walks you through how to assess, plan, execute, evaluate and stay informed. 

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4. Business Development In A Social Distancing World

You may be wondering if prospecting is still OK during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Watch this webinar as our trainer and sales expert addresses this issue and shows you how to effectively engage your prospects to maximize sales productivity during this social distancing time. Webinar will be presented by Neal Benedict, President, Silver Brick Sales Solutions.

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5. COVID-19 Information Employers Need To Know

This webinar will deliver an overview of the The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and how it impacts employers with regard to paid sick leave  and/or expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons relating to COVID-19, as well as updates to Americans with Disabilities Act, Texas Pay Day Act Issues and OSHA health/safety compliance for Employers. Presenter: Trisha Barita, Managing Attorney, Barita Law Firm PLLC.

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6. Five Ways To Get Your Business Going

Jumpstart your business with these five marketing tips. Marketing Expert Shavonnah Roberts Schreiber of SNR Creative will walk you through marketing strategies you can use to get your business back on track. Highlights include: Auditing and refreshing your website content, reaching top clients/customers, implementing new content and more.

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7. CARES Act 2020

This webinar will cover Economic Impact Payments, Families First Corona Virus Response Act, Payroll Protection Program, Employee Retention Credit, and Payroll Tax Deferral. Presenter: Julie Gilmer, CPA.

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8. Restaurant Reopening: Preparing For The New Normal

It’s time to think about reopening your restaurant, but in a responsible way. Watch as restaurant expert Chris Tripoli of FCSI, Hospitality Specialist discusses the process you will need to move on to the post-coronavirus “new normal.” Highlights include: financial, facility staff and purveyor preparation, operations and marketing.

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9. Surviving The Restaurant Business

Since the first case of COVID-19 in the U.S. was confirmed in February 2020, restaurants and food businesses have been affected in various ways. Watch this webinar and get suggestions from restaurant expert Chris Tripoli on how to survive this crisis.

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10. Combating Fraud During COVID-19

During this webinar our expert trainer will discuss the current fraud trends related to COVID-19 and how to identify the red flags associated with them. You will hear how to better protect your business, your customers, and your employees from being victimized. Webinar will be presented by David Kirtland, Director of Internal Audit of Spark Energy.

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Get the resources you need and let the SBDC be a go-to resource for your small business.