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WEupdates – Tools to Support Your Business Internationally

January 12, 2021
•             Tools to Support Your Business Internationally
•             Purposeful Leadership in a Period of Uncertainty
•             Financial Check-Up with Lawrence Jackson
•             Recognizing Bias in Our Personal & Virtual Interactions
•             SBA Webinar: PPP Update, Economic Injury, and Disaster Loans, and More
•             Follow Great Lakes WBC on Facebook!

Tools to Support Your Business Internationally

Do you want to grow your international sales by exporting to new markets with confidence?

Join the Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) and partners, U.S. Commercial Service and the Great Lakes Women’s Business Council, for an overview session strategies for access to cash flow and mitigating risk to ensure your company gets paid by foreign customers.

Wednesday, January 13 | 2 PM – 3 PM

You Will Learn:

•             Finding an Connecting with Overseas Buyers

•             Offering credit terms to your foreign customers while protecting against nonpayment

•             Accessing funds with EXIM’s Working Capital Loan Guarantee

Purposeful Leadership in a Period of Uncertainty

Priscilla Archangel, Owner Archangel & Associates

As we reopen the economy, employers must not only ensure they provide a safe physical workspace they must also recognize the emotional needs of their team members. Discover important strategies to prepare you to reengage with associates who have experienced emotional uncertainty, fear, insecurity, illness, and loss of income or loved ones.

No Cost to Attend | A Virtual Presentation

Thursday, January 14 | 12 PM

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Financial Check-Up

Lawrence Jackson, Managing Partner Emerging Enterprise Group

Are you struggling and overwhelmed with your bookkeeping? Or could your financial skills use some fine-tuning? In this workshop, you will learn the basics needed to develop strong financial statements and how to use a balance sheet, income statement, and cash flow. Begin 2021 with a solid foundation for your business strategy in the new year.

No Cost to Attend | A Virtual Presentation

Wednesday, January 20 | 12 PM

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Indiana Small Business Restart Grant Deadline Extended

Through the Indiana, Small Business Grants, eligible Indiana small businesses can seek reimbursement for qualified business expenses, such as payroll (for W2 employees only), insurance premiums, rent/mortgage payments (for owner-occupied property only), utilities, lease payments for real or personal property, and safety investments, such as personal protective equipment (PPE) and infrastructure improvements.

Deadline Extended: January 22 | 5 PM EST


Recognizing Bias in Our Personal & Virtual Interactions

The Livonia Chamber of Commerce is providing valuable training for all professionals to help us recognize bias and improve our interpersonal relationships in a judgment-free zone. This session will be led by Freda Samson and will discuss helping us intellectually understand bias during our interactions in person, in virtual conversations, and on social media.

January 27 | 9 AM – 11 AM


PPP Update, Economic Injury and Disaster Loans, and SBA Resources to Help You Recover

January 15 | 10 AM

Join the SBA for a webinar hosted by the SBA Michigan District Office with Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin and SBA Regional Administrator Rob Scott. They will discuss PPP updates and loan forgiveness, Economic Injury Disaster Loans, and new services from our funded resource partners to help you survive and recover from the pandemic.

WBE Exclusive Offerings

WBE Toolkit – ‘I’ve been certified, but can I do more!?’
January 19 (9:30 AM) | Register to Attend
April 13 (9 AM) | Register to Attend

WBE Onboarding – ‘I’m newly certified, but now what!?’
January 12 (9:30 AM) | Register Here
February 9 (9:30 AM) | Register Here
March 12 (11 AM) | Register Here
April 9 (11 AM) | Register Here


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