Tennessee Small Business Development Center Resource Webinars
The Tennessee Small Business Development Center is hosting a myriad of online training webinars to assist you in all facets of your businesses.
Take advantage of training opportunities with the SBDC at no cost. Most workshops are currently being offered virtually.
Get the Facts on PPP and EIDL
Hear from SBA every Monday and Friday at noon ET until December 21. Find out what is a myth and what is a truth on SBA loans for small businesses.
October 6 at 9 a.m.
PPP: Loan Forgiveness Basics
October 15 from 9:30-11 a.m.
Write a Marketing Plan that Works
October 20 from 9-10:30 a.m.
Business Start-Up: The Essentials
November 18 from 9 a.m.-noon
Government Contracting 101
November 19 from 9-11 a.m.
Government Contracting 201
Dale Carnegie Workshops
Virtual Selling: How to Build Relationships Online
September 25 from noon-1:30 p.m. | REGISTER HERE
Are you looking for ways to make virtual connections, book more meetings, and increase your sales numbers?
Creating Cultures that Engage and Retain Millennials and Generation Z
October 6 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. | REGISTER HERE (COST $19)
Join us for this interactive workshop as we present our research and practical applications for engaging your younger employees.
Success in 90 Seminars
The Power of a Positive Leader
Oct. 7 at 8:30 a.m. | REGISTER HERE
Join Kevin Waters, CEO of Clear Leader Group, for a webinar entitled, “Power of a Positive Leader.”
Discover how self-awareness can help you become a better leader, learn about humble confidence, and uncover what feedback is and what it is not and how to effectively give feedback.
Solving the Post-Pandemic People Puzzle - Kurt Greene
Oct. 16 at 9 a.m. | REGISTER HERE
In this interactive workshop, participants will learn about effective approaches to leading teams, finding and keeping talent, engaging customers, and getting the right things done right, not just to survive.
Professional Development Opportunities
Supervisor Training Seminar
October 26 at 10 a.m. | REGISTER HERE
Running a business is more than dollars and cents; there's a legal element that many human resource professionals, supervisors and managers deal with daily.
AM Connect Virtual Networking
We bring connections to you with our virtual networking option. Held the second Friday of every month, these online meetings are a companion to our in-person coffee clubs. Here you have the opportunity to meet new people in breakout rooms.
Maximize Your Membership
Learn more about the Blount Chamber and the many opportunities that go along with being a member. Learn how to make the most of the benefits afforded to you. Please click the link below to register.
COVID-19 Community Conversation Series
April 2 -- "Making Sense of the Morass: The Impact of Workplace Laws New and Old During The Pandemic" presented by Howard Jackson and Ed Trent of Wimberly Lawson Wright Daves & Jones, PLLC.
April 3 -- "Understanding the SBA Loan Process and the Major Business and Tax Provisions of the CARES Act" presented by Chris Trump of Egerton, McAfee Armistead & Davis, P.C.
April 3 -- National Small Business Town Hall presented by U.S. Chamber and Inc.
April 6 -- "PPP Loan: Applying, Spending, Record-keeping, and not Being Bitten," presented by Tab Burkhalter of the The Burkhalter Group.
April 7 -- "Workers' Compensation and COVID-19" presented by TN Chamber and Michael Haynie of Mainer & Herod law firm.
April 13 -- "Big Picture: Road Map to Recovery" presented by U.S. Chamber Foundation Path Forward program.
April 14 -- "Tennessee Business Response Conference" presented by TN Chamber.
April 16 -- "Deep Dive: Testing" presented by U.S. Chamber Foundation Path Forward program
April 20 -- "Childcare Barriers to Returning to Work" presented by U.S. Chamber Foundation Path Forward program
April 23 -- "Maximize Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness" presented by Chris Trump of Egerton, McAfee Armistead & Davis, P.C.
April 23 -- "Masks, Temperature Scanners and More" presented by U.S. Chamber Foundation Path Forward program
April 27 -- "Transportation: Overcoming Barriers for Returning to Work" presented by U.S. Chamber Foundation Path Forward program
April 30 -- "Integrating Employees Back Into Your Business" presented by Keeli Boyce of Express Strategic Services
April 30 -- "How is the Pandemic Influencing Consumers?" presented by U.S. Chamber Foundation Path Forward program
May 6 -- "LinkedIn Best Practices" presented by Epic Nine
May 7 -- "Lessons from Companies in Other Countries" presented by U.S. Chamber Foundation Path Forward program
May 14 -- "Sports, Entertainment & Restaurants: How restrictions to mass gatherings will impact key industries" presented by U.S. Chamber Foundation Path Forward program
May 15 -- "Respectful Workplace: It Still Matters" presented by Howard Jackson and Ed Trent of Wimberly Lawson Wright Daves & Jones, PLLC.
June 3 -- "Workplace Violence Prevention" presented by Kathryn Scourby, KNS Consulting