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Resources for Managing Your Business During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Business Webinars

Updated June 4, 2020 at 1:15 p.m.
 
Below is a listing of COVID-19 business-related webinars that may be helpful in answering questions regarding the SBA loan programs and other topics surrounding the CARES Act.

 

COVID-19 Community Conversation Series

Blount Partnership President/CEO Bryan Daniels embarks on journey to visit with community leaders across all areas of Blount County to find out how they've been responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Along the way, we hope to find out what they've learned and how they see themselves and their organizations in the future. So, join us and bring your questions.
 
May 20 -- Visit with Dr. Mike Winstead, Maryville City Schools
 
May 21 -- Visit with Greg McClain, City of Maryville
 
May 27 -- Visit with Rebecca Stone, Alcoa City Schools
 
May 28 -- Visit with Teri Brahams, Pellissippi State Community College
 
June 1 -- Visit with Rob Britt, Blount County Schools
 
June 2 -- Visit with Don Heinemann, Blount Memorial Hospital
 
June 9 at 2 p.m.
Visit with Patrick Wilson, Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authority
 

FREE Webinar Series on Organizational Health

Presenter: Greg Coker, Considered an expert in human behavior and organization dynamics, Greg Coker's vision is as a result of reading his books, attending his keynotes/workshops; recipients are moved to achieve higher levels of performance and their organizations better places to work. He is the author of Building Cathedrals: The Power of Purpose and the Soft Skills Field Manual. His third book, Healing the Wounds: Forgiveness & Reconciliation in the Workplace, is due on book shelves later this year. His clients include education, business/industry, correctional facilities (Reentry) and high performance individuals who benefit from his personal coaching.

Each session is a Tuesday, beginning at 11 a.m. ET and will last for 50 minutes.

Series Schedule:

  • Week 4, June 9 11 a.m. ET - Team Effectiveness during Covid-19
    • The Ideal Team Player, Five Dysfunctions of a Team, Four Disciplines of Execution, Leading Teams, other Team Models.

 Register in advance here:

https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJErd-ytrjwtG9Sh_XMFHOddvySngQglLsYr   

**After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

 

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 a gander at the upcoming events for June.
 
 
June 9 from 9-11 am..
Business Start-Up: The Essentials | Register
 
June 16 from 9-10 a.m.
Types of Fraud & How to Prevent It! | Register
 
June 23 from noon-2 p.m.
Doing Business with TVA: Lunch & Learn | Register
 
June 25 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Write Your Marketing Plan | Register
 
June 30 from 9-10 a.m.
Types of Fraud & How to Prevent It! | Register

Constant Contact Marketing Events

Constant Contact partners with independent marketing professionals who are both experts in our product and trained presenters. If you're looking for a little extra guidance and support, attend one of their upcoming webinars.

June 5
Great (& Easy) Ways to Grow Your Email List | Free

June 8
Get Online, Get Found, Get Business | Free

June 10
Appreciating Your Business & Your Customers | Free

June 16
Best Practices and Tips To Communicate Effectively During this Time | Free

June 19
Creating Your Website Three Pages You Need to Publish with Confidence | Free

June 30
Get More Opens with Great Subject Lines | Free


PAST WEBINARS

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

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