Small Business COVID-19 Webinars

The SBA, SCORE, and other local business organizations are offering a variety of small business education sessions around COVID-19 topics. Check out the calendar below for an upcoming seminar. For other small business workshops, click here. For more information about small business COVID-19 resources click here. 

Please note - unless otherwise noted, these programs are not presented by the City of Cambridge. If you have questions on a particular session, please contact the organizer directly. 

July

Marketing During a Pandemic

  • Date: July 22, 2020

  • Time: 10:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M.

  • Description: Join Cara Hutchins of Communications Ink as she discusses these challenging times and provide some practical advice around social media, email marketing, branding and website design. We have also designed a process for reviewing current marketing efforts and refining brand efficacy using a “Deep Dive” and BrandMap. Sponsored by the Massachusetts Small Business Development Centers. 

  • Click here to register and for access information

Retail Revelations - Strategies for Improving Sales, Margins, and Turnover (Live Webinar)

  • Date: July 23, 2020

  • Time: 1:00 P.M. 

  • Description: This time presents unique challenges for retailers of all sizes, across industry and geographical boundaries. It’s more important than ever to be doing the right things that directly impact your retail business surviving and thriving – even amidst the most challenging of times. Sponsored by SCORE Boston. 

  • Click here to register and for access information

Business Resources in Times of Uncertainty

  • Date: July 29, 2020

  • Time: 10:00 - 11:00 A.M.  

  • Description: Join us for a webinar for all small businesses who are looking for resources to help reopen, stabilize, and grow their businesses. We will focus on various grants and opportunities for training, safety, and other workforce issues. We’ll also cover access to capital and various funding sources. Representatives will be available to answer your specific questions and to guide you to various state and federal agencies. Sponsored by the Massachusetts Small Business Development Centers. 

  • Click here to register and for access information

The ABC's of Returning Safely to Work - 3 Part Program

  • Date: July 27 - 29, 2020

  • Time: 1:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M. 

  • Description: A three-part webinar series on new rules and regulations and proper cleaning protocol. Sponsored by the Massachusetts Small Business Development Centers. 

  • Click here to register and for access information

Tips to Publish Your Website With Confidence (Live Webinar)

  • Date: July 30, 2020

  • Time: 1:00 - 2:00 P.M. 

  • Description: Even with a template that takes care of the look and feel of your website, you still need to create the content for your pages that reflects current events and COVID guidelines surrounding your business. It’s easy once you know where to focus. You can publish your website quickly with just the essential pages you need to get yourself online.. Sponsored by SCORE Boston. 

  • Click here to register and for access information

August

Reopening Business During COVID-19: What Employers Need to Know

  • Date: August 5, 2020

  • Time: 2:00 - 3:00 P.M. 

  • Description: Without question, COVID-19 has complicated business and it will likely continue to be an issue for the foreseeable future. This webinar will provide you with all the important information you need to know, including how to develop safety protocols. 

  • Click here to register and for access information

Reopening and Staying Open - How to Assess the Past 60 Days and Prepare for What's Next

  • Date: August, 6, 2020

  • Time: 1:00 P.M. 

  • Description: If you’re like many businesses, you are probably working overtime to navigate the ever-changing landscape created by C19. Whether you’ve already reopened or will be opening this summer, August will be an ideal time to assess what you’ve experienced already and develop a strategic plan for the rest of the year. Sponsored by SCORE. 

  • Click here to register and for access information

Reopening Marketing Strategies After COVID

  • Date: August 11, 2020

  • Time: 11:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.

  • Description: The second phase of social distancing has started, and now is the time to reconnect with your customers. Your business may be ready to open but are your customers ready? New online strategies and tools are essential in this new normal to help your business thrive. The instructor will discuss tools and help you determine which may be most important for your business right now. Sponsored by the Center for Women and Enterprise.  

  • Click here to register and for access information

Tax Provisions, Cares Act - Beyond the PPP

  • Date: August 13, 2020

  • Time: 11:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.

  • Description: Learn more about annual tax planning best practices, industry specific tax incentives, research and development credits, owner compensation plans, and 10 questions to ask your CPA today. Sponsored by the Massachusetts Small Business Development Centers. 

  • Click here to register and for access information

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