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. 



S.M.A.R.T. Reopening and Recovery

  • Date: Monday, May 18, 2020

  • Time: 9:00 - 10:30 A.M.m

  • Description: Soon small businesses in Massachusetts will be allowed to reopen. This webinar will discuss tactics to show you not only how to survive, but how to thrive in this new economic climate. Join us to be successful in the new economic environment which we are all about to enter. The speaker will be Cliff Robbins, an 18-year veteran and a senior business advisor for the Massachusetts Small Business Development Center. Cliff has counseled thousands of entrepreneurs in many industries.

  • Greta at the Cape Cod Chamber at to register.

Return to the Workplace - What We Know Webinar

  • Date: Tuesday, May 19, 2020

  • Time: 12:00 - 1:00 P.M.

  • Description: Re-opening presents a multitude of issues ranging from ensuring workplace safety to reconciling unemployment insurance to industry specific regulations. Join AIM Executive Vice President of Government Affairs Brooke Thomson as Michael Kennealy, Massachusetts Secretary of Housing and Economic Development, and Tom Wesley, Chair of the AIM Re-Opening Task Force, outline the roadmap to re-opening. Presented by the Associated Industries of Massachusetts. 

  • Click here to register and for access information.

Thirty on Thursday - Post COVID-19 Response Strategies

  • Date: Thursday, May 21, 2020
  • Time: 11:00 - 11:30 A.M. 
  • Description: How will business operate in a post COVID recovery? What will employees expect from employers and what role will government, your customers and the media have to play in setting the new normal? -----will working remotely be embraced by employers, will enhanced childcare and paid medical leave be part of employee expectation going forward, how important will internal communications be to employees on new computer based platforms, and how best should employers demonstrate their commitment to their community? Communicating your position on these and other important business issues will affect a company’s brand and reputation for years, if not generations. Presented by the Associated Industries of Massachusetts. 
  • Click here to register and for access information.

Explore SBA Resources Webinar

  • Date: Tuesday, May 26,  2020
  • Time:11:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M. 
  • Description: This online workshop is presented by a member of the local SBA team and is designed to help entrepreneurs understand the various SBA programs and services available to help them start or expand a business.
  • Click here to register and for access information. 

Thirty on Thursday - What is Leadership in the New Normal?

  • Date: Thursday, May 28, 2020
  • Time: 11:00 - 11:30 A.M. 
  • Description: How do leaders transition their company to the new normal when many employees may be anxious, or even fearful, of re-socializing? As Alden Mills suggests, the answer lies in teams, “We need strong teams to solve the challenges of the world, now more than ever. The strength of a company, a community, and even a country depends on great teamwork from unstoppable teams tackling transformative objectives that require the best from everyone.” Presented by the Associated Industries of Massachusetts. 
  • Click here to register and for access information.

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