National Small Business Week 2021

national small business week 2021

Spotlighting the resilience and renewal of America’s entrepreneurs and small businesses, the 2021 National Small Business Week is Sep 13-15.

Restaurant Revitalization Fund Helps America’s Food Businesses

Restaurant Revitalization Fund

During the COVID-19 shutdown, many restaurants we frequented pre-pandemic adapted to new business models by meeting demand with drive-through, curb-side pick-up, and delivery, among others. Then with reopening, many transitioned a portion of their parking lot to outdoor dining. As states and municipalities adjusted to the reality of the pandemic, so too did restaurants. Though […]

National Small Business Week 2020

national small business week 2020

Celebrating innovation and contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small businesses, the 2020 National Small Business Week is Sep 22-24.

National Preparedness Month 2020

National Preparedness Month 2020

If 2020 has taught us anything, it is to expect the unexpected. Many small business owners have worried about this scenario: when will there be an unexpected event or disaster that forces me to close my doors for good? With wildfires, hurricanes, flooding, a global pandemic, and much more, it is hard to not to […]

Think Big, Start Small this SBDC Day 2020

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“Think Big. Start Small.” is this theme for the 4th annual SBDC Day. Join in the celebration, recognizing the collective success of America’s SBDCs and support of small businesses.

Start Your Business on the Right Foot this Decade


As we enter a new decade, we wanted to share some tips for small businesses to prepare for the year ahead. Regulations January 1st is typically the time when the government implements new regulations. Of impact to businesses at the national level is the Department of Labor New Overtime Rule. The Internal Revenue Service also […]

Shop Local this Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday

November 30th marks the 10th Annual Small Business Saturday, which encourages holiday shoppers to support local small businesses during the busiest retail season of the year.