Governor Nathan Deal has proclaimed the third week in March as GEORGIA SMALL BUSINESS WEEK – March 13-17, 2017.
Proclaim Small Business Week to your community! Here is a link to a sample proclamation that you can use.
Check back for updates as we begin to fill this page with small business activities from around the state.
Small Business Development Centers – All throughout February and March
The Small Business Development Center provides training, learning opportunities and other services for small businesses and entrepreneurs throughout Georgia. View the website for dates and times of opportunities near you.
LIVE SBA/SCORE Webinar | 3 Essential Steps to Building a Powerhouse Online Brand – February 21, 2017
Learn how to create a stand out online presence during this webinar produced by SCORE, a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration. We’ll cover how to create an eye-catching logo, ways to publish SEO-friendly content, and other tips to create a powerful and lasting online brand. Register here.
Georgia Mentor Protege Connection presents: GEORGIA INNOVATION SUMMIT – February 22, 2017
This Summit will feature dynamic presentations by leaders from the corporate world, small business and entrepreneurs, innovation organizations, universities, and government on how innovation fuels Georgia’s growing economy. Expect to learn from over 15 key Georgia innovation. Click here to register.
Technology Trends for Small Businesses – February 28, 2017
Learn how to increase efficiency, protect information, and remain competitive in today’s digital landscape by joining our upcoming webinar, Technology Trends for Small Businesses. This webinar offers a look at the most reliable and cost-effective tools of the trade and in-depth look at a variety of technology tools, and learn how small and mid-size businesses can implement these strategies to support project management, customer satisfaction, and employee collaboration. For more information click here.
Entrepreneurship and Franchise Event-Live – March 4, 2017 in Atlanta
Co-hosted by SCORE and FranNet, this is a special opportunity for anyone who has ever dreamed of owning their own business to meet face to face with select franchisors expanding their franchise brands in metro Atlanta.
There is a $25 charge, with 100% of the proceeds benefiting SCORE. For more information click here.
Small Business ROCK STARS Awards Luncheon – March 13, 2017 in Atlanta
Hosted by the Georgia Department of Economic Development and Georgia Economic Developers Association and ties into the culmination of events from Georgia Small Business Week. Click here to register.