Tesla is committed to establishing a comprehensive construction supplier base by assessing the technical, managerial competency, and financial soundness of a company. Tesla is also committed to expanding its diversity with smaller businesses, which include Texas certified Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUB).This notice of upcoming solicitation opportunities will allow local businesses to assess opportunities, get pre-qualified and prepare to bid. If you have any questions, please call or email Carlos A. Balderas, Global Supply Manager, HUB Coordinator at 737.243.0863 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Are you ready to LEAD? Join other young professionals for the Austin Young Chamber’s virtual LEAD Summit on Feb 19 for a full day of professional development, community and civic engagement, and personal growth! The LEAD Summit (Learn | Explore | Act | Develop) is a one-day conference combining learning and action. The Summit strengthens the pipeline of leaders in Central Texas through education, connection, and engagement. Grab your seat here! See a list of speakers here!
Free small business consulting event with support from local universities! The Small Business School, in partnership with MBA students from UT Austin – McCombs School of Business and 14 other top universities nationwide, are responding to meet the needs of small businesses devastated by the current crisis by hosting the second Small Business School Challenge, a 48-hour virtual design thinking workshop to help strategize and guide small businesses during this pandemic. The event is scheduled for Oct 15 through 17 and plans to host 200 new small business owners from across the country. Applications are open through Sep 25. Learn more and apply here, or nominate a small business in your hometown that you want to see receive free support to succeed.
The City of Austin is conducting a Disparity Study examining its Minority- and Women-owned Business Enterprise program for locally funded contracts and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise program for FAA-funded contracts. You are invited to participate in the study through an online small group interview of business owners. Register here for an online meeting, Sep 17 through Sep 28. Your insights and experiences will help identify potential improvements in Austin’s M/WBE and DBE programs and encourage increased collaboration while promoting economic growth for all segments of our community.
Annuity.org is a free web finance resource, accredited by the Better Business Bureau, here to share some new resources for small business owners. In light of the recent pandemic we are facing with COVID-19, Annuity.org understands many small businesses and organizations have been impacted. They’ve created a COVID-19 Financial Guide. Please take a look at that and their annuities resources.
Texas State Small Business Development Center has some great upcoming virtual events for your small business. #ATXTalksSeries: Head Above Water on Aug 26; CARES Act Workshop Tough Conversations: Hiring and Firing and Managing Employees on Aug 13; CARES Act Workshop Employer Dilemma: Hiring During COVID on Aug 18; Understanding Your Financials and Immunize Your Business from Being a Victim of Fraud on Aug 27; CARES Act Workshop Understanding Your Business & Setting it Up Online on Aug 25, Aug 27, Sep 1, Sep 3.