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Webinar: Assisting Small Businesses During Turbulent Times – Resources and Information for Economic Developers

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Registration Fee
Individual Rate: $0.00
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Registration Opens:Friday, March 20th, 2020

Registration Close: Tuesday, March 31st, 2020

Webinar Date: Apr 1st, 2020

Time: 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Venue: Online

Registration Fees:

Individual Rate: $0.00

As you know small businesses are the hardest hit during a crisis and are the backbone of the economy of many Texas communities. This webinar will introduce you to some of the programs and resources that you can explore and pursue to help small businesses in your community.

The webinar will include presentations by the State of Texas-Office of the Governor-Economic Development & Tourism Division, the Texas Workforce Commission and the Texas Department of Agriculture related to programs to assist small businesses during an economic crisis. The presenters will share Information and resources regarding ways to help small businesses manage revenue losses, financial market uncertainty, and workforce and labor related matters.


  • Kelly Spillane, Small Business Advocate, Office of the Governor-Economic Development & Tourism;
  • Dale Robertson, Interim Director, Office of Employer Initiatives, Texas Workforce Commission;
  • Albert Salgado, Executive Director, South-West Texas Border SBDC Network
  • Roxana Newton, Economic Development Project Controller, Trade & Business Development, Texas Department of Agriculture

Registration & Payment Policy

All registrations are to be made online. Registrations will not be accepted by mail, email, telephone or fax. Payments in advance are encouraged, unless specified to be paid prior to the event. Invoices are required to be paid within 30 days following the event. Payments may be made in the form of check or online via credit card. Purchase orders will not be accepted as a form of payment.

Cancellation, Refund and No-Show Policy

All cancellations must be received in writing via email to TEDC staff. Cancellations received in writing on or before (10 business days), and which payment has been received, will be refunded via check following the event. All refunds will be charged a $35.00 administration cancellation fee. There will be no refunds for cancellations received after (10 business days). A registrant who does not submit a written cancellation or attend the event, is considered a No-Show and is not eligible for a refund. A registrant who does not submit a written notice of cancellation or attend the event is still responsible for the registration fee.

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