Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network
Southeast Regional Office

  

Training & Events Calendar

  

All training events offered by the MSBDC Southeast Regional Office are free and held in Massachusetts unless otherwise noted. Preregistration is required. Training registrations are booked on a first-come, first-served basis. Training programs may be added or cancelled; the training schedule is subject to change. Please review our Registration and Cancellation Policies.

For a complete listing of training offered statewide by the Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network, visit the MSBDC statewide training calendar at www.msbdc.org.

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2020 Training Calendar
   AUGUST
4 PPP & EIDL - What You Need to Know About Loan Forgiveness (webinar)
5 Reopening Business During COVID-19: What Employers Need to Know (webinar)
  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

Program Descriptions

Legal Clinics

Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP'Please note that the Legal Clinics have been postponed until further notice.

We are pleased to announce that Christopher Cassara, Esq., partner at Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP (PSH), is continuing to hold free Legal Clinics in our office and at our outreach locations. Entrepreneurs and small business owners are eligible to meet one-time, one-on-one for 30 minutes, to discuss general legal questions such as corporate structure, leases, contracts, insurance, employment, franchising, and various other business related issues.

Christopher CassaraAll services are provided by PSH which is not acting as an agent or representative of the Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network (MSBDC). By meeting with PSH you agree to indemnify and hold harmless the MSBDC from any and all claims and liability arising from your session with PSH. Participants will receive a general waiver statement prior to their meeting.

These free & confidential 30-minute sessions are offered once a month at various locations. Space is limited and online registration is required.

As a courtesy to Atty. Cassara who is volunteering his time for the Clinics, please call us at 508-673-9783 at least 24 hours in advance if you cannot attend.

 

Dates: Monthly on Fridays - see dates below
Times: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. (30-minute appointments)
Location: Varies
Cost: Free
Contact: Online registration is required. Call the MSBDC office at 508-673-9783 with questions.

Register online by clicking on the desired date:
 

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PPP & EIDL - What You Need to Know About Loan Forgiveness

Resources for your business success! Join the Taunton Area Chamber of Commerce, Nancy Lowd, a senior business advisor with the Massachusetts Small Business Development Center, and the U.S. Small Business Administration to get questions answered about loan forgiveness.

Date: Tuesday, August 4, 2020
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. EST
Location: Webinar
Cost: Free
Contact: Christine at the Taunton Area Chamber at christine@tauntonareachamber.org

Cosponsored by SBA and the Taunton Area Chamber of Commerce

Reopening Business During COVID-19: What Employers Need to Know

Without question, COVID-19 has complicated business and it will likely continue to be an issue for the foreseeable future. This webinar will provide you with all the important information you need to know. We will discuss:  

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Massachusetts recommendations for reopening the economy
  • How to implement a safety policy regarding COVID-19
  • How to handle employees coming back to work
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accommodations for those at-risk
  • Updates to guidance for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans
  • How to implement the Employer Paid Leave Requirements under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)

The speaker will be Wendy Hansen, an attorney with Foley & Foley, P.C.

Your confirmation and reminder emails will come from centeric@clients.msbdc.org, Please add this to your address book or safe list. If you don't see it in your inbox, check your junk/spam folders.

Date: Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Time: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.  EST
Location: Webinar
Cost: Free
Contact: Anne Fenton at the MSBDC at amfenton@msbdc.umass.edu

Cosponsored by Foley & Foley, P.C.

 

Registration and Cancellation Policy

Training registrations are booked on a first-come, first-served basis. To reserve your space for fee-based events, mail your payment to our office with a copy of the completed registration form or your confirmation email. Your spot is reserved once payment is received by our office. Training programs may be added or cancelled; the training schedule is subject to change. Cancellations received by noon the day prior to the seminar will be entitled to a refund. No refund will be given on notifications received after that time or in any no-show situation. The MSBDC reserves the right to cancel or reschedule a seminar due to insufficient enrollment. Registration fees will be returned or credited towards a future program.