Greater East Mountain Chamber teams up with a number of New Mexico business organizations to keep our members in the loop. Fellow chamber member and resource center Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is hosting an upcoming series of FREE webinars with knowledgeable guest presenters. Sign up for one or more at the online links below.

PPP Loans and the Employee Retention Tax Credit Presented by Larry Donahue WEBINAR 2021 01 15
Date: 1/15/21
Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM (MST)
More relief is on the way across the country now that the President has signed the latest coronavirus relief deal into law. Join Larry Donahue and Ian Alden as they discuss the aid that is now available and how new guidelines will affect your small business.
Register at https://nmsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/12817 or contact Leslie Everson at [email protected]

Cyber Security 6-Part Series WEBINAR 2021 01 19 thru 02 04 – Register Here for Any of the 6 Sessions
Date/Time:
Session #1 1/19/21 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM (MST)
Session #2 1/21/21 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM (MST)
Session #3 1/26/21 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM (MST)
Session #4 1/28/21 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM (MST)
Session #5 2/2/21 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM (MST)
Session #6 2/4/21 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM (MST)
The Tillman Cybersecurity Training Series is a comprehensive program that supports the information security efforts for every business. It is applicable for existing and potential DoD contractors, and it also addresses cybersecurity issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Each session below runs approximately 1 ½ hours. The entire 6-part series is approximately 9 hours.
Below are the topics covered in each session. While the topics with a (CMMC) next to them provide information applicable to all businesses, they give the DoD contractors the information they need for the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification.
https://nmsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/12813

PPP Loans and the Employee Retention Tax Credit Presented by Neil Bradley WEBINAR 2021 01 20
Date: 1/20/21
Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM (MST)
More relief is on the way across the country now that the President has signed the latest coronavirus relief deal into law. Join a robust panel led by Neil Bradley, Executive Vice President US Chamber of Commerce as they discuss the aid that is now available and how new guidelines will affect your small business.
https://nmsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/12814

E-Commerce and Alternative Selling Methods WEBINAR 2021 01 20
Date: 1/20/21
Time: 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM (MST)
Christopher Garcia is the Small Business Advisor at UNM-Valencia Campus. He is a UNM Alum, receiving his Bachelors in Business Administration and Master’s in Public Administration. He has many years of experience selling vintage and antique items through eBay and Etsy, and prides himself on his marketing strategies and tactics. In this workshop, we will discuss the topics outlined in Tamara E. Holmes’ article, Selling Without a Store. In this article, Ms. Holmes writes about pop-up shops, online marketplaces, food trucks, flash sales, and flea markets. Chris will go further and identify permitting/licensing requirements, stress the need for a marketing plan, and demonstrate traditional and social media marketing tactics. We will also cover the new and important COVID Safe Practices.
https://nmsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/12815

Basic Steps to Starting a Business in NM WEBINAR 2021 01 22
Date: 1/22/21
Time: 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM (MST)
Learn the basic steps every person should know to start their first business, and learn how the Small Business Development Center can assist you. Also will review resources for COVID Safe Practices. We will also cover the new and important COVID Safe Practices.
https://nmsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/12816