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Webinars & Virtual Meetings to Assist During COVID-19

The following is a list of webinars, and web/telephone meetings are intended to inform and assist businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please scroll down to see the information, posted by date:


WEBINAR – Wednesday, March 18
The San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce, County of San Diego, and San Diego Tourism Authority invite you to an informational meeting on Wednesday, March 18, to discuss the business community’s role in preparing for and addressing the impacts of the coronavirus. County Supervisor Nathan Fletcher and County health officials will share an update on regional efforts and strategies to protect our workforce while ensuring continuity of operations. This meeting will be conducted via web conference. Click here to register.

Date: Wednesday, March 18
Time:  9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Web Conference Linkhttps://global.gotomeeting.com/join/586319717
Those calling in, please dial (571) 317-3122  Access Code: 586-319-717
Register herehttps://sdrc.secure.force.com/apex/caraveleventregister1?id=a0b1P000008HM0u


WEBINAR – Wednesday, March 18
The SBA is hosting a webinar today at 4:00PM regarding the disaster loan program they’ve announced. The call will cover:

  • What the program is
  • How it works and how to apply
  • Common missteps or misunderstandings that impact business owner applicants

Date: Wednesday, March 18
Time: 4:00PM
Web conference link: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ws6-7uyQR3eekbeo54im3w
Call-in information: Dial US: +1 669 900 6833 Webinar ID: 956 176 760)


WEBINAR – Thursday, March 19
Answers to the Questions Employers Should be Asking Regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus) – Procopio is holding a free webinar on Thursday to answer several key questions as it pertains to employment law and Covid-19. You can sign up for this free webinar here.


WEBINAR – Tuesday, March 24
Doing Business in a Time of COVID-19. Join us for a free webinar covering top-of-mind questions for businesses in the region. Topics include:

  • Update from San Diego Mayor, Kevin Faulconer
  • Update from San Diego County Department of Public Health
  • Impacts to personnel
  • Resources available through the Small Business Administration

Date: Tuesday, March 24
Time: 11:00AM – 12:30PM
Registration: http://bit.ly/webinar032420
Presented by: Downtown San Diego Partnership


TELEPHONE TOWNHALL – Tuesday, March 31 –
COVID-19 Townhall Update with County Supervisor Nathan Fletcher

Join Supervisor Fletcher for a virtual town hall on COVID-19. We will be answering questions, delivering updates based on the latest information provided to us by County public health officials.

Date: Tuesday, March 31
Time: 5:30PM
Presented by: Supervisor Fletcher

  • Step 1: Send your questions and contact info ahead of time to Nathan.Fletcher@sdcounty.ca.gov.
  • Step 2: On March 31 at 5:30 p.m., call in to (712) 832-8700 (or 712-832-5583 for T-Mobile customers).
  • Step 2: On March 31 at 5:30 p.m., call in to (712) 832-8700 (or 712-832-5583 for T-Mobile customers).

WEBINARS – Thursday, April 2 and Friday, April 3 –
Webinar 1: New to Telework Culture?
How to overcome challenges and prepare employees for success

Date: Thursday, April 2
Time: 11:00AM PDT

Webinar 2: Seasoned Telework Programs
Expanding and adapting for company-wide remote work


Date: Friday, April 3
Time: 11:00AM PDT

Presented by: Both Webinars are presented by SANDAG’s iCommute Program.
More Info & Registration: http://missionhillsbid.com/telework-webinars-with-sandag-icommute/


WEBINAR – Monday, April 13 –
Disaster Assistance for Small Business Owners

Find out the latest information and assistance for small business owners, how to access SBA Disaster loans and assistance such as Care, EIDL, PPP, and other programs and resources available through the SBA, California GO-Biz, San Diego County, City of San Diego and other organizations.

Assemblymember Gloria will provide a California COVID update. He and Daniel Fitzgerald, Associate Director, San Diego and Imperial SBDC Network will be answering questions.

Date: Monday, April 13
Time: 10:00AM PDT

Presented by: San Diego Small Business Development Center and Assemblymember Todd Gloria
Registration: https://sdsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/12991


WEBINAR – Monday, April 20 –
Small Business Assistance during Covid-19 from Assemblymember Todd Gloria and SBDC

Assemblymember Todd Gloria and The San Diego and Imperial Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network present “Disaster Assistance for Small Business Owners”. 

Find out the latest information and assistance for small business owners, how to access SBA Disaster loans and assistance such as Care, EIDL, PPP, and other programs and resources available through the SBA, California GO-Biz,  San Diego County, City of San Diego and other organizations. 

Assemblymember Gloria will provide a California COVID update.  He and Daniel Fitzgerald, Associate Director, San Diego and Imperial SBDC Network will be answering questions. 

Date: Monday, April 20
Time: 10:00 – 11:00AM PDT

Presented by: San Diego Small Business Development Center and Assemblymember Todd Gloria
Registration: https://sdsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/13003
Submit Questions in Advance: assemblymember.gloria@assembly.ca.gov


TELE-TOWN HALL – Thursday, May 7 –
Insurance & Small Business Resources During the COVID-19 Emergency with Toni G. Atkins and Ricardo Lara

Join California Senate Leader Toni G. Atkins and California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara for a tele-town hall on insurance issues and available resources for small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic emergency.

Please email your questions in advance and no later than 10:00AM on Tuesday May 5th. Please RSVP and submit your questions to crb@insurance.ca.gov with San Diego Tele Town Hall in the subject line.

Date: Thursday, May 7
Time: 1:00PM PDT
Presented by: California Senate Leader Toni G. Atkins and California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara


VIRTUAL SUMMIT – Wednesday, May 20 –
A HUB International Virtual Summit
Ready for Tomorrow – A HUB International Virtual Summit:

Reopening or returning to the workplace is on everyone’s minds.
Join us for perspectives and guidance on how to respond to new workplace risks and evolving employee and customer expectations.

This groundbreaking summit is intended for business executives and HR leaders who are looking for both practical guidance for today and forward-looking perspectives for tomorrow.

Date: Wednesday, May 20
Time: 11:00AM – 5:00PM EDT
Presented by: HUB International
Registration: https://www.hubinternational.com/landing-pages/conferences/ready-for-tomorrow-a-hub-virtual-summit/


WEBINAR – Thursday, May 21 –

Adapting and Recovery Guidelines for Retail Stores – COVID-19 (Adapt Series)

Purpose:

  • to educate businesses owners on the best practices and how to safely re-open their doors
  • To arm them with tools they can use to get their businesses back on track
  • To encourage all to stand up for themselves, their workers, suppliers and customers

Date: Thursday, May 21
Time: 2:00PM – 3:00PM PDT
Presented by: America’s SBDC California
Registration: https://sdsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/13113


WEBINAR – Thursday, May 21 –

Top HR Policies You Need to ReOpen (Adapt Series)

Are you ready to reopen your business?

Join us to find the key policies you will need to have in place to open your business -and stay open!

  • New requirements for rehiring and hiring employees
  • Changes to job descriptions
  • Updates to your employee handbook

Date: Thursday, May 21
Time: 1:00PM – 2:00PM PDT
Presented by: America’s SBDC California
Registration: https://sdsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/13112


WEBINAR – Tuesday, July 28 –

Comparably Powered by Entrepreneur

July 28: NerdWallet CEO Shares How He Grew an $800 Investment into a $500M Company
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM PDTd

This leadership series is hosted by Comparably co-founder/CEO Jason Nazar as he sits down for a virtual fireside chat with Tim Chen, co-founder/CEO of NerdWallet — the go-to website that helps consumers make the smartest decisions on all things personal finance. Chen started the company with only $800, and it is now valued at over $500 million. The conversation will center around practical “If I Knew Then…” leadership advice, personal life philosophies and guiding principles, and the challenges and opportunities for entrepreneurs in today’s landscape.


WEBINAR – Thursday, July 30 –

RISE San Diego

July 30: The Art of Zoom-ing
9:00 AM – 11:30 AM PDT

This class will provide participants with the nuts and bolts of how to use Zoom effectively with Anjanette Maraya-Ramey, nonprofit consultant and founder of Maraya Performing Arts, and professional theatre artists BJ Robinson and Ciarlene Coleman.Participants will learn how to facilitate more efficient, engaging, and interactive Zoom rooms, while maximizing the experience for both the Zoom room facilitator and participants alike. Facilitators will utilize theatre games, gestures, public speaking techniques, and a variety of Zoom technical tools to help facilitators create a more engaging educational experience for all. This highly interactive session is limited to 20 participants.


WEBINAR – Thursday, July 30 –

San Diego: Life. Changing.

July 30: The Job Search & the Global Pandemic
Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM PDT

In a newly remote-first world, the job search is transforming. Amidst a global pandemic, the job search can be more intimidating than ever. What opportunities are still available? How can you build your network & highlight your skills in a remote-first environment? What do you need to know about interviewing & onboarding when the team is working remotely? Join San Diego: Life. Changing. for a panel discussion about finding new career opportunities during the global pandemic. Stay tuned for panel announcements.


WEBINAR – Wednesday, August 12 –

San Diego County – Business Sector Telebriefing

Join us on Wednesday, August 12th at 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM for our next online forum for the business community! These telebriefs are an opportunity to connect with County representatives and business partners, share information, and get answers to questions you may have.

  • You can pre-submit questions for the telebrief in advance here before we begin at 9:30 AM.
  • You can also ask questions during the call through the online chat feature. Speakers will answer as many questions as possible during the one-hour telebrief.
  • To listen-in only, call: 1-669-900-6833 and enter the meeting ID provided.

Date: Wednesday, August 12
Time: 9:30AM – 10:30AM PDT
Presented by: San Diego County COVID-19 Education & Outreach Business Sector Support Team
Registration: https://zoom.us/j/157409037
Meeting ID: 157 409 037