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AnyMeeting

September 02, 2014 12:57 ET

AnyMeeting and Comcast Business Host FREE Webinar Series on Resources and Tools to Empower Small Business, Featuring Experts From the Small Business Administration

Experts From the SBA Discuss How Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs Can Benefit From a Variety of Programs and Resources Available to Help Small Businesses Grow and Thrive

HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 2, 2014) -

  • SBA Resources for Growing Businesses: Sept 9 @ 2pm EDT
  • Tools & Resources for Women in Entrepreneurship: Sept 23 @ 2pm EDT

AnyMeeting (http://anymeeting.com), a leading provider of web, video and phone conferencing for small business, together with Comcast Business, announced today a series of FREE webinars to help empower small businesses to raise capital, reach new customers, and improve operations. Experts from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) discuss a range of topics pertaining to accessing capital, contracts and consulting support, and in a second webinar focus on resources available specifically for women entrepreneurs and women-owned businesses.

WHAT: SBA Resources for Growing Businesses

WHEN: 2 p.m. EDT, Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Open registration is here or visit: http://blog.anymeeting.com/webinars/growing-your-business-webinar-series/

To be archived here (www.anymeeting.com/webinars)

Join us as Calvin Goings, Regional Administrator leading SBA's economic development program, discusses SBA's core mission to empower America's entrepreneurs and small business owners. The emphasis will be on financial empowerment and accessing proven resources to help drive business growth, including the wide variety of programs, services, and resources offered through the SBA.

KEY TOPICS

  • Who is the SBA?
  • SBA's three "Cs" and a "D," which include access to:
  • Capital - SBA guarantees loans for America's small business owners
  • Contracts - SBA advocates on behalf of small business in the federal procurement world
  • Consulting - SBA provides counseling and business assistance through our network of resource partners
  • Disaster Assistance for small businesses and homeowners
  • SBA's efforts to address the changing environment of innovation and investment -- an overview of the Office of Investment and Innovation

WHAT: Tools & Resources for Women in Entrepreneurship

WHEN: 2 p.m. EDT, Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Open registration is here or visit http://blog.anymeeting.com/webinars/growing-your-business-webinar-series/

To be archived here (www.anymeeting.com/webinars)

Join us as Erin Andrew, Assistant Administrator, Office of Women's Business Ownership discusses new financial resources and proven programs that help empower women entrepreneurs and small business owners across America. Andrew oversees the agency's efforts to promote the growth of women-owned businesses through advocacy and programs that provide business training and counseling, access to credit and capital, and multiple business and networking opportunities. She will discuss the importance of women in business today, networking resources for women in business, and practical proven ways grow and thrive.

 KEY TOPICS

  • Empowering women entrepreneurs
  • Overview of SBA's national Women's Business Center network
  • Existing SBA tools for women entrepreneurs
  • Recent changes to SBA programs that will help increase opportunities for women entrepreneurs

For more information about the SBA webinars hosted by AnyMeeting and Comcast Business, including how to register and view sessions live-streamed or archived, please visit or http://blog.anymeeting.com/webinars/growing-your-business-webinar-series/

About The U.S. Small Business Administration
Since its founding on July 30, 1953, the U.S. Small Business Administration has delivered millions of loans, loan guarantees, contracts, counseling sessions and other forms of assistance to small businesses. For more information, please visit: www.sba.gov

About Comcast Business
Comcast Business, a unit of Comcast Cable, provides advanced communication solutions to help organizations of all sizes meet their business objectives. Through a next-generation network that is backed by 24/7 technical support, Comcast delivers Business Internet, Ethernet, TV and a full portfolio of Voice services for cost-effective, simplified communications management.

For more information, call 866-429-3085.

Follow us on Twitter @ComcastBusiness and on other social media networks at http://business.comcast.com/social.

About AnyMeeting

Based in Orange County, California, AnyMeeting pioneered the small business Web conferencing market in 2009 with a completely free, full-featured and easy-to-use web conferencing service tailored for small business. Since then, it has grown to more than 600,000 small business users of both its free ad-supported service and low-cost ad-free options. Designed specifically for small business, AnyMeeting offers a complete web conferencing and webinar service built on the company's proven Software as a Service platform. Meeting hosts are able to invite up to 200 attendees per meeting with no time limits, and enjoy a full range of features including integrated video conferencing, phone conferencing, screen sharing, presentation sharing, recording and social media integration. AnyMeeting is the best choice for small businesses, independent professionals and just about anyone who can benefit from online meetings. Current investors include Tech Coast Angels, Pasadena Angels, Maverick Angels, Sand Hill Angels and Keiretsu Forum. For more information, please visit www.AnyMeeting.com.

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