Respond Plan Return Stronger


The Arizona Commerce Authority and Local First Arizona supported by a dynamic group of community partners — have launched a statewide initiative to help Arizona’s small businesses respond to the immediate impacts of COVID-19, plan for the future and return stronger than before. Over the course of a few months, local business leaders and subject matter experts will provide real-time support and available resources across Arizona in live, virtual sessions to help small businesses return stronger than they entered.

Featured Webinar:

Updates on Paycheck Protection Program and Loan Forgiveness

Receive the latest information on the Paycheck Protection Program, featuring BeachFleischman subject matter expert, CariAnn Todd. Learn about the expected extension of the PPP2 loan program, recent changes to the loan computation formula for PPP2 for Schedule C sole proprietors, eligible expenses for the loan forgiveness application and tips on maximizing PPP loan forgiveness and Employer Retention Credits.

This Week:


Food Math – Profit Strategies for Your Restaurant

Understanding the bottom line each month has as much to do with the proper calculations as it does with interpreting those figures. This session will focus on both the math and the understanding of the figures to boost profits and find cost-saving strategies in your operation.

8/3/2021 | 9:00 AM
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Small Business HR Compliance

You work hard as a small business owner to lead and grow your company. You know your product or service well but are you aware of all the requirements and changes in employment law that can impact your business? In this session, learn about the major federal, state and local compliance requirements and walk away with an audit list to assure you stay in compliance when it comes to managing the employee side of your business.

8/5/2021 | 9:00 AM


Resource Collective
Additional state-wide resources available to equip small businesses return stronger.

to the immediate impacts


 for the future

Return Stronger

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Webinars are available Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. - 10 a.m. for small businesses to learn strategies on how to navigate these unprecedented times and make important mentorship connections.

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