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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.

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Marketing to the Right Customer

Join expert content strategist, Moniek James, for an interactive session on how to curate your marketing to your target audience. Learn how to distinguish the right consumer for your product, understand what they’re looking for and establish your company as the solution.

5/11/2021 | 9:00 AM
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Grow With Google - Reach Customers Online with Google

Hear from the experts at Google on how to grow your business online. Gain insight into how customers find your business online and how to promote your business using Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Smart Campaigns in Google Ads. Learn best practices on how to improve your website’s visibility in Google’s organic search results on all devices, create a free Google My Business listing and advertise your business on Google.

5/13/2021 | 9:00 AM


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Additional state-wide resources available to equip small businesses 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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