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.

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How to Prioritize Your Marketing Efforts

Join us for a session that will explore how to organize and prioritize your small business' marketing efforts, featuring the experts at Mountain Mojo Group marketing agency.

4/13/2021 | 9:00 AM
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Positioning Your Business For Success

Hear from the President and CEO of the Black Chamber of Arizona and business consultant expert, Robin Reed, on how to start and build your business. Learn fundamental organizational skills, leadership strategies and talent optimization tactics that will help set up your small business for success.

4/15/2021 | 9:00 AM


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

to the immediate impacts


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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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