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:

Update on Paycheck Protection Program

Join us for a special session to receive the most up-to-date information on the latest round of Paycheck Protection Program. Understand what this means for your small business and what next steps you should take.

This Week:

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Bringing Your Brand to Life

Join us for a discussion on experiential branding, featuring local branding agency, Blaze Experts. Learn how to brand your business with a customer-focused approach, using Blaze Experts’ 360º Brand Engagement tool.

1/19/2021 | 9:00 AM
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Paycheck Protection Program and Stimulus Programs Update

Receive an update on Paycheck Protection Program loans, Employee Retention Tax Credit and all other stimulus programs that were established or updated in the recent stimulus bill signed on December 27, 2020, featuring the experts at BeachFleischman and The Idea Gardener.

1/20/2021 | 9:00 AM
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Scaling Back Up: Rebuilding a Better Business for 2021

Hear Trainual’s Founder & CEO, Chris Ronzio, discuss how to leverage the changes you were forced to make due to COVID-19 into a positive impact on your business in the new year. Learn how to position your product as niche and reach your target market, work with assets already available to you, build repeatable processes, hire only when necessary and more.

1/21/2021 | 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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