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Blogs, Webinars & Support for Iowa Businesses During COVID-19


Additional Funding Notice: The SBA will resume accepting Paycheck Protection Program applications from participating lenders on Monday, April 27, 2020 at 10:30am EDT. Click here to learn more.



IASourceLink has collected multiple blogs, articles, webinars and support groups from across our network and beyond to share with our visitors. All dates/times for webinars and events are subject to change, so please make sure you are checking back for regular updates and new opportunities for you during this time. Make sure to check out our general resources page for various state and federal links to best practices, assistance programs, and more relating to COVID-19. We also have a financial assistance page for various grants and loans available to small businesses at this time.


Upcoming Webinars:


We are currently searching for more COVID-19 related webinars. Please check back later for updates!



Past Webinars


May 21st
The Three R's: Restaurants, Retail and Reopening - What to do and How to do it
with Jessica Dunker, Director of Iowa Restaurant Association | Link Pending


May 14th

Marketing & Merchandising - Reinvention when COVID Meets Main Street
with Kim Bear - Executive Director, Cedar Falls Community Main Street & Jenny Bagenstos - Owner, Here's What's Poppin' - Cedar Falls & Waterloo | Watch Now


May 1st
UNI Center for Business Growth and Innovation Presents: Creative Pivots for Restaurants During COVID-19 with Matt Lamos from East Bremer Diner | Watch Now
Do you own a restaurant and need some creative insight on ways you can still connect with your community? Matt Lamos, from East Bremer Diner, will be discussing ways his business has made creative pivots in order to engage his community while social distancing.


April 30th
UNI Center for Business Growth and Innovation Presents: Online Retail During COVID-19 with Katie Bjerke from Hatchlings & Hens | Watch Now
Are you wondering how you can take your retail business online during the COVID-19 outbreak? This webinar will discuss how Katie Bjerke, from Hatchlings & Hens, moved her retail business online, and the tips and tricks she has picked up on along the way.


April 22nd
Center for Business Growth and Innovation Presents:
It's Lonely at the Top; Networking with Peers During the Pandemic with Jack Hasken, President and CEO of Jackson Manufacturing and Lori Fey, CEO of Wady Industries | Watch Now


April 16th

Center for Business Growth and Innovation Presents: 
OSHA and COVID-19; Business Coronavirus Response Plan with Lisa Hingst, Accel Group |
 Watch Now


April 15th
Technology Association of Iowa Presents:
Iowa Tech: A Look Inside The Virtual Workforce |  Link Pending


April 14th
Center for Business Growth and Innovation:
PPP Application Walkthrough with Amy Dutton, UNI SBDC Director |
 Watch Now


April 13th
Center for Business Growth and Innovation Presents:
Iowa COVID-19 Business Survey Results with Drew Conrad, UNI IDM and Christy Ryken, UNI SMS | Watch Now | Read Executive Summary


April 10th
Center for Business Growth and Innovation Presents:
Managing in Turbulent Times with Dan Bumblauskas from UNI College of Business | Watch Now | COVID-19 White Paper Request



April 9th
Center for Business Growth and Innovation Presents: 
CARES Act and You with Joe Kristan CPA from Eide Bailley | Watch Now

Iowa State University Center for Entrepreneurship Presents: 
Social Media: Upgrade to a business account | Link Pending 

Small Business Administration Presents: 
Capacitación sobre Préstamos ante El Desastre Causados por el COVID-19  | Link Pending



April 8th
Center for Business Growth and Innovation Presents: Making Bankruptcy a Last Resort with Jeff Goetz from Bradshaw Law Firm |  Watch Now


April 7th 
Center for Business Growth and Innovation Presents: 
Where's the Free Money At? with CBGI staff | Watch Now | Download Slides 



April 3rd 

Center for Business Growth and Innovation Presents: 
Navigating Families & Business in a time of Crisis! with Nathan Taylor, UNI Applied Human Sciences | Watch Now


April 2nd

Center for Business Growth and Innovation Presents: 
Taking Care of Yourself and Others During Times of Stress with Jake Schaeffer, LMHC, Cedar Valley Counseling Services | Watch Now


April 1st 
Center for Business Growth and Innovation Presents: 
How Fareway is Meeting Customer Demand and Focusing on Employee Safety with Fareway CEO, Reynolds Cramer | Watch Now


Center for Business Growth and Innovation Presents: 
Keeping in Touch with your Customers when they are all at Home with Zach Everman, Pixel Labs | Watch Now


March 31st 

Center for Business Growth and Innovation Presents: 
The Grief Process at Work with Celina Peerman from The Peerman Group | Watch Now


Center for Business Growth and Innovation Presents:
Distress Loans: Lessons from the 2008 floods with Scott Swenson from SBDC - Kirkwood College | Watch Now


March 30th
Center for Business Growth and Innovation Presents:
FFCRA - What is it and How does it apply to my business? With Brenda Lamarche from BRL HR Consulting | Watch Now

Iowa Workforce Development Presents:
COVID-19 & Unemployment Benefits with Ryan West | Watch Now

Center for Business Growth and Innovation Presents:
Planning During Disruption with Jordan Vernoy, CNP from See What I Mean | Watch Now


March 27th
Center for Business Growth and Innovation Presents: 
Iowa Small Business Relief Programs with Amy Kuhlers from IEDA | Watch Now


March 26th
Center for Business Growth and Innovation Presents: 
SBA Iowa Disaster Recovery Programs with Dave Lentell from SBA Iowa | Watch Now

Center for Business Growth and Innovation Presents: 
Cash Flow Management During Crisis with Steve Lindaman from Veridian Credit Union | Watch Now


March 25th
Center for Business Growth and Innovation Presents:
COVID-19 & Unemployment Law Changes with Danielle Smid from BrownWinick | Watch Now

Center for Business Growth and Innovation Presents:
Flexibility & Productivity During COVID with Phil Jones from Rada | Watch Now


March 24th
Iowa City Area Business Partnership Presents:
SBA Disaster Assistance | Watch Now

Center for Business Growth and Innovation Presents:
Managing a Virtual Workstaff with Josh McNary from McNary Marketing & Design LLC | Watch Now


March 20th
Iowa Workforce Development Presents:
Family First Response Act & Unemployment | Watch Now


March 17th

Iowa Workforce Development Presents:
Employer Webinar - Unemployment Insurance During COVID-19 | Watch Now
 
 

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