Webinars & Trainings

As the coronavirus outbreak continues, this webinar series aims to provide guidance on a variety of business topics during a challenging time.

Links to future sessions will be provided here, and recordings to previous sessions will be shared below.

Upcoming Webinars and Virtual Events

Additional Webinars

COVID-19 Business Impact Q&A: April 1, 2020

The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce is hosting a weekly Q&A session to provide updates and answer questions.

In this webinar, part of a weekly Q&A series, Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce staff share updates and answer questions related to business relief programs, legislation, human resources, hospitality and tourism, or other topics specific to COVID-19.

Originally aired: Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Navigating the 4 C's of Chaotic Change

How can you and your team adapt to sudden and difficult changes (e.g., a global pandemic) without losing heart, focus, or productivity?

This webinar facilitated by Dr. Josh Wymore teaches four principles of change management that will enable you to lead yourself and others successfully through any change initiative.

Originally aired: Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Greater Flint Urgent Relief Fund

The COVID-19 crisis has exposed the frailties in our community’s safety net. Quick and urgent action matters to preserve all that we know is good in Flint and Genesee County.

In this webinar, the Community Foundation of Greater Flint presenters discuss the development goals and purpose of the Greater Flint Urgent Relief Fund and the impact it will make on area nonprofit organizations serving our most vulnerable residents.

Community Foundation of Greater Flint Presenters:

  • Isaiah M. Oliver, President and CEO
  • Karima Amlani, Transitional Vice President of Development
  • Sue Peters, Vice President of Community Impact

Originally aired: Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Michigan Small Business Relief Program

The Michigan Small Business Relief Program will provide support for small businesses negatively impacted by COVID-19 statewide.

In this webinar, Tyler Rossmaessler of the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce discusses the Michigan Small Business Relief Program.

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Originally aired: Friday, March 27, 2020

Navigating Covid-19 Funding and Relief Provisions

Navigating Tax, Labor and Employment Considerations Under the New Coronavirus Relief Provisions

In this webinar, attorneys Dan Villaire, Megan Parpart and Regina Goyette Staudacher from Howard & Howard Law discuss updates on paid sick and care leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, and important labor and employment considerations. They also discuss refund and retention of payroll taxes to preserve cash.

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Originally aired: Thursday, March 26, 2020

Cash Assistance Opportunities for Small Businesses

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many small businesses are facing an urgent need for working capital. There are grant and loan programs available to small businesses that can help.

In this webinar, Tyler Rossmaessler of the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce and Janis Mueller of MI-SBDC I-69 Trade Corridor Region will discuss the Michigan Small Business Relief Program and the U.S. Small Business Administration Disaster Loan.

To download the slide deck, visit https://bit.ly/33HDmTn.

Originally aired: Monday, March 23, 2020

Helping Your Customers Right Now

As a business community and a nation, we are in “unprecedented” times of disruption, fear, and uncertainty. As Michiganders, we understand that we get through times like these together.

Here, Eric Hultgren provides some insight into what the Internet looks like during the coronavirus outbreak, tips to reach out and help your customers and how to be human in a time when we need to be human most.

To download the slide deck, visit https://bit.ly/3dqCPts.

Originally aired: Friday, March 20, 2020