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
Join us for open Q&A! If you still have questions related to business relief programs, legislation, human resources, hospitality and tourism, or other topics specific to COVID-19, this one’s for you.
Join Michigan’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) for Group Therapy! If you still have questions after attending or watching this week’s on-demand webinars, this one’s for you. SBDC will take your questions about cash flow, employee concerns, the SBA Disaster Loan program, remote work, online sales, and other pressing matters affecting you during the crisis.
The State of Michigan’s Jeff Donofrio, director of the Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity, will return to the Chamber’s Tele-Town Hall series to provide an update on the ongoing resources available to businesses and employees during the COVID-19 crisis.
Join a panel of Deloitte thought leaders who will summarize the key provisions in the CARES Act, its impact on business, and the role of government moving forward – including small-business impacts; tax implications; emergency loans and grants; and the $340 billion in supplemental appropriations to Government.
COVID-19 Tele-Town Hall With Nikolai Vitti, Superintendent, Detroit Public Schools Community District
Superintendent of Detroit Public Schools Community District Dr. Nikolai Vitti will discuss the state of 2020 education amid the COVID-19 crisis, including what it means for students this school year and as they prepare for school in the fall.
Presenters will cover what you need to know to secure funding for your business from the SBA Paycheck Protection Program.
Michigan Speaker of the House Lee Chatfield will discuss the state’s response to the COVID-19 crisis and the resources available to businesses.
Robert Gordon, Director, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services will discuss the response to the COVID-19 crisis and the resources available.
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
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
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
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.
Originally aired: Friday, March 27, 2020
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.
Originally aired: Thursday, March 26, 2020
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
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