Events

Each of our events is an opportunity for us to present our evidence-based strategies for the success of small businesses.

Upcoming Events:

Monday, November 14, 2022 at 1 PM ET | “Bridging the Capital Access Gap” Kickoff Event | Register
LISC and ICIC are proud to launch the Bridging the Capital Access Gap digital curriculum. This accessible 16-part video series will help entrepreneurs and small business support professionals explore their lending landscape, understand the basics of loan underwriting, and provide them with additional resources for professional development. Learn more about our upcoming watch parties and office hours.

Tuesday, December 6 & Thursday, December 8, 2022 | Open for Business: ICIC’s 2022 Annual Conference
This year’s Annual Conference brings together our dynamic network of program participants, alumni, and collaborators to celebrate the strength of the extraordinary entrepreneurs in our community who continue to persevere through the economic uncertainty brought on by the pandemic – and are still “Open for Business”. The conference marks the culmination of our Inner City Capital Connections (ICCC) program as well as the reveal of our annual Inner City 100 (IC100) awards, celebrating the 100 fastest-growing businesses in under-resourced communities across the country.

Tuesday, December 6, 2022 at 1 PM ET | Bridging the Capital Access Gap Watch Party – Ch. 1: The Lending Landscape | Register
Accessing capital requires entrepreneurs to understand and navigate their local lending landscape. Join us to better understand how you can help a business identify when and which loans to apply for, find the right lender to engage with and develop long-lasting relationships with lenders as an organization.

Tuesday, December 13, 2022 at 1 PM ET | Bridging the Capital Access Gap Watch Party – Ch. 2: Underwriting Basics | Register
Underwriting is a key step in accessing capital but it doesn’t have to be a challenge. Hear expert advice on how you can help small businesses have a smoother underwriting process. Explore key points lenders will evaluate when reviewing credit & debt history and more.

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 1 PM ET | Bridging the Capital Access Gap Watch Party – Ch. 3 Part 1: Creating Quality Capital Applications | Register
Submitting a loan or grant application means putting a business’ best foot forward. How can entrepreneurs best prepare for review? Find out about the challenge of lending to start-ups, financing alternatives, getting loan ready and how business owners can improve their credit.

Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at 1 PM ET | Bridging the Capital Access Gap Watch Party – Ch. 3 Part 2: Debt, Collateral, and Advanced Capital Access | Register

To best prepare for accessing new capital, a business should understand how a financial institution will weigh its debt capacity. Attendees of this final Capital Access Watch Party will leave understanding the importance of Debt Service Coverage, strategies for collateral management and advanced steps to continue improving future loans applications.

Tuesday, January 24, 2023 | 12 PM-1:30 PM ET: Communicating with Confidence Workshop | Register
ICIC is working with The Degania Group to build a 90-minute virtual workshop open to ICAN alumni eager to boost their abilities to:

  • Confidently express your ideas
  • Overcome self-doubt and self-consciousness
  • Build meaningful work and business relationships
Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at 1 PM ET | Bridging the Capital Access Gap Office Hour | Register

Join small business capital access specialist and trainer Susan Brown, host of Bridging the Capital Access Gap, and participate in a live Q&A with professionals across the nation. Submit questions in advance using the chat feature in previous Bridging the Capital Access Gap watch parties, or during this event.
Tuesday, January 31, 2023 at 1 PM ET | Bridging the Capital Access Gap Office Hour | Register

Join small business capital access specialist and trainer Susan Brown, host of Bridging the Capital Access Gap, and participate in a live Q&A with professionals across the nation. Submit questions in advance using the chat feature in previous Bridging the Capital Access Gap watch parties, or during this event.

Event Archive:

Tuesday, December 7 & Thursday, December 9, 2021 – HIGHLIGHT REEL: ICIC’s 2021 Annual Conference

November 10, 2021 – RECORDING: ICIC, Fedex & GEN | Building Capacity Building Connections Panel

November 5, 2021 – RECORDING: Where Your Values Meet Your Value Add Webinar

June 28, 2021 – RECORDING: ICAN Restaurant and Food Industry Panel and Speed Networking

June 16, 2021 – RECORDING: A Frank Conversation About the Future of Black Businesses

May 26, 2021 – RECORDING: Virtual screening of A Reckoning in Boston, followed by a live Q&A with the filmmakers

May 19, 2021 – RECORDING: Leading in Turbulent Times: Strategies for Small Businesses to Survive and Thrive

May 11, 2021 – RECORDING: Helping Small Businesses Create COVID-19 Vaccine Plans

March 4, 2021 – RECORDING: Defining & Mapping Coronavirus Economic Vulnerability in U.S. Neighborhoods

February 24, 2021 – RECORDING: Surviving through COVID-19: A Conversation with Black Restaurant Owners

 


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