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Southeastern Small Business Lenders Conference (SESBLC)

Each year, the GLQC Board of Directors hosts a 3-4 day conference in the Southeastern US focused on the current topics and issues faced by professionals in the SBA Lending Industry.  Past event locations have included Hilton Head, SC, Augusta, GA and Lake Oconee, GA


Save the Date: March 7-9, 2018

The 2018 SESBLC will be held in Ashville, NC at The Omni Grove Park Inn.  Check back and look for emails with more information on the Agenda and Speakers for this upcoming conference that you won't want to miss! 




Small Business Week Awards Luncheon (SBWAL)


Save the Date: The 2018 SBWAL will be held on May 1st, 2018 at Villa Christina (4000 Summit Blvd NE, Atlanta, GA 30319)


2018 National Small Business Week April 29- May 5th, 2018

Every year since 1963, the President of the United States has issued a proclamation announcing National Small Business Week, which recognizes the critical contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners. More than half of Americans either own or work for a small business, and they create about two out of every three new jobs in the U.S. each year.


GLQC supports the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Georgia District Office as they present the annual awards for Georgia’s Small Business/Champion of the Year awards.  The award categories are: 

  • Entrepreneurial Success Award
  • Family-Owned Business of the Year
  • Financial Services Champion of the Year
  • Home-Based Business Champion of the Year
  • Minority Small Business Champion of the Year
  • Small Business Media Advocate of the Year
  • Veteran Small Business Champion of the Year
  • Women in Business Champion of the Year
  • Young Entrepreneur of the Year


Summer Networking Event

The GLQC hosts a annual summer networking event for its members to come together in a fun atmosphere and get to know each other better and deepen relationships as colleagues in our industry.


Register is now open, click here to sign upPlease join us Tuesday, August 15th, for GLQC's 2017 Summer Networking Social Event at Skyline Park at Ponce City Market located at 675 Ponce de Leon Ave., NE, Atlanta, Georgia, 30308 from 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM.  To 


This ATL bucket-list location is packed with opportunities to network and meet others in our industry for a causal night of fun. The event is $50 for all GLQC Members; $90 for all non-member guests.




SBA New Years Celebration Event

October of each year represents a new fiscal year for the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).  GLQC hosts a New Years Celebration Event for all of our Georgia SBA community to come together, celebrate supporting small businesses in the past year and kick-off another year of helping small businesses get access to capital!  



SAVE THE DATE: Thursday, October 26th, 2017

The Kick-off the to SBA New Year will be held at Fado's Irish Pub (273 Buckhead Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30305)



Training and Professional Development

GLQC is always looking for ways to provide on-going training and professional development for our members to promote the uses of best practices and compliance with current regulations.  We partner with the National Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders (NAGGL) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Georgia District Office to provide various training throughout the state of Georgia.  For the most current list of training offered, please look at our calendar and upcoming events listings.


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