A Message from the CEO

We have compiled up to date information from our Lobbying partners, Lobbyit, and General Counsel, Jeff King on the evolving impacts of current legislation on our industry and your businesses. We will continue to grow this resource page and will be updating as information is available. We will continue to communicate developments and important information directly through our newsletter and our social media channels. Please make sure to follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to stay up to date.

Leadership Live - 7.3.20

In this week’s Leadership Live, Scott Humphrey reminds you that as leaders, it is not simply about the destination. It is more than simply checking off the box and moving to the next conquest. So much learning and so much life takes place on the journey. Don't miss the opportunity to use this time to evaluate your team, invest in relationships, and adapt your route to success...

“The spread of the coronavirus is showing us that what we share is much more powerful than what keeps us apart, for better or for worse. All people are inescapably interconnected, and the more we can come together to solve our problems, the better off we will all be.”

— Scott Kelly, retired NASA astronaut who spent nearly a year on the International Space Station. (Source: New York Times)

Take Action! Business Interruption Insurance Legislation

At least seven states are working to mandate insurance companies cover certain claims under commercial business interruption insurance policies. We need your voice to expand that reach. Write your state legislators and governors now!

Congress Makes Major Changes to PPP Loans

The PPP Flexibility Act makes several important changes to the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) loans, including some that overrule SBA’s interpretation.

Webinar: What is fcB2B and why is it important to your business? - July 15, 2pm EST

Join Lewis Davis, Senior Director of Technology & Research, and several industry manufacturers for the first fcB2B educational webinar. Not sure what fcB2B is, then be sure to participate in this webinar to learn how it can help you be more productive and your business more successful. Topics include:  learn what fcB2B is and what it’s not, how it helps the retailer and suppliers, and what part your sales representatives play. There will be a Q & A session as well.

Combating Covid-19 Webinar Series Archives

With each day there is new development occurring with the Covid-19 crisis. As our member it is important that we continue bringing you the latest news on how it is impacting your business and what you need to do during this time. In these webinars, we decipher legislation and respond to your frequently asked questions. Check here to register for upcoming sessions as well as to view archived webinars and download materials shared in the presentations. 

Leadership Live Archives

Did you miss a week? Or just want to catch up? This is where you need to go to see all of the Leadership Live posts from the past.

Questions and Answers about the Impact of Covid-19 on Your Business

We have gathered member questions answered by our general counsel, Jeff King, working with Lobbyit as well as FAQs on Business insurance to create this resource. This page will continue to grow. Please check back often.

Resources and Useful Links for the Coronavirus Response

We have gathered the considerable library of resources we have amassed in one location. Here you will find all the compiled articles on helping you to understand the impact of past, present, and upcoming legislation on your business, tips on how to navigate your business insurance, member business tools and resources, and numerous federal, state, and industry resources. 

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