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Upcoming Webinar: How to Apply for the PPP with the VIEDA

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands – June 22, 2020 – The Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority (VIEDA) will host a free webinar titled, “How to Apply for the Paycheck Protection Program through the Economic Development Bank” at 10AM on Wednesday, June 24, 2020.        

This webinar will be conducted via Zoom, a software-based platform for video and audio communications, and via livestream at

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

This webinar will feature the following representatives and their agencies:

  • Monique Samuel, VIEDA Acting Director of Lending

  • Wayne Huddleston, Senior Area Manager, Small Business Administration (U.S. Virgin Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico Division)

  • Ted Gutierrez, State Director, VI Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

The discussion will highlight:

  1. How to apply through the online application portal for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) with the Economic Development Bank
  2. Small Business Administration Updates on the PPP and Economic Injury Disaster Loan (IEDL)
  3. Technical Assistance from the VI SBDC

For more information, contact Shanell Petersen, VIEDA Managing Director, Marketing and Vision 2040 at or visit

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