April 29, 2010
Annual Small Business Outreach Conference
scheduled May 7
Small business owners and entrepreneurs seeking information on utilizing federal and state small business assistance programs can find answers at the 2010 Small Business Outreach Conference.
The event will be held Friday, May 7, at the Monroe Convention Center and runs from 9 a.m. to noon. Onsite registration begins at 8:30 a.m.
Don Cravins Jr., Landrieu’s Chief of Staff for the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, will open the event. Officials from the Small Business Administration, Louisiana Economic Development and Louisiana Small Business Development Center will join him to discuss top concerns for small business owners and entrepreneurs.
The Committee previously held Small Business Outreach Conferences in Opelousas, Lafayette, Lake Charles, Shreveport, Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Alexandria and Thibodaux.
“We received very positive feedback from entrepreneurs throughout the state who have attended recent Small Business Outreach Conferences,” said Landrieu, in a statement from the Louisiana Small Business Development Center at the University of Louisiana of Monroe campus.
SBA, LED, and the LSBDC representatives will also be on hand to answer individual questions during a breakout session. Refreshments will be provided.
For more information, call the LSBDC (318) 342-5506.