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Start or Grow Your Business with SBA in Croton-on-Hudson
September 26, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is America’s only go-to resource for entrepreneurs that is backed by the strength of the federal government. SBA’s services for small business owners and those looking to get into business include loan guarantees, government contracting assistance and free mentoring provided by various partners throughout the community.
Join SBA and the city of Croton-on-Hudson to hear about the incredible free resources available to help you start, grow or expand your small business.
- Meet one-on-one with small business lenders
- Get feedback on your business idea from a certified business adviser
- Troubleshoot a current hurdle you’re facing in running your business with an industry expert
- Meet with a government contracting specialist
- Network and meet other small business owners/inspiring entrepreneurs
Refreshments will be served.
Doors open at 9:00 a.m. Opening remarks from New York District SBA Director Beth Goldberg and Croton-on-Hudson Mayor, Brian Pugh, at 10:00 a.m.
9:00 to 10:00 | Network and Resource Fair – Network with other entrepreneurs, business advisers and representatives from the small business lending community
10:00 to 10:20 | Welcome – Croton-on-Hudson Mayor, Brian Pugh and SBA New York District Director, Beth Goldberg
10:30 to 11:20 | SBA Lenders Panel – Hear from Small Business lenders about what they look for when examining loan applications; learn about best practices when applying for a loan
11:30 to 12:30 | SBA Resource Partner Panel – Hear from small business advisers that offer free workshops, one-on-one counseling, market research, help with government contracting, and more!
12:30 to 1:00 | Networking