SBA District director hosting roundtable with business owners

FLINT — The U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) District Director Gerald Moore is inviting existing small business owners with at least three years of in-business experience to attend a roundtable meeting with him for candid conversation on Counseling, Capital, and Contracting as well as exporting, and many other critical issues impacting small business.

Regional service providers will also be in attendance representing community development organizations, SCORE, SBTDC, PTAC, SBA lenders, state and regional Business Development Managers, Veteran’s Outreach, Business USA, and more.

The event is being co-sponsored and held at the Insight Institute of Neurosurgery & Neuroscience (IINN) Auditorium, 4800 S. Saginaw Street, today (Oct. 11), 9:30 a.m. to noon.

There is no fee but seating is limited and advance registration is required.

Doors will open at 9:30 a.m. for business attendee check-in, refreshments, and networking with service providers.

At 10 a.m., SBA District Director Gerald Moore will open the roundtable, introduce the service provider organizations, and then open it up for business owners to ask questions of the District Director or any service provider. The meeting will conclude by 11:30 a.m. with time for additional networking.

The SBA Dialogue with the Director is hosted by the Michigan Small Business & Technology Development Center (MI-SBTDC) I-69 Trade Corridor regional office located at

Kettering University in Flint. MISBTDC is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U. S. Small Business Administration.

MI-SBTDC enhances Michigan’s economic well-being by providing counseling, training, research and advocacy for new ventures, existing small businesses and innovative technology companies. With offices statewide, the MI-SBTDC positively impacts the economy by strengthening existing companies, creating new jobs, retaining existing jobs, and assisting companies in defining their path to success.

Details: Call 810-762-9660. — G.G.

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