The US Small Business Administration (SBA) and USDA Rural Development are hosting this free event to introduce a variety of resources that are available to you: the Small Business Entrepreneur.
Whether you are thinking about launching, or are already in business, this will be a great opportunity to network with other entrepreneurs and meet one-on-one with small business professionals from your area.
Workshops and presentations will include:
USDA Rural Development Small Business program overview
Brandon Hoffman, Business and Cooperative Programs Director | USDA Rural Development
SBA Programs and Services overview
Janie Sacco, Outreach and Marketing Specialist | SBA Seattle District
Business Growth through Government Contracting
Ana Singh, Business Opportunity Specialist | SBA Seattle District
SBA Export Loan and Grant Programs
John Brislin, Export Finance Manager | SBA Office of International Trade
Washington Small Business Development Center program overview
Steve Burke, Western WA Regional Manager | Washington SBDC
Washington Procurement Technical Assistance Center program overview
Tiffany Scroggs, Program Director | Washington PTAC