Small Enterprise Symposium providing scope of assist and solutions for native entrepreneurs – Port Arthur Information

Small Enterprise Symposium providing scope of assist and solutions for native entrepreneurs

Printed 12:16 am Friday, September 30, 2022

The Small Enterprise Improvement Middle at Lamar State School Port Arthur is internet hosting the inaugural Small Enterprise Symposium Oct. 13 at Robert “Bob” Bowers Civic Middle in Port Arthur from 8 am to five pm

LSCPA SBDC’s protection space contains Port Arthur, Groves, Nederland, Port Neches, Bridge Metropolis, Orange and Vidor municipalities.

All southeast Texas space small companies are welcome to register at

Superior registration is required for a $30/pp registration charge (contains lunch). It’s inspired that every one registrations are made by Oct. 7.

As well as, companies that present providers to small enterprise homeowners are additionally invited to take part as an exhibitor. Contact LSCPA SBDC at 409-984-6530 for extra info.

The Symposium contains morning and afternoon breakout periods with subjects together with:

  • Small Enterprise TOOL BOX Prepared Catastrophe Planning
  • The best way to Do Enterprise with Authorities entities (introduced by the Procurement Technical Help Middle – PTAC)
  • The best way to Safe SBA Assured Loans – introduced by the Small Enterprise Administration (SBA)
  • Enterprise Plan Fundamentals, Cybersecurity for Small Companies
  • Insurance coverage Necessities for Small Companies
  • Advertising and marketing 101 and plenty of different periods.

Some breakout periods are being carried out in Spanish and Vietnamese.

Keynote speaker Jenn Gregory takes the stage at lunch to debate “Retail Replace: How shopper shifts have created a brand new taking part in discipline for small companies and cities.”

“It is a possibility to search out sources and help you in creating B2B relationships,” stated Dana Espinal, government director of the SBDC at Lamar State School Port Arthur.

“We’re excited to host this occasion to assist native, small companies develop their abilities and develop their enterprise at an inexpensive price. I’m thrilled we can have shows in Spanish and Vietnamese to welcome a various enterprise homeowners and managers.”

Native, small enterprise homeowners and managers are invited to attend the symposium for a half-day or all-day periods.

Organizations that serve small companies resembling banks, lenders and workplace provide corporations are welcome to attend as exhibitors.

“The SBDC wish to thank the keynote lunch sponsor: Motiva Enterprises and Golden Cross LNG for his or her continued assist of LSCPA SBDDC,” Espinal stated.

The Lamar State School Port Arthur Small Enterprise Improvement Middle (SBDC) is a enterprise advising and coaching heart of the College of Houston Texas Gulf Coast SBDC Community serving 32 counties in Southeast Texas. The SBDC program is funded partly by means of a Cooperative Settlement with the US Small Enterprise Administration.