St. John The Baptist Parish News Release

Grow Your Business Workshop in LaPlace

Grow Your Business Workshop in LaPlace

Published: Wednesday, May 16, 2012, 7:30 AM     Updated: Wednesday, May 16, 2012, 9:38 AM
By The Times-Picayune

The River Region Chamber of Commerce and the Louisiana Small Business Development Center will present “Business Resources to Grow Your Business,” Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the St. John Library, 2920 U.S. 51 in LaPlace.

The free event will identify and present business resources for starting and growing your small, minority or woman-owned business. Free small business consulting and technical assistance through the LSBDC will be offered. Free assistance with government procurement through the Procurement Technical Assistance Center will be available.

How certification can benefit a business also will be discussed. The Small and Emerging Business Development Program will address how to access resources to assist with complex projects such as proprietary training or website development.

Access to Capital will include where and how to find financing.

For more information or to register, call 504.831.3730.

The LSBDC is financed in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration, Louisiana Economic Development, and participating universities.