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Arkansas State SBTDC to Host Small Business Seminars in Paragould


JONESBORO — Three workshops designed to offer information about starting a business and growing an existing business are offered by the Arkansas State University Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC) Friday, Dec. 5, at the Paragould Regional Chamber of Commerce, 300 W. Court Street.

“Starting a Business in Arkansas” will be from 9-10 a.m.; followed by “Market Research: High Quality and In-Depth Analysis for Small Business” from 11 a.m.-12:00 p.m., and “How to Write a Business Plan” from 1-2 p.m.

Laura Miller, SBTDC director at Arkansas State, will instruct the workshops. Attendees can learn about starting a business, using market research to start and grow a business and developing a business plan.

While the seminars are offered free of charge, pre-registration is required for each seminar. To register, call (870) 972-3517, or visit http://asbtdc.org/training/jonesboro-events/ to register online.
Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested in advance. Contact Miller through email at lmiller@astate.edu or call (870) 972-3517 for more information.

The ASBTDC at A-State is a partnership of the U.S. Small Business Administration, the University of Arkansas-Little Rock College of Business and Arkansas State College of Business. ASBTDC assists start-ups, existing businesses and technology businesses. Core services include free consulting and market research plus low- and no-cost training. Learn more at asbtdc.org.

Co-sponsors of the seminar are the Paragould Regional Chamber of Commerce, First Security Bank, Focus Bank, First Community Bank and Simmons First Bank.