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ASBTDC to Hold Small Business Financing Seminar


JONESBORO – A seminar designed to provide a practical guide to business finance will be offered by the Arkansas State University Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC) Wednesday, July 29, from 1- 4 p.m. The seminar, “Show Me the Money: Finding Financing for Your Small Business,” will be held in the Delta Center for Economic Development, 319 University Loop Circle.
Robert Bahn, the lead business consultant with SBTDC and a certified business adviser, will lead the seminar.  Bahn will explain how and where to obtain financing for prospective and existing businesses.  Along with credit requirements, he will also discuss places to go for funding. Information on the U.S. Small Business Administration’s loan guaranty program will be presented.  
Seating is limited and pre-registration is required. To register, call (870) 972-3517, or visit http://asbtdc.org/training/jonesboro-events to register online.  Registration fees are $30 for the public, $25 for Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce members and $15 for A-State faculty, staff and students.  
Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested in advance. Contact Kelli Listenbee, A-State SBTDC training specialist and business consultant, at (870) 972-3517.
The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center at Arkansas State University is a partnership of the U.S. Small Business Administration, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock College of Business and Arkansas State University’s College of Business. The ASBTDC assists start-ups, existing businesses and technology businesses. Core services include free consulting and market research plus low-to-no-cost training. Learn more at astatesbtdc.org.
This seminar is co-sponsored by the Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce, First Security Bank, Focus Bank, First Community Bank, Simmons First Bank and the Arkansas State University - College of Business.
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