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Speakers to Join ASBTDC to Host accelHERate Event


JONESBORO – Women who excel in research, innovation and business will share lessons learned and advice for leading technology-based companies on management and growth strategies, startup mistakes and how to avoid them, key skills for entrepreneurial success, and more at a special accelHERate event.

This event is free of charge and will be held Thursday, March 5, at Ozarka College in Ash Flat from 4:30-6 p.m. Seating is limited and pre-registration is required. To register, visit asbtdc.org/training/jonesboro-events/.

The speakers for the event will include Kristie Brewer, owner of the Artisan Grill in Ash Flat; Hazelle Whited, team leader for Sharp County Economic Development Research Team and Director of Marketing at Tri-County Farm and Ranch Supply; Lori Carpenter, Principal Designer at Lori Carpenter Designs; and Graycen Bigger, executive director of NEA Intermodal and AVP community development/marketing coordinator at Farmers & Merchants Bank.

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities and individuals with limited English proficiency (LEP) will be made where possible upon request. Contact Sydney Rebstock, ASBTDC, P.O. Box 2650, State University, AR 72467 or call (870) 972-3517. 

The ASBTDC at A-State is a partnership of the U.S. Small Business Administration, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock College of Business and the Arkansas State University Neil Griffin 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 asbtdc.org.

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