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ASBTDC Schedules January Workshops on Starting Small Business


JONESBORO — The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC) at Arkansas State University is hosting “Start Your Small Business Now” workshops in January. Attendees will learn the basics of starting a business in Arkansas and what to expect along the way. 

The workshop dates are:

  • Thursday, Jan. 20, 2-4 p.m. – Delta Center for Economic Development, Room 201, (Jonesboro)
  • Tuesday, Jan. 25, 12-2p.m. – Newport Chamber of Commerce (Newport)

There is no charge for the workshops but registration is required. To register, go to http://asbtdc.org/asbtdc-events/ or call 870-972-3517.

The ASBTDC provides one-to-one confidential guidance to business owners and entrepreneurs. Primary areas of assistance include business planning, financial analysis, market research, loan packaging, growth and expansion, marketing, and profitability.

The workshops are free thanks to mission co-sponsors FNBC Bank, East Arkansas Planning & Development District, Northeast Arkansas Regional Intermodal Authority, First Security Bank, First Community Bank, The Solutions Group and Simmons Bank.

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