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SBTDC to Hold Round Table Small Business Small Talks


JONESBORO – “Start-up Small Talks,” an opportunity for entrepreneurs to engage with experts who have a wide breadth of expertise in areas such as finance, business structures and small business insurance, will be hosted by the Arkansas State University Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) Thursday, Feb. 25, from 1-3 p.m. The seminar will be held at the Delta Center for Economic Development, 319 University Loop.

Among those leading the talks are local professionals J.D. Payne of Southern Family Insurance; Lance Owens, owner of Owens, Mixon and Grambling law firm; Debra Taylor, a lender with First Community Bank, and the business consultants on staff at the ASBTDC.

This event is $50 for the public and is free for A-State faculty, staff and students. 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.

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 College of Business. The SBTDC 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.

This seminar is sponsored by First Community Bank.

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