The Urban Economic Forum in Phoenix: Supporting Entrepreneurship in Urban Areas
by Marie Johns, Former SBA Deputy Administrator
- Created: April 11, 2012, 11:12 am
This Friday, the White House Business Council and SBA are hosting a forum at Arizona State University to help Phoenix entrepreneurs get the tools they need to grow and expand -- such as SBA guaranteed loans, government contracting programs and business counseling services. The event is the fifth in a multi-city series of Urban Economic Forums discussing the Obama administration’s commitment to small business success in America’s urban areas.
Friday’s forum will feature White House Business Council Executive Director Ari Matusiak and Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton as well as distinguished panelists representing Phoenix businesses, universities, SBA and other organizations.
In the coming months, SBA and the White House are taking the Urban Economic Forum to Columbus, Detroit, Chicago and Kansas City.
What: Urban Economic Forum
Where: Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ
When: Friday, April 13, from 8:45am – 5:00pm (Mountain Time).
About the Author
Marie Johns is a former Deputy Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration.
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