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SBA offers “Access to Capital” small business workshops, webinars

Release Date: 
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Release Number: 
20150114-001
Contact: 
Robert Goza (610) 382-3084 | robert.goza@sba.gov

PHILADELPHIA The U.S. Small Business Administration offers free “Access to Capital” presentations via webinar and workshop at its Philadelphia District Office. Topics cover Business Counseling Resources, SBA Loan Programs and the Loan Application Process.

“These classes are a great way for small businesses to get an understanding of SBA programs at no cost,” said Acting Philadelphia District Director Tony Leta. “Whether you attend in person or online via webinar, these classes cover subjects that are always on the minds of small business owners. I’d encourage small business owners to take advantage of this opportunity.”

WHAT: FREE “Access to Capital” webinars and workshops. Pre-registration is requested at http://events.sba.gov/.

WEBINARS: Join us from your home or office the second Wednesday of each month from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Pre-registration at http://events.sba.gov/  is requested to receive the teleconference link.

WORKSHOPS: Join us at our Philadelphia District Office, Parkview Tower, 1150 First Avenue, 10th Floor, King of Prussia, Pa., 19406.  The workshops are offered from 10 a.m. to noon every Wednesday, and also from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on the second Wednesday of the month.  Pre-registration at http://events.sba.gov/ is requested to secure a seat and materials.

SBA was created in 1953 as an independent agency of the federal government to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation. SBA recognizes that small business is critical to the nation’s economic recovery and strength, to building America's future, and to helping the United States compete in today's global marketplace. SBA’s programs are tailored to encourage small enterprises in all areas. SBA's programs include financial and federal contract procurement assistance, management assistance, and specialized outreach to women, minorities and armed forces veterans. SBA also provides loans to victims of natural disasters and specialized advice and assistance in international trade.

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