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Encore Entrepreneur: Introduction to Starting Your Own Business

SBA Sponsored Event
Apr 28
NOTE: This event has expired.

Encore Entrepreneur: Introduction to Starting Your Own Business

Starting a Business

April 28, 2014 | 10:00 am EDT - 12:00 pm EDT

Location Name:

403rd Street SW, Washington, DC, DC,20416

Shuraie Mackin


This is a free event.

Are you close to retirement and exploring new opportunities? Or, are you wondering how you will manage your life once you retire? A growing number of individuals age 50+ are turning to small business ownership. We call them “Encore Entrepreneurs.” Whether you are interested in starting a small business right away or intend to wait until retirement, now is the time to explore the possibilities. Get ready for a new start by meeting successful people who started businesses after age 50. Learn how to effectively prepare for starting and running your small business. Come join the Small Business Administration, AARP, and SCORE for an open discussion as two small businesses share their stories of success, sustainability, growth, pitfalls, and rewards. Title: Encore Entrepreneur: Introduction to Starting Your Own Business When: Monday, April 28, 2014 Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon Where: U.S. Small Business Administration 409 3rd Street SW, Washington, DC Eisenhower Room, Concourse Level The U.S. Small Business Administration is conveniently located on the Orange and Blue Metro Lines at the Federal Center SW station. Please plan to arrive at least 15 minutes early to allow time to go through security. There is no charge to attend but advance registration is required. To register please send an email to, with the Subject: Introduction to Starting Your Own Business for 4/28/14. Co-sponsorship Authorization # 14-6010-52. SBA’s participation in this cosponsored activity is not an endorsement of the views, opinions, products or services of any cosponsor or other person or entity. All SBA programs and services are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations will be provided to those who make a request by April 22, 2014.