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SBA’s "Meet the Lenders" Event April 7

Small Businesses Can Still Register For Lender Pitches
Release Date: 
Friday, April 7, 2017
Release Number: 
20170403-001
Advisory Date: 
Friday, April 7, 2017
Contact: 
Sonia Smith (610) 382-3085 | sonia.smith@sba.gov

EASTERN Pa. – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announces its annual “Meet the Lenders” borrower-lender matchmaking event in King of Prussia, Pa. The event invites entrepreneurs to present their financing needs in a 10-minute pitch to a lender in a “one-stop, speed dating” format, which sparks lending relationships across the region. SBA encourages entrepreneurs at every stage of business development, from start-up to expansion, to attend this free event Friday, April 7, from 9 a.m. to noon at the DoubleTree by Hilton, 301 West DeKalb Pike, King of Prussia, Pa. This event is open to the media.

Lenders covering Eastern Pennsylvania as well as representatives from SBA’s Resource Partner Network – SCORE, Women’s Business Centers, and Small Business Development Centers – will attend. The 40 participating lenders are listed at the official “Meet the Lenders” website, http://www.widenersbdc.org/meetthelenders2017, as well as mentioned on SBA’s Facebook page and Twitter @SBAgov and @SBAmidatlantic.

WHO:      Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses Invited to Pitch to Lenders

WHAT:    SBA’s Annual “Meet the Lenders” Matchmaking Event

WHEN:    Friday, April 7, 9 a.m. to noon

FEE:         FREE - No cost to entrepreneurs and businesses                                            

WHERE: DoubleTree by Hilton, 301 West DeKalb Pike, King of Prussia, PA

Pre-registration is preferred at the official “Meet the Lenders” website: http://www.widenersbdc.org/meetthelenders2017.

For additional information, contact Sonia Smith, SBA Specialist, at: (610) 382-3085 or email Sonia.Smith@sba.gov.