SBA TO ANNOUNCE MAJOR GRANT TO JOHN H. CHAFEE CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

Release Date: 
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Release Number: 
RI17-05
Advisory Date: 
Thursday, October 20, 2016
Contact: 
Ryan Brissette

WHO: Honorable Jack Reed, U.S. Senator
Honorable David Cicilline, Member of Congress
Raymond Fogarty, Director, John H. Chafee Center, Bryant University
Mark S. Hayward, SBA Rhode Island District Director
Kevin Redmond, Chief Executive Officer– Mearthane Products Corporation

WHAT: U.S. Small Business Administration will announce a grant of $427,950 State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) to Bryant University and the John H. Chafee Center for International Business. The purpose of the STEP program is to increase the number of U.S. small businesses that are exporting and increase the dollar value of exports by those small businesses that are currently exporting.

WHEN: October 20, 2016 - 10:00am

WHERE: MPC – Mearthane Products Corporation
16 Western Industrial Drive
Cranston, RI 02921-3403

PRESS INVITED TO ATTEND

Press please confirm attendance by contacting mark.hayward@sba.gov or call 401-265-9181