From April 29th to May 5th, 2018, the SBA recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs and small business owners from all across the 50 states and U.S. territories. Join the festivities during this year’s National Small Business Week!
Monday, April 30th
Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) Indianapolis invites you to celebrate National Small Business Week by joining them on the site of the newest Small Business Façade & Property Improvement Grant recipient, True North Landscaping.
Stacey Poynter, District Director of the Indiana District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will be present to share information about the importance of Small Business Week and the impact of the SBA. Deputy Mayor of Economic Development Angela Smith Jones will share a Small Business Week proclamation from the Mayor’s Office. LISC will share history and updates about the Small Business Façade & Property Improvement Grant program. True North Landscaping owner, Cory Gliege, will share the history of his business and give tours of the site and an overview of their services.
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Hosted by the John H. Boner Center, this workshop series will be filled with exhibitors and mini information sessions that can help your business grow, no matter where you are on the journey. Exhibitors include: Bankable, BOI/Womens Business Center, City of Indianapolis, Entrepreneurs Source, HUD, Indiana Department of Administration (IDOA), Lake City Bank, Martindale Brightwood CDC and US Small Business Administration
915am What goes into and how to write a business plan
945am Re-entry business startup options and access to capital
1015am Credit or Lack of Credit
1045am How to fund your business
11am Martindale Brighwood CDC Tool Up Program Announcement / Lake City Bank
1115am Marketing your small business
1145am Contracting Options
Thursday, May 3, 1-4:30PM
Are you a small business owner or aspiring entrepreneur? Join Mapleton Fall Creek CDC for free webinars and a panel discussion sponsored by the Small Business Administration.
Hug Your Haters: How to Embrace Complaints & Keep Your Customers 1-2pm
Sharing Your Story Through Video 2:30p-3:30p