The State of Small Business 2013 Conference POSTPONED

The State of Small Business 2013The State of Small Business presented by Savannah SCORE has been POSTPONED until May 30, 2013 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. We apologize for the lateness of this update, and we hope that this was not an inconvenience. Please plan to attend to listen hear some really great speakers alongside SBAC President Tony O’Reilly as he addresses Small Business Access to Capital in the Savannah Region.

Again, the conference is FREE and will take place at the Savannah Mall in the Community Room, lower level. Please RSVP online or call SCORE at 912.652.4335. Please see the list below for further details. We hope that you can make it!

SPEAKER: Michael Toma, PhD, Director of the Center for Regional Analysis at Armstrong Atlantic State University
TOPIC: Small Business Snapshot

SPEAKER: Mohsen Badran, CEO of Goodwill
TOPIC: Overcoming Barriers to Employment

SPEAKER: Susan Dober
TOPIC: Results from the survey: SMALL BUSINESS CONFIDENCE INDEX IN SAVANNAH, GA 2013

SPEAKER: Jerald Mitchell, MBA, Director of Innovation, Savannah Economic Development Authority
TOPIC: Business in Savannah

SPEAKER: Marshall Tuck, Corporate Small Business Officer at Gulfstream Aerospace
TOPIC: Gulfstream Aerospace and Small Businesses

SPEAKER: Paul Schneider, Regional Coordinator, Region 12 – United States Department of Labor
TOPIC: Work force development challenges for small businesses

SPEAKER: Dr. Susanne Toney Assistant Professor of Economics at the College of Business Administration at Savannah State University
TOPIC: How Economic Indicators Affect Small Businesses in the Savannah Area

SPEAKER: Kyle Hensel, Area Director of the University of Georgia Small Business Development Center in Savannah.
TOPIC: Securing funding with Small Business Counseling

SPEAKER: Tony O’Reilly, President of the Small Business Assistance Corporation
TOPIC: Small Business Access to Capital in the Savannah Region

SPEAKER: Rhett Mouchet, commercial real estate agent
TOPIC: ON The Move since the 80ies – Commercial Real Estate Trends

SPEAKER: Brian Johnson, Garden City’s City Manager
TOPIC: Small Business in Garden City

SPEAKER: Barbara Baycum: Occupational Tax Supervisor for Chatham County.
TOPIC: New Business Trends in Chatham Co.