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Small Business Resource Fair
May 9 at 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Happy Small Business Week! The Road Map to Small Business Experience features exhibitors and mini-information sessions especially tailored to the needs of small business owners. Hosted by the Indy East Promise Zone and John Boner Neighborhood Centers.
The small business experience will be filled with information that can help your business grow, no matter where you are on the journey. If you still have your business start-up idea on a napkin; or if the business has been open for two years or more, and you are ready to move into contracting we can help! Don’t quite understand how to acquire money to start your business or grow it we can help. If you need to fix some things on your credit report before the ask, we can help with that too. Come out meet some great resources that can provide services for FREE to help start or move you to the next level. You don’t have a business, but have been thinking about it your are welcome too!
9 am–Event begins and is open ALL day – attend the day as you see fit
10 am–The Business Plan—Why you need it, how to write it, and how to use it
11:30 am–Small Business Funding
12:45 pm–Hiring practices—Hiring and staying staffed with the right people
1:30 pm–Opportunity Zones—What they are and how they can impact your small business
2 pm–How to obtain city, state, and federal certifications
The event includes information from the U.S. Small Business Administration, SCORE, the Entrepreneur’s Source, Entrepreneur and Community Solutions Center at Edna Martin, Indianapolis Marion County Public Library, Women’s Business Center (BOI), YELP, Better Business Bureau (BBB), Employ Indy, First Internet Bank, City of Indianapolis, LISC and others.