WASHINGTON, April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) initiatives that directly impact small business access to financing will be the topic of the San Antonio National Small Business Week Town Hall May 6th at the University of Texas San Antonio (UTSA) Campus. UTSA is a co-sponsor of the event and of National Small Business Week.
SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet, a member of President Obama's Cabinet, will lead the discussion on "Access to Capital: Fueling the Financial Engine of Small Business Growth" and agency initiatives to address the opportunities and challenges facing entrepreneurs. San Antonio elected officials and community leaders have been invited to participate on the San Antonio Town Hall panel.
Each year since 1963, the president of the United States has issued a proclamation calling for the celebration of National Small Business Week. This year National Small Business Week will be recognized from May 4-8 with national events planned in Miami/Boca Raton, Los Angeles, San Antonio, New York and Washington, D.C.
Events throughout the week will be live-streamed on SBA's website at www.sba.gov. Make sure to check in during the event for live social media engagement, using the hashtag #DreamSmallBiz. For more information on the national events please visit: www.sba.gov/smallbusinessweek.
The public is invited to the San Antonio Town Hall. To attend the free event, register at: https://nsbwsanantonio.eventbrite.com.
Aula Canaria Lecture Hall
University of Texas at San Antonio Campus
501 W. Cesar E. Chavez Blvd, San Antonio Texas
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Registration requested at https://nsbwsanantonio.eventbrite.com
Small Business Week 2015 sponsors include: Chase, Microsoft, Colonial Life, Office Depot, yp, ADP, Visa, PayPal, The University of Texas at San Antonio, Facebook, National Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders, CT Corporation, Sam's Club, Como, Indeed, Manta, Marriott, Raytheon.
Cosponsorship Authorization # SBW 2015. SBA's participation in this cosponsored activity is not an endorsement of the views, opinions, products or services of any Cosponsor or other person or entity. All SBA/SCORE programs and services are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact: [email protected]. SCORE is partially funded by SBA Cooperative Agreement No. SBAHQ-14-S-0001.
Release Number: 15-31
Contact: David Hall (202) 205-6697
Internet Address: http://www.sba.gov/news
SOURCE U.S. Small Business Administration