WASHINGTON, Sept. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Linda McMahon, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration and voice of small businesses on President Trump's Cabinet, will speak at the America's Small Business Development Center's Annual Conference in Nashville and visit with small businesses, lenders and economic development champions throughout the city. This trip is part of her nationwide SBA Ignite Tour focused on listening to business owners; educating about SBA's services for access to capital, mentoring and federal contracting; advocating for entrepreneurs; and driving economic growth with small businesses.
Administrator McMahon will visit with a local small business, Caviar and Bananas; a true SBA success story, and recipient of two SBA-backed loans, with an amazing story to tell.
McMahon will also discuss the latest SBA Disaster Assistance efforts for Texas and other affected areas.
WHAT: Small Business Visit and Media Tour
WHEN: Thursday, September 7, 2017
WHERE: Caviar and Bananas Gourmet Market & Café
Nashville, TN 37203
WHO: SBA Administrator Linda McMahon
Kris Furniss, Owner, Caviar & Bananas
WHY: Linda McMahon serves as the 25th administrator of the SBA and advocates on behalf of the 30 million small businesses in America. Small business owners take a risk on an idea, invest in their communities, and create jobs. Small businesses are the engine of America's economy, and in Tennessee, more than 95.5 percent of the businesses are small and employ nearly 50 percent of Tennessee's workforce, or 1.1 million people. Follow Administrator McMahon's tour across the nation via social media with #SBAIgniteTour.
Media: please confirm your participation by Noon, Thursday with
Advisory Number: MA 17-10
SOURCE U.S. Small Business Administration