Wednesday, March 09, 2016 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM
Join us Wednesday, March 9 from 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM at the ULM University Library, Seventh Floor for the 2016 Bankers Roundtable. This FREE workshop is designed to educate bankers on how they can utilize SBA and LED Guaranty Loan Programs to help meet their lending needs. A panel of experts will cover the key features of each program including how: • to navigate the regulatory process and procedures • the guarantee provides a strong additional, alternative source of repayment • state and federal regulators view the safety and soundness of the program • the LSBDC can help small businesses get bank ready Representatives will be on site from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, U.S. Small Business Administration and Louisiana Economic Development to discuss new programs and initiatives. This is a great opportunity to share vital feedback on how each agency can expand existing programs to better meet your needs. Who Should Attend: • Bank Small Business & Commercial Lenders • Bank Credit Officers • Bank CRA Compliance Officers • Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) • Credit Unions active in or considering small business lending To register, click the link below, visit or call (318) 342-1224 for more details. Space is limited, therefore pre-registration is strongly recommended. REGISTER NOW!
Speaker: LED, SBA, and FDIC representatives

Start-up Assistance

Thursday, February 18, 2016 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
This workshop is highly recommended for all individuals interested in • Determining the feasibility of their business idea, • Planning to start or have just started a small business, • Expanding their business, • Seeking a small business loan, or • Wanting to learn more about planning. Topics of discussion will include business feasibility, business planning, sources of funds for start-up and expansion, small business resources, and required licenses. There is no charge to attend the workshop, but pre-registration is requested.
Call Toll Free: 1- (866)-782-4159

The Louisiana Small Business Development Center Network, hosted by the University of Louisiana at Monroe, is an accredited member of the National Association
of Small Business Development Centers and funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration,
Louisiana Economic Development and participating universities. All SBA programs are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis.
All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA.
Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities and/or limited English proficiency will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.
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