This workshop will help you gain a better understanding of the various U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) programs and services that are available to prospective or current entrepreneurs who need assistance in starting or expanding their businesses. General information will be provided on the following programs and services:

  • SCORE – Counselors to America’s Small Business
  • MSBDC – Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network
  • BICs – Business Resource Centers
  • SBA Guaranty Loan Programs: 7(a), Micro Loans, Patriot and SBA Express Loans, and CDC/504 Loan
  • Government Contracting Opportunities: 8(a) Business Development, HUBZones (Historically Underutilized Business Zones), Small Disadvantaged Business, and Surety Bonding (when applicable, 2 years in business experience required)
  • Disaster Assistance

This free two-hour program is offered on various dates and locations. Please contact the appropriate agency to register (see chart below for details).Cosponsored by the U.S. Small Business Administration
Date & Time Location & Details
Wed, June 19
2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Brockton Career Works
34 School Street, Brockton
To register, contact the Brockton Career Works at 508-513-3400
Thu, June 20
10:00 a.m. – 12 noon
Plymouth Career Center
36 Cordage Park Circle
Suite 200, Plymouth
To register, contact the Plymouth Career Center at 508-732-5399

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