Category Archives: Economic Development

Reminder Small Business Awards: Submit Your Nominations by Jan. 9

Please do not miss out on recognizing a deserving small business in your community... get your nominations in (less than 45 days remaining)! It's Small Business Awards Season! Celebrate awesome small businesses (and those that help them) with the US Small Business Administration! Did you know that our awards event last year attracted over 500 attendees, was emceed by Bob Charlet (President of the Houston Business Journal), and featured entrepreneur Tony Carrabba (of Carraba’s Italian Grill) as keynote speaker? It should be even bigger and better this year! We are counting on YOU to nominate! Just follow the...
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SBA Presentation: Resources for Starting or Growing Your Business

The Five Corners District, in conjunction with other area districts, hosted a SBA Workshop on Thursday Nov 8 at the HBU campus at McNair Hall, 7502 Fondren. The U.S. Small Business Administration makes “the American dream of business ownership a reality by empowering entrepreneurs and small business owners with the resources and support they need to start, grow, expand, and recover.”

The SBA helps these small businesses in 4 main areas:

  • Providing free business advising and mentoring, plus low cost workshops through SBA resource partners SCORE, Small Business Development Centers, and...
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