Lakeland residents and business persons are encouraged to attend the Lakeland Chamber of Commerce luncheon this Thursday (November 12). Information on this is reprinted below.
Do You Know What Tools Are Available for YOUR Business?
Discover Invaluable Business Resources at the Next Chamber Luncheon THIS Thursday, November 12th
Many business people don't realize that there are a wide range of programs available to existing businesses to help them grow & flourish in today's economic environment.
We are fortunate to have Deputy Director Maggie Conway and Business Enterprise Specialist Sharon Taylor McKinney from the Memphis & Shelby County Office of Economic Development as our guest speakers.
Their presentation will specifically focus on programs designed to benefit existing small to medium businesses.WHEN: Thursday, November 12th from 11:30 a.m. 'til 1:00 p.m.
WHERE: Stonebridge Golf Course Clubhouse · 3049 Davies Plantation Road
COST: Luncheon is $10 for members / $15 for non- members. FREE for first-time guests who RSVP in advance.
RSVP: Please reserve your seat before Thursday, November 5th by contacting Sandra Blondis at 213- 2143.
ABOUT OUR GUEST SPEAKERS:Sharon Taylor McKinney is a Business Enterprise Specialist for the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development.
She works with entrepreneurs, small business owners, high growth business executives, and private and public leadership within nine counties in West Tennessee through the Business Enterprise Resource Office (BERO) housed in the Tennessee Economic & Community Development. BERO provides services in four core areas: 1) Access to and Provision of Technical Assistance 2) Access to Diversity Certification and B2B markets with Tennessee 3) Manufacturing Initiatives 4) Access to International Trade Exporting
Maggie Conway is the Deputy Administrator of the Memphis & Shelby County Office of Economic Development (OED). OED is a clearinghouse for startup or expanding businesses providing technical assistance related to financing options, reduction of operating costs, infrastructure improvements, taxes, access to qualified employees, and regulatory permitting.
This local government agency is part of the Memphis and Shelby County Division of Planning & Development which also includes land use controls, comprehensive planning, transportation, and construction code enforcement.
Lakeland Area Chamber of Commerceemail: email@example.com: (901) 213-2143 or 483-6367web: http://www.mylakelandchamber.com