Boost Your Business - Posey Office Q1 Lunch and Learn
Name: Boost Your Business - Posey Office Q1 Lunch and Learn
Date: February 13, 2020
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM CST
Registration: Register Now
This Lunch and Learn features Kim Howard, Regional Director of the Southwest Indiana Small Business Development Center and Jim Haddan, Indiana Procurement Specialist - Southwest Region. Learn how the SBDC and the Indiana Procurement Technical Assistance Center can benefit your business.
SBDC Director, Kim Howard will be talking about a State grant program to assist small businesses in identifying new global markets, expanding existing exporting activities and making business connections outside the U.S. The Indiana State Trade and Export Promotion Program or In-STEP provides funding for trade shows, trade missions and educational activities related to global business. Grants are available on a first come, first served basis and provide reimbursement for approved activities up to $12,500. The Southwest Indiana Small Business Development Center provides assistance applying for these grant dollars.
Kim Howard will also be talking about a state-wide initiative available through the Small Business Development Centers that helps small business owners hire their first employee or a key position in their company. The SBDC works with a statewide search and consulting firm that recruits, interviews and screens candidates, checks references provides on-boarding assistance, helps with writing job descriptions, etc. The program is available at no cost to qualified clients of the Southwest Indiana SBDC.