Houston, Texas (PRESS RELEASE – December 9, 2009) — HP/SCORE focus on stimulus opportunities, marketing techniques and disaster planning for small business with emphasis on women, minority and veteran owned companies.
When: Thursday, Dec. 10th 2009, 9:30 A.M. – 1:30 P.M.
Where: Sheraton North Houston, 15700 JFK Blvd. (Intercontinental Airport)
Who: Houston area entrepreneurs
SBA and Harris County officials
SCORE counselors/HP specialists
Speaker: Business book author James Gaskin
Why: Federal stimulus funding has created new opportunities for small
business. Dramatically revised SBA loan guarantees are helping
ease financing issues for entrepreneurs. Marketing techniques and disaster planning can be critical for small business survival and
Some 300 Houston area small businesses will attend Thursday’s “For the Good of Your Business” workshop, a national initiative sponsored by SCORE, the SBA’s counselor corps, and Hewlett Packard.