Tsunami Restaurant, Annapolis, Md.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond is hosting a small business roundtable series in Maryland. This round table will bring together small business owners, lenders, small business support servicers and local elected officials to discuss issues impacting access to credit and technical support for Maryland small businesses.
8 - 8:30 AM Continental Breakfast, Sign-in
8:30 AM Welcome and Introductions
Dave Beck, Senior Vice President and Regional Executive Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
8:45 AM Opening Remarks
Honorable John Sarbanes, U.S. House of Representatives, 3rd Congressional District
8:50 AM Small Business Investment and Employment Trends
Andy Bauer, Regional Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
9:00 AM Roundtable Discussion
Recent experiences of small businesses attempting to secure financing for expansion or operations. Suggestions for overcoming barriers faced by small businesses in Maryland.
10:20 AM Wrap-up
Discussion will be facilitated by Ellen Janes, Regional Manager for Community Development, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Small business owners, government officials and small business technical assistance providers
Contact Sarah Eckstein
Deadline: May 25, 2010
Registration has closed. Thank you for your interest.