Community Development

Annapolis Small Business Round Table


Wed., June 2, 2010
8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

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

Media is invited to this event



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