Mississippi Valley State University

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University News

SBA-MVSU Initiative: Access to Capital and Contracting Conference

June 07, 2013

The U. S. Small Business Administration and Mississippi Valley State University has formed a Strategic Alliance (SBA-MVSU Initiative) with the objective of enhancing small business development within the Mississippi Delta region.

On June 27, 2013, SBA-MVSU Initiative will host a Small Business Development, Access to Capital & Contracting Opportunities Conference. The conference will be informational in scope, focusing on the state of the local economic environment, operational integrity, regulatory compliance and access to capital for small businesses.

Thursday, June 27, 2013, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

              Business Education Building

Participating Organizations and MVSU Departments

       U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

Mississippi Development Authority Minority & Small Business Division (MDA) - Vicksburg District

Corps of Engineers/ERDC

Columbus AFB

USDA Forest Service



State Bank and Trust

Planters Bank & Trust

Accion Delta

Jackson Municipal Airport Authority

Carothers Construction

Yates Construction


MVSUs Office of Procurement and Facilities Management

MVSU Department of Business Administration

Topics covered:

· National & local economic conditions.

· Product & service development.

· Importance of a well articulated business plan (start-up or expansion).

· Access to capital.

· Contracting opportunities.

· Contracting certification.

Reserve your seat today by email sba-mvsu_initiative@mvsu.edu or for more information contact the MVSU Department of Business Administration at (662) 254-3712.