January 19, 2013 7:52:07 PM
Entrepreneurs will hear from one of the top economic development officials in the state at the All Things Money Conference set for Wednesday, Jan. 30. The program will be held at East Mississippi Community College's Douglas Building Lyceum from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Blake Wilson, president and CEO of the Mississippi Economic Council, will be the keynote speaker, and he will address potential effects that recent decisions in Washington may have on Mississippi business.
The purpose of the conference is to build understanding and awareness among entrepreneurs as to funding programs, grants, tax obligations, credit resources and wealth management. Information will be geared toward a better understanding of how to finance small businesses, meeting financial obligations and funding nonprofits.
Schedule of events
Free to community
Vendor booths are available to bankers, loan officers, credit consultants, accountants, grant writers or any organization that assists small business.
The event is free and open to the community. Proof of registration is required. The deadline to register is Wednesday, Jan. 23. Lunch will be provided.
Sponsors of the event include the Center for Creative Entrepreneurship at MUW, East Mississippi Community College, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, Golden Triangle Development LINK and Modern Woodmen.
For more information, call Mississippi University for Women's Center for Creative Entrepreneurship at 662-241-6277 or visitst.louisfed.org/community_development/.