TOMORROW: Join us in Pittsfield for a Rural Small Biz Lending Forum!

Massachusetts District Office  - September 2018

u s small business administration

Join us in Pittsfield Tomorrow!

Rural Small Business Lending Forum


Wendell Davis

Building Rural Prosperity Through Access to Capital - This is a FREE Event

Discuss efforts to build rural prosperity by increasing access to capital in rural areas. Learn more about resources available to help reduce risks associated with lending to rural small businesses. Network with lenders and resource providers from across the region. 

Date/Time: Thursday, September 20th 2018 / 11:30am - 3pm
Location: Berkshire Athenaeum, 1 Wendell Avenue, Pittsfield, MA 01201



11:30 am Registration

12:00 pm Welcoming Remarks / Working Lunch Begins - LUNCH is PROVIDED

12:15 pm Keynote Speaker - Wendell G. Davis, Regional Administrator Region I SBA

Latest reforms, innovations, and partnerships to expand access to capital in rural areas and increase rural prosperity.

12:45 pm Regulator Panel

Important updates from regulators. Featuring panelists from: - Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation - Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

1:00 pm Lending Resources Panel

Highlighting federal, state, and regional resources available to help reduce risks associated with commercial lending in rural areas.

2:15 pm Making it Work

Success Story for Rural Business.

2:30 pm Closing Remarks and Networking

Opportunity to discuss specific projects with resource providers and connect with presenters.

3:00 pm Adjourn