Rural Strong Workshop - Poplar Bluff, MO

St. Louis District Office  - July 19, 2019

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RURAL STRONG WORKSHOPS Powering Rural Small Businesses


Brought to you by the St. Louis District Office - in a partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development Agency


Powering Rural: Creating a stronger economic environment for rural America


This workshop is designed to inform entrepreneurs, small business owners and stakeholders - including government and community organizations - about all of the federal services and programs, including lending products and resources powered by the SBA, that are available in your area from the SBA and USDA’s Rural Development Agency. Region 7 Regional Administrator Tom Salisbury will attend as his schedule allows. Learn about new SBA rural loan fee reductions and other SBA incentives. Presentations also by the Small Business & Technology Development Center and the Missouri Procurement Technical Assistance Center, and Rural Missouri, Inc. Power Up your rural community!

Don’t miss this comprehensive Rural Strong workshop. 

10:00 a.m. - Noon
Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Greater Poplar Bluff Area Chamber of Commerce
1111 West Pine Street
Poplar Bluff, MO 63901

Register today!

Pre-registration is requested but not required. All SBA programs and services are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.


For questions or additional information contact, 314-539-6613;, 314-539-6614.

The SBA and USDA have partnered to host roundtables and trainings in rural America to help start, grow and expand small businesses, work together to improve investment opportunities in rural areas, improve innovation for rural technical assistance providers and provide tools for rural businesses to export products around the world.