Governor McDonnell Announces Small Business Summit
– Will Host Small Business Owners for Statewide Summit –
RICHMOND – Governor Bob McDonnell announced the Governor's Small Business Summit to be held on Thursday, October 13th in Richmond, Virginia.
Speaking about the Summit, Governor McDonnell commented, "Small businesses are the backbone of our local economies, making up 98% of all businesses in Virginia. In these tough economic times we must continue to support and foster a positive environment in which small businesses can innovate, expand and grow jobs and opportunities for our citizens. I am committed to ensuring that Virginia continues to be the best state in which to start, own and grow a small business and this summit is an important part of that ongoing effort."
All small business owners, stakeholders and policymakers are invited to join Governor McDonnell on October 13th for the Governor's Small Business Summit.
Thursday, October 13th
12:00pm – 6:00pm
Hilton Hotel & Spa Richmond/Short Pump
Registration is available on the Governor's website, here: http://www.commerce.virginia.gov/Initiatives/GovernorsSmallBusinessSummit.cfm
The Governor's Small Business Summit will feature panels on procurement, technology, key issues and financing.
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