BUSINESS SMART – Gain a basic understanding of the key steps to getting your business off the ground and become a successful entrepreneur.
Registration is encouraged due to limited space. Please register here.
ARE THERE OPPORTUNITIES TO SELL YOUR PRODUCTS AND SERVICES TO THE GOVERNMENT? – Get real information about how to sell your products or services to the local, state and federal government. Learn the steps it takes to get in the door and grow your government markets. Registration is encouraged due to limited space. Please register here.
SMALL BUSINESS CERTIFICATIONS – DO THEY WORK? – You hear about small business certifications but aren’t sure how to use them. Learn the different types of certifications, how to apply and register your small business. Registration is encouraged due to limited space. Please register here.
All sessions will be held from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at: Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce
110 W Main Street Kutztown, PA
Kimberly B. Stout, Economic Development & Lender Relations Specialist, joined the U.S. Small Business Administration Philadelphia District Office in October 2013.
As an Economic Development & Lender Relations Specialist, Stout will be responsible for promoting the SBA lending programs and maintaining a network of collaborative partners to assist, promote and protect small businesses.
Prior to joining the SBA team in October 2013, Stout worked as a Business Development Director for Community Action Development Corporation of Allentown.
She trained and mentored small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs on how to start and operate a small business focusing in the areas of business planning, marketing and financial assistance. Stout gained her small business experience while owning and operating a restaurant in Shippensburg, PA.
Stout earned her bachelor’s degree in Geography/Regional Development and a master’s degree in Organizational Development and Leadership from Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania.