Workshop hosted by PA Treasury and Gannon University features business experts, including keynote speaker Jack Barton, founder and chief executive officer of Erie’s Out of the Grey Coffee
Harrisburg, PA – The PA Treasury is holding a Small Business Initiative (SBI) event on Sept. 15, 2016 at Gannon University’s Center for Business Ingenuity sponsored by its Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and in cooperation with the College of Engineering and Business (CEB) and Erie Technology Incubator (ETI). The event will include a series of workshops that focus on key issues that face small businesses including, corporate structure and governance, finance and revenue, and legal and intellectual property. Speakers include Jon D’Silva, MMI Intellectual Property, Robyn Young, Northwest Commission’s Procurement Technical Assistance Center, Joe Ledford, HBK CPAs, and Millard Humphreys, AUMA-USA. Registration and the full itinerary for the event are available at www.patreasury.gov/sbi. Registration for the full day of workshops includes lunch and breakfast. Cost is $25.
“Small business is a key driver of job creation and economic growth not just in the Erie region but across the entire state, so by helping them we are helping all of Pennsylvania. As an entrepreneur, I understand small businesses face many challenges as they try to grow, so we are offering area businesses the opportunity to learn from experts and arm them with the information and contacts they need to increase revenues and jobs.”Pennsylvania Treasurer, Timothy Reese