“SBA—How We Help Small Businesses Succeed!”


Dec 8, 2018
09:30 AM until 11:30 AM


Join us to learn how the Small Business Administration (SBA) can help entrepreneurs start, grow and succeed in business. During this session, the presenter will:


  • Review SBA’s Programs & Services that support small business growth

  • Offer the truth and dispel the myths about federal government grants for small businesses

  • Provide the steps an aspiring entrepreneur can take to realize the dream of business ownership

  • Discuss who locally can help small business owners with challenges that arise

After this workshop you will:

  • Have a greater understanding of SBA’s lending programs & services for small businesses

  • Know how to access SBA and its resource partners to start or grow a business

  • Know how to determine if government contracting is a viable option for your company

  • Understand SBA’s role in rebuilding communities after a declared disaster


Presenter: Althea Harris

Althea A. Harris is the Assistant District Director for Marketing & Outreach for the SBA in South Florida. She has been helping businesses for over 25 years while serving in three federal government agencies. During her 19 years at the SBA, Althea has been educating and empowering small businesses to achieve their dreams. She is married to a successful entrepreneur and knows first-hand what is needed to achieve success in business.




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3510 Kraft Rd, Suite 200
Naples, FL

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SCORE Naples


239 430 0081

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Pam Russell

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