The Burlington Business Fair is a free event connecting people interested in starting or growing a business with the Small Business Administration, lenders, state and local organizations and many more.
A Hiring Employees workshop will be held at 10 a.m. and an Alternate Lending workshop will be held at noon.
Gov, local experts to share advice to entrepreneurs Aug 21
MONTPELIER, Vt. – The Small Business Administration is teaming up with the City of Burlington’s Community and Economic Development Office, and the Micro Business Development Program to host the Burlington Business Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 21 at Burlington City Hall.
The annual fair is free and open to the public.
Fair goers have will have the opportunity to learn about health insurance, labor issues, marketing, taxes and more.
“Many of the exhibitors are from local, state and federal government agencies dedicated to assisting small businesses, and all of our resource partners have a passion to assist entrepreneurs who want to make their dream a reality,” said Vallerie Morse, SBA Vermont District Office Deputy Director.
The fair will also have free workshops and the “Professional Corners” to provide one-on-one consultations, including legal, financial and insurance advice. The workshops available are Hiring Employees at 10 a.m. and Alternative Financing at noon.
Approximately 40 organizations are slated to participate, including Lake Champlain Chamber of Commerce, Vermont Department of Taxes, Vermont Department of Labor, SCORE and Vermont Economic Development Authority.
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