WASHINGTON, Aug. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and a member of President Obama’s Cabinet will travel to Denver and Boulder, Colorado today (8/16) to highlight SBA resources and capital available to help small businesses grow through exports.
In the afternoon, the Administrator will travel to Boulder to tour Main Street small businesses and host an SBA small business exporting roundtable with Congressman Jared Polis. These visits and the following roundtable are all OPEN PRESS.
SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet
Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne
Rep. Jared Polis
WHAT: Colorado small business export award announced in Denver, walking tour and roundtable in Boulder (media availability before or after each event)
WHEN: Tuesday, August 16, 2016
WHERE: 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. MT SBA STEP Grant Announcement with Lieutenant Governor World Trade Center 1625 Broadway, Suite 2700
(27th floor, Mountain Conference Room) Denver, CO
10:45 – 11:45 a.m. MTSmall Business Visit – Stratom, Inc. 5375 Western Ave, Boulder, CO
12:45 – 2:00 p.m. MTSmall Business Visit – Blackbelly Market
1606 Conestoga St., Boulder, CO
3 – 3:15 p.m. MT Small Business Visit – Goddess Green Organics Goddess Garden Organics
1551 S. Sunset St., Ste. B, Longmont, CO 80501
3:30 – 4:30 p.m. MT Small Business Exporting Roundtable Discussion with Rep. Polis 1551 S. Sunset St., Ste. B, Longmont, CO 80501
About the Small Business Administration The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) was created in 1953 and since January 13, 2012 has served as a Cabinet-level agency of the federal government to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation. The SBA helps Americans start, build and grow businesses. Through an extensive network of field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations, the SBA delivers its services to people throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Guam. www.sba.gov