HANSON – Current and prospective small business in Hanson are invited to a special Small Business Summit to get to know local town leaders and learn about many state services available to help small businesses thrive.
The event, co-hosted by Hanson Town Administrator Ron San Angelo and State Representative Josh Cutler, will be held Tuesday, March 18 at 5:30 p.m. at the Hanson Town Hall in the Selectmen’s meeting room.
This is a great opportunity for small business leaders to get to know key staff members at Hanson Town Hall and learn how the town and business community can work together. Representatives from the regional Mass. Small Business Development Center will also be on hand to explain many of the services available to help new and existing small business.
Some of these free services include guidance on how to write a business plan and launch a start-up, how to market and promote your business, how to develop a financial plan and improve cash flow and how small business can tap in to government procurement and international trade programs
“As a town we need to work with our local businesses. They are a great asset to the community and I look forward to working with them to help them be successful in their endeavors,” said Town Administrator Ron San Angelo.
Capital funding sources for launching or growing a small business will also be discussed, including details on how to tap into state and federally assisted programs, venture capital and SBA loan guarantee programs.
“Small business is the economic engine that drives the South Shore. I applaud Hanson selectmen and town leaders for reaching out to the business community and encourage everyone to join us for this great forum and learn more about how the state can partner to help our local businesses,” said. Rep. Josh Cutler.
Sponsors of the event include state Sen. Tom Kennedy, Hanson Board of Selectmen and the Mass. Small Business Development Center Southeast Region. Light refreshments will be served.