Small Business Administration Hosts Free Roundtable


LIVONIA — The U.S. Small Business Administration and the Michigan Small Business & Technology Development Center are pleased to offer a free TEAM SBA Roundtable on Small Business Lending at â€¨Schoolcraft College.

The SBA will hold the roundtable at the college’s SBTDC 
VisTaTech Center on 
July 25, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to noon. â€¨â€¨The roundtable gives current or prospective small business owners insight into the SBA Guaranty Loan Program and the criteria used by loan officers to evaluate a loan request.  A team of experts will demystify the lending process, debunk the myths about SBA programs, and share real life examples of successful loan applicants.  Experienced lenders with expertise in small business and SBA financing teach the roundtable. 

“What’s unique about the roundtable is the access to the SBA and small business lenders,” said Gerald Moore, Michigan SBA District Director.  “Every roundtable is different and each is tailored to the needs of the participants.  It’s a very interactive process and one of our top rated training events.” 

Over 2,000 clients have attended the roundtables since 1998.  The roundtable is best suited to those seeking financing for their business, have good credit, a solid business idea, and some money to invest in the business.