AEDC to host two free minority, women-owned business workshops Wednesday, Nov. 20November 14, 2019
November 14, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
For Media Inquiries:
Brandi Hinkle – Director of Communications
Arkansas Economic Development Commission
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The Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise (MWOBE) division of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission (AEDC) will host two free workshops Wednesday, Nov. 20, to help business owners learn more about the certification process for state vendors and available resources.
The Certification Assistance Workshop provides attendees information and practical assistance for the state certification application process. In addition, businesses learn how to connect with state contracting opportunities and other benefits of becoming certified.
The Minority Business Loan Mobilization Guaranty Program helps Arkansas state-certified minority businesses with loan guarantees from $10,000 up to $100,000. Workshop attendees learn how to obtain funding through the Minority Business Loan Mobilization Guaranty Program when starting a state-funded or other approved project and how it can help your Arkansas State Certified Business grow.
The workshops will be held at the AEDC offices, 900 W. Capitol Ave., Little Rock. The Certification Assistance workshop will be held from 9 to 11 a.m., and the Loan Mobilization Guaranty Program workshop will be held from 2 to 4 p.m.
For more information or to register, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/aedc-minority-and-women-owned-business-enterprise-certification-workshop-wednesday-november-20th-tickets-73273034619.
For more information about AEDC divisions and programs, visit www.ArkansasEDC.com.
About the Arkansas Economic Development Commission
The Arkansas Economic Development Commission (AEDC), a division of the Arkansas Department of Commerce, seeks to create economic opportunity by attracting higher-paying jobs, expanding and diversifying local economies in the state, increasing incomes and investment, and generating positive growth throughout The Natural State. Arkansas is a pro-business environment operating leaner, faster and more focused through a streamlined state government designed to act on corporate interests quickly and decisively. For more information, visit www.ArkansasEDC.com.
This press release and others can be found online at www.ArkansasEDC.com/news-events/newsroom.