Thank you to everyone who joined us to Celebrate our 5th annual Small Business Week in Lowell! We had a record number of exhibitors (45) and a great turn out of local Small Business Owners! thanks again to our luncheon speaker, Robert Nelson!
Please join the City of Lowell as we celebrate our 5th annual Small Business Week in recognition of National Small Business Week!
When: May 31, 2012
Time: 10:00AM to 1:00PM
Where: UMass Lowell Inn and Conference Center
50 Warren Street
Lowell, MA 01852
Schedule of Events:
10:00 to 1:00- One-Stop Small Business Resource Fair (Free)
12:00-1:00- CEO Luncheon with Robert Nelson ($18)
Please click here to register for the CEO Luncheon Buffet *
Please click here to visit a calendar of our partner's events
Robert H. Nelson
Robert Nelson is currently serving as the acting regional administrator for the United States Small Business Administration covering the six New England states. He is also the district director of SBA’s Massachusetts District Office. As acting regional administrator, Nelson is responsible for the delivery and management of SBA’s small business, financial assistance, and business development program initiatives throughout New England serving a population in excess of 14.4 million with over 1.3 million small businesses.
Nelson was appointed district director of SBA’s Massachusetts District Office on November 26, 2007. As district director, Mr. Nelson is responsible for the effective delivery of SBA’s financial and business development programs with a mission to counsel, assist and protect the interest of small business statewide in order to maintain and strengthen the economy. Mr. Nelson, together with a current staff of 13 permanent SBA employees, works to help entrepreneurs to start, grow and build their businesses. On the financial side, Mr. Nelson is responsible for increasing delivery of the popular 7(a) and 504 loan programs which help small businesses obtain access to capital. During his tenure as district director, Massachusetts has seen tremendous increases in the use of SBA loan programs statewide with records achieved in terms of number of 504 loans approved and total loan dollars approved. Massachusetts consistently ranks as one of the most productive district offices in terms of access to capital for small businesses.
Click here to read his complete biography.
Parking will be available at the Lower Locks Garage
*The luncheon buffet will include the following:
Romaine, Radicchio, Iceberg, Apples with a Mustard Vinaigrette Dressing
For more information or any questions please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 978-674-1437.
Country Potato Salad
Oven Roasted Turkey, Maple Glazed Ham, Shaved Roasted Beef, Genoa Salami, Provolone, Cabot Cheddar, Swiss
Grilled Marinated Peppers and Squash, Miss Vickie's Potato Chips and Rold Gold Pretzels
Pickles, Marinated Olives, Roasted Tomatoes, Boston Bib Lettuce, Sliced Tomatoes, Sliced Onions
Country White, Whole Wheat, Assorted Rolls and Grilled Flour Tortillas
Dijon Mustard, Mayonnaise, Olive Oil and Vinegar, Horseradish and Freshly Ground Peppers
Assorted Cookies and Dessert Bars
Fair Trade Organic Brewed Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee, Assorted Organic Teas, Assorted Soft Drinks