TUCKER, Ga. (March 17, 2023) - The city is hosting its first-ever small business resources expo on April 20, 2023. The event, themed Creating Connections, will bring together subject matter experts from local and regional agencies to aid, counsel, and refer small business owners and entrepreneurs to information and resources to maintain and strengthen their company.
“Business and small business in particular, is at the heart of Tucker’s economy, and we want to do everything we can to help our local businesses survive and flourish,” said City of Tucker Mayor, Frank Auman. Often, awareness and access to resources are commonly cited as major concerns by small business owners.
“The city wants to forge connections with Tucker’s small business community while also providing insight on current and future support needs for those looking to grow or even start their business,” said Jackie Moffo, economic development manager for the city.
Invited agencies include the U.S. Small Business Administration, WorkSource DeKalb, Decide DeKalb, Small Business Development Center, Atlanta Black Chamber of Commerce, DeKalb Chamber of Commerce, Latin American Chamber of Commerce, local lenders and more.
Attendees can join at any time. The event floor will open at 10:00 a.m., and activities will conclude at 2:00 p.m. There will not be a formal agenda or speakers to allow solely for face-to-face time with resource providers and interaction among businesses.
The event will be held at Tucker City Hall at 1975 Lakeside Parkway, Suite 350b, Tucker, GA 30084
Registration is strongly encouraged but free. Entrepreneurs and small business owners can register to attend at: Go to TKRSmallBiz.eventbrite.com by April 13 to sign up.