MAGNET Announces Business & Economic Development Trainings 12/7

The Cape Girardeau Area MAGNET in cooperation with the Cape Girardeau Area and the Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce’s will conduct two training sessions on Wednesday, Dec. 7.  The sessions will focus on four different programs that can assist existing businesses as well as those interested in starting a new business.  The speaker’s and their topics will include:

  • Carol Shoemaker, Missouri Department of Economic Development
    “Missouri Enhanced Enterprise Zone Program and Cape Girardeau County’s new Zone”
  • David Meyer, Missouri Department of Economic Development
    “Missouri’s Economic Development Tools for Expanding/Growing Businesses”
  • Drew Christian, SEMO Regional Planning and Economic Development Commission
    “RPC’s Revolving Loan Fund”
  • Jessie Beasley, Douglas C. Greene Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
    “Accion Micro Loan Program”

These same programs will be offered in two locations at two different times to offer the maximum opportunity for local business people, CPA’s, attorneys and those interested in starting up new business opportunities.  The session time and locations are:
3:00 – 5:00 pm   Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce, 125 East Main Street
6:30 – 8:30 pm   Cape Girardeau Area Chamber of Commerce, 1267 N. Mount Auburn
For more information or to register for a meeting call 334-5000 or email at jvoss@capeareamagnet.com .