Event: “Road to Prosperity” Business Conference, March 17, UVI St. Croix 2023

Join the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) as they hold the “Path to Prosperity Lenders Matchmaking Event” and “Path to Prosperity Regional Series U.S. Virgin Islands.” Friday, March 17, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., in the UVI Great Hall on the Albert A. Sheen Campus in St. Croix.

This event will present small companies with valuable information, tools, and resources, and provide attendees the opportunity to participate in lively debates aimed at fostering economic advancement.

Training Topics: Business Finance, Managing a Company, Small Disadvantaged Companies

Participating organizations and entities include the United States Small Business Administration (USSBA), the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the Small Business and Development Center (VI SBDC), the United States Department of Transportation, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the United States Department of the Treasury, the Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority (VIEDA), and financial institutions.

The V.I. Economic Development Authority Presenters for Road to Prosperity Regional Series USVI:

Wayne L. Biggs Jr. is the president and CEO of VIEDA.

Director of Lending, Economic Development Bank, VIEDA, Monique T. Samuel

*Samuel will participate on the panel in place of Rosa C. Thomas, assistant chief executive officer of VIEDA.

Who should attend: Banking institutions, CDFIs, government, trade groups, local entrepreneurs and small companies along with community- and faith-based organizations that are interested in cooperation and resource possibilities to help small businesses all over the region. This event is also accessible to the general public.

Information on Registration:

  • The deadline to register is March 17 at 5:00 p.m. (AST)
  • Fee: None
  • To register online: Click register and fill out the essential information. After completion, you will receive a confirmation email. Registration URL for U.S. Virgin Islands Live/Virtual Event: https://sbdcvi.ecenterdirect.com/events/2262

If you have any questions regarding the event, please contact Alexis Luna at [email protected].

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