Big News about Small Business:
Their Contributions to Rural America
A free webinar showcasing the research of:
Charles M. Tolbert and Carson Mencken, Baylor University, and
Troy C. Blanchard, Louisiana State University
May 30, 2012
Noon -1:30 pm CST
Sponsored by the Southern Rural Development Center, Mississippi State University
- Unveil new research findings drawn from federal economic data and hours of focus groups/interviews with rural businesses people that capture the trials, tribulations, and successes of rural entrepreneurs.
- Report on the latest published data on small businesses and important public health outcomes.
- Seek audience input on rural small businesses and policies that best nurture them.
Those wishing to participate in the webinar are encouraged to access the following website approximately 20-30 minutes prior to the start of the webinar to ensure a successful connection to the Adobe Connect site: http://msues.na4.acrobat.com/srdc/ Please enter as Guest.
To Hear the Audio Portion:
Please call the following toll-free number a few minutes prior to the start of the webinar in order to hear the audio portion of the small business webinar.
1-800-244-2500 / Participant Code: 888069#
For technical problems, please contact the Southern Rural Development Center at 662-325-3207.
NOTE: Support for this research was received from USDA National Research Initiative Project No. TEXR-2008-02636, “Nascent Employers and their First Employees: Hope for Development in Rural America?”
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