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U.S. Department of Agriculture
Rural Small Business Connection Event

Hosted by the USDA
Pine Bluff, Arkansas
June 25, 2014

In support of Secretary Vilsack’s implementation of President Obama’s agenda to put Americans back to work and create an economy built to last, the Department of Agriculture (USDA) will host Rural Small Business Connections. This training event will provide small businesses with a series of educational networking sessions and opportunities on how to build capacity and successfully do business with USDA and other Federal agencies.

The Rural Small Business Connections is designed to provide small businesses and small farmer-owned cooperatives with the exposure and insight to increase small business contracting participation with the Federal government. Conference attendees will have an opportunity to participate in a full day of learning discussions led by program and small business procurement officials from USDA, and other Federal agencies.

The event will be held on Wednesday, June 25, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on the campus of University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, Building #30 S.J. Parker 1890 Extension Complex Auditorium, 2300 L. A. Prexy Drive, University of Arkansas, Pine Bluff, AR 71601.

There is no fee to participate, however, pre-registration is preferred, with onsite registration available. The registration will be open from May 5-June 18, 2014 by clicking here.