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Mayor’s Business Summit

October 23, 2018

Mayor Sherman Lea held a Business Summit on Tuesday, October 23, 2018, sponsored by the City of Roanoke’s Department of Economic Development and the Regional Small Business Development Center.  He welcomed new and prospective business owners and introduced them to the best practices for streamlining the opening and operation of a business in the City of Roanoke. The event was held at CoLab, 1327 Grandin Road.

This free event included financing options, grants, business license acquisition, proper permitting and featured a Panel Discussion of Minority Business Owners successfully operating a business in Roanoke.