TAMIU-SBDC, SBA to Discuss Franchises, Loans Available

TAMIU-SBDC, SBA to Discuss
Dynamics of Franchising; Loan Help

The Texas A&M International University Small Business Development Center (TAMIU-SBDC) and the San Antonio District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will be conducting “The Dynamics of Franchising” workshop on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2008.

The free-of-charge event will be held from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the Texas A&M International University Western Hemispheric Trade Center, room 116. All are welcome to attend this informative event. 

Entrepreneur Authority representative Mark Tapp will discuss what franchising is, help clarify entrepreneurial goals and determine if franchising is an appropriate next business venture for workshop participants. 

The SBA will also discuss available government-backed loans to assist in funding a new franchise.  

To reserve your spot, call TAMIU SBDC at 956-326-2827 or e-mail sbdc@tamiu.edu  

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance by contacting the SBDC at 956.326.2827.

Journalists who need additional information or help with media requests and interviews should contact the Office of Public Relations, Marketing and Information Services at prmis@tamiu.edu