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MS Gulf Coast Meet the Lenders

MS Gulf Coast Meet the Lenders

Thursday, September 28, 2023 (8:30 AM - 12:30 PM) (CDT)


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The U.S. Small Business Administration Mississippi District Office (SBA) invites you to Mississippi Gulf Coast - Meet the Lenders, a Small Business Borrower - Lender Match-Making Event. This event will provide small business owners and entrepreneurs the opportunity to meet with Banks, Microlenders, Alternative Lenders, and SBA to discuss the availability of SBA loans.

A one-stop forum for business owners and entrepreneurs to:

  • Pitch financing needs to top small business lenders in one-on-one meetings
  • Learn what lenders look for in a winning loan proposal
  • Understand the loan application process  

 Come prepared with multiple copies of your business plan for distribution. SBA has a “Build a Business Plan” online tool that guides small business owners through creating a basic, downloadable business plan. Another great resource is the Mississippi Resource Partners Network. To locate your nearest counselor for assistance in preparing your business plan, click Representatives from the Resource Partners Network will be available for individual consultations. SBA’s Learning Center hosts a variety of self-paced online training courses to help entrepreneurs explore and learn about the many aspects of business ownership.                                         

On-site appointments will be made with Lenders. Arrive early to ensure you will receive slotted appointments.

starts at 8:30 am

Low-Interest Disaster Loan Assistance is available to businesses in Clark, George, Harrison, Jackson, Jasper, Jones, Lauderdale, Newton, Scott, Smith, Stone, and Wayne counties in Mississippi; and Mobile county in Alabama. Businesses and non-profit organizations located in any of these counties should speak to the SBA Disaster Representative at this event.


Email:  Rosetta Harris at or Rhonda Fisher at

The support given by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to this activity does not constitute an expressed or implied endorsement of the views, opinions, products, or services of any donor, co-sponsor, partner, participant, other person or entity. All SBA programs are extended to the public on a non-discriminatory basis.

Lyman Community Center
13472 US 49
Gulfport, MS 39503 United States
Thursday, September 28, 2023 (8:30 AM - 12:30 PM) (CDT)
8:30am sign-in to 12:30pm.
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