Small businesses are a huge part of the Pennsylvania economy and you deserve a week celebrating your contributions to not only the economy, but our communities!
One million PA small businesses represent nearly 99% of the state’s employers, and employ nearly 50% of the private sector workforce!
Small business-owners and entrepreneurs can participate in DCED’s Small Business Web Series and other educational programs across the state. For a complete list of events and resources, visit dced.pa.gov/PASmallBiz. You can also follow along or join in the conversation by using #PASmallBiz17 on your social media posts.
Each free webinar in the series will be presented by experienced business experts.
- Monday, May 1 (12:00 PM) – Resources for Entrepreneurs & Small Businesses, presented by Betsy Lockwood, SEDA-COG
- Tuesday, May 2 (12:00 PM) – Registering a Business in Pennsylvania, presented by PA Departments of State, Revenue, and Labor & Industry
- Wednesday, May 3 (12:00 PM) – Government Procurement & Diverse Business Certification, presented by PA Department of General Services
- Thursday, May 4 (12:00 PM) – Raising Capital in Pennsylvania, presented by PA Department of Banking and Securities
- Friday, May 5 (12:00 PM) – Entrepreneur Stories of Small Business Success, presented by Jennifer Gill, President of Exact Match Masonry Staining; Vivian Isaak, President of Magnum Group; and Maryann Petta Cook, Founder and President of Bella Lucia