• Get Ready for The Bank!

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    Name: Get Ready for The Bank!
    Date: August 24, 2018
    Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
    Event Description:
    FREE SMALL BUSINESS ENTREPRENEUR SEMINAR
    As an entrepreneur, one may well feel that you need to “get down on our knees and beg” when it comes to working with a bank. But banks live by lending money and they are constantly in competition with other banks to win new customers. So how can we prepare ourselves to go to the bank and get both the necessary line of credit and the best terms?
    Aundrea Wilcox, KOSBE Executive Director and TSBDC at ETSU Senior Business Counselor will discuss the contents of a bank binder with all the documentation that banks typically ask their clients for, including but not limited to:
    § Business Plan
    § Financial Projections
    § Marketing Strategy
    § Team Biography
    This will be followed by Q&A with a bank expert panel: Greg Perdue, Commercial Banking Relationship Manager, First Tennessee; Larry Estep, President, Citizens Bank; and Ted Fields, Senior Vice President Market Executive, Powell Valley National Bank.
    Don't miss this chance to understand a banker's perspective on the loan application process and get your burning questions answered!
    This is a free event; but pre-registration is required. We will provide a light healthy lunch for seminar attendees.
    Speaker(s): Aundrea Wilcox, KOSBE Executive Director and TSBDC at ETSU Senior Business Counselor; Greg Perdue, Commercial Banking Relationship Manager, First Tennessee; Larry Estep, President, Citizens Bank; and Ted Fields, Senior Vice President Market Executive, Powell Valley National Bank
    Co-Sponsor(s): The Kingsport Office of Small Business Development & Entrepreneurship (KOSBE) and The Kingsport Chamber
    The cooperative agreement between KOSBE and East Tennessee State University is partially funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). SBA’s funding is not an endorsement of any products, opinions or services. SBA funded programs are extended to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. Additional funding is provided by the Tennessee Board of Regents and the state of Tennessee. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Please contact Aditi Bhave— 423.392.8825; abhave@tsbdc.org; 400 Clinchfield Street, Suite 100, Kingsport, Tennessee 37660.
    Fee: No Cost
     
    Location:
    Kingsport Chamber
    Date/Time Information:
    Friday, August 24th, 2018 12 - 1 PM
    Contact Information:
    Aditi Bhave
    Fees/Admission:
    Free Event
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