So, You Want to Start a Business: Advantages & Challenges of Business OwnershipName: So, You Want to Start a Business: Advantages & Challenges of Business OwnershipDate: September 27, 2018Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDTEvent Description:Learn about the advantages and challenges of owning a business! Attendees will learn: ? How to start a business ? Start-up Assistance Checklist ? Components of a Business Plan ? Sources of Capital / Startup Funding ? Loan Application Process ? Resources available to Small Business Owners This is a free workshop, however, pre-registration is required. A light and healthy lunch will be provided to the attendees. Speaker(s): Alan Pickle - First Tennessee Bank's Operation HOPE Co-Sponsor(s): Kingsport Office of Small Business Development & Entrepreneurship (KOSBE); 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; firstname.lastname@example.org; 400 Clinchfield Street, Suite 100, Kingsport, Tennessee 37660.