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Spring Microbusiness Summit

  • Vinton County Job & Family Services 30975 Industrial Park Drive McArthur, OH 45651 (map)

If your organization has an existing microbusiness development program or if you want to learn more about microbusiness development in Ohio, don't miss this summit!

Join us for a day of informative sessions, discussion, and networking with microbusiness program providers throughout the state. 

This event is free to attend and lunch will be provided.

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM: Registration, Coffee, & Networking
10:0 AM - 12:00 PM: Presentations with Q&A, Woodforest Bank
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM: Lunch & Networking
1:00 - 3:00 PM: Tour of Vinton County’s Micro Community

Come meet with and listen to representatives from WoodForest National Bank - the bank located within 75 in-store Walmart locations throughout Ohio. They will be sharing the bank’s growing focus on microenterprise small business lending in every corner of Ohio utilizing their small business Re-Li® product, an innovative credit product available even to start-up small businesses and a responsible alternative to predatory lending.

In addition, you will learn about the bank’s pioneering adoption of the MyWay to Credit platform, a national CDFI lender’s network for small business lending. As part of WoodForest’s growing focus on micro-small business, there will also be an interactive portion of the program for practitioners to highlight gaps their small business constituents are experiencing from existing community banks as well as discussing options for a true pilot program WoodForest is considering designed specifically to assist Ohio-based micro-enterprise businesses.