PROVIDENCE – The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Rhode Island District will host the 2013 Economic Summit on Nov. 15.
The summit, cosponsored by the Rhode Island Small Business Development Center at Johnson & Wales University, is designed to encourage business leadership discussion and formulate a cohesive small business advocacy package.
The plenary panel discussion will include representatives from the executive and legislative branches of state government, according to a Wednesday release from the SBA.
State representatives already confirmed for the summit include Reps. Deborah L. Ruggiero (D-Jamestown), Eileen S. Naughton (D-Warwick) and Patricia Morgan (R-West Warwick), and Sens. Erin P. Lynch (D-Warwick), Joshua Miller (D-Cranston) and Christopher Scott Ottiano (R-Portsmouth).
The summit will be held at the Radisson Hotel at 2081 Post Road in Warwick, from 7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 15.
Registration costs $25 per person for those who register on or before Oct. 31. After that date, the registration fee will cost $35 per person.
To register, contact the Rhode Island Small Business Development Center at (401) 598-2702 or visit www.risbdc.org.
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