Rural Development Joins SBA Rural Roadshow

Pete CodellaBusiness

The Utah District Office is ready to kick off our Small Business Rural Roadshow in an effort to increase economic activity in rural Utah by helping new businesses open and existing ones grow.  We have assembled an impressive team of participants who will brief attendees on programs that will help us help businesses achieve this goal.   Attendees will:

  • Be able to meet one-on-one with resource partners and/or lenders
  • Learn details of Utah’s 25k Jobs Initiative
  • Find out what FREE counseling services are available to help with market research and preparation of a business plan
  • Be informed on specific loan programs available through SBA, USDA and the Utah Microloan Fund
  • Have the opportunity to ask questions of the presenters


Presentations: 9:00 am -10:30 am

  • Keynote from Senator Mike Lee’s Office
  • Rural initiatives and programs
  • Business counseling and lending opportunities

Expo: 10:30 am-12:00 pm

  • Engage with counselors who can answer your questions one-on-one
  • Meet lenders who can help you get the financing you need

Sign up now at to attend one of the following sessions!

July 17, 2018                      Price – 451 E 400 N

July 18, 2018                      Moab – 125 W 200 S, Room “O”

July 19, 2018                      Vernal – USU Bingham Building, Rm. 101, 320 N Aggie Blvd. (2000 W)

August 21, 2018                St. George – Location TBD

August 22, 2018                Cedar City –Location TBD

August 23, 2018                Richfield — Sevier Valley Center, 800 W 200 S


Participating Organizations: Federal and State Legislators, Small Business Development Center, Women’s Business Center of Utah, SCORE, Mountain West Small Business Finance, Utah CDC, Zions Bank, Mountain America Credit Union, Utah Microloan Fund, Governor’s Office of Economic Development, US Department of Agriculture and Department of Commerce