Southern University to host global trade informational for business owners


Southern University plans to partner with the Louisiana Small Business Development Center and the U.S. Small Business Administration to host a global trade informational that’s free for small business owners.

The event will be held Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Louisiana Small Business Development Center at 616 Harding Blvd. in Baton Rouge.

The SBA Louisiana District Office wants to increase the number of state small business exporters and to increase their export sales, according to SBA Louisiana Deputy District Director JoAnn Lawrence.

“Exporting is a way to diversify and to expand a small business’ market,” Lawrence said. “SBA subject matter experts are available to assist entrepreneurs in taking advantage of what SBA has to offer.”

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