SCORE Cape Cod & the Islands and Coastal Community Capital will host an interactive half-day session for the Brazilian business community on “Planning Your Business Success” on Saturday, March 23. The Brazilian Business Expo, to run from noon to 5 p.m., will be held at the Realtors Association of Cape Cod and the Islands in West Yarmouth.
Expo attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a panel discussion with Brazilian business leaders, as well as four breakout sessions on these topics: Strategizing for Business Success, Navigating Cash Flow, Buying a Business and Inspiring Customer Loyalty. The panel discussion and all breakout sessions will be conducted in Portuguese.
Attendees can also connect with vendors and industry suppliers offering small business resources. A keynote will be delivered by Max DePaula, owner of the Brazilian Grill in Hyannis and Dartmouth, and lunch will be served.
The expo is free to attend, but space is limited. People can register now at https://tinyurl.com/yb4oud96. The first 70 people to walk through the Expo doors will be entered to win $1,000 in cash door prizes!
The Centerville-based Coastal Community Capital is a community development lender providing capital statewide. Since inception, Coastal has supported Massachusetts businesses, providing many millions of dollars in loans and creating and retaining over 5,000 jobs. Coastal lends directly, and if necessary, partners with the SBA providing up to 25 year, low, fixed interest rates for real estate acquisition and debt refi. Loans range from $5,000 to $20,000,000. Coastal also provides business training through one-on-one mentoring and year-round workshops. Coastal is certified by the U.S. Department of the Treasury as a Community Development Financial Institution and by the U.S. Small Business Administration as a Certified Development Corporation. This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer. Financial support provided by the Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation. For more information, or to apply for a loan online, visit coastalcommuitycapital.org.
SCORE has more than 11,000 volunteers working out of 320 offices throughout the U.S., all dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small businesses to start, grow and succeed. There are more than 50 members of Cape Cod & the Islands SCORE, all certified business professionals offering free and confidential business advice, mentoring, workshops and resources for your business. As a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), SCORE’s mission is to grow small businesses one business at a time. Since 1964, SCORE has assisted more than 9 million aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners through mentoring and business workshops. For more information, visit capecod.score.org.