CONGRESSMAN JIM HIMES

Representing the 4th District of Connecticut

Rep. Jim Himes to Host Stamford and Bridgeport Small Business Resource Workshops

June 7, 2019
Press Release

Bridgeport, CT – Congressman Jim Himes and his staff will host two upcoming free small business resource workshops in Stamford on Friday, June 14 from 8:00 – 11:00 a.m. and in Bridgeport on June 17 from 8:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Attendees will hear from local leaders, government officials and business owners on topics ranging from business development resources, financing options for small and minority businesses, how to do business with the government, the state of CT SBE/MBE certifications and more.

With more than half of Americans either working at or owning a small business, Rep. Himes and his staff are hosting the workshops to help those looking to start new businesses as well as current small businesses owners access resources to grow their operations in the Fourth District.

“Small businesses are the backbone of the Fourth District and our local economy. It’s important to me and my staff that we provide small businesses in my district a variety of resources to help them grow,” said Himes. “When our local businesses thrive, our communities thrive.”

All small business owners and representatives are welcome to attend these free workshops. Please see the details below. Space is limited, and interested participants should reserve a spot by emailing Himes.RSVP@mail.house.gov with their name, business name, business type, and contact information.

 

Stamford Workshop Details:

WHO: Congressman Jim Himes and representatives from Small Business Administration, CT Small Business Development Center, Department of Economic and Community Development, SCORE of Fairfield County, the Women’s Business Development Council, Connecticut Dept. of Labor and various other agencies and organizations dedicated to supporting small businesses.

WHAT: Stamford Small Business Resource Workshop

WHEN: Friday, June 14 from 8:00 – 11:00 a.m. Registration and networking will begin at 8:00 a.m. and the program will begin promptly at 8:30 a.m.

WHERE: Stamford History Center  
                1508 High Ridge Rd. 
                Stamford, CT 06903

 

Bridgeport Bilingual Workshop Details:

WHO: Congressman Jim Himes and representatives from Small Business Administration, CT Small Business Development Center, Department of Economic and Community Development, SCORE of Fairfield County, the Women’s Business Development Council, Connecticut Dept. of Labor and various other agencies and organizations dedicated to supporting small businesses.

WHAT: Bridgeport Small Business Resource Bilingual Workshop

WHEN: Monday, June 17 from 8:00 – 11:00 a.m. Registration and networking will begin at 8:00 a.m. and the program will begin promptly at 8:30 a.m.

WHERE: Housatonic Community College  
                Beacon Hall, Room 135
                875 Broad St.
                Bridgeport, CT 0660

If you are interested in attending one of these valuable workshops or would like to request more information or RSVP, please contact Congressman Himes’ District Office at Himes.RSVP@mail.house.gov or 203-333-6600.