Business Roundtable Held Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at 8:00 a.m. at Grand View

(04/01/2011) - The 8th Business Roundtable, co-sponsored by the Enterprise Zone Corp. of Braddock and the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center was held at The Restaurant at Grand View on March 30th. Approximately 40 people attended the event.

Duquesne University SBDC has created a new program focusing on helping small businesses in the Mon Valley area. The Mon Valley Outreach Program (MVOP) offers free one to one counseling and mentoring assistance to help companies obtain their sales and growth objectives. Assistance may be provided in marketing, finance, quality and environmental management, energy saving opportunities, procurement, green initiatives, web site creation and effective use, and export sales. The MVOP places a main focus on "green" initiatives becoming apart of the workplace and the goal that every small business should create their own website. Dr. Mary McKinney presented to the audience of business men and women saying "Green is big business".

For information regarding Duquesne University SBDC contact:
Gonzalo Manchego
SBDC Business Consultant
412 396 5840

Pictured: Duquesne University Small Business Development Center Director Dr. Mary McKinney advises on business assistance.

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