Registration is now open for the 7th annual Mayor’s Small Business Conference. The conference will be held Thursday, August 1 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Savannah Civic Center. Seating is limited and pre-registration is required. To pre-register, go to www.savannahga. gov/businessconference or contact the Economic Development Department at (912) 651-3653. The conference is free and includes a continental breakfast, workshops and a networking lunch.
The purpose of the conference is to promote small business development and growth through networking and sharing of information. Workshops will be provided by representatives from the U. S. Small Business Administration, Georgia Department of Economic Development and the local business community. This year’s keynote speaker will be Greg Parker, president of the Parker Companies.