Puerto Rico Small Business Week

The Puerto Rico Small Business & Technology Development Center, part of the U.S. Small Business Administration, will sponsor two conferences in celebration of Puerto Rico Small Business Week. The two conferences will be help on Tuesday April 29th at the Condado Plaza Hotel and Thursday May 1st at the Mayagüez Resort.

If you register before April 25th, the conferences are $50 each, per person and include breakfast and a finger buffet. Payment can be made with credit cards or ATH. For more information and to register, call (787) 763-5108 for Condado Plaza and (787) 892-6760 for Mayagüez Resort.

The conferences are being offered on the subject of the "Economic Panorama for Small Businesses." As such, they've established an impressive group of speakers to paint that panorama:

April 29th, Condado Plaza

  • 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. - Registration
  • 9:00 a.m. to 9:10 a.m. - Welcome
  • 9:10 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. - Economic Panorama for Small Businesses
    • Joaquin Villamil, President Estudios Tecnicos
    • Boris Jaskville, Executive Director, Fomento Industrial
    • Hon. Bartolomé Gamundí, Seceretary Department of Economic Development
    • José Julían Alvarez, President of the Puerto Rico Chamber of Commerce
  • 11:00 a.m. - Break and Networking
  • 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m. Entrepreneur Testimonies
  • 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. - Questions, Networking, Consultations
May 1st, Mayagüez Resort
  • 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. - Registration
  • 9:00 a.m. to 9:10 a.m. - Welcome
  • 9:10 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. - Economic Panorama for Small Businesses
    • José Alameda, Economist
    • Representative of Mayagüez Committee 2010
    • Nelson Perea, Executive Director PRTEC
    • Nelson Albino, President, Chamber of Commerce of the West
  • 11:00 a.m. - Break and Networking
  • 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m. Entrepreneur Testimonies
  • 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. - Questions, Networking, Consultations