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LSU’s LBTC Mobile Classroom to Visit Jeanerette

06/01/2012 08:50 AM

BATON ROUGE – Representatives from LSU’s Louisiana Business & Technology Center, or LBTC, and its partner organizations will be presenting free seminars focused on entrepreneurial training and small business development via the LBTC’s Mobile Classroom, June 5-6. The Mobile Classroom will be stationed at Jeanerette Mills, located at 801 Hubertville Road (the former Fruit of the Loom Mill), in Jeanerette, La.


Anyone interested is invited to attend both days, one day or just the seminars that appeal to them. Below is a list of the Mobile Classroom’s offerings at this stop.


Tuesday, June 5

  • 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m.: Starting & Financing Your Business
  • 10:45 a.m.-noon: Marketing 101
  • 1-1:45 p.m.: Working with Your Bank to Get a Loan
  • 2-3 p.m.: Going Global: Expanding Your Business to International Markets


Wednesday, June 6

  • 9-9:45 a.m.: State Business Incentives: Tax Credits and Other Programs to Assist Your Business
  • 10-11 a.m.: How to Effectively use Facebook for Your Small Business
  • 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.: Growing Your Business Online


Seating is limited for these seminars and pre-registration is required. To register, contact Andrea Theriot at 337-367-0834 or email


For more information about the Mobile Classroom, visit


The Louisiana Business & Technology Center, an integral part of LSU’s E. J. Ourso College of Business’ Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute, endeavors to enhance economic development in Louisiana through the support of existing small businesses and the development of new businesses. Established in 1988, the LBTC’s highly successful business incubator program has been honored as the National Business Incubator Association’s Incubator of the Year. For more information, visit or call 225-578-7555.


A United States Department of Agriculture Rural Business Enterprise grant supports the Mobile Business Classroom. Local partners include the Greater Pointe Coupee Chamber of Commerce, the City of Livonia, the Louisiana Small Business Development Center at LSU and the Southern University Ag Center. Other partners in the project include the United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development-Rural Business Enterprise Grant Program, the Louisiana Municipal Association, the LSU AgCenter, Capital One, Louisiana Workforce Commission, Louisiana Public Facilities Authority, Louisiana Economic Development and the Louisiana Small Business Development Center.

E. J. Ourso College of Business