Bookmark and Share
Community Outreach, Economic Development, General Information, Lectures & Seminars, Media Advisory

LSU LBTC Mobile Classroom to Visit Ville Platte

06/20/2012 11:22 AM

BATON ROUGE – Representatives from LSU’s Louisiana Business & Technology Center and its partner organizations will be presenting free seminars focused on small business financing, marketing, customer service, operating in a recession and e-commerce June 28-29 at the Ville Platte Civic Center, located at 704 N. Soileau Street in Ville Platte, La.


Interested individuals may attend all seminars or just the ones they wish. Below is a listing of the Mobile Classroom’s offerings at this stop.


Thursday, June 28
9 a.m.-10:30 a.m.: Starting & Financing Your Business
10:45 a.m.-noon: Marketing 101
1 p.m.-1:45 p.m.: Working with Your Bank to Get a Loan
2 p.m.-3 p.m.: State Business Incentives


Friday, June 29
9 a.m.-9:45 a.m.: Customer Service
10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.: How to Effectively use Facebook for Your Small Business
11:15 p.m.-12:15 p.m.: Growing Your Business Online


Seating is limited for these seminars and pre-registration is required. To register, contact Shountilez at 337-363-2939 or email Participants can also register at


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.

E. J. Ourso College of Business