Small business borrower and lender match-making event coming to Natchez

Published 1:45 pm Tuesday, April 9, 2024

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NATCHEZ – Small business owners will have the chance to visit with banks and lenders at an event on Friday.

The Small Business Borrower – Lender Match-Making Event is will be Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Natchez Convention Center.

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The U.S. Small Business Administration Mississippi District Office (SBA) will be the hosts for this event.

This event will allow small business owners and entrepreneurs to meet with banks, micro-lenders, alternative lenders and SBA to discuss the availability of SBA loans.

A one-stop forum for business owners and entrepreneurs to:

  • Pitch financing needs to top small business lenders
  • Learn what lenders look for in a winning loan proposal
  • Understand the loan application process

Come prepared with multiple copies of your business plan for distribution.

SBA has a “Build a Business Plan” online tool guides small business owners through creating a basic, downloadable business plan.

Another great resource is the Mississippi Resource Partners Network.

Call the SBA Mississippi District Office at (601) 965-4378 to locate your nearest counselor for assistance in preparing your business plan.

Representatives from the Resource Partners Network will be available for individual consultations.

SBA’s Learning Center hosts a variety of self-paced online training courses to help entrepreneurs explore and learn about the many aspects of business ownership.

On-site appointments will be made with lenders so arrive early.

For more information or to ask questions please email Rosetta Harris at or Rhonda Fisher at