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2019 Yellowhammer ‘News Shapers’ series continues with Alabama small business edition

Join the Yellowhammer News team Tuesday, October 1, for a “Yellowhammer News Shapers” event in Trussville.

Entitled, “The State of Small Business in Alabama,” the event will feature a networking reception followed by a live forum on fostering growth in the current economy.

Confirmed forum panelists already include State Representative Danny Garrett (R-Trussville); Mike Milam, president of Milam & Co.; and Rosemary Elebash, Alabama state director, National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB).

Areas of focus will include small business trends in Alabama; availability of labor and workforce development factors; regulatory and policy environment for small business owners; access to capital and market constraints; and partnerships that work.

The event will be held at Trussville Civic Center: 5381 Trussville Clay Road, Trussville, AL.

The reception will begin at 5:00 p.m., with the moderated forum to follow at 5:20 p.m.

Sponsorship opportunities are still available. Please contact courtney@new-yhn.local for more information.

The legislative edition of Yellowhammer News Shapers kicked off 2019’s series and was followed by the rural broadband edition on July 18 in Guntersville, “Prepare for Launch” in Huntsville on July 31 and “West Alabama and the coal industry” on August 8 in Jasper.

The second rural broadband installment will be held Tuesday, September 17, in Dothan.

More Yellowhammer News Shapers events will take place across the state this year. The series is non-partisan, on-the-record and designed to localize issues and highlight thought leaders.

Continue to visit Yellowhammernews.com for announcements during the 2019 calendar year.