Tweetup for Entrepreneurs & Small Business | Portland, OR
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM (PST)
Microsoft and the U.S. Small Business Administration are hosting a Tweetup for Portland-area small business owners and entrepreneurs to learn about business resources in the community. The event is open to mom-and-pops, tech startups, and everything inbetween - just bring your tweeting (or other social media) skills.
We'll have free food from Migration Brewing Co. and a cash bar starting at 6pm PT.
The hashtag for the event is #PDXbiz.
- Sean Greene, Associate Administrator for Innovation & Investment, U.S. Small Business Administration
- Mark Drapeau, Director of Innovative Engagement (Public Sector), Microsoft
Free to the public, but registration is required.
Migration Brewing Co.
2828 Northeast Glisan St
Portland, OR 97232
About the event:
A Tweetup is an event where people who tweet come together to meet in person, allowing them to share more than just 140 characters at a time. The event is open to the general public, including non-tweeters interested in learning more about business resources and making connections with other entrepreneurs in their area. Sean Greene, who heads up SBA’s startup division in Washington, DC, will provide remarks as well as Dr. Mark Drapeau, the Director of Innovative Engagement at Microsoft. The Tweetup will provide entrepreneurs insights and updates into the $2.5 billion in annual federal funding for small business research, innovation, and technology transfer.
Journalists wishing to cover the event or arrange interviews should contact Stephen Morris at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made if requested in advance. Contact: Natale Goriel (503) 326-5207 or Natale.Goriel@sba.gov.
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