Business Resource and Networking Expo

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May 21, 2014
UMass Lowell

Door Prizes from:

Special Thanks to our Sponsors

Billerica Alliance
Burlington Chamber of Commerce
Bedford Chamber of Commerce 
Small Business Administration 
Town  of Burlington
Town of Chelmsford
Greater Lowell Chamber of Commerce
City of Lowell
Town  of Bedford
Town of Billerica

Schedule of Events

7:00AM – 8:00 AM          
Set up Resource Fair and Small Business Table

8:00 AM – 9:30 AM          
Light Breakfast and Networking 
Resource Fair and Small Business Table Opens

9:30 AM – 10:30 AM        
Addressing the Future Workforce Needs and Challenges 

Featured Speaker
Barry Bluestone
Founding Director of the Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy and Founding Dean of the School of Public Policy & Urban Affairs

Workforce Development Q & A Panel
Lauren Libitz from the MITRE Corporation will discuss its workforce development challenges ahead and present questions to the panel to address these challenges.


Steven Tello- UMass Lowell
Judy Burke- Middlesex Community College
Barbara O’Neil- Career Center of Lowell

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM     
Networking continues at Resource Fair and Small Business Table


Accion USA
Town of Bedford
Bedford Chamber of Commerce
Bentley Microfinance Group (BMG)
Town of Billerica
Boston North Business Association
Town of Burlington
Career Center of Lowell
Center for Women & Enterprises
Town of Chelmsford
City of Lowell
Cultural Office of Lowell (COOL)
Digital Credit Union
Double Tree by Hilton
Eastern Bank
Enterprise Bank
Greater Lowell Chamber of Commerce (GLCC)
Greater Lowell Workforce Investment Board (GLWIB)
Greater Merrimack Valley Convention & Visitors’ Bureau
Hellenic American Academy
Heritage Properties
IRS-Taxpayers Advocacy Division
Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union
Lowell Five Cent Savings Bank
Lowell General Hospital
Lowell Summer Music Series
MA Growth Capital Corporation

MA Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MASSMEP)
MA Medical Device Development Center (M2D2)
MA Office of Business Development (MOBD)
MA Procurement Technical Assistance (PTAC)
MA Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
MA Supplier Diversity Office
Merrimack Valley Magazine
Merrimack Valley Sandbox
Merrimack Valley Small Business Center
Merrimack Valley Venture Forum (MVVF)
Middlesex Community College (MCC)
National Park Service
New England Trade Adjustment
New England Minority Suppliers Development Council
Northern Bank & Trust Company
North Shore of 104.9
Princeton Properties
Rasky Baerlein Strategic Communications 
Sage Bank (formerly Lowell Bank)
ServPro of Lexington
Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE)
U.S. Small Business Administration
U-Mass Lowell Manning School of Business
Washington Savings Bank
Watermark Environmental
The Brush Gallery

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