NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV – In honor of National Small Business Week, Congressman Cresent Hardy (NV-4) will host his small business seminar “Get Funded, Get Marketing, Get Growing” this Friday. Small businesses will learn how to access capital and create strategic marketing plans at this event.

“Small businesses are the backbone of our economy. In the United States, they employ 48% of the entire private-sector workforce and represent 99.7% of all businesses with employees,” said Congressman Hardy. “On this National Small Business Week, we recognize the tremendous contributions of our nation’s small businesses and entrepreneurs. I join all Nevadans in saying thank you to our small business owners for helping to take our state to new heights.”

Get Funded, Get Marketing, Get Growing

Friday | May 6, 2016

North Las Vegas City Hall

2250 N. Las Vegas Blvd.

North Las Vegas, Nevada 89030

8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Small business owners will have the opportunity to hear from small business experts, marketing gurus and banks on how to expand and promote their businesses. The event will feature a Funding Panel Q&A and attendees will be able to take part in various learning seminars and networking sessions.

Event Schedule:

8:30 AM-9:00 AM: Registration and Networking Expo

9:00 AM-9:15 AM: Welcome and Introduction of Presenters

9:30 AM-11:15 AM: Seminar Sessions

Break from 11:15-11:30 AM
• Overview of Types of Loans
• Social Media Marketing: Past, Present and Next Generation
• Email Marketing: What to Say and How to Say It, Design Your Email in 15 Minutes or Less
• How to Get Ready for Funding

11:30 AM-12:00 PM: Funding Panel Q&A

12:00 PM-12:30 PM: Networking Expo



Jennifer Baker, Performance & Engagement Consulting

Mike Bindrup, Nevada Small Business Development Center

David Bobbitt, SCORE Foundation

Roy Brady, Small Business Administration

Guy Chaffee, Chase Bank

Bob Cushman, SCORE Las Vegas

Darwin Hopwood, SCORE Las Vegas

Leanna Jenkins, Women’s Business Center

Lu Torres, United States Department of Agriculture

John Walker, Talent Evolution


Individuals interested in attending Get Funded, Get Marketing, Get Growing may call (702) 912-1634 or email for more information.



Congressman Cresent Hardy represents Nevada’s 4th Congressional District. He serves on the House Committee on Natural Resources, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and the House Small Business Committee.