LiftFund Women’s Business Center Announces Anthony Ruiz, San Antonio District Director, as keynote speaker for Business Opportunity Academy opening ceremony

LiftFund Women’s Business Center, in partnership with 13 local partner agencies, will host their sixth annual Business Opportunity Academy (BOA) in February 2017. LiftFund welcomes Anthony Ruiz, San Antonio District Director, U.S. Small Business Administration as the keynote speaker for the BOA’s opening ceremony on February 2.

The BOA Opening Ceremony takes place on 2 February 2017 from 3:45 pm to 5:00 pm. The ceremony begins with a catered reception from 3:45 to 4:00 pm; followed by participant and association member introductions, key comments by Mr. Anthony Ruiz, and business introductions by each of the 40 small business students.

Since 2013, BOA alumni have gone on to experience many successes in contracting and business growth. Their accomplishments and increased capacity range from current businesses inside San Antonio, the State of Texas, and across our nation. Up to 40 small business owners will be selected to participate in four weeks of seminars, workshops, and presentations that fast track their businesses to government, local, and private sector contracting. This program is made possible by the support of 13 local agencies and over 80 volunteers, in partnership with the LiftFund Women’s Business Center.

To apply for participation please visit this link. The deadline for applications is January 6, 2017.

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