City to unveil new small business initiative during news conference

Updated 20 weeks ago by Brian Chambers, Director of Communications City of Huntington

HUNTINGTON – The City of Huntington, in collaboration with several business service agencies, will conduct a news conference at 8:30 a.m. Monday, April 28, to announce a new initiative that aims to create an environment where small businesses can succeed.

The news conference will take place at the Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing, 1050 4th Ave.

The goals of this long-term initiative are to support existing businesses, promote local business and inspire entrepreneurs.

Mayor Steve Williams will speak during the news conference, along with Cathy Burns, president and CEO of the Huntington Regional Chamber of Commerce; Charlotte Weber, director and CEO of the Robert C. Byrd Institute; and small business owners.

The initiative is a partnership between the city and the Chamber of Commerce; Unlimited Future, Inc.; Small Business Development Center; Create Huntington; Downtown Huntington Partners; and the Huntington Area Development Council.

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