July 16, 2013
On July 16, 2013, in partnership with the New England Council, and NYSE Euronext, the Travelers Institute held its ninth in a national series of small business symposia, “Small Business – Big Opportunity,” in Boston, Massachusetts. The luncheon symposium convened regional small businesses, policymakers, lenders and community leaders to discuss the small business environment throughout the region and address issues impacting small business growth and job creation. Panelists identified reasons for optimism within the regional and national economy and described actions their organizations have been taking to assist the New England small business community. Click for a full summary.
Jim Brett, President, New England Council
Joan Woodward, President, Travelers Institute; Executive Vice President, Public Policy; The Travelers Companies, Inc.
Dr. Mary Burke, Senior Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
April Anderson Lamoureux, President, Anderson Strategic Advisors, LLC and former Assistant Secretary for Economic Development, State of Massachusetts
Joseph Bator, Senior Vice President and Director of Business Banking, Eastern Bank
Lynn Bromley, Regional Advocate, Region 1, U.S. Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy
Mike Chapman, Chief Sales Officer, HUB International
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July 16, 2013: Small Business - Big Opportunity Symposium (Boston, MA)