Does Your Big Idea Deserve a Big Award? See If Your Business is Eligible for the Dream Big Awards Today – Megan Trzcinski, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Every year, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Metlife, holds the Dream Big Gala in Washington, D.C., to honor the small businesses that continue to grow America’s economy. During the Gala, the Chamber will announce the winners of the Dream Big Awards;...

Are You Looking to Be a TiE Top Entrepreneur? Nominations Now Open! – David Lerner Tells Us More

David Lerner, a partner at Ascent CPA Group, sits down with Jim Fitzpatrick to discuss the TiE Top Entrepreneur Awards. As the presenting sponsor of the Awards, David tells us why you should enter your business and how you can do so. The timeline for...

Simply Organized: How this Entrepreneur Built a Business Designed to Declutter Your Life – Heather Rogers, Owner

ASBN was on-location at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Small Business Series: Atlanta, and met with Heather Rogers, Owner of Simply Organized. Simply Organized is a company that aids clients in the pursuit of a more organized home and life, and Heather shares with...

How This Young Entrepreneur is Becoming One of Atlanta’s Rising Stars – Beau Shell, Lil’ Ice Cream Dude

 Recently, the ASBN team was on-location at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business Series: Atlanta, where we had the opportunity to speak to several of Atlanta’s rising star entrepreneurs. One of these entrepreneurs was Beau Shell. Dubbed “the Lil’ Ice Cream Dude”, Beau...

Five Small Business Development Events in Metro Atlanta You Will Want to Check Out in June and July

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Summer is in full swing in Metro Atlanta, and while you prepare for vacations and try to gain refuge from the heat, many events are being held that can help you upgrade your business. Whether you need a new marketing plan or a reevaluation...

The State of Business in Georgia and 3 Reasons to Start Yours Now – Tom Sullivan, U.S. Chamber

 Small Businesses make up about 75 percent of all new jobs in the United States and they are what drive innovation, entrepreneurship, and initiative throughout the country. To facilitate this continued growth and success, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce plays a key role in...

National Small Business Week: Celebrating America’s Entrepreneurial Community – Ashley Bell, Regional Administrator, SBA

In honor of National Small Business Week coming up May 5th through May 11th, we’re pleased to welcome back Ashley Bell, Regional Administrator for the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 4th region. Ashley is also joined by two Georgia Small Business Week Award winners, Labriah...

How the FinTech South Innovation Challenge Supports Atlanta’s FinTech Sector – Tommy Marshall

The 2019 FinTech South Conference is right around the corner and in addition to great keynote speakers and excellent networking opportunities, there will also be the annual FinTech South Innovation Challenge. In partnership with the Technology Association of Georgia, the challenge recognizes innovative FinTech...

FinTech South: How this Annual Conference Showcases Atlanta’s Booming FinTech Sector – Larry Williams & Sean Banks

The 2019 FinTech South Conference is coming up later this month and so far, there has been a lot of buzz around the event. From expert speakers, to pitch competitions, to over 90 startup showcases, you won’t want to miss this celebration of FinTech....

Small Business Events in Atlanta: 6 Events You Should Be Attending in March and April

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Atlanta has grown into a thriving ecosystem for entrepreneurs, small business owners, and aspiring business leaders. With an ever-increasing number of co-working spaces, accelerators, and incubators, business learning opportunities are happening throughout the year. Whether you want to find out how to create a...

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