The City of Columbia’s Office of Business Opportunities will host their next Power Hour:  Opportunities, Resources, Connections on Wednesday, August 28, 2019, at Optus Bank, 1241 Main St. at 5:30 p.m. This event is open to potential, new, and existing small business owners throughout the Midlands area.

The topics that will be covered during this Power Hour networking session are establishing business credit and securing business financing.  Our expert panel will include:

· Dominik Mjartan, President and CEO, Optus Bank, Columbia, SC 

· Frank A. Anderson, Lender Relations Specialist, South Carolina District Office, U.S. Small Business Administration

· James Chatfield, Chief Lending Officer, South Carolina Community Loan Fund

· Mr. Hebrew Dixon, III, Project Director, Mid-South Atlantic Small Business Transportation Resource Center, US Department of Transportation

Business owners will have the opportunity to hear about services provided by the City of Columbia for small business owners, upcoming trainings and workshops, to network, and create long-term business relationships with other businesses.

Power Hour is free, but registration is required, please visit to register.

For additional information, please contact the Office of Business Opportunities at 803-545-3950.

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