The first week of May each year is traditionally Small Business Week and the South Sound already has some activities planned.

A Small Business Summit is scheduled for the morning of Tuesday, May 2, and afternoon of Wednesday, May 3, at Star Center in South Tacoma.

Organizer Paul Long, a small business banking specialist at Timberland Bank, has speakers lined up to address:

  • Political Impacts on Small Business
  • Overcoming challenges in Service-based Business
  • World Class ideas for Lead Generation
  • Building your Brand to Sell
  • Creating a Successful Marketing Gameplan
  • The Mystical Cupcakes Story
  • Getting Employees to work Together
  • How to Access Business Capital

Tickets are available for $25 per day or $40 for both days and each day will have a meal provided. You can buy tickets at this link.