Ole Miss hosts July 12 economic forum

July 10, 2012

Economic Development

Representatives from the White House Business Council, the Delta Regional Authority, the White House Rural Council, the Appalachian Regional Commission, and the U.S. Small Business Administration will host a Rural Economic Forum at the University of Mississippi on July 12.


The forum will discuss the Obama administration’s economic policies especially those geared towards entrepreneurs and small business owners in rural communities.


The forum is the eighth of a multi-city series, according to a release and is, “designed to connect entrepreneurs and business owners to the local and national resources and the networks needed to grow, hire and innovate; and to discuss ways to enhance their success.”


Previous forums were held in Alabama, Arizona, California, Michigan, Missouri, Nevada and New York.

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