National Small Business Week

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It’s the Small Business Association’s National Small Business Week, a time to spotlight small business achievements and their economic importance. Small businesses are a major contributor of new jobs and bring innovative approaches to meeting community needs. In fact, SBA data points to small businesses outperforming large firms in net job creation.

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Beyond economic importance, small businesses are the types of enterprises that tell the story of a community and give it its flavor. Grow Waynesboro aims to recognize and support Waynesboro’s small businesses, not just during Small Business Week but year-round. Follow along with our Meet the Entrepreneurs blog where we highlight the folks who are contributing to a diversified economy in Waynesboro. Hear what motivated them to start their businesses, things they wished they had known when starting their venture, and why they chose Waynesboro as their home.

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And if you’re someone who would like to start a small business of your own, get in touch with us. We’re here to support.

Also, watch for the upcoming launch of our How to Start a Small Business website, a step-by-step guide to the questions you need to ask, the process you need to follow, and the resources available to you along the way.

 

 

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