Are you looking to start or grow your business?

Enid entrepreneurs and business owners have many resources available to help make their vision a reality. Main Street Enid, Enid Regional Development Alliance, Autry Technology Center, REI Women’s Business Center and Oklahoma Department of Commerce are teaming up to help local entrepreneurs learn about these resources.

The Small Business Resource Fair will be 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday at Autry Tech.

The $10 registration fee includes lunch and access to hear from experts on small business development.

For start-ups and entrepreneurs, find out about market data research, the Autry co-working space, the Business Model Competition, the Start With Enid program, location assistance and business plans.

For downtown businesses, learn about free consulting services, sprinkler assistance, facade renovation grants, historic tax credits, upper-floor development and opportunity zone information.

For all attendees, presenters will tell about SBA loans, REI direct business lending, micro loans, the Grow Enid Loan Fund, MicroEnterprise Grant and investor opportunities.

“Small businesses and entrepreneurs are the heart of our economy. ERDA is pleased to be able to team up with Autry Tech, Main Street Enid, REI and the Department of Commerce to provide resources to support and grow these businesses,” said Lisa Powell, ERDA executive director.

Speakers include representatives from Oklahoma Department of Commerce, BKD CPAs, Oklahoma Main Street Center, Method Architecture, Encompass FSI, REI Women’s Business Center, Autry Tech, Strate Center for Business Development, Enid Regional Development Alliance and Main Street Enid.

Those interested in attending are encouraged to register by visiting

Story provided by Enid News & Eagle