City of Scottsdale
The New Scottsdale Small Business Assistance Center Looks to Offer Guidance to Businesses in Need
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 4/6/2020
Contact: Cristal Rodriguez
City of Scottsdale
April 6, 2020-Scottsdale, AZ- Scottsdale’s Economic Development Department has launched a new initiative aimed at assisting Scottsdale small businesses. The Scottsdale Small Business Assistance Center (SSBAC) will serve as the City of Scottsdale’s virtual one stop shop for Scottsdale businesses looking for information on available business support programs and resources during the COVID-19 crisis. The SSBAC looks to assist Scottsdale businesses with questions regarding Federal, State and other government funding programs and connect them with critical resources. Businesses can rely on the center to provide the most up to date information on assistance programs, step by step guides and useful webinars. Upon contacting the virtual center, individuals will receive an email from the SSBAC team with valuable resources and a commitment that a team member will follow up directly within one business day.
“With all the available programs and sometimes confusing information, it’s important for our Scottsdale businesses to know we have a team on hand ready to help. Our Scottsdale businesses are working tirelessly navigating complex programs while at the same time trying to run their businesses and take care of their employees. The SSBAC is designed as a resource to get information and we look forward to helping our small businesses,” says Rob Millar Economic Development Director. The new Scottsdale Small Business Assistance Center can be reached by texting 480-312-3111, emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by visiting www.ScottsdaleAz.gov and searching “Small Business Assistance Center”.
About Scottsdale: Scottsdale is the No. 1 City in the U.S. for jobs (WalletHub 2020) and one of the state’s leading job centers, with a diverse economy built on medical research, high-tech innovation, tourism and corporate headquarters. Scottsdale is home to nearly 18,000 businesses supplying over 150,000 jobs. The ASU SkySong Innovation Center, located just a few miles from Downtown, is designed to help companies grow through a unique partnership with nearby Arizona State University. The Scottsdale Cure Corridor is a partnership of premier health care providers and biomedical companies seeking to advance medicine and patient care through cutting-edge research. For more information Scottsdale’s economic development, visit www.choosescottsdale.com.