Small business grant announcement slated for Minority Business Trade Show

Published 12:00 am Thursday, April 25, 2024

SALISBURY — The Rowan Chamber of Commerce is partnering with the City of Salisbury on a new small business assistance grant that will be announced at the Minority Business Trade Show on Thursday, April 25.

“We are very excited about this new small business grant that the city of Salisbury recently approved,” said Chamber President Elaine Spalding. “It’s a $30,000 pilot program for existing businesses within the city limits of Salisbury. The grant application will go live on the chamber’s website at the trade show when Salisbury Mayor Karen Alexander makes the announcement at 4:15 p.m.”

Small businesses will have until May 31, to submit their grant applications. The chamber has a volunteer task force ready to select the grant recipients and encourages Salisbury businesses with less than 10 employees to apply.

The Minority Business Trade Show will take place at Livingstone College Hospitality Center, located at 530 Jake Alexander Blvd., Salisbury. Exhibit Hall doors open at 4 p.m.

The Minority Business Trade Show will be the chamber’s largest networking event. It is a business-to-business expo with valuable business connections made among the participants. Several of the booths will offer valuable door prizes in addition of a grand prize at the end of the evening. Food and refreshments will be available.

The trade show is free to attend. For more information, contact the chamber at 704-633-4221 or or on the chamber’s website: