City, parish leaders host Small Business Summit

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Some small businesses in Baton Rouge now have a better idea of how to secure a contract with the city and parish. On Tuesday morning, CATS, BREC, the Downtown Development District as well as representatives from various city and parish departments met with business owners to talk about opportunities to work with the city.

The event was held at the Hilton Capitol Center downtown.

Mayor Kip Holden says the goal of the Small Business Development Summit is to help strengthen the pool of local qualified small businesses, but also give tips to help companies succeed.

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