Please Note: This class has reached its capacity. No registrations will be taken online or at the door.

Financing and Grant Programs for the Transportation Industry

11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Location: UH Bauer College SBDC, 2302 Fannin, Suite 200,
Houston, Texas 77002

Registration is no longer available.

If you own or help operate a transportation business make sure to attend this session where you will receive information on how you can better manage the day to day operations as well as industry challenges that may be out of your control such as rising fuel cost, insurance, labor shortages, and fleet maintenance.    

Walk away knowing about:
  • Grant programs aimed at replacing your old and outdated fleet 
  • Low interest loan options for short term cash flow and other funding needs
  • Best practices for a successful transportation business
  • SBDC’s no cost services 

Target Audience: Small Businesses in the Transportation Industry

Includes Lunch.

This session is provided to you by the UH Bauer College SBDC and the Houston-Galveston Area Council Local Development Corporation in conjunction with Houston Money Week

Introduction and Welcome:

LaTisha Venters, SBA Program Manager, H-GAC

LeeVera Smith, Business Advisor, UH Bauer College SBDC


Robert Veazie, Program Manager, Drayage Grant Program

Rich Robertson, Owner and Founder of Iron Horse Freight Line, Inc.

Chris King, Business Advisor, UH Bauer College SBDC

LeeVera Smith, Business Advisor, UH Bauer College SBDC



Please Note:

Satisfactory meeting room temperatures are difficult to maintain.  Always bring a sweater or jacket to ensure comfort.

No children under the age of 16 are allowed in the workshop.

Only service animals allowed - If you need to bring a service animal with you to a workshop please contact us ahead of time.