FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

Q: What can I expect from the Conference this year?

A: This Conference will be designed to bring you the latest information about the on-going efforts of the SBA to support America's small business community. With all of the cotinuing changes to the SBA programs, the conference will be very important for all lenders, exhibitors and sponsors to attend. All of the training events will cover all of this information. Our website will be continually updated as we begin to finalize the specific topics.

Even more importantly – we want your input. Send your ideas to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . We may not be able to honor every request but we will try to add those that seem to be common among responders to the line-up. It would be helpful if you would also include a possible workshop presenter, if you have one in mind.

 

Q: How many attend the conference and where do they come from?

A: The Mid-America Lender's Conference attracts lenders and service-providers from all over the nation. The core states in Region VI are Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Arkansas. But we are inviting SBA Districts and Regional Staff from throughout the country. We hope they bring many of their staff with them. This Conference was the first of its kind, is the longest running and the most respected in the nation. Average attendance over the last few years has averaged 400 to 450 people.

 

Q: How do I register?

A: Registration can be completed online.  For Sponsorship Registration, CLICK HERE.  For Attendee Registration, CLICK HERE.  For additional Information about the conference, sponsorship or registration fees, download our conference information package.

 

Q: How do I reserve my hotel room?

A: Hotel rooms can be reserved online via our group booking page - this is the ONLY method to secure your room at the group discounted rate of $199.  Click HERE to make your reservation.  NOTE - there are no government rate rooms available within our group block.  If you would like to book a government rate room, you can try calling the hotel directly to see if any are available OR you can book the government rate at one of the nearby hotels (email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for a list of nearby hotels).

 

If you know any businesses that would be interested in sponsoring the event or being an exhibitor, please let us know. More Sponsors and Exhibitors will allow us to make MALC 2017 an excellent event and provide you with better content. Send Sponsorship or Exhibitor requests and information to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .