Nov. 30, 2006 -- The annual National Historically Underutilized Business Zone Small Business Conference will be held in New Orleans from Dec. 11-13, organizers said.

The conference will provide information about the status of federal HUBZone programs and small-business legislation, as well as strategies, products and services for increasing opportunities for small-business owners.

The event is open to both governmental and non-governmental personnel.

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