I will be Nashville on Thursday, November 17 speaking at a program organized by The University of Tennessee Procurement Technical Assistance Center. I will speak on the topic of “Mentor Protégé Training – Challenges and Solutions” from 8 a.m. – 11 a.m. CST at Bass, Berry & Sims. I will provide an overview of the Small Business Administration’s new mentor protégé program, discuss key solutions to address program challenges and offer insights into how small businesses of all types can take advantage of the program. Additional program information is available here.