NASHVILLE, Tenn. – CNBC’s hit reality series “The Profit” and Comcast Business are joining forces to celebrate Small Business Week (April 30-May 6). The Comcast NBCUniversal entities will host a series of events in Atlanta, Chicago, Hartford, Nashville, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and Seattle, and feature panel discussions with members of the local business community, networking forums, and casting opportunities for prospective candidates to apply for a chance to be on CNBC’s “The Profit.”
The Nashville casting event and business panel will be held on on May 9 at Tech Hill Commons located at 500 Interstate Blvd S Suite 210, Nashville, Tenn.
On “The Profit,” serial entrepreneur and investor Marcus Lemonis puts his own money on the line to help save and grow struggling small businesses across the country. The new season of “The Profit” premieres Tuesday, June 6th at 10PM ET/PT on CNBC.
Comcast NBCUniversal provides content, products and services designed to help businesses succeed. Comcast Business offers advanced communication solutions to help companies of all sizes be more productive. Building on the company’s entrepreneurial heritage, the events will leverage this expertise from all parts of the company in an effort to share opportunities that help grow the small business economy.
“Technology is a key factor in the success of every business—whether it’s a locally owned shop, a national chain or an emerging startup – and that success starts with a fast, reliable and secure internet connection” said Denice Hasty, chief marketing officer, Comcast Business. “As a provider to businesses of all sizes, Comcast Business is helping to shape how businesses advance, grow and innovate, and programs like this are a natural fit for us to reinforce that message.”
“We are excited to partner with Comcast Business in our continuous goal to help small businesses become successful,” said Tom Clendenin, SVP, marketing, CNBC. “’The Profit’ has turned struggling companies into profitable success stories and has become a popular resource for entrepreneurs across America.”
NASHVILLE EVENT DETAILS:
- Who: Moderated by Chris Miller of Channel 4 News Today and featuring Rober Grajewski, Executive Director of the Wond’ry Innovation Center at Vanderbilt University
- Where: Tech Hill Commons: 500 Interstate Blvd S Suite 210, Nashville, TN 37210
- When: May 9, 2017: Casting Opportunity – 10 a.m. Business Panel – 11 a.m.
- Details: http://smallbizcelebration.com/Nashville?gz=none
About The Profit
“The Profit” follows serial entrepreneur and investor Marcus Lemonis, who puts his own money on the line to help save and grow struggling small businesses across the country. Since “The Profit” first premiered, Lemonis has invested more than $50 million of his own money in the companies featured on the series.
When Marcus Lemonis isn’t running his multi-billion dollar company, Camping World, he goes on the hunt for struggling businesses that are desperate for cash and ripe for a deal. In each episode, Lemonis makes an offer that’s impossible to refuse; his cash for a piece of the business and a percentage of the profits. And once inside these companies, he’ll do almost anything to save the business and make himself a profit; even if it means firing the president, promoting the secretary or doing the work himself.
CNBC’s “The Profit” returns with all-new episodes beginning Tuesday, June 6 at 10PM ET/PT.
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