A Governor’s Small Business Forum is being held in Williamson County on Thursday, December 1, 2016, at the United Heritage Center and Intel Club, 3400 E. Palm Valley Boulevard, in Round Rock. The forum, sponsored by the Texas Governor’s Office, the Texas Workforce Commission, and the Williamson County Economic Development Partnership (WilCo EDP), is designed to give entrepreneurs and small businesses valuable tools, skills and knowledge needed to thrive in today’s fast-paced economy. The theme is “Opportunity to Grow” and will feature a wide range of instructive seminars and expert speakers offering vital information on both public and private resources. The forum offers a great opportunity to network and connect with industry specialists, government officials, service providers and other regional businesses. The half-day event begins at 8 a.m. and the cost to attend is $25 which includes a BBQ lunch. Register at www.regonline.com/WilCoForum.