Hutto Economic Development Corporation will be hosting an event May 1, featuring the corporation's business retention and expansion program, BizThrive, and a panel of speakers.

What you need to know

The event, called The Cornerstones of Small Business, is open to local small business owners. Panelists will discuss strategies in business marketing, commercial real estate, legal information and financial opportunities.

This first of the HEDC building business series, the panel will be held from 6-7 p.m. at Forty4 Design in Hutto, with a networking opportunity following the discussion.

There are limited spaces available for the event, and an RSVP is required. Find more information on the panelists here.