May 6, 2019

00918 Hosts “This ZIP Code Means Business” Event To Open Small Business Week Starting Monday

Postal Service also joins SBA events for Small Businesses

US Mail collection box

Hato Rey Station, San Juan, Puerto Rico — When the door opens on Monday at 8 am in San Juan’s Hato Rey Station, the official kick off to Small Business Week with the Postal Service will start as that facility hosts the first event in Puerto Rico to demonstrate how the U.S. Postal Service creates services designed to help small businesses grow.

The Postal Service will host 5 events at local post offices and will join 2 events being hosted by the US Small Business Administration regionally.

“This ZIP Code Means Business” events will be staged through Small Business Week – May 5 to May 11 – as the Postal Service offers one-on-one counseling in its lobbies on solutions to assist with marketing efforts such as Every Door Direct Mail, shipping, returns services and its Direct Mail End-to-End Marketing Solution  online platform to help simplify sending Direct Mail.

Using the platform, postal officials note that small businesses can execute a direct mail campaign from start-to-finish in about 15 minutes.

These ZIP Codes will mean business with small business events during Small Business Week and beyond:

  • May 9 -- 00936 -- San Juan General Post Office,585 ave FD Roosevelt  10 AM to noon
  • May 10 – 00959 -- Bayamon Branch Station, 100 Ave Ramon L Rodriguez, 8 am to 11 am
  • May 14 – 00717 – Ponce Post Office, 2320 Eduardo Ruberte, 8 am to noon
  • May 16 –00680 -- Mayaguez Post Office, 60 Calle McKinley W, 8 am to 11 am

The Postal Service partners with the US Small Business Administration at these Small Business Week events:

  • May 7 – SBA Event at 273 Ave Juan Ponce de Leon (00917) from 8 am to noon
  • May 8 – Colegio de Ingeniero SBA Event at 500 Calle Ing Antolin Nin Martinez from 8 am to 1 pm

Small business owners unable to attend can learn more about how USPS can help to grow their business at   The first San Juan session, in Hato Rey, runs from 8 am to 11 am, in that station’s lobby. 

The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations.


FAST FACT:  According to the Small Business Administration, more than half of Americans either own or work for a small business, and they create about two out of every three new jobs in the U.S. each year.

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