SBA Announces Registration for National Small Business Week Virtual Conference September 22-24

WASHINGTON – As part of National Small Business Week, the U.S. Small Business Administration and cosponsors will host all virtual events September 22-24, 2020. This year’s National Small Business Week activities will include numerous educational panels providing retooling and innovative practices for entrepreneurs as our nation’s small businesses look to pivot and recover, contributing to a stronger economy. The event will recognize the national award winners, including the naming of the National Small Business Person of the Year.

The National Small Business Week event schedule includes three days recognizing America’s outstanding entrepreneurs, shining a spotlight on the nation’s 30 million small businesses across the country.

Details and registration information will be posted on https://www.sba.gov/NSBW as events are finalized. 

 

 

Tuesday, September 22, 1 p.m. EST – “Pride in America’s Small Businesses

Day’s events include:

National Small Business Week Welcome - SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza

Keynote Address

National Small Business Week Awards Presentations

 

Wednesday, September 23, 9 a.m. EST – “Preparing for a stronger tomorrow: Recovery, Adaptation, and Innovation

Day’s events include:

Panel Discussion Series - America’s Strength, Learning to Pivot and Innovate

Mid-day Sessions - SBA’s Veteran Resources and Veteran Success Story Videos

 

Thursday, September 24, 9 a.m. EST – “Preparing for a stronger tomorrow: Recovery, Adaptation, and Innovation

Day’s events include:

Panel Discussion Series - America’s Strength, Learning to Pivot and Innovate

Mid-day Sessions - The Business Landscape of today and Federal and Local Resources to Empower Small Businesses

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