SBA Announces National Small Business Week Virtual Summit Event Schedule for September 13-15 

Sep 07, 2021  -  Business

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SBA Announces National Small Business Week Virtual Summit  

Event Schedule for September 13-15   

                                                                                                                   

WASHINGTON The U.S. Small Business Administration’s National Small Business Week Virtual Summit [sba.gov] event schedule is set. This annual event, happening September 13-15, 2021, honors the nation’s 31 million small businesses for their perseverance, ingenuity, triumphs, and creativity.  

 

SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman [sba.gov] announced National Small Business Week in a news release [sba.gov] last month. The free, three-day conference will take place in a virtual atrium, which will showcase a series of educational panels on best practices for small businesses to pivot and recover in a changing economy.  

 

This year’s theme is “Celebrating Resilience and Renewal,” spotlighting the resilience of America’s entrepreneurs and the renewal of the small business economy as they build back better from the economic crisis brought on by the pandemic. NSBW events this year will provide a forum where business owners will be able to get expert advice, learn new business strategies, connect with industry experts, and meet other business owners as they look to pivot and recover. 

 

Monday, September 13, 11 a.m. EDT – “Getting Back on Track: Resources to Build Back Better” 

Day’s events include: 

  • National Small Business Week Welcome – SBA Administrator Guzman 
  • Morning Session – Visa US Economic Outlook:  Charting a Course for the Expansion 
  • Mid-day Sessions –  
    • Getting Real about Resilience 
    • Make Your Small Business More Accessible 
    • Winning in E-commerce with Email Marketing 
  • Late-day Session – Government Incentives to Support and Retain Employees 

 

Tuesday, September 14, 11 a.m. EDT– “Better Serving Small Businesses and Underserved Communities 

Day’s events include: 

  • Morning Sessions –  
    • Access to Capital for Women Entrepreneurs 
    • U.S. Postal Service: Delivering Solutions for Small Businesses 
  • Mid-day Sessions –  
    • Unlocking the Doors to Access for Black-Owned Businesses:  Funders and Founders Share their Real-Life Stories 
    • Resilience and the Recovery: How Small Businesses Can Adapt to the Trends Transforming the Workforce 
  • Late-day Session – Support Latino Biz: How Mayors and influencers are leading the way to celebrate the significant economic contributions that Latino-owned businesses make, the jobs they help create, and the positive impact they bring to our community.    

 

Wednesday, September 15, 11 a.m. EDT – “Continuance to Support Resilience and Renewal” 

Day’s events include: 

  • Morning Session – Recovery Lessons from the Nation’s Entrepreneurial Coaching Networks 
  • Panel DiscussionExporting as a Way to Grow Your Business: How SBA Can Help You Sell Overseas 
  • Mid-day Sessions –  
    • Accelerate Your Small Business Success by Selling Online 
    • Integrating Brick and Mortar and E-commerce 
  • Late-day Session – Empowering the Veteran and Military Small Business Community 
  • Closing Session – “Gateway to Success:” Tune in to get a virtual look at the nationwide resources SBA field offices have to help small businesses business start, grow, expand and recover, and how to get connected to the powerful network of small business entrepreneurs right in your community. 

 

To register for the National Small Business Week Virtual Summit and to participate in summit workshops, please visit http://www.sba.gov/NSBW [sba.gov]. All events will be live-streamed and will use the event hashtag #SmallBusinessWeek. 

 

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

 

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About the U.S. Small Business Administration 

The U.S. Small Business Administration makes the American dream of business ownership a reality. As the only go-to resource and voice for small businesses backed by the strength of the federal government, the SBA empowers entrepreneurs and small business owners with the resources and support they need to start, grow or expand their businesses, or recover from a declared disaster. It delivers services through an extensive network of SBA field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations. To learn more, visit www.sba.gov [sba.gov]. 

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