America's Small Business Summit 2012
Learn, Network and Discuss in the Nation's Capital
News from 05/14/2012 –
Autor: Andrew Hyatt
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce will soon be hosting its annual event, America's Small Business Summit. This event unites small business owners, managers, and entrepreneurs from across the country to learn, network, and discuss common legislative and management concerns. If you're interested in going, be sure to register soon, as the summit begins next week!
Aside from the sponsor exhibits, this three-day event consists of multiple discussions, general and breakout sessions which cover a wide range of relevant topics for small business owners and entrepreneurs. Moreover, you will have the chance to network, meet with elected officials and hear from Washington insiders, such as Roz L. Alford from the National Women's Business Council, and Hector Barreto, former SBA Administrator, and business experts on policies that are impacting American businesses. Topics include, to name a few, an economic outlook for business owners, social media strategies, accessing capital, Facebook, understanding and anticipating relevant issues in the 2012 elections, accessing corporate and government contracts.
Another feature of this event includes the B2B Procurement Matchmaking hosted by The Latino Coalition. This will connect attendees with procurement officers from government agencies and Fortune 500 companies to discuss small business procurement opportunities. In order to take part in this event, you need to first register, which can be completed on the company's website.
Date and Location
Monday, May 21, 2012 - Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Omni Shoreham Hotel
2500 Calvert Street, NW (at Connecticut Avenue)
For further information about the event and for to register for the summit, refer to the website for the Small Business Summit.