SBA Presents National Small Business Week
Also May 15, John Schnatter, Papa John’s founder and CEO will lead a panel discussion in the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C., sharing his take on entrepreneurship, running a business in a competitive marketplace and the challenges of starting and growing a business while Federal Reserve System Chair Janet Yellen will be the featured speaker at the evening reception.
The D.C. event will continue on May 16 at the FHI360 Conference Center, with featured speaker Jim Koch, Samuel Adams’ founder and brewer. The final day also will consist of entrepreneurship workshops, panel discussions, award ceremonies and business matchmaking sessions for small businesses to market goods and services to federal agencies and prime contractors. The week-long event will culminate with the presentation of the National Small Business Person of the Year.
There are also webinars with companies such as Marriott and Visa, the U.S. Postal Service, Colonial Life and Manta scheduled May 12 to 16.
For more information or to register for an event, visit www.sba.gov/smallbusinessweek.