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Join the Celebration! National Small Business Week, May 5-11, 2019

National Small Business Week is May 5-11, 2019

During the week the SBA and SBDC will recognize the contributions of outstanding entrepreneurs, small business owners, and organizations that support America's small businesses. Join the celebration and follow along on our social channels!

National Small Business Week Events:

SBA #SmallBusinessWeek Hackathon
Friday to Sunday, May 3 to 5, Washington, D.C.

SBA National Awards Ceremonies

Watch the following events live on SBA’s Facebook page:

Sunday, May 5

4:00 pm ET – Next Wave in Digital Commerce Workshop
6:15 pm ET- Announcement of the following awards:

  • Jody C. Raskind Lender of the Year
  • Small Business Investment Company of the Year

Monday, May 6

10:30 am ET- Social Media Tips for Your Small Business Workshop
12:45 pm ET- Announcement of the following awards:

  • Small Business Exporter of the Year

ASBDC Twitter Chat: Top Tips and Resources to Become Loan Ready
Tuesday, May 7, at 2 pm ET

In celebration of National Small Business Week, join Venturize and America’s SBDC for a Twitter chat — “Top Tips and Resources to Become Loan Ready” — on Tuesday, May 7, at 2 pm ET. This chat will cover financial planning and business strategy topics that a small business owner needs to understand before seeking financing. The conversation will cover issues like understanding your credit score and its relation to your small business, options for financing if you are unable to secure a bank loan, how to fuel long-term growth, and more. Join/follow the conversation with #SmallBusinessWeek #SmallBizChat #SBDC.

SBA NSBW Twitter Chat
Friday, May 10

Join SBA (@SBAgov) and industry experts for the National Small Business Week Twitter Chat on Friday, May 10 at 12pm ET on how to start and grow a small business. We’ll be sharing tips and tricks to help you along your business journey. Join/follow the conversation with #SmallBusinessWeek.