2019-04-01 23:14:12

2019 National Small Business Week Virtual Conference

May 7, 2019, 11:00am EDT
May 8, 2019, 5:30pm EDT

The U.S. Small Business Administration and SCORE will host a free, 2-Day Virtual Conference during National Small Business Week.

The conference will take place Tuesday, May 7 – Wednesday, May 8 between 11:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. ET/ 8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. PT each day. Registration is FREE.

The conference will be hosted entirely over the internet and allow users to connect with industry experts, mentors and fellow business owners via a virtual, interactive environment.  This event will include free educational webinars, one-on-one mentoring sessions, exhibitor booths, prize giveaways and networking chat rooms to provide you information to succeed as a small business owner. You will hear from business experts Visa, Constant Contact, Square and more.

In addition to these webinars, you can also visit exhibit booths and collect free resources from Facebook, LinkedIn, Salesforce, ADP, Lockheed Martin, UPS Store, SBA, SCORE and more.

The live webinars include:

  • The U.S. Economic Outlook and Its Impact on Small Businesses
  • Making Sense of Online Marketing: A Simple Checklist for Success
  • Mastering Control of Your Cash Flow
  • SBA Funding Programs Explained
  • How to do Business with the Federal Government
  • Disasters Happen: How to Prepare Your Business and Recover

Here’s what attendees said about our last virtual conference:

“Extremely convenient and full of useful, relevant information. Easy to navigate from the comfort of where ever you may be.”

“I almost held back because there is always a ‘catch’ and this was actually a free event that provided great value. Rare.”

“Just a wealth of information provided. Last 6 months I have been planning to start an online business. The conference allowed me to locate reliable information…The commercial sponsors also provided an enormous amount of information in the exhibit hall. Information that I couldn’t find by myself online.”

“I think this is a great place to get loads of information from and if you still can’t find it you can chat with someone who knows the answer right here.”

“[This conference] gave me access to good information, introduced me to new companies and opened my eyes to companies that make running my business much easier.”

“This has been so positive. I live in the middle of nowhere and have a hard time networking and this is great for networking and have been learning so much! Thank you.”

“What a fantastic resource for business owners. The best part is that it’s all free. Thanks so much!”

SBA’s participation in this Cosponsored Activity is not an endorsement of the views, opinions, products or services of any Cosponsor or other person or entity. All SBA programs and services are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made, if requested at least 2 weeks in advance, by contacting smallbusinessweek@sba.gov. SBA Cosponsorship Authorization No. SBW 2019.

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