National Small Business Week Virtual Summit
Building a Better America Through Entrepreneurship | May 2 - 5, 2022
Join us for a free, four-day virtual summit, featuring access to critical federal resources, educational workshops, and networking to help our nation’s entrepreneurs pivot and grow in the face of any challenge.
Attend the Free Virtual Summit
Join us May 2 – May 5, 2022, for the National Small Business Week Virtual Summit hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration and SCORE.
Access critical federal resources, learn new business strategies, meet other business owners and chat with industry experts! This 4-day, action-packed event will include honoring small businesses around the country, educational sessions, online business resources, and exciting speakers.
The 2022 Small Business Persons of the Year award winners from each state, including the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands, will be honored, and the SBA will announce the 2022 National Small Business Person of the Year from among the state winners represented. In addition, National Small Business Week recognitions and educational sessions will occur throughout each of the SBA’s 10 regions and 68 district offices.
“National Small Business Week is a time to honor and celebrate America’s entrepreneurs and innovative startups. This year’s theme, ‘Building a Better America through Entrepreneurship,’ celebrates the resiliency and tenacity of America’s entrepreneurs who are doing their part to power our nation’s historic economic comeback.”
Isabella Casillas Guzman, Administrator
“We look forward to joining the SBA in co-hosting this important virtual summit during National Small Business Week. For anyone thinking about starting or growing a small business, this event will connect entrepreneurs with a wealth of industry experts and crucial information to help them achieve success.”
Bridget Weston, SCORE CEO
There are four exciting days of educational webinars, business success stories, award winners and more. Download the agenda to view the event schedule and attend the sessions that interest you.
Register for the Virtual Summit Sessions
May 4 & 5th, 2022 Sessions
May 4: A 5G Future - Technology to Transform Business
May 4, 2022, 11:40am EDT
The future of business is 5G. This session will examine what is 5G and how and where small businesses should implement it.
May 4: Fortifying Your Future - The Power of a Secure, Digital and Inclusive Network to Grow Your Business
May 4, 2022, 12:50pm EDT
In this workshop Visa explores how entrepreneurs can fortify their businesses against fraudsters and the power of cybersecurity and digitization.
May 4: How to Build Authentic Relationships and Grow Your Business
May 4, 2022, 2:00pm EDT
In this session, Spectrum Reach will discuss why leveraging community connections to reach the right customers is key to growing your business.
May 4: Embrace the Employee Revolution
May 4, 2022, 3:10pm EDT
The labor market is tight as companies try and retain people and keep hiring. In this presentation you will learn how to keep employees and attract new ones.
May 4: Grow Your Sales - Global Entrepreneurs Share Export Success Stories & Advice
May 4, 2022, 4:20pm EDT
Learn about global market opportunities and SBA products/services or other key government resources that can help grow your business.
May 5: NSBW Awards Ceremony 2022
May 5, 2022, 11:00am EDT
The National Small Business Awards ceremony acknowledges and celebrates small businesses from across the country for their ingenuity, creativity, and resilience.
May 2, 2022 Sessions
May 2: Coach Your Team to Success
May 2, 2022, 11:20am EDT
Maximize your team's performance by building your skill as a coach and not just a boss.
May 2: IoT Solutions - Unlock Your Business Growth, Simply
May 2, 2022, 12:30pm EDT
This session will examine what is IoT and how it can help you accomplish your business outcomes.
May 2: Great Product Photography
May 2, 2022, 1:40pm EDT
In this webinar, you will learn how to increase your online sales by capturing high-quality product photos.
May 2: Accelerating Your Small Business Success with eCommerce
May 2, 2022, 2:50pm EDT
Join this session to learn how small business owners from diverse backgrounds leverage eCommerce to launch their brand.
May 2: Good Ideas Lead to Big Impact
May 2, 2022, 4:00pm EDT
Join us for a deep dive into how a small coffee company went from losing revenue, to reinventing their business model.
May 3, 2022 Sessions
May 3: Economic & Small Business Outlook - The Times They are A-Changing
May 3, 2022, 11:00am EDT
This webinar will shed light on the economic health of the U.S and the small business sector and how it will shape the small business landscape.
May 3: Sell More with an Engaging Email Marketing Strategy
May 3, 2022, 12:10pm EDT
Join us and learn the three key stages of email marketing that can help you grow your business and increase your sales.
May 3: Empowering a Hybrid Workforce - Business and Tech Best-Practices to Unlock Productivity & Profit
May 3, 2022, 1:20pm EDT
Join this roundtable of experts and learn how to use technology to improve productivity, maximize talent and grow your business.
May 3: Your Next Level Business - How to Build a Foundation that Lasts
May 3, 2022, 2:30pm EDT
The entrepreneurial journey is a difficult one. In this presentation you will learn how to sustain business growth and find new opportunities.
May 3: Navigating Today's Small Business Landscape - How SBA is Investing in Your Ideas
May 3, 2022, 3:40pm EDT
This fireside chat will discuss major initiatives from the past year that invest directly in small and disadvantaged businesses across the U.S.
May 3: Securing Capital for Your Small Business - An Overview of SBA Programs
May 3, 2022, 4:30pm EDT
Attend this session to obtain insights on securing capital for your small business and an overview of the pertinent SBA programs.
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