NAWBO® is proud to partner with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Latino Coalition
to host next year’s Small Business Summit, which will feature speakers
like political strategists James Carville and Mary Matalin as well as
Chairman, President and CEO of Fed-Ex Frederick W. Smith.
Please consider joining more than 600 small businesses and local
chamber and association leaders in Washington, D.C. for this exciting
event. With the 2012 elections approaching, this is a “can’t miss”
opportunity to make the voice of your small business heard.
The Summit is THE premiere SMALL business event with BIG results for your business. Here’s a preview of what you can expect at the 2012 Summit:
- Participate in policy briefings tailored to your priorities.
- Engage with your Members of Congress.
- Prepare for the 2012 elections and their impact on your community.
- Connect with small businesses and chambers and associations from across the country.
- Learn from leading business experts.
You can also expect several NAWBO® only sessions, the details of which are currently being finalized.
In addition, one small business will win $10,000! Applications are
now being accepted for America’s Small Business Summit’s DREAM BIG Small
Business of the Year Award! The Awards program is designed to honor our
nation’s job creators and recognize their significant contributions as
drivers of economic growth.
Apply online or nominate a business at www.uschambersummit.com/award. Nominations are due on January 6, 2012 and applications are due on January 13, 2012 so don’t delay!
Applications will be judged on the following criteria:
• Staff training and motivation
• Community involvement
• Customer service
• Business strategies and goals
• Financial performance and business history
Please consider applying yourself or nominating someone you know for
this prestigious award and mark your calendar for the America’s Small
Business Summit on May 21-23, 2012!
For planning purposes, NAWBO® would like to secure a room block. If
you are interested in attending the Summit and would need a room in DC,
please CLICK HERE to let us know. The tentative rates at the Omni Hotel/meeting venue would be around $269/night.