SET THE AGENDA.

On Nov. 14-15, 2018, NSBA held its Small Business Congress in Washington, D.C. where small-business leaders from across the country discussed topics ranging from health care costs and workforce preparedness to addressing the U.S. debt and online data security. The two-day conference was packed full with policy discussions and culminated in attendees voting on what will be NSBA’s Top Priority Issues for the coming two years.

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Bring your issues front-and-center to Washington, D.C. Even if you missed the Small Business Congress, there are countless ways for NSBA members to be involved throughout the year.

Click here for more on our last Small Business Congress

Click here to view NSBA’s current Priority Issues

Click here to see NSBA leadership testifying on your issues

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2018 SCHEDULE

Below is the schedule for the 2018 Small Business Congress to give you an idea what this event is all about.

Event Registration
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Sign in and get your packet with a wealth of information about the coming days’ activities and background pieces on our top lobbying issues.


SBC General Session I
10:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Hear from policy insiders, Capitol Hill staffers and small-business experts on key small-business issues and where they stand in Congress.


NSBA Annual Member Meeting & Luncheon
12:15 – 1:30 p.m.

Hear from an engaging key-note speaker and join NSBA in honoring our 2018 leadership and elect the 2019 Board of Trustees leadership.


SBC General Session II 
1:45 – 5:30 p.m.

Hear from policy insiders, Capitol Hill staffers and small-business experts on key small-business issues and where they stand in Congress.


SBC Reception
5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Network with your fellow event attendees and relax after a long-day of talking policy and priorities.


General Session & Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Roll-up your sleeves as we dig into the many NSBA policies and work to develop the organization’s Top 10 Priorities for the coming two years.


SBC Priority Presentation & Small Business Roundtable
1:00 p.m.

Representatives from each of NSBA’s four Issue Committees will present to the entire delegation their proposed priorities, followed by voting on our final priorities.

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SPONSORS

NSBA Sponsors and Partners receive extensive benefits designed to complement your corporation’s strategic marketing objectives, as well as reach key market segments. In addition, sponsors and partners find that a relationship with NSBA offers a number of added benefits.

The Small Business Congress is an excellent opportunity to connect with the leaders of the small-business community in a personal and strategic atmosphere.

2018 EVENT SPONSORS