Did you know that there are more than 30 million small business owners across the country, and that they create 2 out of every 3 net new jobs in the private sector? More than half our workforce either works for or owns a small business.

National Small Business Week [May 5 - 11] is dedicated to shining a spotlight on small business owners throughout the nation. Here are a few ways you can get involved and show your support!

  • Virtual Conference:  The U.S. Small Business Administration and SCORE Association will host a free, 2-Day Virtual Conference from May 7-8. Topics and Registration Info
  • Join the Conversation: SBA (@SBAgov) will host a Twitter chat on Friday, May 10 at 12:00 pm ET on how to start and grow a business. Use #SmallBusinessWeek in your social media posts to share your story and spread the word.
  • Award Winners: Watch the award announcements live via the SBA's Facebook Page (click here for times).
  • Check out our blog on events happening in Austin!

Find out more at https://www.sba.gov/national-small-business-week