National Small Business Week


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May 1-7, 2016

Our nation’seconomy has always been built on small businesses—locally owned enterpriseswhere community needs are met and creative ideas first prosper. Afterall, most big businesses got that way because they were able to succeed on a locallevel first.

This week marks National Small Business Week, a time to recognize the collective impact and power that smallbusinesses have on our nation and our communities. Did you know that roughly 99% of thenation’s employers are small businesses, and contribute60-80% of all jobs in this country? That’s huge. 

Take some time tocheck out this list of localevents being sponsored by the Small BusinessAdministration nationwide to commemorate National Small Business Week. Theseevents are also being streamed live. Catch them no matter where you live o