2017 Small Business Policy Forum Agenda

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Location: The National Press Club (29 14th St. NW, 13th Floor, Washington, DC 20045)

Morning

7:30 - 8:30
Registration and Check-in with light breakfast
8:30 - 8:45
Welcome and Opening Remarks, John Arensmeyer, Founder & CEO, Small Business Majority
8:45 - 9:00
Keynote Speaker (Invited: Linda McMahon, Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration; New Hampshire Senator Jeanne Shaheen)
9:00 - 10:30
Panel

Ensuring Tax Reform Promotes Small Business Success
Panel description »

10:30 - 10:45
Break
10:45 - 12:15
Panel

Access to Capital: The Key to Small Business Growth and Economic Development
Panel description »

Afternoon

12:15 - 1:20
Networking Lunch
1:20 - 2:45
Interactive Roundtables

Policies to Boost Women’s Entrepreneurship
Panel description »

2:45 - 3:00
Break
3:00 - 4:10
Panel

Preserving Healthcare Benefits for Small Businesses
Panel description »

4:10 - 4:20
Break
4:20 - 5:30
Panel

Portable Benefits: Creating an Infrastructure for Entrepreneurs to Thrive
Panel description »

5:30 - 5:40
Closing Remarks

 

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Location: U.S. Capitol

Morning

8:15 - 9:00
Admission to U.S. Capitol Building
9:00 - 12:00
Program

Capitol Hill Program with House and Senate Committee Staff

12:00 pm
Policy Forum Concludes