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DC Chamber of Commerce 2023 Small Business Summit – Connect, Grow, Succeed

May 9, 2023 @ 7:30 am - 3:30 pm

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The DC Chamber of Commerce 2023 Small Business Summit will convene leaders from across local & federal governments and the small business industry to address the latest trends and emerging developments in the District of Columbia’s small business landscape through insightful discussions, expert panels, and interactive workshops. Special educational programming will also be featured for our small DC-based retailers.

WHEN: Tuesday, May 9th, 2023

TIME: 7:30 am to 3:30 pm

WHERE: Washington Convention Center

REGISTER: https://www.dcchamber.org/event/2023-small-biz-summit/

Keynote Speaker

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Gina Schaefer, CEO and Co-Founder, A Few Cool Hardware Stores

Gina will share her remarkable story of overcoming adversity and discrimination and turning into it success all while supporting and empowering entrepreneurship. Read more about Gina HERE.

Call for Nominations – DC Chamber of Commerce Small Business Awards

Each year the DC Chamber of Commerce honors the success of small businesses who have contributed to the business and economic growth of our community. The awards will be announced and presented on May 9, 2023, at the Small Business Summit luncheon.

Nominations will be evaluated based on information provided in applications. The award categories are:

  • Small Business of the Year
  • Small Business Person of the Year
  • Young Entrepreneur of the Year
  • Non-Profit Organization of the Year
  • Small Business Champion of the Year
  • Women in Business Champion of the Year

Submission Deadline – Friday, March 31, 2023. https://dcchamber.org/2023-small-business-summit-nominations/


May 9, 2023
7:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Washington Convention Center
801 Mt Vernon Pl NW
Washington, DC, 20001 United States
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