MEDIA AVAILABILITY FOR TUESDAY, MAY 12: 100+ Small Business Owners Head to D.C. to Tackle Top Issues Facing Small Employers at Small Business Leadership Summit

For immediate release: May 8, 2015

CONTACT:
Kelsey Bye | Media and Communications Associate
(202) 289-0957 | [email protected]mallbusinessmajority.org

Small Business Leadership Summit brings more than 100 small business leaders from across the country to Washington D.C. to discuss pressing issues facing small businesses; opportunity to talk with elected officials and members of the Administration about policies to bolster small business

Washington, D.C.—Small Business Majority will host its inaugural Small Business Leadership Summit May 11-13, 2015, where it will bring more than 100 small business leaders from across the country to our nation’s capitol to interact with policymakers, issue experts and senior members of the Obama Administration to identify and discuss policies that will help small businesses. Small business owners will hear directly from Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator of the Small Business Administration, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) about key policies impacting the small business community.

“This Summit will engage with real small business owners to discuss the issues shaping our economy and identify pragmatic policy recommendations to help them thrive and grow,” said John Arensmeyer, Founder & CEO of Small Business Majority. “We’ll hear from real entrepreneurs—from all walks of life and all areas of the country—about the issues affecting their business and their profits, including access to capital, tax reform, workforce issues and barriers to technology.”

WHO: John Arensmeyer, Founder & CEO of Small Business Majority; small business owners from across the country

WHAT: Available to discuss the Small Business Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C., which brings together 100 small business owners from across the nation to discuss top issues facing small businesses and entrepreneurs

WHEN: In-person interviews of John Arensmeyer and small business owners all day Tuesday, May 12, 2015. Phone interviews available before or after Summit, upon request.

WHERE: The National Press Club, 529 14th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20045

TO REQUEST AN INTERVIEW: Contact Kelsey Bye, Media and Communications Associate for Small Business Majority: (202) 289-0957 or [email protected]

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About Small Business Majority

Small Business Majority is a national small business advocacy organization, founded and run by small business owners to focus on solving the biggest problems facing America’s 28 million small businesses today. We actively engage small business owners to drive smart public policy and get entrepreneurs the resources they need to thrive. We conduct extensive opinion and economic research and work with our rapidly growing network of 40,000 small business owners across the country to ensure their voices are an integral part of the public policy debate. Learn more about us on our website and follow us on Twitter and Facebook.