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National Small Business Week, May 1-7, 2016

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) is proud to celebrate the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) National Small Business Week (NSBW) starting May 1st through the 7th. This week will be filled with various small business empowerment events and appearances by the SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet.


Starting the week, Administrator Contreras-Sweet will be in Washington, D.C., where she will recognize and award outstanding small business owners from around the country. She will then continue the week with small business events in Atlanta, Denver, Phoenix, and finish up in California with visits to San Jose and Oakland. Additionally, recognition and educational events throughout SBA’s 10 Regions and 68 Districts will be held all week. In reference to SBA’s educational events, there will be 5 webinars taking place throughout the week.

To access additional information and to register for the NSBW webinars.

For more information on SBA and their services please visit, or for information on OSDBU, please visit

Last updated: Wednesday, August 23, 2017