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The Latin Business Association has been selected as one of the 40 non-profit and community partners that have teamed up with SBA to help promote National Small Business Week and ensure that the week is a complete success.

National Small Business Week, the annual event hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration to recognize the nation’s top small businesses, entrepreneurs, small business advocates and champions, kicks off its activities May 12 in San Francisco. The celebrations will continue through May 16 with similar events in Kansas City, May 13; Boston, May 15; and Washington, D.C., May 15-16.

Activities in all four cities will feature national level speakers, workshops, expert panels on a variety of entrepreneurial topics, and business matchmaking opportunities. The national celebrations will culminate with the presentation of the National Small Business Person of the Year award in Washington. D.C., on May 16.

The complete list of Non-Profit and Community Partners include:

    Accion East
    Alliance for Multicultural Entrepreneurs
    American Booksellers Association
    America’s Small Business Development Centers
    Asian Business Association
    Association of Women’s Business Centers
    Babson College Center for Entrepreneurship
    Business Forward
    California Association of Microenterprise Opportunity
    Chatham University
    Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses
    Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities
    International Franchise Association
    iStart Jax
    Latin Business Association
    Latina Style Magazine
    Minority Business Roundtable
    National Association for the Self-Employed
    National Association of Development Companies
    National Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders
    National Association of Professional Employer Organizations
    National Black MBA Association
    National Federation of Independent Business
    National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
    National League of Cities
    National Small Business Association
    National Urban League
    Native American Contractors Association
    Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council
    Small Business Investors Alliance
    Small Business Legislative Committee
    Small Business Majority
    Small Business Minnesota
    The Latino Coalition
    US Black Chamber
    US Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
    Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce
    Women Impacting Public Policy
    Women in Diversified Services

View complete details about SBA’s National Small Business Week 2014- Washington, DC– coming May 15th & 16th, 2014 to Washington, DC!