Monday, May 2
WHAT: 2016 National Small Business Week Award Ceremony and Cybersecurity Panel discussion.
WHEN: 8:15 a.m. – Noon EDT
WHERE: United States Institute of Peace, 2301 Constitution Ave., NW Washington, D.C. 20037
WHO: SBA Administrator Contreras-Sweet will be joined by businessman and entrepreneur Mark Cuban as they announce the National Small Business Person of the year. Nominees from each state and territory will be individually awarded and present to see who will be crowned the next National Small Business Person of the Year.
Other awards that will be presented include:
- Exporter of the Year
- Small Business Prime Contractor of the Year
- Small Business Subcontractor of the Year
- 8(a) Graduate of the Year
- Dwight D. Eisenhower Awards for Excellence (for large prime contractors who use small businesses as suppliers and contractors)
- Services winner
- Manufacturing winner
- Research and Development winner
Cybersecurity Panel Discussion
Time: 11 a.m.- Noon EDT
Small businesses are becoming a larger target for criminals seeking to access sensitive data because attackers are well aware that small businesses have limited resources or personnel dedicated to information system security. In an effort to help keep your small business secure, hear from SBA Deputy Administrator Doug Kramer along with experts from Microsoft, ADP, and ESET discuss cybersecurity tips and trends.
HOW: Press must RSVP for the event to: firstname.lastname@example.org by 8 a.m. May 2, 2016
Cosponsorship Authorization #SBW2016 SBA's participation in this cosponsored activity is not an endorsement of the views, opinions, products or services of any Cosponsor or other person or entity. All SBA/SCORE programs and services are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact: email@example.com (link sends e-mail). SCORE is partially funded by SBA Cooperative Agreement No. SBAHQ-14-S-0001.
National Small Business Week 2016 sponsors include: Chase for Business, SCORE, ADP, Colonial Life, Intuit, Sam' s Club, Square, YP, ESET, Facebook, Instagram, Lockheed Martin, Microsoft, National Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders (NAGGL) and VEDC.
Contact: Terry Sutherland (202) 205-6919
Advisory Number: MA16-28
Internet Address: http://www.sba.gov/news
To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/businessman-mark-cuban-to-speak-at-national-small-business-week-award-ceremony-on-monday-300260641.html
SOURCE U.S. Small Business Administration