April 27, 2022

SBA: 2022 National Small Business Week Co-Sponsors and Virtual Summit Event Schedule Announced

Official partners support SBA message of “Building a Better America Through Entrepreneurship”

Today, the U.S. Small Business Administration announced the official cosponsors and schedule for its 2022 National Small Business Week (NSBW) Virtual Summit, themed Building a Better America Through Entrepreneurship,” taking place May 2-5, 2022. National Small Business Week events are made possible every year due in part to the support of cosponsors.

Longtime National Small Business Week co-host SCORE provides mentoring services for entrepreneurs across America to help them achieve the American dream of business ownership. As an SBA resource partner, SCORE also provides guidance, real-world knowledge and practical tools and resources for entrepreneurs seeking to start or grow resilient businesses.

“Small business owners need resources and support to achieve their entrepreneurial dreams,” said SCORE CEO Bridget Weston. “SCORE is proud to cosponsor the National Small Business Week Virtual Summit with the SBA to connect America’s small businesses to the important information, tools and guidance they need to be successful now and for years to come.”

Visa U.S.A. Inc. has taken a leading role in National Small Business Week 2022 as a platinum level sponsor.

“Visa believes that digital advancements foster inclusion and access in ways that the world could not have anticipated just a few years ago,” said Veronica Fernandez, SVP, Regional Head of North America Business Solutions, Visa. “Participating in National Small Business Week is an opportunity to continue to invest in and support small businesses as part of our mission to be a network that works for everyone, everywhere.”

The following NSBW cosponsors have joined the SBA to celebrate and honor the nation’s 32.5 million small businesses for their integral role in powering our nation’s historic economic comeback as we pivot and continue building a better America:



Platinum Level Sponsor

Visa U.S.A. Inc.

Gold Level Sponsors

Google, LLC

T-Mobile USA, Inc.

Silver Level Sponsors  

Amazon.com Services, LLC

Constant Contact, Inc.   

JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association  

Meta Platforms, Inc.

Samsung Electronics America, Inc.  

Spectrum Reach

Square, Inc.  

Vistage Worldwide, Inc.

Bronze Level Sponsors

ADP, Inc.  

Fidelity National Information Services, Inc.  

Lockheed Martin Corporation

Lumen Technologies (CenturyLink)
Zebra Technologies

During this year’s NSBW Virtual Summit, business owners will also be able to join forums to get advice and connect with industry experts, be introduced to tools and federal resources, and get critical information needed to seize new opportunities, help strengthen our supply chains, and deliver the products and services Americans depend on.

Schedule is subject to changes.

National Small Business Week Virtual Programming Schedule

Monday, May 2, 2022

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Wednesday, May 4, 2022:

Thursday, May 5, 2022 – Last Day of Virtual Programming & Virtual Winners Celebration

The SBA has also partnered with federal agencies to ensure small businesses and start-ups obtain the resources they need to continue to innovate and deliver the products and services they depend on. These include:

Attendance is free of charge, but registration is required. Visit sba.gov/NSBW to register for National Small Business Week and other event information. All events will be live-streamed and will use the event hashtag #SmallBusinessWeek.

Details and information will be posted on https://www.sba.gov/NSBW as events are finalized.

This post was originally published here.