The Small Business Matters Entrepreneurship Summit will be comprised of three sets of concurrent workshops around the themes of Money, Management, and Marketing segmented in tracks based upon the stage of business (Start-Up/Pre-Venture, Growth, and Accelerated). Session topics will include - access to capital, how to do business with corporate suppliers, pitch workshops, marketing strategies, and much more! You do not want to miss out on the opportunity to gain valuable insight and network with hundreds of industry leaders, potential investors, and successful entrepreneurs. Also, visit the Connection Zone where you can meet public and private sector representatives to learn about resources that can help elevate your business.

Another exciting component of the Summit will be the Pitch Competition to be held during the luncheon.The Pitch Competition provides pre-selected new and existing business owners the opportunity to pitch their product or service to a panel of judges. A total of $10,000 and other training opportunities is up for grabs! In order to enter the pitch competition, registration for the Small Business Matters Summit is required. Once your registration is successfully completed, you will receive instructions on how to enter the Pitch Competition.