Welcome to the 2015 Small Business Matters Summit to be held in sunny Fort Lauderdale, Florida! We are excited that you are interested in attending our fifth Small Business Matters Entrepreneurship Summit which will be held on Saturday August 1st from 8am-4pm.

The day will be comprised of several workshops around the themes of Money, Marketing, and Management. There will be also be an Empowerment Room where attendees can meet public and private sector representatives to learn about services that can help their business grow. The event expects to draw upwards of 200 focused participants who will also have the opportunity to network with industry leaders and thriving entrepreneurs to enable them to leverage their knowledge and expertise.  Space is limited! Register Today.  This year the registration will be FREE (Includes Networking Breakfast, Workshops, and Luncheon Ticket).  We look forward to seeing you in Ft. Lauderdale, FL!

A highlight of the Summit will be the opening plenary session by Dr. Traci Lynn Burton, President and CEO of Traci Lynn Jewelry. The luncheon keynote address will by made by the dynamic and influential leader, Mr. Alfred A Edmond, Jr, the Senior Vice President/Chief Content Officer of Black Enterprise. He is the content leader, brand representative and expert resource for all of the media platforms under the Black Enterprise brand. Another exciting component of the Summit will be our Business Pitch Competition to be held at our luncheon in the afternoon. The Pitch Competition allows ten new and existing business owners the opportunity to pitch their product to a panel of judges. Three finalists will have an opportunity to win up to $10,000 cash and other training opportunities that can develop your business!

We look forward to having you at our Small Business Matters Summit. We know it will be a rewarding experience! Register now!

Entrepreneurship and Business Development
National Urban League