November 24, 2014
On November 24, 2014, the Travelers Institute held its 14th Small Business — Big Opportunity symposium to help small business owners around the Washington, D.C. area prepare for Small Business Saturday and the holiday shopping season. The event, part of a national series examining solutions to small business challenges, took place in Reston, Virginia, in partnership with the Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council). Click for a full summary.
Keynote Address: “National and Regional Trends for Small Business”
Ray Keating, Chief Economist, Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council
Moderator – Joan Woodward, President, Travelers Institute; Executive Vice President, Public Policy; The Travelers Companies, Inc.
Kate Armfield, Chief Operating Officer, AHT Insurance
Tim Francis, Enterprise Lead for Cyber Insurance, The Travelers Companies, Inc.
Karen Kerrigan, President & CEO, Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council
Jeff Dick, Chairman, CEO and President, MainStreet Bank; Chairman, Virginia Association of Community Banks
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Five Ideas for Small Business from Travelers Institute’s Small Business – Big Opportunity event in Reston, VA on Nov. 24, 2014.