Jobs Act Tour- Chicago, IL- 4/15

Citigroup Center Building**
500 West Madison Street, Suite 1150
Chicago, IL 60661

To RSVP*, please email the following information about each attendee from your business to:

Email Address
Phone Number
Mailing Address
Breakout Session Interests (One for each time slot)

Registration begins 30 minutes prior to the opening session.

Time Breakout Sessions - For more details, click here
9 - 10am Opening Remarks and Overview of Small Business Jobs Act: Marianne O'Brien Markowitz, Regional Administrator; Steve Smits, Associate Administrator for Capital Access
10 - 10:15am Break
10:15 - 11:30am

Room 1
Small Business Jobs Act provisions affecting Small Business participation in government contracting

Room 2
Lender Roundtable for prospective and current SBA lenders (Steve Smits, Associate Administrator for Capital Access)

Room 3
Expanding Exporting Opportunities for Small Business (Luz Hopewell, Acting Associate Administrator of International Trade)

11:30am - 12:45pm

Room 1
Jobs Act contracting provisions, Continued

Room 2
Lender Roundtable, Continued

Room 3
Investing in Counseling and Training Services to Support the Growth of Small Business (Jerry Flavin, Assistant Administrator for Faith Based and Neighborhood Partnerships)

12:45 - 1:45pm Break for Lunch
1:45 - 3pm

Room 1
Size Standards: Overview

Room 2
Opportunities in Accessing Capital

Room 3
Expanding Exporting Opportunities for Small Business

3 - 4:15pm

Room 1
Regional Government Contracting Update and Staff Meet & Greet

Room 2
New SBA Loan Programs

Room 3
Investing in Counseling and Training Services to Support the Growth of Small Business

*Note: Space is limited
**Reasonable accommodations will be provided for persons with disabilities if requested at least one week in advance of the event for which assistance is being requested
For such requests, please contact: Andrew D. Cutillo at or (202) 205-6280

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