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SBA National Ombudsman to Host Small Business Regulatory Fairness Roundtable in Edina
Release Date: 
Monday, August 8, 2016
Release Number: 
Sarah Swenty

MINNEAPOLIS -- small business owners, representatives of local economic development organizations, trade groups and community leaders are invited to join the U.S. Small Business Administration’s National Ombudsman Earl Gay to discuss federal regulatory issues impacting small businesses in the Minneapolis area on Friday, August 19, at 1 p.m.

This regulatory fairness roundtable is an opportunity for the small business community to learn how the SBA’s Office of the National Ombudsman can help entrepreneurs save time and money in resolving difficult regulatory compliance and enforcement issues.

Business owners will also be able to provide real-time input on regulatory enforcement fairness issues affecting their companies, while networking with SBA partners to learn more about local resources and assistance supporting small business success.

WHAT: Regulatory Fairness Roundtable for Small Business

WHERE: Hennepin County Library—Southdale Branch

7001 York Avenue S., Ethel Berry Room

Edina, Minnesota  55435

WHEN: Friday, August 19, 2016   1 p.m. to 3 p.m. CDT


The Edina small business roundtable is free and open to the public.  To register, email , or call (202) 205-2417 by Tuesday, August 16. 

Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made in advance by emailing Elahe Zahirieh at

For more information about the Office of the National Ombudsman, visit, or call 888-REG-FAIR (888-734-3247).


The U.S. Small Business Administration was created in 1953 and since January 13, 2012, has served as a Cabinet-level agency of the federal government to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation. The SBA helps Americans start, build and grow businesses. Through an extensive network of field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations, the SBA delivers its services to people throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Guam.