As Acting Chief Counsel in the Office of Advocacy at the U.S. Small Business Administration, (SBA), Ms. Rodgers advances the views, concerns and interests of small business before Congress, the...
USITC Announces Dates of Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Roundtables and Public Hearings
On September 6, 2013, the United States International Trade Commission (USITC) announced the dates for a series of roundtables the agency will hold, with the assistance of the Small Business Administration, across the U.S. The USITC is seeking information for a report that will identify trade-related barriers that U.S. SMEs perceive as disproportionately (compared to large firms) affecting their exports to the European Union (EU). Upcoming roundtables are scheduled for Chicago (9/13), Philadelphia (9/23), Raleigh (9/16), Los Angeles (9/23), Atlanta (9/17), New York (9/24), Denver (9/17), Irvine (9/24), Miami/Ft. Lauderdale (9/18), Sacramento 9/25(), Albuquerque (9/18), Boston (9/26), Houston (9/20), Providence (9/27), Salt Lake City (9/20), and Fresno (9/27). Public hearings will be held in San Jose, CA on September 26 and Washington, D.C. on October 8.
- Information on how to participate in the roundtables and public hearings, including the deadlines for each.
- Federal Register notice: Trade Barriers That U.S. Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Perceive as Affecting Exports to the European Union; Institution of Investigation and Scheduling of Hearing
- Advocacy contact: Sarah Bresolin Silver at 202-205-6790