ChallengeHER 5% Goal Victory Celebration Reception for Women Owned Small Business
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM (EDT)
American Express OPEN, U.S. Small Business Administration, and Women Impacting Public Policy invite you to join us at a reception honoring the Women Owned Small Business Federal Procurement Program to
Celebrate the Achievement of the 5% Goal for Women Owned Small Businesses
For the first time ever, the federal government awarded 5% of its contracts to women-owned small businesses. Join us on Capitol Hill to celebrate, and to renew our commitment to make sure 5% is a floor, not the ceiling!
Honored guests include:
The Honorable Maria Contreras-Sweet
Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration
Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez (NY)
Ranking Member, House Small Business Committee
President, Global Commercial Payments, American Express
Founder and President Emeritus, Women Impacting Public Policy
More to be Announced!
The event is free; space is limited
For additional information, please email ChallengeHER@wipp.org
A few special notes on our program:
- Event attendees will be required to enter through Cannon House Office Building security
- Parking on Capitol Hill is limited, please consider taking public transit
- Remember to bring ample business cards for networking purposes
- Business attire suggested
Cosponsorship Authorization # 16-4010-48.
SBA’s participation in this cosponsored activity is not an endorsement of the views, opinions, products or services of any cosponsor or other person or entity. All SBA programs and services are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis.
Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact: 202-205-6933