About the Event

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America's Small Business Summit

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s annual event—America’s Small Business Summit— empowers you to become a voice for small business.  By uniting with small business owners, managers, and entrepreneurs from across the country you will have the opportunity to learn, network, and discuss common legislative and management concerns. 

The event will allow you to access the experience and perspective of hundreds of small business owners facing the same challenges you face and get the tools, strategies, and best practices to compete successfully in today’s rapidly changing business environment. You will boost your impact with ideas from successful entrepreneurs, corporate leaders, top caliber keynoters, and chamber executives. 

Night at the Newseum: 10th Anniversary Reception

Thursday, June 12,  6:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Attendees will enjoy a celebratory reception at Washington D.C.'s Newseum marking the 10th anniversary of the Small Business Summit. Attendees can enjoy visiting and interacting with all Newseum exhibits during the reception. Visit the Newseum site for a list of current exhibits.


Transportation to and from the reception will be provided for guests of the Omni Shoreham Hotel. There is no additional cost to attend the Newseum reception for those who registered for the full event or Thursday-only. 

Registration Fees

  Full Event Wednesday Only Thursday Only
Member Rate $400 $195 $255
Non-member Rate $500 $295 $355
Group Discount (5+) $350 $175 $195
Group Discount (25+) $300 $150 $175

Hotel Information

A discounted room rate of $289 is available at the Omni Shoreham Hotel for Summit registrants. You can reserve a room directly through the hotel's website. Rooms must be booked by May 23 to receive the special conference rate.
Please note: the first night stay will be charged upon making a reservation

Omni Shoreham Hotel
2500 Calvert Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20008
Phone: (202) 234-0700
Fax: (202) 265-7972

Are you local?

The U.S. Chamber is delighted to host an exclusive networking event during the 10th Anniversary reception at the Newseum for local (DC . MD . VA) business owners, organizations and U.S. Chamber staff. Come connect with other area small business owners and entrepreneurs in one of our capital city’s most stunning locations!