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8:45 a.m.-10:00 a.m. ♦ Hill Day Kick-off
11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. ♦ Breakout Sessions
12:15 p.m.-1:30 p.m. ♦ Young Entrepreneurs Academy Competition Luncheon
2:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. ♦ Welcome and Housekeeping
2:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. ♦ General Sessions
5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. ♦ Reception
7:30 a.m.-9:00 a.m. ♦ Networking Breakfast
9:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m. ♦ Welcome Remarks: Tom Donohue, President and CEO, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. ♦ General Session
9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. ♦ B2B National Procurement Matchmaking: Summit attendees meet with procurement officers from federal agencies and Fortune 500 companies to discuss small business procurement opportunities. ♦ Meetings must be scheduled in advance. ♦ Note: Attendees must have a DUNS number and a CCR registration to participate.
10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. ♦ Small Business Resource Center
10:45 a.m.-11:15 a.m. ♦ Breakout Sessions
12:00 p.m.-1:45 p.m. ♦ DREAM BIG Small Business of the Year Awards Luncheon, sponsored by Sam's Club® ♦ The U.S. Chamber honors the seven regional finalists, announces the DREAM BIG Small Business of the Year, and recognizes the Young Entrepreneur Academy (YEA!) scholarship award winner.
2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. ♦ Concurrent Sessions
3:00 p.m.-3:15 p.m. ♦ Networking Break and Sponsor Exhibits
3:15 p.m.-4:15 p.m. ♦ General Session: 2014 Elections Preview ♦ Speaker: Charlie Cook, Editor and Publisher of The Cook Political Report, columnist for the National Journal
4:15 p.m.-5:15 p.m. ♦ General Session ♦ Speaker: Jim VandeHei, Presdient, CEO, and co-founder, POLITICO
6:30 p.m.-10:00 p.m. ♦ 10 Year Anniversary Cocktail Reception
8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m. ♦ DREAM BIG Blue Ribbon Awards Breakfast sponsored by Sam's Club®—by invitation only ♦ Tom Donohue, President and CEO, U.S. Chamber of Commerce. ♦ The U.S. Chamber of Commerce honors the 2014 Blue Ribbon Small Business Award winners. The winner of the Community Excellence Award is announced.
8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m. ♦ Pancake Breakfast and Passport Prizes
View the 2013 Agenda.