The 38th Annual America’s SBDC Conference takes place September 4-7, 2018, in Washington, DC, at the beautiful Washington Marriott Marquis. Every year our conference attracts 1,300+ SBDC professionals from all over the nation. These advisors, trainers and directors come together for professional development and networking.

Their passion for small business can be seen in the 140+ workshops that overflow into the hallways, and in the exhibit hall where they eagerly mingle with each other and the tradeshow exhibitors, seeking the latest information on products and services that can ensure the success of their small business clients. The theme of this year’s conference is “Connect & Protect.”

Logo

Keynote Speakers

John Sileo

John Sileo

Wednesday, Sept. 5th
The Hacker’s Blacklist: 7 Critical Cybersecurity Threats & Solutions
Website | About
Sponsored by Intuit

Ramon Ray

Ramon Ray

Thursday, Sept. 6th
Making Human Connections in a World of Likes, Shares and Emojis
Website | About

SBA (invited to speak)

Attendees

Attendees

Registration Opens May 15, 2018
Attendee Registration – $795
Conference Schedule Overview

Hotel

Marriott Marquis Washington, DC

Room Rate: $199++. Hotel Room Block opens May 15, 2018 (only registered attendees can access the room block)

Hotel
Supporters

Supporters

Opportunities Starting at $5,000
Prospectus – Coming Soon!
Conference Schedule Overview

2018 State Stars

Who is your State Star?

State Directors, remember to fill out the 2018 State Star online information form.

State Stars

Conference Happenings