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.”

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Keynote Speakers

Matt Rissell

Matt Rissell

Wednesday, Sept. 5th
Co-Founder, TSheets
Vice President, General Managment,
Intuit
Meet Matt Rissell

John Sileo

John Sileo

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

Linda McMahon

Linda McMahon

Thursday, Sept. 6th
Administrator
U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)
Meet Linda McMahon

Ramon Ray

Ramon Ray

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

Attendees

Attendees

Register Now!
(Attendee Registration – $795)
Conference Schedule Overview
Workshop Schedule

Hotel

Marriott Marquis Washington, DC
(Conference Room Rate: $199++)
After you register for the conference, you will receive an email with a link for making your hotel room reservation.

Hotel Food Outlets
Restaurant Recommendations

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Exhibitors & Sponsors

Opportunities Starting at $5,000
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Conference Prospectus
Trade Show Floor Plan
Conference Schedule Overview

2018 State Stars

Who is your State Star?

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

Star Reception

Conference Happenings