Hearings

Communities That Think Small and Win Big


The Committee on Small Business will meet for a hearing titled, “Communities That Think Small and Win Big.”  The hearing is scheduled to begin at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 in Room 2360 of the Rayburn House Office Building

This hearing will highlight communities that have developed thriving small business ecosystems.  Local officials will analyze key elements of a business-friendly environment and review socioeconomic returns on small business investment within their communities and surrounding regions.  Members will have the opportunity to discuss innovative economic development policy strategies and determine best practices.

Attachments
1. Hearing Notice
2. Witness List
3. Hearing Memo 
4. Opening Statement

Witnesses 
Mr. Greg Prestemon
President & CEO
EDC Business & Community Partners
St. Charles, MO
Testimony 
Disclosure

Mr. Derek Miller
President & CEO
Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance
Salt Lake City, UT
Testimony 
Disclosure

Ms. Vanessa Wagner
Small Business and Entrepreneurship Manager
Loudoun County Department of Economic Development
Ashburn, VA
Testimony 

Mr. Gregg Bishop
Commissioner
NYC Department of Small Business Services
New York, NY
Testimony