Watch Today's Events Live

Thursday, June 20

Today is day four of National Small Business Week! Events are taking place in Pittsburgh and online, so take a look at what's on the agenda for panels on how to start or grow a business.

You can also check out the live-stream of SBA Administrator Karen Mills and Square/Twitter Co-Founder Jack Dorsey discuss business and technology at 7pm ET from Washington, DC.

Watch all events online at www.sba.gov/smallbusinessweek



8:30am ET (5:30am PT) – Welcome and Keynote Speaker

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  • Dr. Mary McKinney, Western PA Small Business Network
  • Greg DeFeo, PTI President
  • Gus Faucher, PNC Senior Economist, The PNC Financial Services Group

9:45am ET (6:45am PT) – Armchair Interview

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  • Armchair Interview with Administrator, Karen Mills
  • "Pittsburgh Entrepreneurial Ecosystem" Panel
  • "Growing and Going Global" Panel 


12:10pm ET (9:10am PT) – Keynote Speaker

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  • Scott Rotruck, VP Chesapeake Energy

7pm ET (4pm PT)- SBA Administrator Karen Mills & Square/Twitter Co-Founder Jack Dorsey

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  • Discussion with small business owners featuring Jack Dorsey, Square and Twitter Co-Founder, and Karen Mills, SBA Administrator
  • Tune in live at www.sba.gov/smallbusinessweek at 7pm ET (4pm PT)


Today's Google+ Hangout

4pm ET (1 pm PT) – How to Get a Business Loan

Join our expert panel as they provide you with tips on getting a loan to start or grow a business. They'll also take your questions during the event on Google+ and Twitter using the hashtag #SBW2013.

Today's Hangout features:

  • Dave Rader, Wells Fargo, SBA Business Lending Executive
  • Nikos Ridge, Ninkasi Brewing Company, CEO (SBA loan recipient)
  • Bernard Bossom, SCORE, Counselor
  • Jeanne Hulit, SBA, Associate Administrator for Capital Access
  • Calvin Goings, SBA, Regional Administrator

View the Hangout live on the SBA Google+ page