Small Business Week

DC Small Business Week 2024 is April 28th – May 4th

(But we’ll be celebrating the entire month of May!)


Annually during the first week of May, CNHED, along with our member organizations, District agency partners, and the entire small business community recognizes and celebrates National Small Business Week in the District of Columbia.

Since 2016, the District has observed this weeklong celebration highlighting the impact of entrepreneurs, small business owners, and others. More than half of Americans either own or work for a small business, and they create about two out of every three new jobs in the U.S. each year. #DCSmallBizWeek is more than just an opportunity to recognize and celebrate our small businesses, but also a call to action to actively support them. Join us in our commitment to supporting small and local businesses, and ensuring a strong economic future for our communities.

Together, we can Keep DC Strong by supporting our local businesses.

Special Thanks to ELEVATE businesses

Small Business Month Calendar

Whether you’re a small business, a supporter, or an organization providing assistance or capital to small businesses, you can participate in the month’s coordinated activities! See below.

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Event Details

May 22, 2024

4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

1957 E St., NW , Washington, District of Columbia, 20052

ELEVATE Cohort IV Graduation

Please join us as we celebrate the graduation of ELEVATE Cohort IV with our partners, the George Washington University School of Business!

ELEVATE Small Business Small Business Week
Event Details

May 30, 2024

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

7059 Blair Rd., NE Suite 100, Washington, District of Columbia, 20012

Small Business Month: “Build a Brand Kit on CANVA Pro”

Discover a unique opportunity to enhance your brand identity! Join us on May 30, for an exclusive branding workshop hosted by Washington Digital Media. Don’t miss out on this invaluable chance to take your business to new heights!

Capacity Building Institute CNHED Membership Small Business Small Business Support Working Group Small Business Week

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