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Urban Grape Wine Shop Expands to Washington, D.C.
Owners TJ and Hadley Douglas were named America's Top Small Business in 2021 and sit on the Chamber's Small Business Council. The expansion builds on their mission to make the wine industry more accessible.
By Lindsay Cates
In 2023, the Chamber shaped pro-business outcomes for the most immediate issues at hand while also advancing debates around the topics that will determine our nation’s competitiveness for years to come.
Chamber OnDemand Highlights
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- Americans Deserve a Transparent and Accountable FTCThe Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) recent actions are alarming and pose a serious threat to our economy.
- America Works InitiativeWe are calling on elected officials and the federal and state level to take immediate action to help address this national economic crisis.
- Equality of Opportunity InitiativeThe EOI agenda advances real solutions through private sector initiatives, and policy advocacy at the federal, state, and local levels.
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- RetirementSmall Business Retirement SummitTuesday, February 2709:00 AM EST - 05:30 PM EST
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Learn about small businesses’ contributions to the economy and the unique challenges they face.
The U.S. defaulting on its debt would be catastrophic for the economy. That’s why the Chamber has been fighting for months to get a debt limit deal done.
Business and government working in partnership is critical to overcoming global challenges. The 2023 G7 Summit in Hiroshima, Japan highlighted the vital role business plays in shaping the global economy.
Today, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Vice President of Immigration Policy Jon Baselice released a statement after the introduction of the bipartisan DIGNITY Act of 2023 in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Small businesses would be affected by a default. Learn about the debt limit standoff and what small businesses can do to help stop a default and prepare for one, if it does occur.
The Chamber’s Prompt Pay Pledge is asking companies to pay small business suppliers and vendors faster. Our VP of Small Business Policy explains why it’s important for the economy.
All across America, small and medium-sized exporters are flourishing, selling their products to international customers, gaining market share—and creating jobs. Here are three of them.
Ahead of World Trade Week (May 21-27), our team breaks down all the ways trade supports and benefits American workers.