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Sam's Club is proud to sponsor America's Small Business Summit and the Dream BIG Small Business of the Year Awards. As the club for the small business community, Sam's Club salutes your strength, sacrifice and success.

Our company was founded by Sam Walton to give small businesses the purchasing power of larger ones - allowing them to cut costs and build profit. Today, our commitment is stronger than ever. Sam's Club now offers affordable access to innovative services for families and small business owners, including travel, credit, business payment, payroll and HR services, identity protection plans, healthcare, accounting, legal solutions, and more. As the needs of business owners evolve, we are committed to bringing more to the member: more savings of money and time, more convenience through innovation in our clubs and SamsClub.com and more access to on-demand experts for critical business and personal needs. Our members can now rely on Sam's Club as one network for savings, services and support to make their lives easier - and to fuel business growth.

Congratulations to the 2016 Blue Ribbon Award winners on their achievements - we look forward to growing with you.

American Express OPEN is a leading payment card issuer for small businesses in the United States and supports business owners and entrepreneurs with products and services to help them run and grow their businesses. This includes business charge and credit cards that deliver purchasing power, flexibility, rewards, savings on business services from an expanded lineup of partners and online tools and services designed to help improve profitability. American Express OPEN is dedicated to helping small business do more business.

About Small Business Saturday:

Small Business Saturday was created by American Express in 2010 in response to small business owners’ most pressing need: more customers. November 26th marks the seventh annual Small Business Saturday, a day dedicated to supporting the local businesses that can help create jobs, boost the economy and preserve neighborhoods around the country. Learn more about Small Business Saturday and the Shop Small Movement at ShopSmall.com.

FedEx is pleased to announce our continuing sponsorship of the 2016 America’s Small Business Summit. As a supporter of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, we are proud to join the world’s largest business organization to support the development of small businesses.

A more connected world means more opportunities. That’s why customers count on the FedEx diverse portfolio of transportation, e-commerce, and business solutions. Our air, ground and sea networks cover more than 220 countries and territories, linking more than 99 percent of the world’s GDP.

We are consistently ranked among the world’s most admired brands and employers. More than 300,000 FedEx team members are absolutely, positively focused on safety, the highest ethical and professional standards, and the needs of our customers and communities.

FedEx offers U.S. Chamber members savings on FedEx Express ®, FedEx Ground®, FedEx Office®, and FedEx Freight® services.  As one of the most reliable companies in the shipping industry, FedEx helps small businesses manage their costs. U.S. Chamber members can take advantage of discounts by calling 800-345-6227 or going to www.uschamber.com/fedex.

C.T. Hellmuth & Associates is happy again to be a proud sponsor of the Small Business Summit and a long term supporter of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

We are an Employee Benefits broker that is 100% client focused, tenacious negotiators and fierce client advocates. We are an extension of our clients HR department, always working in the client’s best interest. Our experience, reputation for honesty, professionalism and exceptional customer service differentiates us from our competitors.

We cover all aspects of employee benefits ranging from Medical (fully insured and self-funded), Dental, Life, Disability, Long Term Care, 401(k) and Executive Benefits to highlight a few. Basically every benefit that is available we have experience in dealing with as well as the ability to place multiple vendors for that coverage. We are staunch advocates on behalf of our clients and encourage our clients to expect nothing less than 100% satisfaction of our services.

We are very unique in that we assist our clients financially to promote and foster health and wellness programs and to provide enrollment and communication support, including an employee self-service benefits website and providing you with self service tools having easy 24/7 access to a vast resource of information.

District Creative Printing has been delivering superior quality printing for over 50 years. A family-owned and operated shop, we're more than just another printer. We know that in order to be around another fifty years, we need to do a lot more than provide good printing. Our service goal is excellence, nothing less.

Let District be your rock, a stable presence in this sometimes crazy world of publishing and deadlines.

Count on us, District Creative Printing is rock steady.

Interise is the best story you have never heard. Since 2004, Interise has focused on achieving impact and building a resilient organization with its model for accelerating economic and small business growth. The model focuses exclusively on second-stage growth companies in lower income communities – companies that survive start-up, achieve early growth, and are poised for further growth and scalability.

To build the capacity of these existing small employers, Interise developed the StreetWise 'MBA'™.  Participants emerge with a three-year Strategic Growth Plan and the tools, peer and professional relationships, and network needed to implement it. These companies have increased their annual revenues on average by 40-50%, and since 2008, have secured almost $3 billion in government, corporate and institutional contracts. Building capacity for procurement success is a unique feature of the StreetWise 'MBA'™. By the end of 2016, Interise will have served nearly 5,000 small businesses in over 70 cities nationwide.

Through its data and technology platform, Kabbage Inc. provides fully automated funding to small businesses. Customers apply online in minutes to connect existing business information generated through accounting data, online sales, shipping and dozens of other sources. Kabbage provides an instant decision and gives qualified small businesses ongoing access to lines of credit up to $100,000. Customers can use any increment they need up to once per day and can access their account online or through the Kabbage mobile app.

 Kabbage is TRUSTe certified and A+ rated by the Better Business Bureau. Since the start of its lending in 2011, the company has extended nearly $2 billion to 70,000+ small businesses.  

Get Recognized Now:  2016 Small & Medium Best Workplaces List®

Got a great workplace? We want to tell everyone about it!  Great Place to Work is pleased to extend a new opportunity for US Chamber members to get your business recognized in Fortune Magazine.  The deadline is quickly approaching – be sure to register your business by June 18, 2016 to be considered for this list.  By registering for the Great Place to Work program you will also automatically be considered for almost 20 more lists, be eligible to get your workplace certified and receive benchmarks that help you get the insights you need to improve your workplace.

Added bonus:  this year's Small and Medium Best Workplaces list has doubled in size to recognize 50 Small and 50 Medium companies.  That means more businesses get recognized and reap the rewards of better business results and a boost to attract and retain top talent.

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