Small Business Policy

The Small Business Policy team formulates small business policy and assists small business members in creating effective grassroots actions and strategies on legislative, regulatory and international initiatives.

Projects and Programs

Recent Activity

Above the FoldNov 11, 2019 - 9:45am
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Navy Veteran Joey Vanoni Shares the Secret Sauce to Starting his Baltimore Pizzeria

In honor of Veteran's Day, entrepreneur Joey Vanoni shares how he used his skills as a Naval officer to open his own pizzeria in Baltimore.

Above the FoldNov 05, 2019 - 4:15pm
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Digital Tools Allow U.S. Small Businesses to Grow Internationally, Prompting Need for Long-Term Trade Agreements

The rise of small businesses on an international scale calls for sustainable trade agreements.

Press ReleaseOct 23, 2019 - 10:00am

U.S. Chamber Statement on the House Passage of the CASE Act

Today, Neil Bradley, Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer, U.S. Chamber of Commerce issued the following statement in regards to House passage of the Copyright Alternative in Small Claims Enforcement Act (CASE Act):

Above the FoldOct 21, 2019 - 4:45pm
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Will Congress Help Small Businesses?

Business owners across a range of industries are calling for #USMCAnow. Dick Cardew, founder of Arizona-based Cardew Hay, tells us why.

Above the FoldOct 18, 2019 - 3:00pm
Dream Big Gala 2019

Small Business Leaders Find Inspiration at CO— Summit

Read the insightful tips and pieces of advice from entrepreneurs at the 2019 CO– Summit.

Press ReleaseOct 16, 2019 - 8:00am

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Honors Strata-G, LLC as ‘Dream Big’ Small Business of the Year Award Winner

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce awarded Strata-G, LLC from Knoxville, Tennessee, as the 2019 winner of the $25,000 prize for its annual Dream Big Small Business of the Year Award, presented by MetLife. The annual award celebrates the achievements of small businesses and honors their contributions to America’s economic growth.

EventOct 16, 2019 - 8:00am to Oct 17, 2019 - 6:00pm
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CO— Washington, DC, A Summit for Small and Growing Businesses

Join us as we welcome growth-focused business owners from across the country for a day-and-a-half long program where—together—we'll build and share actionable solutions to some of the most vexing challenges in business.

Above the FoldOct 10, 2019 - 10:30am
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5 Reasons to Join Your Local Chamber

In honor of National Support Your Local Chamber of Commerce Day, here the top five reasons to join your local chamber today!

Letters to CongressSep 24, 2019 - 11:45am

U.S. Chamber Letter Supporting the Enhancing Entrepreneurship for the 21st Century Act

This letter was sent to the members of the Senate Entrepreneurship Caucus, supporting the Enhancing Entrepreneurship for the 21st Century Act.

EventSep 18, 2019 - 8:00am to 2:00pm
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CO— Salt Lake City

Join the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, MetLife, and the Salt Lake Chamber on September 18 as we welcome growth-focused business owners from across the state for a half-day program. Together, we'll build ideas and share actionable insight to some of the most vexing challenges in business. Across the last three years, we've embarked on a national tour to listen to small businesses at every stage of their growth, and we are excited to bring those best practices, ideas, and inspirations to the CO— stage in Salt Lake City for the first time.