NFIB Small Business Day in Virginia

Date: December 30, 2019

Gather to help educate policymakers on the issues most important to your small business!

Richmond VA Capital Building

Join us on January 9th at Small Business Day, where many of the state’s leading business organizations will gather to help educate policymakers on the issues most important to your small business. Business owners from across the state will send a strong message to legislators that their concerns matter. Do not miss your opportunity to be part of this important conversation in 2020!


Thursday, January 9, 2020 7:30am


Piedmont Room, 4th Floor
919 East Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219


7:30am   Registration & Continential Breakfast

8:00am   Opening Remarks

8:15am   Featured Speakers:

  • Delegate Mark Keam
  • Senator George Baker

9:30am   Legislative Update

9:50am   Advocacy Academy

10:00am   Legislative Hill Visits

11:30am   Closing Program & Lunch

  • Guest Speaker: Miles Morin, American Petroleum Institute (API)
  • Topic:Virginia Engergy Policy Update


Delegate Mark L. Keam

Delegate Mark Keam (35th District)

Delegate Mark L. Keam is a member of the Virginia House of Delegates who has authored dozens of state laws that impact the quality of life for Virginians, such as improving public education and healthcare, creating innovative tech sector and environmental jobs, supporting military veterans and public safety, reforming tax codes and business regulations, and providing more government transparency, accountability, and efficiency.

Senator George Barker

Senator George Barker (39th District)

Senator Barker has been a founder of several groups and chaired numerous organizations, often building consensus on solutions for difficult problems. He has also worked for Northern Virginia’s regional health planning agency, the Health Systems Agency of Northern Virginia. George has worked to contain skyrocketing health care costs, promote quality of care, and ensure access to medical care for all Northern Virginians. He also has consulted on education and services for the disabled.

Participating Associations

  • NFIB
  • Associated Builders & Contractors Virginia Chapter
  • Associated General Contractors of Virginia
  • Virginia Association for Home Care and Hospice
  • Virginia Association of Roofing Professionals

NFIB VA Small Business Day Partners and Sponsors

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