London, UK, March 15, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —

MEDIA ADVISORY: Largest US Coalition of Small Business Organizations, Small Business RoundtableSet to Host Entrepreneurship Exchange 2023 in London

Small Business Roundtable and international partners will host the entrepreneurial summit, Entrepreneurship Exchange 2023 (EX23), on March 16, 2023 in London, UK.

WHAT: The Small Business Roundtable (SBR), a coalition of leading small business and entrepreneurship organizations, has partnered with Enterprise Nation, the Federation of Small Businesses, The Entrepreneurs Network, MSDUK, OutBritain, and CGCCC to host the Entrepreneurship Exchange 2023 (EX23). This event will convene small business leaders, entrepreneurs, and experts from across the globe to explore policy issues impacting entrepreneurs, industry trends, economic development, the future of small business, digital tools, international trade, and more.

The US small business delegation will participate in a half-day symposium focused on an entrepreneurial and policy advocates audience in London, a roundtable forum with trade policy experts, a briefing with UK Members of Parliament, an engagement with the US Embassy in London, and additional events with key stakeholders.

WHEN: Thursday, March 16, 2023 at 9:00AM

WHERE: One Birdcage Walk (Lecture Theatre), 1 Birdcage Walk, London SW1H 9JJ, United Kingdom

WHO: Speakers for the symposium include (See the full speaker lineup here, and learn more about the agenda here):

  • The Honorable Don Cravins, Under Secretary of Commerce for Minority Business Development, US Department of Commerce
  • Kevin Hollinrake MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, the Department for Business and Trade
  • Michael Negron, Special Assistant to the President for Economic Policy, The White House
  • The Honorable Karen Mills, Administrator, US Small Business Administration from 2009 to 2013
  • Graham Floater, Chief Negotiator for Trade with the US, UK Department for Business and Trade
  • Rosemary Gallant, Minister Counselor and Regional Senior Commercial Officer for the United Kingdom, Nordics and Ireland, US Embassy London
  • Dr. Ufuk Akcigit, Professor of Economics, University of Chicago
  • Claudine Reid MBE, Director, Lloyd’s Bank
  • Mayank Shah, Founder & CEO, MSDUK
  • Steve Abbott, Head of Public Policy and Government Affairs, Gusto
  • Helen McEachern, CEO, Cherie Blair Foundation for Women
  • Eric Smith, Director, Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Economic Development Administration
  • Meredith West, Staff Director, Senator Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) Ranking Member, US Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship
  • Sean Moore, Staff Director, Senator Ben Cardin (D-Maryland) Chairman, US Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship
  • Claire Kramer Mills, Assistant Vice President and Director of Community Development Analysis, New York Federal Reserve
  • Tamara Maxwell, Senior Vice President, Export-Import Bank of the United States
  • Emma Jones, Founder, Enterprise Nation
  • Philip Salter, Founder, The Entrepreneurs Network
  • Craig Beaumont, Chief of External Affairs, Federation of Small Businesses
  • Ron Busby, President & CEO, US Black Chambers, Inc
  • Justin Nelson, Founder and President, National LGBT Chamber of Commerce
  • Megan Patton, National Board Member, National Association of Women Business Owners
  • Synthia Jaramillo, Sr. Vice President of Corporate Relations, US Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Corinne Goble, CEO, Association of Women Business Centers
  • Karen Kerrigan, CEO, Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council
  • Keith Hall, President and CEO, National Association for the Self-Employed
  • Rhett Buttle, Co-Executive Director, Small Business Roundtable
  • John Stanford, Co-Executive Director, Small Business Roundtable

CONTACT: [email protected]


The Small Business Roundtable ( is a coalition of leading small business and entrepreneurship organizations, dedicated to advancing policy, securing access, and promoting inclusion to benefit businesses at the heart of the American economy.

  • Entrepreneurship Exchange 2023 Media Advisory