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National Small Business Week kicks off in Boca Raton on May 4

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) chief Maria Contreras-Sweet, center, a member of President Obama's cabinet, visits Miami in 2014. She hosted a roundtable along with Roberto Interiano, left, of STS Capital at Venture Hive, an accelerator, incubator and entrepreneurial education company in downtown Miami.
U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) chief Maria Contreras-Sweet, center, a member of President Obama's cabinet, visits Miami in 2014. She hosted a roundtable along with Roberto Interiano, left, of STS Capital at Venture Hive, an accelerator, incubator and entrepreneurial education company in downtown Miami. MIAMI HERALD STAFF

National Small Business Week will kick off with a town-hall event for small business owners in Boca Raton on May 4th.

Office Depot CEO Roland Smith and U.S. Small Business Administration chief Maria Contreras-Sweet will deliver keynote addresses at the gathering, which is being held at Office Depot’s corporate headquarters.

Panel discussions will include talks on how to find funding for small businesses and how to break into a supply chain. The free event will begin at 12:00 p.m. and end at 4:30 p.m.

Registration is available online.

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