07/22/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 07/22/2021 12:44

CNBC Announces Lineup for “Small Business Playbook” on August 11th

Virtual Event to Offer Actionable Advice for Small Business Owners to Grow in the New Economy

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., July 22, 2021 - CNBC, First in Business Worldwide, today announced the lineup for its small business event franchise, Small Business Playbook, which will take place on Wednesday, August 11th at 2pm ET.

This virtual summit will bring together inspirational voices in business to provide actionable advice and key resources to help owners overcome challenging obstacles and thrive in an economic recovery. Led by CNBC anchors and reporters, the conference will offer audience members practical and interactive seminars on specific issues catered to small business owners in a post-pandemic environment and beyond.

Featured speakers include:

· Isabella Guzman, US Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator

· Kevin O'Leary, CNBC's 'Money Court' Host

· Aaron Rodgers, NFL, Green Bay Packers Quarterback

· Gyanda Sachdeva, LinkedIn VP of Product

· Nina Vaca, Pinnacle Group Chairman and CEO

· Holly Wade, National Federation of Independent Business Executive Director

Additional speakers for Small Business Playbook will be named at a later date.

Small Business Playbook will host discussions around topics such as: how to effectively manage inflation and supply chain slowdowns during a national reopening, how to navigate worker shortages and attract top talent, and emerging trends in the digital economy that could give small business leaders an edge, among others.

Content from the conference will be made available throughout CNBC's Business Day programming and on CNBC Digital as well as a variety of social media platforms. To join the conversation, use #CNBCSmallBiz.

T-Mobile for Business is the sponsor of Small Business Playbook.

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