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    Dear Small Business Group Members: 

    I wanted to share some news from NFIB—an opportunity for small business owners to win $5,000 and an expenses-paid trip to attend NFIB’s Small Business Summit June 8-11 in Washington, D.C. The press release information below highlights details of NFIB’s YouTube video contest. We’d appreciate any help you might offer to spread the word to your small business-minded friends.  


    A quick word about the Summit: This is NFIB’s annual gathering of small business owners that offers excellent opportunities to network, meet lawmakers and hear from key political and business figures, including the presidential candidates, e-Bay CEO Meg Whitman, former press secretary Tony Snow, former NFL star Roger Staubach and others. (To learn more about the Summit, visit http://www.nfib.com/summit)


    Also, NFIB is offering credentials to bloggers interested in covering our Small Business Summit. If you’d like to learn more, please contact me at matsona@nfib.org matsona@nfib.org or my direct line noted below.


    Thank you for your consideration. 



    Ani Matson

    Online Communications Director

    National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB)

    1201 F Street, NW, Suite 200

    Washington, DC 20004

    v: 202. 314. 2018

    e: matsona@nfib.org  

    w: http://www.NFIB.com  




    NFIB Announces “Small Business Works for America ” YouTube Contest  

    Winner to receive $5,000 and a trip to Washington


    Washington, D.C., April 15, 2008—Aspiring filmmakers can win $5,000 in cash and an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C. in a new “Small Business Works for America” video contest sponsored by America’s leading small business association, the National Federation of Independent Business.


    Video artists simply need to create a 30-second clip that answers the question “Why does small business work for America ?” and submit the video to NFIB. After an initial review, entries will be posted on the NFIB YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/NFIBContest where viewers can rate them. A panel of judges will use those ratings to select semifinalists and an overall winner, who will receive a $5,000 cash award and a trip for two to Washington, D.C., including a stay at the Grand Hyatt Hotel for the 2008 National Small Business Summit June 8 – 11.


    The 2008 National Small Business Summit, “We Are Stronger Together,” presented by the National Federation of Independent Business and eBay, brings together small business owners from around the country to meet their lawmakers face-to-face and share their experiences about how Washington , D.C. decisions affect small businesses. The Summit will focus on top small business legislative priorities, including healthcare reform efforts, and also will examine the political landscape leading into the November elections.


    This year’s speakers include Todd Stottlemyer, NFIB president and CEO, Meg Whitman, former president and CEO of eBay, former White House Press Secretary Tony Snow, and Roger Staubach, founder of The Staubach Co. and a member of the NFL Hall of Fame. For more information about the Summit , go to http://www.NFIB.com/summit.


    Entries will be accepted up to May 15. Details for participating in the “Small Business Works for America ” contest are at http://www.nfib.com/object/IO_36708.html                 





    Wednesday, May 7, 2008 2:01 PM