May 25, 2023 | Austin, Texas | Announcement

Governor Greg Abbott announced today that the third 2023 Governor’s Small Business Summit will be held in Amarillo on Thursday, June 1st. The Governor’s Small Business Summit aims to help Texas small business owners and entrepreneurs who want to reach new heights by connecting them with the necessary resources and information to start, strengthen and grow a business.

“Texas is the nation’s economic engine, and our prosperity as a state would not be possible without hardworking small business owners and entrepreneurs leading the way,” said Governor Abbott. “We look forward to bringing the 2023 Small Business Governors Summit to Amarillo and more communities across Texas to ensure small businesses have the tools they need to succeed.” By investing in our small businesses, we are building a brighter future for every Texan.”

The Governor’s Small Business Summit ─ Amarillo will provide Texas small business owners and entrepreneurs with key insights on critical business topics and an opportunity to network with other business owners and meet experts who can share timely, relevant and actionable advice on a multitude of small business topics. The event will be co-hosted by the Governor’s Office of Economic Development and Tourism, Amarillo Chamber of Commerce, Amarillo Economic Development Corporation, Amarillo Convention and Visitors Bureau, Amarillo National Bank, American Small Business Development Center – West Texas A&M University, VT Enterprise Center, and the Texas Workforce Commission.

Governor’s Small Business Summit ─ Amarillo

Thursday, June 1, 2023 at 8:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m

Amarillo Civic Center

401 S. Buchanan St.

Amarillo, TX 79101

Panel topics:

  • Access to finance and financing
  • Business workforce development and incentives
  • Cybersecurity
  • Government contracting
  • Business succession planning
  • Digital and social marketing

Registration is $20 and includes access to all sessions, lunch and free photos. For more information and to register, visit:

Upcoming dates for the 2023 Governor’s Small Business Summit:

The Woodlands – June 15

Kingsville – June 29

Arlington – July 13

Stephenville – July 27

McAllen – August 10th

Marshall – August 24

Horizon City – September 7

Fredericksburg – September 21

Beaumont – October 5

San Angelo – October 19

San Antonio – November 8th

Zapata – December 7

The Governor’s Office of Economic Development and Tourism and the Office of Small Business Assistance also offer the Governor’s Small Business Resource Portal that provides on-demand and customized business resources:

By Editor