Gov. Abbott Announces 3rd 'Governor’s Small Business Summit' in Amarillo

"By investing in our small businesses, we are building a brighter future for every Texan.”
Governor Greg Abbott

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – 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 Summits" aim to help Texas small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs reach new heights by connecting them with the resources and information needed to start, strengthen, and grow a business.

“Texas is the economic engine of the nation, and our prosperity as a state would not be possible without the hardworking small business owners and entrepreneurs who lead the way,” said Governor Abbott.

“We look forward to bringing the 2023 Governor’s Small Business 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,” Abbott said.

The Governor’s Small Business Summit ─ Amarillo will provide Texas small business owners and entrepreneurs key insights on critical business topics and the 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 Economic Development & Tourism Office
  • Amarillo Chamber of Commerce
  • Amarillo Economic Development Corporation
  • Amarillo Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Amarillo National Bank
  • America’s Small Business Development Center – West Texas A&M University
  • WT Enterprise Center, and
  • the Texas Workforce Commission
Governor’s Small Business Summit Amarillo

Thursday, June 1, 2023 at 8:00 AM – 1:30 PM
Amarillo Civic Center
401 S. Buchanan St.
Amarillo, TX 79101
Panel Topics:
  • Access to Finance & Funding
  • Business Workforce Development & Incentives
  • Cybersecurity
  • Government Contracting
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Digital & Social Marketing
Registration is $20 and includes access to all sessions, lunch, and complimentary headshots. For more information and to register, visit:
Upcoming dates for the 2023 Governor’s Small Business Summits:

The Woodlands – June 15
Kingsville – June 29
Arlington – July 13
Stephenville – July 27
McAllen – August 10
Marshall – August 24
Horizon City – September 7
Fredericksburg – September 21
Beaumont – October 5
San Angelo – October 19
San Antonio – November 8
Zapata – December 7
The Governor’s Office of Economic Development & Tourism, and Office of Small Business Assistance, also offer the Governor’s Small Business Resource Portal providing on-demand and customized business resources: