As part of its 50th anniversary celebration, the Small Business Administration is hosting its National Entrepreneurial Conference and Expo (NECE) this September 17 to 19 at the Washington Hilton & Towers hotel in Washington, D.C.

Highlights will include matchmaking sessions with government agencies and other companies for contracting opportunities; panel discussions on taxes, health care, and disaster preparedness; and an awards gala during which the agency will announce its National Small Business Person of the Year.

Complete registration is $325 for attendees. (Click here to register or for more information).