ROSELAND, N.J., June 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ADP ® announced today it is co-sponsoring U.S. Small Business Administration's (SBA) two-day event in Washington D.C. to close National Small Business Week (NSBW). The event, which is held at the Renaissance Washington, D.C. Downtown Hotel, commemorates the 50 th anniversary of National Small Business Week by honoring the outstanding contributions of local entrepreneurs, small business owners and other industry leaders.
As part of the event, ADP will participate in a free panel discussion to help small business owners better understand and prepare for upcoming Affordable Care Act mandates. Panelists include representatives of SBA, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and Proskauer Rose. Representatives from ADP, including Pete Isberg, Vice President of Government Affairs, Robyn Crosson, Senior Counsel, and Jennifer Tingle, Vice President and Counsel will also contribute to the panel discussion.
"U.S. small businesses contribute greatly to the growth of the U.S. economy, accounting for two out of every three new jobs created," said Anish Rajparia, President of ADP's Small Business Services, which serves more than 425,000 small business clients. "These contributions are integral to the health of our economy, and also play a vital role in every community across the country, from Main Street to Wall Street. ADP is honored to support National Small Business Week and celebrate the contributions small businesses bring to us every day."
The SBA established National Small Business Week in 1963, and this year's celebration marked the first time that it featured events in Seattle ( June 17), Dallas ( June 18), St. Louis ( June 19), Pittsburgh ( June 20) and Washington, D.C. ( June 20-21). ADP subject matter experts have been on hand to help small business owners understand the implications of the Affordable Care Act as part of panel discussions in Dallas and St. Louis. The week will conclude in Washington, D.C., where ADP will lead a special session on preparing for the Affordable Care Act and understanding its implications for small businesses.For additional information on ADP's small business services, or to subscribe to monthly email alerts and RSS feeds, please visit www.ADP.com. For more information on National Small Business Week, please visit www.sba.gov/nsbw/ . About ADPWith more than $10 billion in revenues and more than 60 years of experience, ADP ® (NASDAQ: ADP) serves approximately 600,000 clients in more than 125 countries. As one of the world's largest providers of business outsourcing and human capital management solutions, ADP offers a wide range of human resource, payroll, talent management, tax and benefits administration solutions from a single source, and helps clients comply with regulatory and legislative changes, such as the Affordable Care Act (ACA). ADP's easy-to-use solutions for employers provide superior value to companies of all types and sizes. ADP is also a leading provider of integrated computing solutions to auto, truck, motorcycle, marine, recreational vehicle, and heavy equipment dealers throughout the world. For more information about ADP or to contact a local ADP sales office, reach us at 1.800.225.5237 or visit the company's Web site at www.adp.com. Media Contact: James DuffyADP(973) 974-7612 Jim.Duffy@adp.com SOURCE ADP