ROSELAND, N.J., June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ADP® today announced its co-sponsorship of the U.S. Small Business Administration's National Small Business Week (NSBW), which is celebrating its 50 th anniversary this year with events in five U.S. cities throughout the week of June 17. As part of its co-sponsorship, ADP will have informational exhibits at each event and will participate in panel discussions to help small business owners better understand and prepare for changes stemming from the Affordable Care Act. "As a trusted partner of more than 425,000 small business owners across the county, ADP understands some of the challenges to create and build a successful business," said Anish Rajparia, president of ADP's Small Business Services. "National Small Business Week is the ideal forum for highlighting the achievements of all the men and women across the country who own or work for small businesses. We are proud to support the U.S. Small Business Administration's celebration of the important role small businesses play in our economy," Rajparia added. National Small Business Week was established in 1963 by the U.S. Small Business Administration, but this year's celebration will mark the first time it will feature events in five cities including Seattle ( June 17), Dallas ( June 18), St. Louis ( June 19), Pittsburgh ( June 20) and Washington, D.C. ( June 21). ADP will have a presence at all five events. Several of ADP's leading authorities on health care benefits and the impact of Health Care Reform upon employers will participate in panel discussions in Dallas and St. Louis regarding Affordable Care Act preparation and compliance. The week will conclude in Washington, D.C., where ADP will also lead a special session on preparing for and complying with Affordable Care Act mandates. 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.