Small Business Roundtable – February 28, 2023

The SBA Office of Advocacy will host a Small Business Roundtable on February 28, 2023, from 2 PM-3:30 PM on the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) notice of proposed rulemaking on the Non-Compete Clause Rule. Read the notice at

The meeting will be held using the Microsoft Teams platform. Send your RSVP to Jennifer Smith at A meeting link will be provided on February 24, 2023.


I. Welcome and Introductions
II. FTC’s Non-Compete Clause Rule
III. Economic Impact on Small Entities
IV. Less Costly Alternatives
V. Other Issues
VI. Adjourn

Roundtable meetings are open to all interested persons and are intended to facilitate an open and frank discussion about issues of interest to small business. These meetings are off the record and not intended for press purposes. Direct quotations of presenters or attendees may not be used without direct written approval of the person(s) making the statement. All press inquiries should be sent to Emily Williams as Agendas and presentations are available to all.