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Tuesday
Feb222011

Obama to Attend Forum with Small Business Leaders in Ohio

Photo Courtesy - Jim Watson/AFP/ Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Obama, along with some of his Cabinet members, will travel to Ohio Tuesday to attend a forum with small business leaders and discuss ways to strengthen the economy and spur innovation.

The "Winning the Future Forum on Small Business" will be held at Cleveland State University and will feature several small business leaders from northeast Ohio.

Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, Commerce Secretary Gary Locke, Labor Secretary Hilda Solis, Energy Secretary Steven Chu, Small Business Administration Administrator Karen Mills, and Consumer Electronics Association Chairman Austan Goolsbee will be among the Cabinet members attending.

Mills is also expected to announce at the forum that the Obama administration will hold eight roundtables across the country to get direct input from entrepreneurs on how to reduce barriers and create a more supportive environment for growth and innovation.

The roundtables are expected to be held in Atlanta; Austin, Texas; Boston; Boulder, Colorado; Durham, North Carolina; Minneapolis; Pittsburgh; and Silicon Valley, California. 

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