The NSBA Leadership Council is a select group of small business activists who have a desire to participate by advocating on behalf of  small business with Congress, the Administration, State and Local Government and the Media. NSBA Leadership Council members are a broad diverse group of business owners that share the common attribute of being leaders in their communities.

NSBA Leadership Council members enjoy special benefits which provides the participant a seat at the table and opportunities to become involved in various activities, events and business intelligence. While members of the Council participate in advocacy and small business messaging, they also are members of a forum that provides them with a unique opportunity to share their experience as well as expand their own personal development with other thought leaders.