1990 Debut issue of Independent Business magazine is published.
1992 Jack Faris becomes NFIB’s fourth president. In 1993, he leads NFIB in the fight of its life: defeating the Clinton health-care employer mandate.
1997 NFIB unveils the Campaign to Abolish the IRS Code in Independence, Missouri. The Campaign gathers more than one million signatures and garners national media attention.
2000 The second NFIB Congressional Small Business Summit is held in Washington, D.C. Retired General Colin Powell, Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert and IRS Commissioner Charles Rossotti are among the key speakers.
2000 MYBusiness magazine becomes the premier member publication. Capitol Coverage and NFIB Report from the State Capitols are features of the new magazine.
2000 NFIB President Jack Faris is named No. 1 on the “Power 30” list be Fortune Small Business magazine. Tom Sullivan, Executive Director of the NFIB Legal Foundation, is also listed at No. 23.
2001 NFIB expands its online presence to become the Internet’s most comprehensive small-business resource.
2001 NFIB and its members help defeat Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s ergonomics regulations that would have cost small-business owners more than $40 billion.
2002 NFIB stages its third Congressional Small Business Summit in Washington, D.C. where Barbara Bush, Dick Cheney, Elaine Chao and other members of President Bush’s staff address NFIB members and staffers.
2003 President Bush names NFIB President Jack Faris to the President’s Export Council (PEC), the premier national advisory committee on international trade.
2004 Hundreds of the nation’s politically active small-business owners converged on Washington, D.C. for the NFIB National Small Business Summit. Among the highlights: a stirring address by President George W. Bush, a former NFIB member.
2006 Todd A. Stottlemyer becomes the 5 th President of NFIB.
2008 @NFIB launches with currently over 5,000 followers.
NFIB and eBay partner to host the National Small Business Summit, so businesses of all types, from brick and mortar, to online, could come together to learn and connect. 2008
2009 NFIB launches webinar series for small business owners, watched by 10,000 viewers to date.
2009 Dan Danner is named the 6 th President of NFIB.
2009 NFIB creates a Facebook page for those who ‘Like’ small business.