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Wisconsin District Office
740 Regent Street Suite 204
Madison, WI 53715
United States
Phone: 608-441-5261
Fax: 608-441-5541
Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Nominate a Wisconsin Business for 2013 SBA Awards

2013 Wisconsin SBA Business Award Nominations

Get your Nominations in for Wisconsin Small Businesses Today

Nominations end October 12, 2012


Help us recognize outstanding leaders in the Wisconsin's small business community.  For questions, contact Mary Trimmier at 414-297-1093 or email her at

Small Business Person of the Year:  For developing an outstanding, growing business; innovative product(s), increasing jobs, increasing sales, overcoming adversity, and community contributions.

Small Business Exporter of the Year:  Significantly increased export sales and profits, encouraging other firms to export, increased jobs through exports, and innovative methods of creating markets.

SBA Young Entrepreneur of the Year: Owner will not reach 30th birthday by June 1, 2013, three-year evidence of success in sales and profits, increased jobs, innovative products, demonstrated potential.

Entrepreneurial Success:  Business that started ‘small’ by SBA standards, then developed into a large business. Business must have received SBA assistance.

Jeffrey Butland Family Owned Small Business:  A family owned business that has passed from one generation to another and owner has responsibility for operating the business with at least a 15 year track record

Emerging Small Business Person:  For developing an outstanding business with at least a three year track record, under 25 employees, under $2.5 million in sales and less than 10 years in business (Wisconsin award)

Small Business Champions of the Year:  Those who promote small business, including volunteering time and services to small business interests and groups, advocating the cause of small business in the legislative process. Champions may or may not be small business owners. 

Listed as follows:

  • Women in Business Champion
  • Minority Small Business Champion
  • Veteran Small Business Champion
  • Small Business Legal Assistance (Wisconsin Award)
  • Home Based Business Champion
  • Financial Services Champion
  • Small Business Development Center Service Excellence and Innovation Center Award
  • Women’s Business Center of Excellence Award


U.S. Small Business Administration

Mary Trimmier 
310 West Wisconsin Avenue, Room 400
Milwaukee, WI  53203

FAX: 202-481-4497 or 414-297-3928


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