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National Small Business Week 2019 to Kick-off in the Nation’s Capital

Leading organizations unite with SBA to honor the achievements of small businesses
Release Date: 
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
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WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration’s 2019 National Small Business Week kicks off on May 5 and 6 with awards ceremonies in Washington, D.C. where national award winners, including the naming of this year’s National Small Business Person of the Year, will be recognized and honored for their achievements.

National Small Business Week is an annual event dedicated to recognizing the nation’s top small businesses, entrepreneurs, small business advocates and champions from across the country. Every day, small businesses create 21st century jobs, drive innovation, support our neighborhoods and cities, and increase America’s global competitiveness.

Events throughout National Small Business Week are made possible thanks in part to the support of leading companies and organizers who serve as cosponsors.

SCORE Association

Gold Cosponsor

Silver Cosponsors
Constant Contact

Bronze Cosponsors
Lockheed Martin
The UPS Store
Spectrum Reach
AWeber Communications

Supporting Cosponsors
America’s SBDC
National Association of Secretaries of State
National Cyber Security Alliance
Small Business Majority
Small Business Trends
Grow Biz Media
Small Business Edge
National Association of Guaranteed Lenders

For additional information on National Small Business Week, please visit .


About the U.S. Small Business Administration

The U.S. Small Business Administration makes the American dream of business ownership a reality. As the only go-to resource and voice for small businesses backed by the strength of the federal government, the SBA empowers entrepreneurs and small business owners with the resources and support they need to start, grow or expand their businesses, or recover from a declared disaster. It delivers services through an extensive network of SBA field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations. To learn more, visit

Cosponsorship Authorization #SBW2019 SBA’s participation in this Cosponsored Activity is not an endorsement of the views, opinions, products or services of any Cosponsor or other person or entity. All SBA programs and services are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis.