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SBA Alaska District Office Extends Deadline for Local Small Business Award Nominations to March 18

Winners to be Honored During National Small Business Week May 3-9, 2020
Release Date: 
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Contact:| 907-271-4027,| 206-604-2957

ANCHORAGE, Alaska –The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Alaska District Office has extended the deadline for accepting nominations for its local 2020 Small Business Week Awards to March 18.

Since 1963, National Business Week has recognized the outstanding achievements of America’s small businesses for their contributions to their local communities and to our nation’s economy.

National Small Business Week will be May 3-9, 2020.

The SBA Alaska District Office is accepting nominations for the following awards:

• Alaska Veteran Owned Business - outstanding business owned by a veteran, demonstrated success in industry, contributions to community

• Alaska Small Business Champion - demonstrated support of small business

• Alaska Woman-Owned Small Business - outstanding business owned by a woman, demonstrated success in industry, contributions to community

All nominations must be submitted no later than 11:59 p.m. Alaska Time, March 18, 2020.
All nomination packages must be hand delivered or mailed to the SBA Alaska District Office at 420 L Street, Suite 300, Anchorage, Alaska 99501.


Winners in the above categories will be selected from the following Alaskan regions: South Central, Southeast, and Interior.

Businesses owners are highly encouraged to self-nominate/apply.

Nominations for national award categories – including Small Business Person of the Year, Exporter of the Year and 8(a) Graduate of the Year – closed earlier this month.

For more information about SBA local Small Business awards, contact the Alaska District Office at or 907-271-4022.


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 The Alaska District Office serves all of Alaska with office locations in Fairbanks and Anchorage.