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SBA Award Nominations for 2020 National Small Business Week

Release Date: 
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Release Number: 
Suzanne Terrazas | 501-324-7379 ext. 366

Little Rock – The U.S. Small Business Administration, Arkansas District office is now accepting nominations for the 2020 National Small Business Week Awards.

National Small Business Week is from May 3-9, 2020 and includes the following SBA Awards:

  • Small Business Person of the Year
  • Small Business Exporter of the Year
  • Phoenix Awards for Disaster Recovery
  • Federal Procurement Awards
  •  Awards to SBA Resource Partners

All national nominations must be submitted no later than January 7, 2020, by 2pm CST. Nomination packages should be mailed to the SBA office.

See the full national award criteria and instructions.

The Arkansas district office will also be presenting local awards for the following categories:

  • Veteran Owned Business of the Year
  • Women-Owned Business of the Year
  • Minority Small Business of the Year
  • Family-Owned Business of the Year
  • Young Entrepreneur of the Year

All Arkansas District award nominations must be received by February 14, 2020, 2pm CST.  Nomination packages will only be accepted through mail or hand-delivered.

See the Arkansas District award criteria and instructions.


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 and grow their businesses. It delivers services to people through an extensive network of SBA field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations. To learn more, visit