SBA Portland District Office Nominations Countdown for 2015 Small Business Week Awards

Release Date: 
Monday, December 8, 2014
Release Number: 
14-06
Advisory Date: 
Monday, December 8, 2014
Contact: 
Melissa Davis 503-326-2657

SBA Portland District Office Nominations Countdown for 2015 Small Business Week Awards PORTLAND -- The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Portland District Office is now accepting nominations for the 2015 Small Business Week Awards events to be held the week of May 4-8. Last year Oregon Small Business Persons of the Year, Billy and Brook Taylor of Pacifica, brought home the National Small Business Week award recognition. Can Oregon Small Business run away with this honor two years in a row? To find out, we need you to nominate your favorite small business today. ************************* The preliminary deadline for local awards is December 18th, with candidate packages vying for award through the national portal due by January 5th. ************************* To nominate a person or business for one of the following small business week awards, see the attached form or call Melissa Davis, 503-326-2657: * Small Business Person of the Year * Small Business Exporter of the Year * Young Entrepreneur (under age 30 by June 1, 2015) * Family-Owned Small Business * Outstanding Milestones in Federal Contracting * Small Business Advocate Full press release also available for viewing.