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Are you SBA’s Next Winner?

Are you SBA’s Next Winner?

By ngoriel, SBA Official
Published: September 15, 2016

Are you a small business owner with an amazing success story to tell?  If so, submit your nomination today for SBA’s National Small Business Week awards.

National Small Business Week has served as our nation’s salute to small business owners. That’s more than 50 years of celebrating small business owners who create two out of every three new jobs for Americans. Many household names were previous National Small Business Week award winners, including Ben and Jerry’s, Calloway Golf, Chobani, Dogfish Head, Stoneyfield Farm, Pacifica and Tom’s of Maine. And in recognizing the changing face of America, the SBA’s National Small Business Week awards honor individuals and businesses that reflect our nation’s rich diversity.

All nominations must be mailed or hand delivered to the nearest SBA office no later than 3:00 p.m. ET on January 10, 2017.  Winners will be announced during National Small Business Week, April 30-May 6, 2017.

National Small Business Week award categories include:

  • Small Business Person of the Year 
  • Small Business Exporter of the Year
  • Phoenix Award for Small Business Disaster Recovery
  • Phoenix Award for Outstanding Contributions to Disaster Recovery- Public Official
  • Phoenix Award for Outstanding Contributions to Disaster Recovery- Volunteer
  • Federal Procurement Award- Small Business Prime Contractor of the Year 
  • Federal Procurement Award- Small Business Subcontractor of the Year 
  • Federal Procurement Award- Dwight D. Eisenhower Award for Excellence
  • 8(a) Graduate of the Year 
  • Small Business Development Center Excellence and Innovation 
  • Veterans Business Outreach Center Excellence in Service 
  • Women’s Business Center of Excellence 
  • Jody C. Raskind Lender of the Year
  • Small Business Investment Company of the Year

Are you our next winner? Apply today: www.sba.gov/nsbw/awards.

 

 

 

 

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ngoriel
Natale Goriel

SBA Official

Hi, my name is Natale and I'm serving as a Moderator for the SBA Community. Our goal is to continually improve this site to meet your needs, so we appreciate your feedback and participation.