Monday, May 1

Washington, DC

Event: NSBW Awards Luncheon in Washington, DC
Time: 11:30 am - 2:00 pm ET

Drum roll please! SBA Administrator Linda McMahon will announce the National Small Business Person of the year, SBA’s highest honor. Nominees from each state and territory will be present to see who will be crowned the next National Small Business Person of the Year at the U.S. Institute of Peace in Washington, DC. SBA will also honor individuals in the following award categories:

  • Exporter of the Year
  • Small Business Prime Contractor of the Year
  • Small Business Subcontractor of the Year
  • 8(a) Graduate of the Year
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower Awards for Excellence (for large prime contractors who use small businesses as suppliers and contractors)
    • Services winner
    • Manufacturing winner
    • Research and Development winner

How you can participate:
Watch the event live at and join the conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #SmallBusinessWeek.