National Small Business Week 2019

SBA Awards are given in celebration of National Small Business Week on May 5-11, 2019 include the following:

  • Small Business Person of the Year
  • Small Business Exporter of the Year
  • Phoenix Awards for Disaster Recovery
  • Federal Procurement Awards


All nominations must be mailed or hand-delivered to the San Antonio SBA office no later than 3:00 p.m. ET

National award category information can be found at

In addition to these National Small Business Week awards, the SBA’s San Antonio District Office will be presenting district specific awards in several categories. They include:

  • Entrepreneur Success Award
  • Young Entrepreneur of the Year
  • Family-Owned Business of the Year
  • Encore Entrepreneur of the Year
  • Minority Small Business of the Year
  • Veteran Small Business of the Year
  • Women-Owned Business of the Year
  • Small Business Champion of the Year
  • Home-Based Business Champion of the Year
  • Financial Services Champion of the Year
  • Small Business Media Advocate of the Year


All nominations for the district award categories must be submitted no later than 3 p.m. CDT, February 13, 2019.  

All nomination packages must be hand delivered or mailed to the nearest SBA Office.  Email submissions of SBA Awards forms will not be accepted as they contain personally identifiable information (PII).

For questions contact Nina Ramon at the San Antonio District Office at (210) 403-5900 or at

File Attachments: 
Attachments Size
District Awards Guidelines 491Kb
District Award Form 242Kb
Nominee Background Form 210Kb
NSBW Graphic 115Kb