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SBA is Accepting Nominations for 2016 Small Business Week Awards

Thursday, October 08, 2015

 

The United States Small Business Administration is accepting nominations for its 2016 National Small Business Week Awards, including the Small Business Person of the Year. National Small Business Week has recognized the achievements of America's small business for their contributions to their local communities and the countries economy.

For 2016, the nomination criteria has been simplified, where as in previous years, there were multiple forms, letters and documents required. Now, there is only one form and questionnaire.

All nominations must be submitted by no later than 3 p.m. EST on Monday, January 11th of 2016.

To nominate someone, click here.

The awards will be given at a celebration of National Small Business Week on May 2-6 of 2016.

The awards include the following:
    •    Small Business Person of the Year
    ◦    One from each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Guam.
    •    Exporter of the Year
    •    Phoenix Awards for Disaster Recovery

    ◦    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 Awards
    ◦    Small Business Prime Contractor of the Year
    ◦    Small Business Subcontractor of the Year
    ◦    Dwight D. Eisenhower Awards for Excellence (for large prime contractors who use small businesses as suppliers and contractors)
    ◦    8(a) Graduate of the Year
    •    Jody C. Raskind Lender of the Year
    •    Small Business Investment Company of the Year
    •    Awards to SBA Resource Partners

    ◦    Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Excellence and Innovation Center Award
    ◦    Women’s Business Center of Excellence Award
    ◦    Veterans Business Outreach Center of the Year


For more information, click here.
 

 

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