The Seattle District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is accepting nominations for its 2019 National Small Business Week Awards.

Since 1963, National Small Business Week has recognized the outstanding achievements of America’s small businesses for their contributions to their local communities, and to our nation’s economy.

The next round of awards will be presented during National Small Business Week, which begins on May 5, 2019.

The SBA Seattle District Office is accepting nominations for the following awards:

  • Washington Small Business Person of the Year
  • Exporter of the Year
  • 8(a) Graduate of the Year – the SBA 8(a) Business Development Program is a nine-year federal government contracting certification and program for small business
  • Rising Startup
  • Veteran-Owned Small Business
  • Small Business Champion

Nominations are due Jan. 9, 2019. More information is available online here.


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