SBA Seeks Nominations for Small Business Awards

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The U.S. Small Business Administration is seeking nominations for its 2016 National Small Business Week awards. The deadline for applications is Jan. 11.

The SBA will announce the winners during National Small Business Week, May 1-7.

Nominations are being accepted online at http://awards.sba.gov. The forms can also be mailed or hand-delivered to the SBA district offices.

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
  • Federal Procurement Award- Small Business Prime Contractor of the Year Award
  • Federal Procurement Award- Small Business Subcontractor of the Year Award
  • Federal Procurement Award- Dwight D. Eisenhower Award for Excellence
  • 8(a) Graduate of the Year Award
  • Small Business Development Center Excellence and Innovation Award
  • Veterans Business Outreach Center Excellence in Service Award
  • Women’s Business Center of Excellence Award
  • Jody C. Raskind Lender of the Year
  • Small Business Investment Company of the Year

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