ATTENTION: SBA Seeks Nominations in Connecticut!

Connecticut District Office  - November 2017

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Nominate a Connecticut Small Business Today!


Are you SBA’s Next Winner?

For over 50 years, National Small Business Week has served as our nation’s salute to small business owners. Many household names were previous National Small Business Week award winners, including Ben and Jerry’s, Callaway Golf, Chobani, Dogfish Head, Stonyfield Farm, Pacifica, Maui Brewing Company and Tom’s of Maine. SBA is currently accepting nominations for a variety of awards, including SBA’s signature award, the National Small Business Person of the Year.

The categories are as follows: 

  • Small Business Person of the Year
  • Small Business Exporter of the Year
  • SBA Young Entrepreneur of the Year  
  • Jeffrey Butland Family-Owned Small Business 
  • Veteran-Owned Small Business 
  • Woman-Owned Small Business 
  • Minority-Owned Small Business 
  • Financial Services Champion
  • Small Business Champion 

All nominations must be mailed or hand delivered to the nearest SBA office no later than 3:00 p.m. ET on January 9, 2018.  Winners will be announced during National Small Business Week, April 29-May 5, 2018.

To learn more about the awards visit and submit a nomination or visit www.sba/gov/ct and click on "Small Business Week 2018 nominations process."

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