South Dakota SBA Winter Newsletter

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 National Small Business Week Awards

submit small business week awards nominations

Are you a small business owner with an amazing success story to tell? If so, submit your nomination today for the 2019 National Small Business Week Awards.

All nominations must be mailed or hand delivered to 2329 N, Career Ave. Suite 105, Sioux Falls, SD 57107, no later than 3:00 p.m. ET on January 9, 2019. If you have any questions please call 605-330-4243

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Crime Prevention: A Guide for Small Businesses

This 30 minute course is directed to small business owners who are concerned about crimes within and around their businesses. This module will help you become aware of how crime can affect your firm and suggest ways to help prevent it.

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A Look Back on 2018


Ignite Tour in SDDO

SBA Administrator Linda McMahon visited the South Dakota District Office. Administrator McMahon, also visited small businesses in South Dakota to spread awareness of the agency's programs and services. She received real-time input on today's most pressing challenges for small businesses. 



Rural Leading in Pierre

SBA hosted a panel that discussed rural small business  lending.  The audience  learned about assistance and loans offered by the SBA, USDA, FDIC, EDA, Governor’s Office of Economic Development and other support organizations that can help entrepreneurs start or grow their business or farm.


2018 US Small Business Administration’s Small Business Week Celebration

The Annual SCORE/SBA Small Business Week Celebration was held in Sioux Falls. We were delighted to celebrate the recognition of SCORE and SBA’s Small Business Week winners.


John L. Brown II Retirement

John L. Brown II, Director of the U.S. Small Business Administration South Dakota District Office and advocate for the South Dakota’s small businesses  retired. Throughout his 35 year career, Mr. Brown has focused on assisting business owners and advocating for entrepreneurs and driving economic growth with small businesses. We wish him well on his new adventures.