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SBA Kentucky District Office - January 2019

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    SBA Extends Deadline for Small Business Week Awards Nominations

Deadline: February 4, 2019 at 3 pm EST

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Are you a small business owner with an amazing success story? Don't be modest. Submit your nomination now. Learn more here or send an email to about the Kentucky Awards. Nominations due to the Kentucky District Office have been extended to February 4, 2019 at 3 pm EST.

2019 – The Best Year for Entrepreneurs

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By Ashley D. Bell, Regional Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration

Why is 2019 YOUR year? Based on the success for entrepreneurs in fiscal year 2018, I would say that 2019 is looking to be filled with opportunities for small business. The numbers speak for themselves. >>Read more.

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Interested in government contracting opportunities? Attend one of the free HUBZone training events across Kentucky. Learn the benefits and opportunities available to HUBZone certified businesses. Details at under Small Business Events.

Also learn about the Business Builder Workshops offered by the Women's Business Center of KY and seminars, workshops and webinars offered by the KSBDC and SCORE at

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Also, bookmark our Kentucky website for more details:

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SBA now offers customized local emails for small businesses. To receive info about SBA related events in your area, take a moment to input your zip code at