SBA Seeks 2020 Small Business Awards Nominations

Delaware District Office  - October 2019

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SBA Seeks 2020 Small Business Awards Nominations

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WILMINGTON, DEL. –The U.S. Small Business Administration Delaware District seeks nominations for the agency’s annual National Small Business (NSBW) Awards, honoring small business, business owners and assistance organizations. Winners of the state’s Small Business Person of the Year and Exporter of the Year titles will compete with other state and territory winners for national award titles. Nominees for Delaware Small Business Person of the Year will also be considered for the state’s:

  • Minority-Owned Small Business of the Year
  • Woman-Owned Small Business of the Year
  • Veteran-Owned Small Business of the Year
  • Young Entrepreneur of the Year
  • Family-Owned Small Business of the Year

Nomination forms are at: https://www.sba.gov/national-small-business-week/national-small-business-week-awards.  Click on ‘Nomination Forms’ on the middle tool bar and choose the nomination form appropriate for each category (note: while nominations for national award categories – ‘Small Business Person of the Year’ and ‘Exporter of the Year’ should be made using their specific nomination form, all nominations for Delaware-level awards should be made using the ‘Small Business Person of the Year’ nomination form). 

All nominations must be accompanied by a completed SBA Background Form 3300, and mailed or hand-delivered to the Delaware District Office at 1105 N. Market St., Lobby Level, Wilmington, Del. 19801 – no later than 3:00 p.m. Jan. 7­­, 2020. Self-nominations are welcome.

 

Businesses are eligible to be nominated for the 2020 SBA Small Business Awards if they meet the following criteria:

  • Operate as a for-profit business; and
  • In business for at least three years.

 

Delaware’s Small Business Awards is a local observance of the Presidentially-designated National Small Business Week. NSBW is celebrated the first full week of May annually in recognition of the small business community’s contribution to the American economy honoring a variety of outstanding small business owners from around the country.

 

For more information, visit: http://www.sba.gov/nsbw/awards or contact Delaware District NSBW Representative Jim Provo, at 302-233-6847 or james.provo@sba.gov

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