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Submit Your Nomination for 2020 National Small Business Week Awards

Are you a small business owner with an amazing story to tell; or, do you know of a small business that deserves recognition? If so, submit your nomination today for the 2020 National Small Business Week Awards

For more than 50 years, National Small Business Week has celebrated the achievements of America’s small businesses and the contributions they make to their local communities, and to the nation’s economy.

2020 award categories for the SBA Seattle District - which serves Washington and northern Idaho - include the following:

  • Small Business Person of the Year
  • Small Business Exporter of the Year
  • 8(a) Graduate of the Year
  • Rising Startup of the Year
  • Veteran-Owned Small Business
  • Young Entrepreneur of the Year
  • Rural Small Business of the Year 
  • Small Business Champion

Visit the SBA Seattle District National Small Business Week Awards local site to learn about the qualifications for each of the awards and download the nomination forms.

The SBA Seattle District recommends nominations are submitted by the Dec. 20, 2019 early bird deadline. The final deadline for nominations is 12 p.m. PT, Jan. 7, 2020.

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