Last Call for Small Business Nominations

SBA Kentucky District Office News - January 2020

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There's still time. SBA is accepting nominations for small business awards through Jan. 7, 2020 at 3:00 pm EST. For information, click here

Questions? Send an email to or call 502-276-6867. 

Read inspiring stories below from past KY Small Business Award Winners:

Smart Start Child Care 

Lexington Pasta and Pasta Garage

Oscarware, Inc.

New Year, New Business

SBA can help you turn your dream into a reality. Get started here

Twitter Chat: How to Find a Business Mentor on January twenty-first at three pm Eastern Standard time. #SBAchat

Looking for a business mentor? The SBA can help. Join us for a Twitter Chat.

More January Small Business Events

Details here under Small Business Events.

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Small business training

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Calling all veterans: It’s your year to become an entrepreneur! SBA has resources to help you prepare for small business ownership. Learn more.

SBA Resources to Help You Export Products

Almost 96% of the world's population lives outside the U.S. Exporting is a great way to grow your business. Learn about SBA export assistance programs here.

Ashley Bell, SBA Region IV Administrator

Opportunity Grows for Entrepreneurs in 2020

By Ashley D. Bell, SBA Region IV Administrator and White House Policy Advisor for Entrepreneurship & Innovation

A new year brings new opportunity. Continue reading

Prepare for Tax Season

Tax season is around the corner. Make sure that you understand your tax obligations. Click here for more information. 

Protect Your Private Data

Cyber attacks are a growing concern for small businesses. Click here to learn about the threats and how to protect your data.  

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Get the most up-to-date information, resources and events on Twitter.       

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Year in Review: Top @SBAGov Tweets

Stroll down memory lane with us by taking a look at the SBA's top tweets of 2019 here