Reminder: Nominations open for 2022 National Small Business Week Awards

SBA Pacific Northwest - Region X -  January 4, 2022

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The deadline to submit nominations for the 2022 National #SmallBusinessWeek  Trophy awards is next Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 3pm ET. Right pointing backhand index

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See the Administrator's SBA Small Business Week message!

Or, do you know a small business that deserves recognition? If so, submit your nomination today for the 2022 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. National Small Business Week will be May 1-7, 2022.

Award Categories 

The SBA Pacific Northwest District Offices invite you to nominate a local small business and/or individual or organization to be considered for recognition for one of the following awards:

National Small Business Week Awards

  • Small Business Person of the Year
  • Exporter of the Year
  • 8(a) Graduate of the Year
  • Small Business Development Center Excellence and Innovation Award
  • Women’s Business Center of the Year 

Step 1: Review the nomination criteria Start by reviewing the National Small Business Week 2022 Award Nominations Guidelines and review any nomination guidelines for District Office local award categories, as well as the above National awards, the nomination criteria and detailed submission instructions.

Step 2: Gather and complete the required forms All forms can be downloaded from the National Small Business Week website. Refer to the nomination guidelines to determine which forms to submit.

Step3: Submit your completed nomination electronically Submissions must be uploaded to the District office "upload link"

Step 4: Watch your email for communication regarding your nomination

Deadline and Submission Guidelines

The deadline for submitting a full nomination package is: 12 p.m. PST, Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022. All nomination packages must be submitted electronically to your District office link.

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