Deadline Extended for Local Award Nominations

Baltimore District Office  -  January 11, 2022


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MD Small Business Week Awards

Deadline Extended!!

SBA Baltimore Seeks Nominations for Local

2022 Maryland Small Business Week Awards

The deadline has come and gone for nominations for National Small Business Person of the Year, but we're still accepting nominations for our local awards.

If you or someone you know has an inspiring small business success story to tell or maybe they've played a supporting role in strengthening small business, nominate them for one of our local awards. Nominations will be accepted through Friday, January 14, 2022. Local winners will be honored by Maryland Small Business Week Awards Program, Inc. in June 2022. 

For complete details on local award categories, criteria & how to nominate, click here or visit ( The nomination process has been streamlined, with reduced paperwork and all electronic submissions. 

Nominations are currently being sought for the following local award categories:

Entrepreneurial Success

Family-Owned Small Business

Home-Based Small Business

Minority-Owned Small Business

Rising Star Student Entrepreneur (student enrolled in Grades 6-12 at a Maryland based educational institution)

Veteran-Owned Small Business

Woman-Owned Small Business

Young Entrepreneur (must be under 30 years of age by June 1, 2022)

Accountant Advocate

Attorney Advocate

Insurance Advocate

Financial Services Champion

All nominees will complete two PDF fillable documents [a background form (SBA Form 3300) and a District Office Award Form (SBA Form 3315)] and submit a photo. All documents are available online and will be submitted electronically through our secure nomination portal. Deadline: Friday, January 14, 2022. Note: Nominations for Small Business Person of the Year will not be accepted; that deadline has passed.


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