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Massachusetts District Office  

u s small business administration

5/5 SBA Massachusetts National Small Business Week Awards Breakfast



REGISTER TODAY: conta.cc/3Jq2eT2

(Limited seats, please register early)

When: Thursday, May 5th, 2022
7:30am - 8:30am Registration & Networking
8:30am - 11:00am Awards Ceremony and Presentations

Where: Boston Marriott Newton 2345 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton, MA 02466

WE’VE MISSED YOU!   Let’s get together and celebrate our resilient small businesses!

Dave McGilray

Keynote Speaker:

Dave McGillivray
President & Founder, DMSE Sports

-Boston Marathon Race Director

-Motivational Speaker


-Accomplished Athlete


2022 Massachusetts National Small Business Week Awardees:

Massachusetts Small Business Person of the Year
Greg Acerra, Fireking Baking Company - Braintree, MA

Exporter of the Year
Andrew Sullivan, The Protectowire Company - Pembroke, MA

Financial Services Champion of the Year
(MA & New England)
Kathleen Kelly, Webster Bank - Boston, MA

Minority Owned Business of the Year
Gauri Bhalakia, ARCpoint Labs - Southboro, MA

Veteran Owned Business of the Year
Brian LaFauci, WON Sports - Seekonk, MA

Woman Owned Business of the Year
Karen Collins, Bisousweet Confections - Shirley, MA

Home-based Business of the Year
(MA & New England)
Jeanette Towles, Synterex - Dedham, MA

Family Owned Business of the Year
Eric Busenburg, Euro-American Worldwide Logistics - Worcester, MA

Young Entrepreneur of the Year
(MA & New England)
David Zamarin, DetraPel - Framingham, MA

Small Manufacturer of the Year
Devin Brown, J&J Machine Co. - Marlborough, MA

Microenterprise of the Year
Anand Mahurkar, Findability Sciences - Boston, MA

New England Region Prime Contractor of the Year
Doreen Blades, US ECO Products Corp. - Haverhill, MA

District Director’s Award
Georgianna Parkin, MSBDC State Director

SBDC Excellence and Innovation Center Award
MSBDC Government Sales Advisory Program
Sandra Ledbetter and Dan Lilly

Virtual Summit

Join us May 2 – May 5, 2022, for the National Small Business Week Virtual Summit hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration and SCORE.

Attend this free, virtual summit to access critical federal resources, learn new business strategies, meet other business owners and chat with industry experts!  This 4-day, action-packed event will include honoring small businesses around the country, educational sessions, online business resources, and exciting speakers.

"National Small Business Week is a time to honor and celebrate America’s entrepreneurs and innovative startups. This year’s theme, ‘Building a Better America through Entrepreneurship,’ celebrates the resiliency and tenacity of America’s entrepreneurs who are doing their part to power our nation’s historic economic comeback."
- Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman

For more information and to register, please visit www.sba.gov/NSBW or NATIONAL SMALL BUSINESS WEEK 4-DAY VIRTUAL SUMMIT Registration (onlinexperiences.com).

Disclaimer: The SBA does not endorse the organizations sponsoring linked websites, and does not endorse the views they express or the products/services they offer.  All programs and services are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis.