SBA is Accepting Nominations for Small Business Week Awards

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2023 SBA National Small Business Awards

Are you a small business owner with an amazing success story? Or do you know a small business with a great story to share? 

SBA is accepting nominations for 2023 Small Business Week awards. Send your nomination packet today.  

2023 National Small Business Awards

Small Business Person of the Year*

Small Business Exporter of the Year*

8(a) Graduate of the Year*

SBA Resource Partners of the Year*

*Additional National Awards available. Check here for details.


2023 Kentucky Small Business Awards

Financial Services Advocate of the Year

Home Based Business of the Year

Minority Owned Small Business of the Year

Rural Small Business of the Year

Small Business Advocate of the Year

Small Business Media Advocate of the Year

Veteran Owned Small Business of the Year

Woman Owned Small Business of the Year

Young Entrepreneur of the Year


Nomination Deadline

3:00 pm ET on Tuesday, December 8, 2022

NOTE: For either National or Kentucky Small Business Awards, upload all nomination packets to this link (Box.com).

Incomplete packages cannot be reviewed.


Questions? 

Send an email to sharron.johnson@sba.gov or call 502-276-7655.


Alejandro (Alex) Ramirez, on right, accepts the SBA 2022 Kentucky Small Business Person of the Year award from Kentucky District Director Robert Coffey.

Read his amazing story here.

Alejandro (Alex) Ramirez (right), SBA 2022 Kentucky Small Business Person of the Year. Left-Kentucky District Director Robert Coffey.