Seeking Montana Nominations - National Small Business Week

Montana District Office 

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Seeking Nominations!

Deadline is very soon! - December 8, 2022


Illustration of a trophy with text, 2023 National Small Business Week Awards. Now accepting nominations. The SBA logo is included.

The Montana District Office needs your help in identifying worthy candidates to be nominated for our 2023 Small Business Week Awards. 

Do you or someone you know have what it takes to become America’s “Small Business Person of the Year” for 2023? If so, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) wants to hear from you. 

The SBA is proud to announce that its Montana District Office is ready to accept nominations for the 2023 National and District Small Business Week Awards, including the annual Small Business Person of the Year Award.

Visit the SBA’s dedicated website at www.sba.gov/nsbw to download forms, criteria, and guidelines for submitting a nomination. The Montana District Nomination Guidelines and district awards categories can be found on the district’s website at Montana | U.S. Small Business Administration (sba.gov).

The SBA Awards given in celebration of National and District Small Business Week include the following awards:

Montana District Small Business Week Categories:

  • Small Business Person of the Year (National and District)
  • Small Business Exporter (National and District)
  • Woman-Owned Small Business
  • Veteran-Owned Small Business
  • Young Entrepreneur-Owned Small Business
  • Small Business Champion

The Montana District Office must receive all nominations by electronic submission ONLY to the District’s BOX account no later than 1:00 p.m. Mountain Standard Time on December 8, 2022.

To obtain additional information or receive a copy of the National/Montana District Nomination Guidelines, please contact Lorena.carlson@sba.gov.

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About the U.S. Small Business Administration

The U.S. Small Business Administration helps power the American dream of business ownership. As the only go-to resource and voice for small businesses backed by the strength of the federal government, the SBA empowers entrepreneurs and small business owners with the resources and support they need to start, grow, expand their businesses, or recover from a declared disaster. It delivers services through an extensive network of SBA field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations. To learn more, visit www.sba.gov.

 
 

 


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Right Here in Montana!

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Montana SBDC

Montana Small Business Development Center Network

https://sbdc.mt.gov/


Montana Womens Business Center

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https://www.prosperamt.org/womens-business-center/overview


WELL

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(Women's Business Center)

https://www.umt.edu/passion/


VBOC

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SCORE

Bozeman:  https://bozeman.score.org/

Billings:  https://billings.score.org

Western Montana:  https://westernmontana.score.org 


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