The SBA Alaska District Office is now accepting nominations for its 2019 National Small Business Week Awards, including the annual Small Business Person of the Year.
Since 1963, National Small Business Week has recognized the outstanding achievements of America’s small businesses for their contributions to their local communities and to our nation’s economy.
The SBA Alaska District Office is accepting nominations for the following awards:
- Alaska Small Business Person of the Year
- Exporter of the Year
- Alaska Woman Owned Business of the Year
- 8(a) Graduate of the Year - the SBA 8(a) Business Development Program is a nine-year federal government contracting certification and program for small business
- Alaska Veteran Owned Business - outstanding business owned by a veteran, demonstrated success in industry, contributions to community
- Alaska Rural Business - outstanding business, demonstrated success in industry, contribution to community
- Alaska Micro Business - 1-2 person business, has overcome extraordinary obstacles to succeed
- Alaska Small Business Champion - demonstrated support of small business
Past Alaska Small Business Person of the Year winners have included:
National Small Business Week May 5-11, 2019
All nominations must be submitted no later than 11 a.m. Alaska Time, Jan. 9, 2019. All nomination packages must be hand delivered or mailed to the SBA Alaska District Office at 420 L Street, Suite 300, Anchorage, Alaska 99501.
For more information about SBA awards, contact Scott Swingle at firstname.lastname@example.org or 907-474-4878.