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SBA New Mexico Webinar 

2023 SBA National Small Business Week Awards: How to Submit an Award-Winning Nomination!  

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

Nominate your favorite small business or YOURSELF**!


Join us for a series of webinars to learn about the SBA National Small Business Week (NSBW) award nomination process, nominee and nominator eligibility criteria, nomination package requirements, evaluation criteria, and tips for writing an award-winning nomination!

Note: The same information will be presented in the following webinars.


🔸 Registration is NOT required. Click the link below 5 minutes before the webinar’s start time to join.

Location: Virtual/Online (MS Teams)

Cost: Free

Intended audience: All nominators and possible nominees.

  • Anyone who would like to nominate
  • Small business owners or individuals interested in self-nominating.
  • Any individual or organization dedicated to supporting the small business community, such as trade and professional associations and business organizations.
  • Federal agencies who are interested in nominating a firm for the Small Business Prime Contractor of the Year award.
  • Large prime contractors interested in self-nominating for the Eisenhower Award.
  • Large federal prime contractors interested in nominating a firm for the Small Business Subcontractor of the Year award.

Hosted/Presented by: The SBA New Mexico District Office (NMDO) 

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Have questions or need assistance?

For national awards or general inquiries, email michelle.duran@sba.gov

For district (local) awards,
email mercedes.chavez@sba.gov.


**Self-nominations are accepted for all award categories except Prime Contractor of the Year, Subcontractor of the Year, SBDC Excellence in Service (individual centers), VBOC Excellence in Service, and WBC Excellence in Service.