Alaska District Office  – Nov. 4, 2022

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National Native American Heritage Month

During National Native American Heritage Month, SBA celebrates the rich heritage and culture of our American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians.  Learn more about contracting, business development and
other programs for Native American.

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SBA Pacific Northwest Watch Party 

Join SBA Veteran Business Outreach Center and Business Impact Northwest for a watch party featuring Pacific Northwest (Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington) Operation Entrepreneur.  This event is an opportunity to celebrate, connect, and empower service members, veterans, National Guard and Reserve members, and military spouses during National Veterans Small Business Week.

Celebrate with of a week of webcasts featuring presentations from leading experts of veteran-owned small businesses. The 4-day event will feature opportunities for virtual networking and resource sharing. Gain helpful advice in military-connected entrepreneurship, and discover fellow Veteran-owned, military spouse-owned, and reservist-owned businesses.  Schedule and details available when you get your ticket. 

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All Small Mentor-Protégé Program

Thinking about contracting with Uncle Sam?  Learn how your small business can learn from an experienced government contractor through SBA’s Mentor-Protégé program.  

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

Now Accepting Nominations for 2023

Nominations for the 2023 National Small Business Awards are now open! The Alaska District Office will be awarding small businesses in the following categories:

Small Business Person of the Year (AK State)

Exporter of the Year

8(a) Graduate of the Year

Minority Small Business of the Year

Veteran Small Business of the Year

Women in Business of the Year 

Nominations are due by December 8, 2022 at 11 am (AST), and winners will be announced during National Small Business Week April 30 – May 6, 2023. To nominate yourself or a small business owner, download forms, criteria and guidelines, visit National Small Business Week 2023

Visit here for additional Alaska District office awards information.