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Seattle District Office – November 29, 2022

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

Deadline for Submissions is Approaching

Have you been thinking about nominating yourself, or your favorite small business? Nominations are due next week, so now is the time to complete those forms and make that submission!

Award Categories

In 2023, the SBA Seattle District Office will be awarding individuals and small businesses in each of the following categories: 

  • Small Business Person of the Year 
  • Exporter of the Year
  • 8(a) Graduate of the Year
  • Rural Small Business of the Year
  • Young Entrepreneur of the Year

Nominations are due by December 8, 2022 at 12 noon (PST).

Incomplete submissions will be ineligible – submit ahead of the deadline to allow time for us to contact you if there are any questions regarding your nomination

Nomination Forms

For all award categories, nomination packets must include a photo of the nominee and:

Where to Submit

All submissions must be uploaded to the Seattle District Box Account no later than Thursday, December 8, 2022 at 12 noon (PST).

Watch your email for confirmation and further communication regarding your submission.

More Information

Visit SBA’s National Small Business Week website for more information. 

For any questions regarding award criteria, how to submit a nomination, or a submission you have already made, please contact Neil Subhash, Outreach and Marketing Specialist for the SBA Seattle District Office. 


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