Nominations Open for 2020 National Small Business Person Awards

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The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is accepting nominations for its 2020 National Small Business Week Awards, including the Small Business Person of the Year. For more than 50 years, National Small Business Week has celebrated the achievements of America's small businesses and the contributions they make to their communities and to the nation's economy. Nominations must be submitted be January 7, 2020, at 3 p.m. ET.

Small Business Person of the Year awards are given to one person from each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Guam.

"We are proud to recognize the small business owners that have made it their mission to support their communities and drive the entrepreneurial spirit forward," said SBA Acting Administrator Chris Pilkerton.

National Small Business Week is May 3-9, 2020.

For award guideline and nomination forms, visit the SBA at www.sba.gov/nsbw.