VT SBA Accepting Nominations for 2016 Small Business Awards

The U.S. Small Business Administration Vermont District Office is accepting nominations for its 2016 Small Business Awards. Since 1963, the SBA has recognized the outstanding achievements of America’s small businesses for their contributions to their local communities, and to the nation’s economy. Award categories include:

Small Business Person of the Year
• Exporter of the Year
• Family-Owned Business of the Year
• Woman-Owned Small Business of the Year
• Veteran-Owned Small Business of the Year
• Minority-Owned Small Business of the Year
• Young Entrepreneur of the Year
• Microenterprise of the Year
To nominate a company for a district award, please email the following information about the nominee to vermont_do@sba.gov:

Owner’s First and Last Name
Name of Business
Award Category Nominated
Business Address
Phone Number
Email Address

Businesses may self-nominate. In addition, nominations can be submitted through the Small Business Week Nomination Portal at http://awards.sba.gov. All nominations must be submitted by 3 p.m. ESTJan. 11, 2016.

For more information, email vermont_do@sba.gov or call 802-828-4422.