Nominations for the 2016 National Small Business Week Awards are being accepted online until 3:00 p.m. ET on Jan. 11. Winners will be announced during National Small Business Week, May 1-7, 2016.
National Small Business Week recognizes entrepreneurs and small business owners for their outstanding achievements through various awards.
National Small Business Week award categories include:
- Small Business Person of the Year Award
- Small Business Exporter of the Year
- Phoenix Award for Small Business Disaster Recovery
- Phoenix Award for Outstanding Contributions to Disaster Recovery
- Federal Procurement Award- Small Business Prime Contractor of the Year Award
- Federal Procurement Award- Small Business Subcontractor of the Year Award
- Federal Procurement Award- Dwight D. Eisenhower Award for Excellence
- 8(a) Graduate of the Year Award
- Small Business Development Center Excellence and Innovation Award
- Veterans Business Outreach Center Excellence in Service Award
- Women’s Business Center of Excellence Award