PROVIDENCE, RI – Nominations are now being accepted by the U.S.
Small Business Administration for the 2019 Small Business Awards. National
award categories include, the SBA’s flagship award – Small Business Person of
the Year – as well as Small Business Exporter of the Year.
and Regional award nomination will be accepted in the following categories:
Jeffrey Butland Family Owned Small Business, Minority Small Business Owner of
the Year, Veteran Small Business Owner the Year, Woman Small Business Owner of
the Year, Homebased Small Business Owner of the Year, Microenterprise of the
Year, Young Entrepreneur, Small Business Manufacturer of the Year, and
Financial Services Champion.
winners will be honored during Small Business Week in Washington D.C., while local
awardees will be honored at the Rhode Island “Salute to Small Business” Awards
Luncheon. Nominations will be accepted until December 21, 2018 at 3:00pm EST.
individual or organization dedicated to the support of the small business
community may submit nominations for these prestigious awards.
Rhode Island Small Business Person of the Year will also have the opportunity
to participate in the National Small Business Week activities and will compete
for the National Small Business Person of the Year Award.