SBA: South Florida Nominations for 2013 Small Business and Advocates of the Year Awards
South Florida District Office
Nominations Sought For South Florida 2013
Small Business and Advocates of the Year Awards
U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is seeking nominations for South
Florida's 2013 Small Business Person of the Year and nominations in seven
other award categories recognizing excellence in small business and small
South Florida Districts awards are part of the National Small Business Week
(SBW) celebration," said South Florida District Director Francisco
"Pancho" Marrero. "There are many outstanding entrepreneurs
and small business advocates within our 24-county district. This annual
awards program is our way of recognizing that excellence."
winner of the South Florida Business Person of the Year winner will go on
to compete at the state and national levels. The national winner and
competitors will be honored during SBW in Washington, D.C. South Florida
District winners will compete against the winners from SBA's North Florida
District for state honors.
South Florida District will judge nominations in the following award
categories: Small Business Person of the Year; Small Business Exporter of
the Year; Veteran Business Owner of the Year; Minority Business Owner of
the Year; Woman Business Owner of the Year; Small Business Advocate of the
Year; Financial Services Advocate of the Year; and Small Business Media
Advocate of the Year.
can be made by any individual or organization dedicated to the support of
the small business community including trade and professional associations
and business organizations.
deadline to submit a nomination to the South Florida District Office is
Jan. 3, 2013.