For more than 50 years, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has celebrated National Small Business Week, which recognizes the hard work, ingenuity, and dedication of America’s small businesses, and celebrates their contributions to the economy. This year, National Small Business Week is being held the week of April 30 - May 6. NSBW is co-hosted by SCORE, mentors to America's small businesses and a resource partner of SBA.
This year marks the return of in-person awards ceremonies in Washington, D.C., for the first time since 2019. On Sunday, April 30 and Monday, May 1, the SBA will recognize the 2023 Small Business Persons of the Year representing the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. One of the state/territory Small Business Persons of the Year will be named the 2023 National Small Business Person of the Year at the award ceremony on Monday, May 1. Read about the award winners here.
Attend the National Small Business Week Virtual Summit May 2-3. This year’s FREE Virtual Summit will feature educational workshops presented by event cosponsors, access to federal resources, networking and mentoring opportunities. View the agenda and register here.