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March 12, 2023 | Tom Ballard

Dates announced for “National Small Business Week” celebration

The annual event will run from April 30 through May 6 with virtual educational activities and the naming of each state's "Small Business Person of the Year."

Isabella Casillas Guzman of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has announced that “National Small Business Week” (NSBW) will take place April 30-May 6.

An annual tradition led by the agency for more than 60 years, the celebration is co-hosted by SCORE, mentors to America’s small businesses. This year also marks the return of in-person awards ceremonies in Washington, DC, for the first time since 2019.

On April 30 and Monday, May 1, the SBA will recognize the 2023 “Small Business Persons of the Year” representing the 50 states, 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 May 1.

The SBA will also again co-sponsor a virtual summit of business education forums. Additional details about speakers and topics will be announced soon.

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