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Small business awards contest in Nevada

The Nevada District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration announced it is actively seeking nominations for its statewide 2020 Small Business Awards.

The honorees in the following categories will be recognized, officials announced.

Nevada Small Business Person of the Year

Nevada Small Business Exporter of the Year

Nevada Young Entrepreneur of the Year (under 30 by 6/1/20)

Nevada Micro-Enterprise Person of the Year (5 employees or fewer)

Nevada Minority-Owned Business of the Year

Nevada Woman-Owned Business of the Year

Nevada Family-Owned Business of the Year

Nevada Veteran-Owned Business of the Year

Nevada Rural Business of the Year

Nevada Legacy Business of the Year (25+ years in business)

Entrepreneurial Spirit Award

The deadline for submitting a nomination package is Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020. Eligibility guidelines are available on the Nevada SBA’s website www.sba.gov/nv or via e-mail to NVDO@sba.gov. Nomination packages can be faxed to 202-481-0785 or emailed to NVDO@sba.gov.

For more information, call 702-388-6611.

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