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Know of a small business that deserves recognition? Nominate them for the Small Business of the Year Award:
The 2013 DREAM BIG Small Business of the Year Award honors America’s small businesses who embody the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship. Help us recognize their achievements! Here’s how to get involved:
Nominate a business: Any organization (chamber, association, company, etc.) or individual can show their support for a small business by nominating them for the award. Nominations are due December 10. Complete the nomination form here. Nomination is free and not required to apply.
Submit an application for your business: Any small business can apply for the award online here. Applications are due January 7. View eligibility and award criteria. For tips on submitting a winning application, sign up for our monthly e-newsletter.
The winner of the DREAM BIG Small Business of the Year Award will receive a $10,000 cash prize, courtesy of the Chamber.
All award winners will be recognized during the Summit on April 30 in Washington, D.C. Blue Ribbon Award winners will receive one complimentary registration to attend the summit, courtesy of Sam’s Club.