Nominate a Vermont Small Business of the Year
VERMONT — The Vermont District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration is accepting nominations for its 2018 small business awards.
Previous Vermont winners include Ben and Jerry’s, Switchback Brewing Company and Mike Rainville of Middlebury’s Maple Landmark, who was 2017 Small Business Person of the Year.
Since 1963, the SBA has recognized the outstanding achievements of America’s small businesses for their contributions to their local communities, and to the nation’s economy. The award categories are:
• Small Business Person of the Year.
• Exporter of the Year.
• Family-Owned Business of the Year.
• Woman-Owned Small Business of the Year.
• Veteran-Owned Small Business of the Year.
• Minority-Owned Small Business of the Year.
• Young Entrepreneur of the Year.
• Microenterprise of the Year.
To nominate a company for a district award, email the following information about the nominee to email@example.com:
• Owner’s first and last name.
• Name of business.
• Award category.
• Phone number.
• Email address.
All nominations must be submitted by 3 p.m. on Jan. 9. Businesses may self-nominate.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 802-828-4422.
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