NSBA Advocate of the Year Deadline is FRIDAY, Feb. 8

February 6, 2013

NSBA has extended the deadline for nominations for the Lewis A. Shattuck Small Business Advocate of the Year Award. This award recognizes small-business owners who go above and beyond in advocating for the small-business community. The nomination process is simple: just email info@nsba.biz with the name, company, phone number and email address of a business owner you would like to nominate. NSBA staff will contact that business owner and notify them that you have nominated them for this award.

Self nominations are encouraged, simply download and complete the nomination packet.

NSBA awards one winner and four finalists with this honor at its annual Washington Presentation, held in Washington, D.C. The Lewis A. Shattuck Small Business Advocate of the Year Award celebration will take place at the upcoming Washington Presentation in Spring 2013.

Qualifications and Criteria:

  • A demonstrated commitment to small-business advocacy above and beyond policies that specifically impact their own business or industry;
  • A proven history of volunteer efforts to advance and improve the overall small-business community;
  • Success in advocating for pro-small business policies; and
  • Success and growth as a small-business owner

Nominations are due February 8, 2013.