National Small Business Week Event Calendar

National Small Business Week

U.S. Small Business Administration is ready to kick off National Small Business Week from May 5.

National Small Business Week recognizes the contribution of small businesses and America’s entrepreneur in the U.S. Event will last long until May 11.  


This list consists of all the events which are going to take place during the week.

Small Business Week Hackathon

Come to the hackathon to solve real business problems. The Hackathon will take place in Washington D.C. starting on Friday, May 3rd through Sunday, May 5th.

Register here.

National Awards Ceremonies | Sunday, May 5

You can watch the award ceremony live on SBA’s Facebook page at 6:15 ET. SBA will also present awards to its Resource Partners.

Awards to SBA Resource Partners

  • Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Excellence and Innovation Award
  • Veterans Business Outreach Excellence in Service Award
  • Women’s Business Center of Excellence Award
  • SCORE Chapter of the Year

Disaster Assistance

  • The Phoenix Award for Outstanding Contributions to Disaster Recovery, Volunteer
  • The Phoenix Award for Outstanding Contributions to Disaster Recovery, Public Official
  • And Phoenix Award for Small Business Disaster Recovery

Federal Procurement and Small Business Awards

Federal Procurement Awards

  • Small Business Prime Contractor of the Year
  • Small Business Subcontractor of the Year
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower Awards for Excellence (Services, Research & Development, and Manufacturing)
  • 8(a) Graduate of the Year

Watch the live stream of the following events before the above-mentioned ceremony:  

  • 10:30 am ET- Social Media Tips for Your Small Business Workshop
  • 12:45 pm ET- Announcement of the Small Business Exporter of the Year award

The award for Small Businessperson of the Year includes National Small Business Person of the Year one from each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.

National Small Business Week Virtual Conference | May 7-8

The SBA and SCORE will together host a free 2-day virtual conference for business owners. Registration is free to the public. Participate in all the webinars or choose the topics you like. It starts between 11:00 am – 5:30 pm ET/ 8:00 am – 2:30 pm PT each day.

Register here.

NSBW Twitter Chat

Join industry experts for NSB Week Twitter Chat on Friday, May 10 at 12 pm ET on how to start and grow a small business. Tips and tricks will be shared to smoothens business voyage.

Join/follow the conversation at #SmallBusinessWeek.

For more detail click here.


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