Tag Archives: Small Business Week

SBA Honors Local Small Businesses

Michelle and Danny Quiroz, owners of Reserva Coffee Roasters

Today, SBA’s Lower Rio Grande Valley District honored the 2020 District Small Business Week awardees for six small business categories. The virtual ceremony is part of National Small Business Week going on now through Sept. 24. Michelle and Danny Quiroz of Reserva Coffee Roasters were named the district’s Small Business Persons of the Year. Both previously had successful careers working for large companies. However, Michelle’s passion for coffee drove their…

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National Small Business Week Awards Ceremony

Small Business Week Awards 2019

The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Lower Rio Grande Valley District honors local businesses with the 2019 National Small Business Week and District Awards. Since 1963, National Small Business Week has recognized the outstanding achievements of America’s small businesses. Businesses gain acknowledgement for their contributions to their local communities and to the nation’s economy. Tickets are $40 each. Sponsorships are available. Register online or contact Monica Sanchez.

SBA Award Nominations Now Open

Nominations are now open for both the SBA National Small Business Week awards and the Lower Rio Grande Valley District Office awards. While nominations are open until Feb. 15 for the local level, national nominations are due Jan. 9. Both individuals and organizations dedicated to the support of the small business community in the United States may submit national or district office nominations. Additionally, businesses may self-nominate. “During National Small…

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Small Business Week Hosts Virtual Conference

National Small Business Week

The U.S. Small Business Administration and SCORE Association will host a free, Three-Day Virtual Conference during National Small Business Week. The conference will take place May 1-3 between 11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. CT daily. The Virtual Conference includes 12 educational webinars, free business advice from mentors, free information and resources from sponsors, and networking with fellow business owners. The webinars include: Hug Your Haters: How to Embrace Complaints & Keep Your…

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SBA announces Small Business Week webinars

Free registration for webinars going on now The Small Business Administration has announced its free webinars for National Small Business Week April 30-May 6. Kicking off the series on May 2 at 1-2 p.m. CT is “The U.S. Economic Outlook and Its Impact on Small Businesses,” presented by Visa. Topics include an analysis of which demographic segment(s) that will provide opportunities for future spending growth; how long the current economic expansion…

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Local Small Business Week Winners Announced

Luncheon honors Small Business Week winners May 2 The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Lower Rio Grande Valley District Office has named the winners of the 2017 Small Business Week Awards. This year marks the 54th annual proclamation of National Small Business Week, April 30 to May 6, 2017. Small Business Persons of the Year are Leodegario Neave, Elizabeth Neave, Abraham Neave and Abisai Neave of JDG Jewelers in Mission. JDG…

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