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SBA announces National Small Business Week

By on March 2, 2018

SAN JUAN – The head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, Administrator Linda McMahon announced Friday that this year’s National Small Business Week will be held from April 29 to May 5.

Virtual events and recognitions throughout SBA’s 10 regions and 68 districts will be held throughout the week.

In Puerto Rico, the SBA district office will join by conducting its own “outreach and training events in support of small business entrepreneurship.”

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It will end the week with its traditional Small Business Week Awards Ceremony on Friday, May 4. During this event, the SBA will honor Puerto Rico’s Small Business Person of the Year, as well as other local small business owners and champions.

McMahon will start the week in Washington, D.C., where she will recognize and award outstanding small business owners and Resource Partners. She will continue the week with a bus roadshow starting in Jacksonville, Fla. and then continue on to South Carolina and North Carolina, according to Friday’s announcement.

The SBA said more details will be finalized soon. National Small Business Week has been carried out since 1963.

For more information, visit Puerto Rico’s SBA site here. 

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