The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is proud to partner with MetLife to recognize the very best in American small business. Every year at the Small Business Summit, the DREAM BIG Small Business of the Year Awards program honors the achievements of small businesses and highlights their contributions to America’s economic growth.
The DREAM BIG Small Business of the Year Awards Program celebrates the success of small business and honors its contributions to America’s economic growth. If eligible, all applicants will be considered for the DREAM BIG Small Business of the Year Award.
Eligible small businesses can also apply to be considered for a Business Achievement Award.
1.Emerging Business Award
2.Green/Sustainable Business Award
3.Minority-Owned Business Award
4.Veteran-Owned Business Award
5.Woman-Owned Business Award
6.Young Entrepreneur Achievement Award
Additionally, finalists for each of the business achievement awards are entered into our Community Excellence Award. The Community Excellence Award recognizes a small business that has demonstrated an exemplary level of leadership and community engagement to positively impact the quality of life in its community.
The DREAM BIG Awards program winners are honored at the U.S Chamber National Small Business Summit in Washington, DC during the DREAM BIG Awards Gala. The Gala will be held October 3, 2018.
To nominate a small business for the DREAM BIG Awards, please click here.