The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Delaware District Office is seeking nominations for its annual Small Business Awards, honoring Delaware small business, business owners and assistance organizations.

At this year’s Delaware Small Business Awards Ceremony in May 2018, the office will present several awards, including National Small Business Person of the Year; National Exporter of the Year; Delaware Minority-Owned Small Business of the Year; Delaware Woman-Owned Small Business of the Year; Delaware Veteran-Owned Small Business of the Year; Delaware Young Entrepreneur of the Year; and Delaware Family-Owned Small Business of the Year.

Nominations for these awards must be mailed or hand-delivered to the SBA Delaware District Office, 1105 N. Market Street, Lobby Level, Wilmington, DE 19801, no later than 3 p.m. Jan. 9, 2018.

Completed SBA Award nominations include a completed SBA Award Nomination form and SBA Background Form 3300. The forms are available at sba.gov/nsbw/awards.

Businesses are eligible to be nominated for the 2018 SBA Small Business Awards if they qualify as a small business under SBA’s size standards, found at bit.ly/2tz7M8p; operate as a for-profit business; and have been n business for at least three years.

For more, visit sba.gov/nsbw/awards, call 573-6185 or email james.provo@sba.gov.