Nominate a local business for King County Executive's Small Business Award

Saturday, July 28, 2018

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The deadline to submit a nomination for the 2018 King County Executive's Small Business Awards is August 10, 2018.
To be eligible for consideration, a business must meet the following requirement:
  • Be located in King County 
  • Have 50 or fewer employees 
  • Be a for-profit business in operation for at least 3 years 
  • All past winners and 2017 finalists are ineligible for nomination 
Notes:
  • A business may self-nominate or be nominated by a chamber of commerce, a city, or a business organization 
  • A business may be nominated in more than one category, but will need to complete a separate nomination form for each entry 
  • All businesses are eligible for nomination, except 2017 finalists and past award winners 
Award Categories
  • Small Business of the Year: The U.S. Census Bureau of Labor Statistics reported there were 71,070 non-farm firms ... given to the small business that best exemplifies the tenacity, perspicacity, and audacity it takes to successfully operate a small business.
  • Minority Small Business of the Year: The U.S. Census Bureau's 2007 Survey of Business Owners showed that minority-owned businesses accounted for 21.3% of all non-farm U.S. businesses. This award recognizes the minority-owned business that has attained outstanding business achievement and exemplifies the significant contributions made by minority-owned businesses in King County.
  • Woman-Owned Small Business of the Year: The U.S. Census Bureau's 2007 Survey of Business Owners showed that women-owned businesses accounted for 28.7% of non-farm businesses. This award recognizes the woman-owned business that has attained outstanding business achievement and exemplifies the significant contributions made by women-owned businesses in King County
  • Exporting Small Business of the Year: Economies grow through trade, by exporting their products and services globally. This award recognizes the small business that has achieved significant increased international sales through existing and/or new international markets.
  • Green/Sustainable Small Business of the Year: King County is a hotbed of innovation in the field of sustainability and has a rich history of environmental stewardship. This award recognizes the small business that has achieved excellence in the creation and implementation of sustainable business practices. Practices include waste and recycling programs, water stewardship, energy management, efficiency in the built environment, or any other significant effort designed to limit the way a business impacts our local environment.
  • Workforce Small Business of the Year: A skilled workforce is vital to the growth of businesses and our economy. This award recognizes the small business with outstanding practices in hiring, retaining, and developing the skills of its workers. 
  • Rural Small Business of the Year: The rural economy is an important link to the urban area and provides opportunities for residents to both live and work in the rural area.

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