It's time to nominate your favorite small business owner for the National Small Business Week Awards.
And the Small Business Administration has created a website that offers an easy way to recognize and follow the contest candidates.
According to the SBA, the online portal, "will make it easier to submit and track submissions." The awards include the National Small Business Person of the Year and the Women's Business Center of Excellence Award.
You can also go here for complete rules and to download and application. Entry deadline is Jan. 3.
National winners will be chosen from the state winners.