Estimated value: $25,000.00
Three $25,000.00 Grand Prize winners will be chosen from the 102 American Small Business Championship finalists. The three finalists will be awarded a $25,000 Grand Prize.
Estimated value: $1,000.00
Two Small Business Champions from each state and the District of Columbia will be awarded with a $1,000.00 gift card to Sam's Club.
Estimated value: $5,500.00
Each state American Small Business Championship winner receives an all-expense paid trip to a regional Championship Training and Networking Symposium, including roundtrip transportation, one night of accommodation, food, and incidental expenses. Prize also include one year of business mentoring through SCORE.
Estimated value: No cash value
American Small Business Championship winners will receive a full year of mentoring from SCORE. SCORE Mentors are highly experienced small business advisors, with expertise in such areas as marketing, product development, financial management, and strategic business planning.
Estimated value: $7,050.00
The eleven SCORE Awards winners will be recognized nationally through an extensive public relations campaign, including: a professional video featuring each business, promotion of business nationally through SCORE, award presentation at the 2016 SCORE Awards Gala on September 14, 2017 in Washington, D.C., and networking with corporate and other small business partners at the Gala. The Winner will receive two tickets to the Gala, a travel stipend, and a one-night hotel stay.