SBCA Awards

The SBCA is proud to honor excellence in the Small Business Community from Capitol Hill to "Main Street."


In a tradition dating back to 1983, the Small Business Council of America (SBCA) holds an annual Congressional Awards Reception at the U.S. Capitol honoring members of Congress and the small business community.

The Congressional Awards Reception features the presentation of the following awards:

  • The¬†SBCA Congressional Awards, presented to a bi-partisan selection of Senators and Representatives, in recognition of their efforts, expertise and advocacy on small business issues of importance to the SBCA;
  • The SBCA Humanitarian of the Year Award, recognizing a small business owner (or family member) who has gone above and beyond in committing his or her time or support to charitable activities that make the world a better place for people in need;
  • The SBCA Mort Harris Small Business Person of the Year Award¬†presented to a small business owner in recognition of his or her outstanding accomplishments and support of small business principles;
  • The SBCA Connie Murdoch Award, presented to an SBCA member in recognition of outstanding leadership, dedication and achievement on behalf of SBCA during the preceding year.

 

SBCA Award Press Releases

2015 – SBCA Thirty Second Annual Public Affairs Day and Congressional Awards Reception

2014 – SBCA Thirty First Awards Reception honors members of Congress and Small Business Owners.

2013 – The 2013 SBCA Awards Reception and Public Affairs Day, held on May 8, 2013, marks the 30th Anniversary of the SBCA Awards

2012 – 29th Annual SBCA Congressional Awards Reception and Public Affairs Day. We were fortunate to have a number of distinguished guest speakers at this year’s Public Affairs Day which took place in Washington, D.C. at the historic Willard Hotel.

2011 – 28th Annual SBCA Awards Press Release: The Small Business Council of America (SBCA), a national nonprofit organization which represents the interests of more than 20,000 privately-held and family-owned organizations on Federal tax, employee benefit and health care matters, presented its 28th Annual Congressional Awards at a reception on Capitol Hill on May 4th, 2011.

2010 – 27th Annual SBCA Awards Press Release: SMALL BUSINESS COUNCIL OF AMERICA 27th ANNUAL CONGRESSIONAL AWARDS HONORED MEMBERS OF CONGRESS, SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS.

2009 – The Small Business Council of America (SBCA), a National nonprofit organization which represents the interests of more than 20,000 privately-held and family-owned organizations on Federal tax, employee benefit and health care matters, presented its 26th Annual Congressional Awards at a reception on Capitol Hill on May 6th.