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Dream Big Awards to Give $25K to Small and Woman-Owned Businesses

Women recipients of Dream Big Awards

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is proud to recognize the very best business owners, and they have a special award just for women entrepreneurs. Their annual Dream Big Awards program honors the achievements of small businesses and highlights their contributions to America’s economic growth.

The program recognizes small businesses that exemplify the spirit of innovation, entrepreneurship, and individual initiative.

A business must meet the following requirements to be eligible:

  • For-profit business operating for at least one (1) year primarily within the United States 
  • Have less than 250 employees OR have gross revenues of less than $20 million
  • Applicants can apply for up to two Business Achievement Awards, and all applicants will be considered for the Small Business of the Year Award (a $25,000 cash prize).

The deadline to apply each year is usually in July.

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