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U.S. Small Business Administration Announces First-Ever Season of Small Business Campaign

December 5, 2023

U.S. Small Business Administration Announces First-Ever Season of Small Business Campaign

Campaign builds on small business boom under Biden-Harris Administration, encourages Americans to shop small throughout the holiday season
WASHINGTON – Today, Administrator Isabel Casillas Guzman, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the voice in President Biden’s Cabinet for America’s 33 million small businesses, announced the SBA’s first-ever Season of Small Business campaign. Under President Biden’s leadership, there has been a small business boom with more than 14.6 million new business applications nationwide. On the heels of another transformative year for small businesses under the Biden-Harris Administration, the Season of Small Business campaign encourages all Americans to support small businesses throughout the holiday season.

 

“The Biden-Harris Administration’s historic small business boom is the gift that keeps on giving as small businesses continue to strengthen our economy,” said Administrator Guzman. “The Biden-Harris agenda has prioritized uplifting small businesses as they create jobs, produce for our economy, and give back to their communities. During the Season of Small Business, the SBA encourages everyone to shop local, dine small, and support the small businesses that power the economy and make our neighborhoods vibrant.”

 

The Season of Small Business is a new, SBA-led campaign designed to drive Americans to shop at small businesses throughout the entire holiday season – the busiest shopping time of the year. This holiday season is essential to the success of local, independently owned businesses and small business brands that rely on the surge of consumer spending to achieve their annual revenue goals. Small businesses are a crucial part of local economies and communities – they are responsible for more than 40% of America’s economic output and two-thirds of net new jobs.

 

For more information about the SBA’s Season of Small Business campaign, visit www.sba.gov/SeasonOfSmallBusiness. To learn more about the SBA’s loan programs, financial assistance, and other services, visit www.sba.gov.

 

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About the U.S. Small Business Administration

The U.S. Small Business Administration makes the American dream of business ownership a reality. As the only go-to resource and voice for small businesses backed by the strength of the federal government, the SBA empowers entrepreneurs and small business owners with the resources and support they need to start, grow or expand their businesses, or recover from a declared disaster. It delivers services through an extensive network of SBA field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations. To learn more, visit www.sba.gov.

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