The 2013 DREAM BIG Small Business of the Year Award honors America’s small businesses who embody the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship. Now is the time to recognize your food truck business achievements.

2013 DREAM BIG Small Business of the Year Award

Here’s how to apply:

Submit an application for your business: Any small business can apply for the award online here. Applications are due January 7. View eligibility and award criteria.

The winner of the DREAM BIG Small Business of the Year Award will receive a $10,000 cash prize, courtesy of the Chamber. Check out these insider tips when filling out your application!

All award winners will be recognized during the Summit on April 30 in Washington, D.C. Blue Ribbon Award winners will receive one complimentary registration to attend the summit, courtesy of Sam’s Club. Read a testimony from two-time Blue Ribbon Award Winner, Tyson Viniard.

Eligibility & Criteria | Timeline | Application Process FAQs 2013 | 2013 Application Information | Official Rules

View the full list of 2012 award winners.

About the Community Excellence Award:

The Community Excellence Award is designed to highlight a business that has found success in the eyes of its community. All Blue Ribbon Award winners were eligible for this award that celebrates a small business’ commitment to their community.

The Community Excellence Award winner will be presented with the award by U.S. Chamber President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue, during America’s Small Business Summit. The winner will also receive a free two-night hotel stay at the Omni Shoreham Hotel during the Summit.