And the Award Goes to…small business

Small businesses in the District of Columbia make an enormous contribution to DC’s booming economy. On July 30, 2008 WDCEP will host the first annual small business award program. Expected to attract of crowd of more than 250 people, the program will honor best practices of DC’s diverse small businesses.

The awards will identify three outstanding businesses for their achievements and accomplishments in the following categories: Small Business of the Year, 100 Year-Old Business of the Year, and Small Business Initiative of the Year. For event sponsorship details, click here or contact Natalie Cofield at 202.661.8679 or

WDCEP is now accepting nominations. All BusinessPremier Small Business Awards nominations and applications are due by May 30, 2008. Applications are available for download at and will be accepted by email to

During the program, the 2008 Doing Business in Washington, DC Guidebook will be released. One of the WDCEP’s most sought after publications each year, the Guidebook covers the basic steps from A to Z needed to operate a business in DC. Designed to help businesses of all sizes, the guide also includes numerous public and private resources filled with indispensable information on making the most of your business. For advertising details, go here now or contact Natalie Cofield at 202.661.8679 or

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