Welcome to the Awards
Created with an unwavering love for small businesses, we exist to recognize, honor, celebrate and promote small businesses for their notable efforts in growing and building their communities and a better working world.
- 1 Register your account.
- 2 Pay your entry fees. After the payment, you have time until August 30, 2024 to fill out and edit your application.
- 3 Get your unique link and submit your entry before the deadline on Zealous.
- 4 Once your entry is approved, your nomination will be submitted for the first round of judging after the deadline.
- 5 All companies with a score of 75% and above are named finalists and admitted to a Public Vote.
- 6 During Public Voting, you want to get as many people to vote for you as possible! Once voting is closed. Entries will be sent to judges for final scoring and winner selection.
- 7 Winners announcement.
Best of luck!
The Early Bird Fees
$150 for the first entry, $50 for additional entries, until May 1, 2024.
Early Deadline Fees
$160 for the first entry, $60 for additional entries, until July 31, 2024.
Regular Deadline Fees
$185 for the first entry, $75 for additional entries, until August 30, 2024.
Entrants with the highest average score per category from both judges and public votes will be named BASA Winners. All winners will be notified via email of the positions of their entries for the 2024 BASA Awards in November, 2024. The Digital Winners' Kit with banners, badges, and seals will be sent email. The Winners' Kit with the Winner's certificate, will be mailed in December 2024. Winners can also order the trophy Atlanta, which will be available until December 30, 2024. The trophy Atlanta is 100% handmade in ceramic with real gold luster. It is uniquely created for the Best of America Small Business Awards. You can find more information on the trophy here.