Call for Small Business Nominations!

Posted on Jul 12, 2016 | Comments Off on Call for Small Business Nominations!

The Minority and Small Business Alliance of Southern Arizona (MSBA) is seeking nominations.  

This year’s event, presented by the Minority and Small Business Alliance of Southern Arizona (MSBA), will be held on September 29, 2016 at Westward Look Resort, 245 E. Ina Rd, Tucson, AZ 85704.

The MSBA is a non-profit 501c(3) organization composed of members from local, state and federal agencies as well as corporations and small business owners.  Throughout the year MSBA conducts and/or sponsors educational workshops focused on small business growth and development.  The MSBA also hosts an awards banquet to recognize the achievements of minority and small businesses in Southern Arizona.  The businesses that we recognize share their experiences that helped to make their organization successful.

We will be recognizing outstanding small businesses in Southern Arizona in the following areas:


MSBA also awards $1,000 scholarships to deserving students attending either the University of Arizona or Pima Community College.  To date, more than $78,000 in scholarships has been awarded to 78 students.  Funds are collected during our Live Auction/Raffle during the Awards program.

Please take time to review the enclosed packet and consider self-nominating or nominating a deserving small business or advocate. Nominations can also be found on the MSBA website at

With its rich and diverse population, this is an important event for Tucson, as it lends valued recognition to aspiring and established small business entrepreneurs.