Read on to learn more about application information for America's Top Small Business 2023.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is proud to recognize the very best in American small business.

Beginning this year, our newly reimagined America's Top Small Business Awards (formerly Dream Big Awards) will honor the achievements of small businesses and highlight their contributions to America’s economic growth. The 2023 America’s Top Small Business Awards are presented in partnership with Iron Mountain and Dell Technologies.

How to apply for America's Top Small Business 2023:

Click here to begin your application for the 2023 America's Top Small Business Awards. (Deadline for submission: Friday, July 7, 2023).

Click here for a shareable one-page PDF on eligibility and how to apply!

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Eligibility criteria

To be eligible to apply for the America's Top Small Business Awards, an applicant must:

  1. Be a legal resident of the United States.
  2. Be a for-profit business operating for at least one (1) year primarily within the United States.
  3. Have fewer than 250 employees or gross revenues of less than $20 million for both 2021 and 2022.
  4. Agree to all of the Award Rules, including potentially attending award ceremony.

Employees, officers and directors of Sponsors and any affiliated entities, and their respective immediate families (parents, spouse, children, siblings) or individuals residing in their household (whether or not related) are not eligible applicants.

Awards and prizes

The winner of America's Top Small Business 2023 will receive national recognition and a $25,000 cash prize! Additional non-cash prizes, including prizes for finalists, can be found here.


Questions about eligibility or the application process? Click here for a full list of frequently asked questions.

Terms and conditions

Click here for the America's Top Small Business terms, conditions and contest rules.

Any additional questions?

Email the America's Top Small Business team at

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CO—is committed to helping you start, run and grow your small business. Learn more about the benefits of small business membership in the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, here.

Apply for ATSB today!

We’re searching nationwide for America’s Top Small Businesses. Are you up for the challenge? Enter today for a chance to win our $25,000 grand prize, plus finalists win a free U.S. Chamber of Commerce membership, an article on CO–, an invitation to our in-person event, and more! Application deadline is July 7, 2023.