For more than 50 years, the U.S. Small Business Administration has celebrated National Small Business Week (NSBW), which recognizes the critical contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners. It's not something that is recognized locally BUT that doesn't stop the BVICCHA from celebrating our local small businesses.
This year is one unlike the half-century that has come before. We are facing unique challenges together. However, small businesses continue to play a central role in building a strong country, prepared for any obstacles in the future.
More than half of Virgin Islanders and residents either own or work for a small business, and they create nearly two out of every three new jobs our each year. As part of NSBW, the BVICCA takes the opportunity to highlight the impact of entrepreneurs and small business owners.
This celebration is normally held the first week of May, but was delayed due to the pandemic. e hope to see you this week to give you a small thank you and complimentary advertising.