Export Video Contest Gives Small Businesses Chance to Win $10,000

If you own a company that exports goods or services around the world and have boosted your business using federal government programs or assistance, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and Visa, Inc. want to hear from you.


Enter to win this year’s “SBA’s Visa Export Video Contest” and win up to $10,000 in prize money when you submit your company’s video. The goal of the contest is to highlight growth opportunities for small businesses and help them become successful exporters in our economy.


To participate, your company must be a small business as determined by the SBA’s size standards and must have successfully completed at least one export transaction and involving at least one federal program or service to support such transaction.


A panel of judges chosen by SBA will select five videos to be awarded cash prizes directly by Visa, Inc. – $10,000 for first place; $8,000 for second place; $6,000 for third place; $4,000 for fourth place and $2,000 for fifth place.


The videos must meet specific criteria that include duration no longer than three minutes and high-resolution format. Content should be educational, not promotional. The contest is open until April 5, 2013. Winners will be announced no later than May 31, 2013.


To register for free and enter, click here.