Nominate the Small Business of the Year

The 2023 Hawthorne Business Expo will recognize the Hawthorne Small Business of the Year during the event that will be presented by the City of Hawthorne, April 26, 2023, at the Hawthorne Memorial Center: 3901 W. El Segundo Blvd.

The award will be presented to a qualifying business that is nominated by the public or patrons. Businesses may nominate themselves.

Qualifying businesses must meet the following criteria:

  1. The business must have less than 100 employees and not be a franchise
  2. The business must be located in the City limits of Hawthorne, have a current Hawthorne Business License and been in operation at least one year

Nominations may be submitted on the Hawthorne Business Expo website or on Facebook/Instagram using the hashtag #smallbusinessoftheyear2023.

Email nominations to:

The winning business must agree to attend the Hawthorne Business Expo Opening Ceremony, April 26, 2023, and consent to use of image and story in all media surrounding the event.

Thank you for attending!