The contest is now closed to new entries.

Check back on June 26 to find out who our 2017 finalists are and vote for your favorites!

2016 Small Business of the Year

Laurie Wong

2017 SHINE Awards for Small Business Categories

Three finalists will be selected in each of these categories. Enter any and all categories that describe you and your business.

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Rising
Star

A small business new to selling on eBay (joined within the last... 24 months) or with significant growth in the last 12 months.

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Global
Business

A small business that sells a portion of their inventory... on eBay internationally.

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Minority or Woman-Owned Business

A female small business owner or a small business owner... of a racial or ethnic minority group including: Native American or American Indian, Alaska Native, Asian Pacific American, Black or African American, Hispanic or Latino, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander, Asian-Indian and Subcontinent Asian Americans, Middle Eastern & North African or Arab-American.

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Charitable
Business

A small business or organization that leverages... the eBay for Charity program to donate a portion of their profit to charity.

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Young
Entrepreneur

A person between the ages of 19-35 that owns or has a major... role in the business operations of a small business selling on eBay.

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NEW!

Rising Star

A small business new to selling on eBay (joined within the last 24 months) or with significant growth in the last 12 months.

Global Business

A small business that sells a portion of their inventory on eBay internationally.

NEW!

Minority or Woman-Owned Business

A female small business owner or a small business owner of a racial or ethnic minority group including: Native American or American Indian, Alaska Native, Asian Pacific American, Black or African American, Hispanic or Latino, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander, Asian-Indian and Subcontinent Asian Americans, Middle Eastern & North African or Arab-American.

Charitable Business

A small business or organization that leverages the eBay for Charity program to donate a portion of their profit to charity.

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Young Entrepreneur

A person between the ages of 19-35 that owns or has a major role in the business operations of a small business selling on eBay.

Category Winners (5 winners)

$5,000 cash prize

1-year Anchor store subscription

All-expenses paid VIP experience at eBay Open

$250 in eBay shipping supplies

$250 in promoted listing credits

Store banner makeover

Professional photo shoot and video profile

Small Business of the Year (1 winner)

$10,000 cash prize

1-year Anchor store subscription

All-expenses paid VIP experience at eBay Open

$500 in eBay shipping supplies

$500 in promoted listing credits

Inclusion in Small Business Saturday Marketing

Inclusion in one eBay Buyer Digest

Store banner makeover

Professional photo shoot and video profile

Here's How It Works

see official rules

Enter

Now through May 19, share your story with us and tell us why you should be our 2017 Small Business of the Year.

Vote

June 26 through July 14, vote up to once a day for your favorite finalist in each category.

Win

The week of July 24, we'll announce the winners at eBay Open in Las Vegas, with the 15 finalists in attendance, our treat.

Congratulations to our 2016 eBay SHINE Awards Winners

2016 Small Business of the Year

Laurie Wong

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Woman-Owned Business

Tanya Crew

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Growing Business

Spencer Apland

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Global Business

Neha Gajwani

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Charitable Business

Lauralee Lindholm

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Family Business

Wolstenholme Family

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2016 Small Business of the Year

Laurie Wong

reflectionsoftrinity

Woman-Owned Business

Tanya Crew

motorcycle-works

Growing Business

Spencer Apland

541-motorsports

Global Business

Neha Gajwani

smack-tom

Charitable Business

Lauralee Lindholm

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Family Business

Wolstenholme Family

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The contest is now closed to new entries.

Check back on June 26 to find out who our 2017 finalists are and vote for your favorites!