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    Name: SBA Small Business Certifications: 8(a), HUBZone, and WOSB Application Workshop
    Date: July 18, 2019
    Time: 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM PDT
    Event Description:

    This detailed session will review three of the certification programs within Federal contracting - the Woman-Owned Small Business Set-Aside program, the HUBZone program, and the 8(a) Business Development Program. For all three programs, they will discuss the eligibility criteria; the programmatic benefits for participants; and the process to pursue the certification.

    8(a) Business Development Program is a business development program created to help small disadvantaged businesses compete in the American economy and access the federal procurement market.

    • Participants in the 8(a) business development program can receive sole source contracts up to $4 million for goods and services and $7 million for manufacturing.
    • The federal government has a goal of awarding 5% of all dollars for federal prime contracts to 8(a) firms.

    SBA's HUBZone Program helps small businesses in urban and rural communities gain preferential access to federal procurement opportunities.

    • 10% price evaluation preference in full and open contract competitions, as well as subcontracting opportunities.
    • The federal government has a goal of awarding 3% of all dollars for federal prime contracts to HUBZone-certified small business concerns.

    SBA’s WOSB Program is designed to help more women owned small businesses to win federal contracts by providing a level playing field for WOSBs to compete.

    • The federal government has a goal of awarding 5% of all dollars for federal prime contracts to WOSB firms.
    • The program is a self-certification program through SAM.

    Pre-registration is required as seating is limited.

    Parking is not validated by SBA. There is parking available in the Griffin Towers parking structure. Current rate is $5 per hour with a $17 maximum daily charge. There is very limited parking outside of the structure.

    Location:

    SBA Orange County/Inland Empire District Office
    5 Hutton Centre Dr. Suite 900
    Santa Ana, CA 92707

    Date/Time Information:

    Thursday, July 18, 2019
    8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

    Contact Information:
    Sandra Anguiano, 714-560-7446
    Fees/Admission:
    Free event
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