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