Introduction to 8(a)GOV
The 8(a) certification assists small businesses that are owned by individuals who are considered socially and economically disadvantaged, by providing them access to government contracting opportunities.
BENEFITS OF ATTENDING
If you are a small business owner you could be missing out on a lesser-known revenue stream –“set-aside” contracts. Government agencies, along with corporations that do business with the government, are mandated by law or corporate policies to spend approximately 20% of their budget with small disadvantaged companies.
As a business owner, it is important to understand that an 8(a) certification can allow you compete for government contracts, increasing your business’ revenue. Take this seminar to receive guidance on how to become certified and registered and the benefits for small business participating in the 8a small business certification.
- What is the purpose of small business certifications
- What types of information are necessary to complete the certification applications
- What percentage of the business must one own in order to apply for certification
- Is information needed on every owner of the business
- … And many other
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Employees who are entering the contracting workforce and those involved in the acquisition process such as contracting officer representatives and program/project managers.
SCHEDULE AND LOCATIONS
March 4 Broward College – Cypress Creek Center; 6400 N.W. 6th Way, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309
October 18 8136 Old Keene Mill Road A-305, Springfield, VA 22152
August 16 Broward College – Cypress Creek Center; 6400 N.W. 6th Way, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309
November 3 8136 Old Keene Mill Road A-305, Springfield, VA 22152
1/2 day / 0.4 CEUs
$225 / ANG-MCC Members $205; ANG-MCC Members save 10%.