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Webinar: HCC Small Business Certification for Hispanic Heritage Month

Date: October 13
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Cost: Free
Location: Online

The federal government provides several programs to help small businesses win at least 23% of all federal contracting dollars each year. The SBA provides several programs to help small businesses win federal contracts. HCC is hosting a webinar with SBA to discuss the various small business programs and how they can help small businesses:

  • Win a fair share of federal contracts
  • Qualify for exclusive set-aside and sole-source contracts
  • Partner with established contractors to win contracts
  • Get business mentoring and education to learn how federal contracting works
SBA Contracting Certification Programs include:
  • Women-Owned Small Business
  • Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business
  • 8(a) Business Development
  • All Small Mentor-Protégé
  • HUBZone Program

To participate in any of the SBA’s small business contracting assistance programs, you’ll first need to qualify as a small business. Most of the socio-economic programs require some form of certification. Many programs use the certify.SBA.gov website to let you certify however, each program has its own standards and process for certification. Join us as we present the different certifications available for your small business.

Presenters include:
  • Justin Smith, Business Opportunity Specialist, Small Business Association
  • Denyse Airheart, Director of Business Pathways for Mi Casa Resource Center- Women’s Business Center.