Information will be presented on 8(a) eligibility criteria, GLS Login, application process, and how the program works. We will also discussSAM and SBSS registration and provide general information on Doing Business with the Federal Government. Detailed information will be provided on the primary purpose of the Section 8(a) Program (business development); the eligibility criteria; length of time in business requirement; how the business development and contracting aspects of the program work; the firm's responsibility as an 8(a) Program Participant; Electronic Application process; reporting requirements; the importance of updating your CCR registration and the SBSS supplemental profile. Immediately following the 8(a) Business Development Presentioni, and presentation will be made on the HUBZone Empowerment Contracting Program. For additional information, please call 504-589-6688 or 504-589-6685.
The workshop will cover:
1. All of the eligibility criteria for Section 8(a) Program Participation
2. Overview of the electronic application
3. Review of the required supporting documentation
4. Review, explanation and guidance in completing the required SBA Forms
(SBA Forms 1010 Business, 1010 Individual, 912, 4506T, 413, 1623, 1790)
5. Providing additional information as needed by the participants.
The goal of this workshop is to educate the small business community on the Section 8(a) Program and to provide guidance in the completion of the electronic application.
Information will be presented on 8(a) eligibility criteria, GLS Login, the application process, and how the 8(a) program works. We will also discuss System for Award Management (SAM) and Dynamic Small Business Search (DSBS) registration and provide general information on doing business with the federal government. Detailed information will be provided on: the primary purpose of the Section 8(a) Program (business development); eligibility criteria; length of time in business requirement; how the business development and contracting aspects of the program work; the firm's responsibility as an 8(a) Program participant; electronic application process; reporting requirements; the importance of updating your SAM registration; and the DSBS supplemental profile. Immediately following the 8(a) Business Development presentation, a presentation will be made on the HUBZone Contracting Program. For additional information, please call 504-589-6688 or 504-589-6685 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
You Will Learn:
Small Business Administration (SBA) led webinar on the basics of government contracting. Government Contracting 101 is a lead-in webinar for a half day instructor led workshop on January 13, 2013 in Downey, CA. Secrets to Leveraging WOSB Certification will be a high level workshop that will not include the basics on government contracting.
WEBINAR TAKE AWAY:
1. Know about federal contract markets
2. Understand prime contract and subcontracting assistance programs
3. Understand SBA's certification programs, 8(a), Women-Owned Small Business, HUBZone, and other programs
4. Govenment terminology
Financing Your Small Business 1/8 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Discover the right way to seek financing for your business. We will discuss loan proposal requirements, financing options and SBA programs.
SBA and AARP have entered into a collaborative partnership to market a series of free classes targeting Encore Entrepreneurs. The marketing of thisclass is part of that series.
SBAs posting of this event is not an endorsement of the views, opinions, products, or services of any Cosponsor or other person or entity. All SBA programs or cosponsored programs are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made, if requested at least 2 weeks in advance.
The Small Business Administration and the Jacksonville Public Library are conducting a free workshop for small business owners and potential owners.
Topics will include: Planning and Business Development, Whom to Contact for Assistance, Where to Get Financing, Research Support (print and electronic resources) and How to Contact Others Who Can Help.
To for more information or to register email "SBA Workshop" to firstname.lastname@example.org
The four sessions will be held consecutive Wednesday evenings from 5pm to 7pm. beginning April 10, 2013. As part of the course, you will receive an overview of DC's employment laws as they apply to small businesses, including: Hiring, Firing, and Performance Management; Employee Compensation and Classification; Wage and Hour Laws; Distinction between Employees and Independent Contractors; and Employment Discrimination
The course will be taught by employment law experts with experience dealing with small businesses. It is designed for sole proprietors, members of business partnerships, general managers and owners of LLCs. The sessions will take place at the offices of Crowell & Moring, 1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW. (One block from Metro Center on the Red, Blue and Orange lines.) There is a $25 charge for the series to cover the cost of materials. Participants will receive a certificate of completion for from the D.C. Bar Pro Bono Program, DC SBDC and the DSLBD.