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Feb 12th, 2014 to Feb 12th, 2014 | 10:00am - 12:00pm
Where
365 Canal Street

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 jo.lawrence3@sba.gov or gail.brogan@sba.gov.

Feb 12th, 2014 to Feb 12th, 2014 | 10:00am - 01:00pm
Where
365 Canal Street

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 AwardManagement (SAM) andDynamic 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 jo.lawrence3@sba.gov or gail.brogan@sba.gov.

Feb 12th, 2014 to Mar 05th, 2014 | 05:00pm - 07:00pm
Where
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW.

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.

Feb 12th, 2014 to Feb 16th, 2014 | 07:00pm - 07:00pm
Where
Florida's largest annual event spans three locations—the Miami Beach Convention Center, the New Yacht & Power Boat Show at Sea Isle Marina and Strictly Sail® at Miamarina at Bayside—and features more than 3,000 boats and 2,000 exhibitors from all over the globe. There's no better place to preview the new boating season! CS Argentina is promoting the event among local buyers. http://www.miamiboatshow.com/ http://www.buyusa.gov/argentina/feriascongresosyexposiciones/exposicionesenestadosunidos/miamiboatshow/index.asp
Feb 12th, 2014 to Feb 16th, 2014 | 07:00pm - 07:00pm
Where
The Miami International Boat Show & Strictly Sail (MIBS) is one of the largest boat shows in the world. Entering its 72nd year in 2013, the show will occupy over 2 million square feet of exhibit area and host over 100,000 visitors. The MIBS spans three locations—the Miami Beach Convention Center, Sea Isle Marina and Yachting Center, and Miami Marina at Bayside—and features more than 3,000 boats and 2,000 exhibitors from all over the globe. From the latest in powerboats, sailboats and engines to cutting-edge marine electronics, equipment and accessories, this 5-day event is your delegates' once-a-year chance to view all that the US has to offer and meet with industry leaders all in one place.
Feb 12th, 2014 to Feb 15th, 2014 | 07:00pm - 07:00pm
Where
India is a leading mineral producer globally endowed with a resource base of several major minerals like coal, iron ore, bauxite and other minerals. The biennial International Mining Exhibition (IME), has been a staple industry event in Kolkata and is a direct competitor of IMME, which is held in November in even years. The four day show is scheduled for January 2014 in Kolkata. The 2012 exhibition was spread over 40,000 sq. meters of space, and had over 220 exhibitors from seven countries and attracted more than 9,000 business visitors. The show is also renowned for its two day global mining summit. The catalog show exhibitors will have the following opportunity: • Gain direct access to mining companies through distribution of catalogues • Be part of the trade show which will receive extensive promotions including advertising in the leading local and global publications, direct and email campaigns and support from the leading industry associations and trade bodies • USCS booth in the U.S. Pavilion to distribute companies' catalogues, collect and report trade leads and provide on-site assistance to exhibitors recruited directly by the organizer.
Feb 13th, 2014 to Feb 16th, 2014 | 07:00am - 07:00am
Where
Salt Lake Stadium, Kolkata
India is a leading mineral producer globally endowed with a resource base of several major minerals like coal, iron ore, bauxite and other minerals. The biennial International Mining Exhibition (IME), has been a staple industry event in Kolkata and is a direct competitor of IMME, which is held in November in even years. The four day show is scheduled for January 2014 in Kolkata. The 2012 exhibition was spread over 40,000 sq. meters of space, and had over 220 exhibitors from seven countries and attracted more than 9,000 business visitors. The show is also renowned for its two day global mining summit. The catalog show exhibitors will have the following opportunity: • Gain direct access to mining companies through distribution of catalogues • Be part of the trade show which will receive extensive promotions including advertising in the leading local and global publications, direct and email campaigns and support from the leading industry associations and trade bodies • USCS booth in the U.S. Pavilion to distribute companies' catalogues, collect and report trade leads and provide on-site assistance to exhibitors recruited directly by the organizer.
Feb 13th, 2014 to Feb 17th, 2014 | 07:00am - 07:00am
Where
Miami Beach Convention Center; Sea Isle Marina
Florida's largest annual event spans three locations—the Miami Beach Convention Center, the New Yacht & Power Boat Show at Sea Isle Marina and Strictly Sail® at Miamarina at Bayside—and features more than 3,000 boats and 2,000 exhibitors from all over the globe. There's no better place to preview the new boating season! CS Argentina is promoting the event among local buyers. http://www.miamiboatshow.com/ http://www.buyusa.gov/argentina/feriascongresosyexposiciones/exposicionesenestadosunidos/miamiboatshow/index.asp
Feb 13th, 2014 to Feb 17th, 2014 | 07:00am - 07:00am
Where
Miami Beach Convention Center
The Miami International Boat Show & Strictly Sail (MIBS) is one of the largest boat shows in the world. Entering its 72nd year in 2013, the show will occupy over 2 million square feet of exhibit area and host over 100,000 visitors. The MIBS spans three locations—the Miami Beach Convention Center, Sea Isle Marina and Yachting Center, and Miami Marina at Bayside—and features more than 3,000 boats and 2,000 exhibitors from all over the globe. From the latest in powerboats, sailboats and engines to cutting-edge marine electronics, equipment and accessories, this 5-day event is your delegates' once-a-year chance to view all that the US has to offer and meet with industry leaders all in one place.
Feb 13th, 2014 to Feb 13th, 2014 | 09:00am - 11:00am
Where
330 N. Brand Blvd., Suite 1200

U.S. Small Business Administration will be conducting

FREE Preparation Workshops from 9:00 am 11:00 am

Pre-Registration is Required

For Registration contact Ms. Beatriz Devis at (818) 552-3223 or

email beatriz.devis@sba.gov with the following information:

  • Name of Attendee
  • Company Name
  • Address
  • Phone
  • Number of Years in Business
  • Email Address

You will receive a confirmation for the attendance.

Picture identification is required of all attendees.

Please check-in with Security on the 1st floor.

No walk-ins. Class space is limited to 40.

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