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RALEIGH – FREE HUBZone Workshop (Encouraging economic development in distressed areas) – Tues, April 17

April 17, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Free

HUBZone Workshop (Historically Underutilized Business Zone)

The program encourages economic development and employment growth in distressed area by providing access to more federal contracting opportunities

Come and Join Us for a day of Education, Resources & Business Growth!

WHEN: Tuesday, April 17, 2018 (12:00 noon – 4:00pm)

WHERE: NC Rural Center, 4021 Carya Drive, Research, NC 27610

COST: FREE – OPEN TO ALL ASPIRING & EXISTING BUSINESS OWNERS (interested in Government Contracting)

LEARN FROM THE DIRECTOR FOR THE SBA HUBZONE PROGRAM – MARIANA PARDO

  • HOW THE HUBZONE PROGRAM WORKS – the SBA regulates and implements the HUBZone program.

  • Learn which businesses are eligible to receive HUBZone contracts

  • Learn how government agencies find local qualified HUBZone small businesses to contract with

  • BENEFITS OF THE HUBZONE PROGRAM – the program’s benefits for HUBZone-certified companies include:

  • Learn the basics of Competitive and Sole Source contracting

  • Learn about the 10% price evaluation preference in full and open contract competitions, as well as subcontracting opportunities

  • Learn how to take advantage of the federal government’s goal of awarding 3% of all dollars for federal prime contracts to HUBZone-certified small business concerns

  • ELIGIBILITY FOR HUBZONE CERTIFICATION

  • Learn how to qualify for the program and meet the required criteria

MEET THE RALEIGH REPRESENTATIVES FROM THE SMALL BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CENTER – PROCUREMENT TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE CENTER & WAKE TECH CENTER FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP

ADDITIONAL TOPICS:

  • LEARN HOW TO ENTER INTO GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING AND OBTAIN CONTRACTS
  • LEARN HOW TO SELL YOUR PRODUCTS & SERVICES TO LOCAL, STATE & FEDERAL AGENCIES
  • FACILITATE INTRODUCTIONS TO GOVERNMENT PROCUREMENT OFFICERS
  • GOVERNMENT-BACKED LOANS VS. NON-GOVERNMENT-BACKED LOANS
  • ADDITIONAL MENTORING OPPORTUNITIES THRU OTHER SBA RESOURCE PARTNERS
  • STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA HUB PROGRAM (SEPARATE FROM FEDERAL HUBZONE PROGRAM)

SUPPORTED BY:

  • SBA RALEIGH OFFICE & SBA HEADQUARTERS
  • SMALL BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CENTER – PTAC
  • WAKE TECH CENTER FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP
  • NC RURAL CENTER
  • NORTH CAROLINA DEPT. OF MILITARY & VETERAN AFFAIRS

Please contact Patrick Rodriguez, Senior Area Manager, SBA at 919-532-5525 / Patrick.Rodriguez@sba.gov for more information.

SBA’s participation in this event is not an endorsement of the views, opinions, products or services of any of the participants, persons or entities. All SBA programs and services are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.

Details

Start:
April 17, 2018 12:00 pm
End:
April 17, 2018 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hubzone-workshop-raleigh-nc-historically-underutilized-business-zone-tickets-43918528501

Organizer

U.S. Small Business Administration
Phone:
919-532-5525
Email:
Website:
www.sba.gov

Venue

NC Rural Center
4021 Carya Drive Raleigh, 27610 United States
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