Federal Government 8(a) Certification
Howard County Center for Business and Technology Development
Times: 9:30am - 12:30pm
9250 Bendix Road North
This workshop is designed for small businesses seeking an 8(a) certification. Named for Section 8a of the Small Business Act, 8(a) is a business development program created to assist small disadvantaged businesses compete in the marketplace. Firms receiving certification are then qualified to do business with the Federal Government.This three-hour training session explains 8(a) requirements and how to prepare an 8(a) application, while also reviewing the opportunities and limitations of these certifications. Stories and examples of companies that have previously experienced the 8(a) certification process will be presented. With guidance from a veteran Small Business Administration (SBA) expert, you’ll take away valuable tips on how to submit a well-structured application, which would be compliant with the SBA rules and regulations.