Learn About Eligibility for Government Certification and Contracts

On Tuesday, August 28 the Genesee Regional Chamber of Commerce Procurement and Technical Training Center will host the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) training seminar on the HUBZone Certification Orientation, the Women-Owned Small Business Program (WOSB), and the 8(a) Business Development Program.  The event will take place from 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Regional Chamber in the Mott Foundation Board Room in downtown Flint.

Training attendees will learn more about WOSB eligibility requirements and contract set-asides, as well as the step-by-step requirements for certification.  The training also focuses on the HUBZone, which is designed to stimulate economic development and create jobs in urban and rural communities by providing federal contracting assistance to small businesses.  In addition, participants will learn about the 8(a) small business disadvantaged business program, which provides business assistance for socially and economically disadvantaged businesses interested in accessing the federal procurement market.

Business owners interested in government contracting or currently pursuing government contracting are encouraged to attend.  Attendees will also learn about the services and resources the Regional Chamber PTAC has available to help with the contracting process.  There is no cost to attend the training, but registration is required.  The Regional Chamber is located at 519 S. Saginaw St. in downtown Flint.

For more information or to register contact Chelsea Schutz at (810) 600-1437 or ptac@thegrcc.org.  To learn more about the seminar and the programs visit www.thegrcc.org/ptac/sba_seminar.html.