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8(a) Business Development Certification Workshop

Sep 17
SBA Participating Event
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8(a) Business Development Certification Workshop

September 17, 2014 | 10:00 am CST - 12:00 pm CST

Louisiana Technology Park

7117 Florida Boulevard, Baton Rouge, LA,70806

LSBDC at Southern University

LSBDC at Southern University

This is a free event.

Information will be presented on 8(a) eligibility criteria, GLS Login, the application process, and how the 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. For additional information, please call 504-589-6690 or email jo.lawrence3@sba.gov.