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8(a) Business Development Workshop

Jan 08
SBA Participating Event
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8(a) Business Development Workshop


January 8, 2014 | 10:00 am CST - 12:00 pm CST

365 Canal Street, Suite 2820, New Orleans, LA 70130

365 Canal Street, Suite 2820, New Orleans, LA,70131

SBA, Louisiana District Office

Gail Brogan

monthly (same week & same day of week)

This is a free event.

Information will be presented on 8(a) eligibility criteria, GLS Login, application process, and how the program works. We will also discuss SAM and SBSS 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); the 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 CCR registration and the SBSS supplemental profile. Immediately following the 8(a) Business Development Presentioni, and presentation will be made on the HUBZone Empowerment Contracting Program. For additional information, please call 504-589-6688 or 504-589-6685 .

 The workshop will cover:


1.         All of the eligibility criteria for Section 8(a) Program Participation

2.         Overview of the electronic application

3.         Review of the required supporting documentation

4.         Review, explanation and guidance in completing the required SBA Forms

(SBA Forms 1010 Business, 1010 Individual, 912, 4506T, 413, 1623, 1790)

5.         Providing additional information as needed by the participants.


The goal of this workshop is to educate the small business community on the Section 8(a) Program and to provide guidance in the completion of the electronic application.