Hawai’i SBDC Training Opportunity: 8(a) Essentials

Ready to Do Business with the Government?
Release Date: 
Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Release Number: 
19-12
Contact: 
Sandra Cancinos: sandra.cancinos@sba.gov

Honolulu, HI – Are you thinking of expanding your business into the Federal contracting arena?  The Hawai’i Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will be hosting a workshop to introduce small business owners interested in government certifications to contracting resources to supplement growing your small business successfully.  The SBDC is one of SBA’s three nonprofit resource partners assisting small businesses throughout the U.S. and its territories.  An SBA Hawaii District Office (HDO) Specialist will provide the basic business fundamentals to become a successful Federal government contractor.

Come to the seminar to learn:

  • How to conduct Market Research to determine if the Federal government buys your product or service
  • How to Market to Federal agencies
  • The Eligibility Criteria and Program Benefits of the 8(a), HubZone, Women-Owned, and Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Certification Programs
  • About Resources and Partners available to assist you

Don’t miss this free, informative opportunity to meet with Hawai’i SBDC and SBA HDO on Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 10:00 a.m. – Noon at Foreign Trade Zone No. 9, Homer A. Maxey ITRC Conference Room M-401, 521 Ala Moana Blvd., 2nd FloorLimited free parking is available.

Advanced registration is required.  To register, or for more information, you can call Erin Kanehira of Hawai’i SBDC at (808) 945‑1430.

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About the U.S. Small Business Administration

The U.S. Small Business Administration makes the American dream of business ownership a reality. As the only go-to resource and voice for small businesses backed by the strength of the federal government, the SBA empowers entrepreneurs and small business owners with the resources and support they need to start, grow or expand their businesses, or recover from a declared disaster. It delivers services through an extensive network of SBA field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations. To learn more, visit www.sba.gov.