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SBA Presents Free Webinar Series to Help Small Businesses Navigate the HUBZone Program

Release Date: 
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Release Number: 
18-05
Contact: 
Tiffani S. Clements (202) 401-0035

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration will present a six-part, free webinar series to help small businesses navigate its Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) Zone Program that will run from February to mid-March. 

 

The hour-long webinars will cover the following topics: 

 

Feb. 7

HUBZone Contracting:  Make the Federal Government Your Customer

            2-3p.m. EST

Small businesses will learn about HUBZone contracting vehicles and regulations.

Click on this link 10 minutes before the Feb. 7 webinar begins:

http://ems7.intellor.com/login/714969

 

Feb. 14

HUBZone Joint Ventures: How to Partner with Other Companies for HUBZone Contracts

2-3p.m. EST

Small businesses will learn how to enter into a HUBZone joint venture and the importance of having a well-defined joint venture agreement whether or not the agreement falls under the All Small Mentor-Protégé Program.

Click on this link 10 minutes before the Feb. 14 webinar begins:  http://ems7.intellor.com/login/714968

 

Feb. 21

Continued HUBZone Compliance:  How to Maintain Your HUBZone Certification

2-3p.m. EST

Small businesses will learn how to remain compliant to reap the benefits of their investment.

Click on the link 10 minutes before the Feb. 21 webinar begins: http://ems7.intellor.com/login/715049

 

Feb. 28 

How Does HUBZone Consider Employees and Affiliation?

2-3p.m. EST

Small businesses will learn who to count as an employee for the purpose of the HUBZone Program.  The webinar will also help small business owners understand when to combine the employees from their other businesses to evaluate the principal and employee residency compliance of the HUBZone firm.   

Click on this link 10 minutes before the Feb. 28 webinar begins: http://ems7.intellor.com/login/714967

 

March 7

            Understanding How HUBZones are Designated

            2-3p.m. EST

Small businesses will learn how areas become designated as HUBZones. 

Link to the webinar will be announced by mid-February.

 

March 14

            HUBZone Protests and Appeals

            2-3p.m. EST

Small businesses will learn the process for filing HUBZone protests and appeals; and for responding to protest notices.

Link to the webinar will be announced by mid-February.

 

 

All of the webinars will be archived on SBA’s YouTube page.

 

For more details about the HUBZone program, please visit www.sba.gov/hubzone.

 


 

About the U.S. Small Business Administration

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) was created in 1953 and since January 13, 2012, has served as a Cabinet-level agency of the federal government to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation.  The SBA helps Americans start, build and grow businesses. Through an extensive network of field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations, the SBA delivers its services to people throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Guam. To learn more about the SBA, visit www.sba.gov.