The seminar will introduce small business owners to the 8(a) Business Development and HUBZone (Historically Underutilized Business Zone) Programs and the process to apply for certification. Also, learn about other programs such as the Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Contracting Program and how Government agencies may utilize these programs. The seminar will also provide information on access to capital and resource partner assistance that may benefit your small business. Due to limited seating, pre-registration is required -- walk-in attendees may not be accommodated. PREREQUISITE: MUST HAVE BEEN IN BUSINESS FOR 2 YEARS Additional Registration Information: SBA does NOT validate parking. Parking options include metered parking on the street & surface lots in surrounding blocks. Waterfront Plaza’s (WFP) garage offers an early bird rate of $9 w/ entry before 10:00 a.m. The regular rate is $6/hr. Many WFP merchants may validate parking with purchase. Garage may be entered from Pohukaina Street.