SBA Sponsored Event
Apr 18

8(a) Business Development and Certification Boot Camp

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Date:
April 18, 2018 | 10:00 am CDT - 12:00 pm CDT

Location Name:
Louisiana Technology Park

Address:
7117 Florida Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA,70806

Sonia Wilson

Organization:
LSBDC at Southern University

Fee:
This is a free event.

Information will be presented on 8(a) eligibility criteria, GLS Login, the application process, and how the 8(a) 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. Immediately following the 8(a) Business Development presentation, a presentation will be made on the HUBZone Contracting Program. For additional information, please call 504-589-6688 or 504-589-6685 or email jo.lawrence3@sba.gov or gail.brogan@sba.gov.