Certification Programs FREE SEMINAR The Woman-Owned Small Business Set-Aside Program is an initiative created by the SBA to provide greater contracting opportunities for woman-owned small businesses by allowing certain contracts to be competed only among businesses registered as WOSB’s. The SBA HUBZone Program mission to promote job growth, capital investment, and economic development to Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZone) by providing contracting assistance to small businesses located in these economically distressed communities. The SBA's 8(a) Business Development Program, named for a section of the Small Business Act, is a business development program created to help small disadvantaged businesses compete in the American economy and access the federal procurement market. If you are interested in learning the eligibility requirements for participating in these programs, please see information on how to register below. The workshop will cover the benefits of participating in these programs. Please note that these workshops are not on the typical fourth Thursday of the month, due to conflicts with holidays and other district office events. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the start of the workshop. The workshop begins promptly at 1:00 pm. Pre-registration is suggested. See below for registration. Select Workshop: Certification Programs and click Register Now. If you have any questions or require additional information please contact: George Murray (610) 382-3083 ** All programs are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made, if requested at least two weeks in advance.