Annually, the federal government awards contracts valued at nearly $100 billion. A percentage of these awards are set aside for small business. This workshop is an overview of the SBA small business programs and their certification/eligibility requirements. Learn about the certifications you might qualify for and what that might mean to your business. Programs covered include Small Business, Disadvantaged Small Business, Women-Owned Small Business, Service Disabled Veteran-Owned, HUBZone, and Small Disadvantage Business 8(a). Presented by Marichu Relativo, Deputy District Director, SBA Alaska Region. Who Should Attend: Anyone interested in doing business with the federal government.