Doing Business with the Federal Government

Date and time



1455 West Loop South Suite 900
Houston, TX 77027

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Gina Mattei

Host organization


Type of event

Resource Partner event

Event description

The Federal Government purchases more goods and services than any other buyer in the world, close to $700 billion each year. Of this amount, agencies have a goaling requirement to set aside 23% annually for small businesses. This session will provide an overview of key federal programs including eligibility requirements and how to apply. You’ll also learn how to register your business in, how to search for federal opportunities, the importance of marketing, and support services offered by SBA Resource Partners and Apex Accelerator.


  • SBA 8(a) Business Development Program
  • Historically Underutilized Business Zones Program (HUBZone)
  • Women-Owned Small Business Certification Program (WOSB)
  • Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Business Certification Program (EDWOSB)
  • Veteran Small Business Certification (VetCert) Program
  • Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Program

This session is intended for small business owners who want to find out more about key Federal Government set aside programs.