The Georgia District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is conducting a workshop entitled “8(a) Business Development Certification Step by Step” on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015.
The workshop will be held from 10 am until 1 pm at the SBA’s offices located at 233 Peachtree Street, Suite 1900, Peachtree Center – Harris Tower, Atlanta, GA, 30303.
The 8(a) Business Development program is a part of the SBA’s efforts to promote equal business access for socially and economically disadvantaged individuals including Black Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans, Asian Pacific Americans, subcontinent Asian Americans, and, in some cases, women business owners. Companies with an 8(a) Certification can benefit from the wide-range of services offered including government contracting opportunities, access to capital, management and technical assistance, and much more.
Pre-registration is required and can be accomplished at: http://events.sba.gov/eventmanagement/EventRegistration.aspx?id=19ef2e2e-5c6c-e411-8238-02bfa56e2a24
The event is co-sponsored by The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center, Office of Minority Business Development.