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ALB 2023 Understanding Certifications and Benefits 8a, ED/WOSB, SD/VOSB, HUBZone

Tue 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Topic: Government Contracting

Learn about different certifications that could lead to great benefits for your company.

  • 8a certification - for organizations that are owned and controlled at least 51% by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals.

  • ED/WOSB - a small business concern that is at least 51% owned by one or more women and is considered economically disadvantaged.

  • SD/VOSB - a company that is owned (at least 51%) and controlled by a Veteran with a Service-Connected Disability rating from the Department of Veterans Affairs.

  • HUBZone - a company level diversity certification referring to the Historically Underutilized Business Zone program that helps small businesses located in distressed areas gain preferential access to federal procurement opportunities.

The presentation will review the criteria, regulations, qualifications, documentation to support the application for certification and the agency portals and resources through which the firm’s application is submitted.

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities and language assistance services are available for limited English proficient individuals. Please notify Margarita Guarin at when you register for the class, or no later than 24 hours prior to your class, so that WESST can make sure necessary accommodations are available. All programs and services are provided to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis.

The Women's Business Center is funded in part by the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA.

Speaker(s): SHIRLEY BAILEY - Federal Compliance/Business Development Manager Zia Engineering & Environmental Consultants

Co-Sponsor(s): This training is provided in part through funding support from the Minority Business Development Agency.

Please Note: THIS CLASS IS BEING OFFERED ONLINE. AN INTERNET CONNECTION AND A COMPUTER (or highly capable tablet-type device) ARE NECESSARY. Video conferencing instructions will be sent to you after you have registered for the class. This training class will be delivered in English.

Fee: No Cost

Association of Women's Business Centers

U.S. Small Business Administration

Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.
All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA.

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