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Small Business Certifications

Thu 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Topic: Government Contracting

Get certified and win more contracts! Are you a small business interested in doing business with the government? Join the Southwest CO SBDC, Colorado Minority Business Office, and Colorado Department of Transportation for a FREE workshop to help you understand the various small business certification programs that can give you a competitive edge in contracting with federal, state, and local government agencies. This workshop is specifically designed for minority, woman, and veteran-owned businesses, as well as other small businesses and those in tribal and special economic development zones. Federal Government Certification Programs •8(a), SDB, WOSB, EDOSB, HUBZone, VOSB, SDVOSB (if you don’t know what these acronyms mean – come find out!) State and CDOT Certification Programs •Overview of state and local certification programs including Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) and Emerging Small Business (ESB) Finding Opportunities & Leveraging Certifications •Get connected to local government contracting opportunities and learn how to make the most out of certification programs and resources •Meet the Executive Director of the Colorado Minority Business Office and the Statewide Program Manager of Connect2DOT

Speaker(s): Cathy Kramer, Connnect2Dot; Rosy McDonough, Minority Business Office; Andra Hargrave, Government Contracting Consultant

Co-Sponsor(s): Southwest Colorado SBDC, Southwest Colorado Community College, Connect2Dot, Minority Business Office of Colorado

Fee: No Cost


Pueblo Community College Southwest
Room 208 - upstairs conference room
33057 US-160 Mancos, CO 81328
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