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8(a) Program Certification Boot Camp (Doing business with the Federal Government)

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All small business owners are invited to join the U.S Small Business Administration  for these series of workshops to gain more insight about the best kept secret in the federal government and more.

Don’t miss these monthly informational workshops on the U.S. Small Business Administration’s flagship program; the 8(a) Business Development (BD) Program. The 8(a) Program is designed to help small businesses who are owned by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals compete in the federal marketplace. The 8(a) BD Program offers executive level business training that helps to keep your small business competitive! There are many benefits, requirements, and an online application process for the 8(a) BD Program.


When

January 10, 2017

February 14, 2017

March 14, 2017

April 11, 2017

May 9, 2017

June 13, 2017

July 11, 2017

Where:

North Florida District Office

 7825 Baymeadows Way, Suite 100B

  Jacksonville, FL 32256

 Lucille B. Trotter Conference Room

BENEFITS:

  • Sole-source contractsup to $4 million for goods and services and $6.5 million for manufacturing
  • Specialized business training, marketing assistance, counseling and high-level executive development 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Your business must be qualified as small
  • Your business must be majority-owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individual(s)
  • Your business must demonstrate potential for success as well as other requirements!

Urban League Jacksonville to offer free services

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The Jacksonville Urban League is offering expanded services for local entrepreneurs. The offer will last all the way until June 30th 2016. The free services offered are

  1. Professional counseling
  2. Credit and financing education
  3. Technical Assistance

To set up a free appointment you must contact the Jacksonville Urban League by phone or visit their website. Contact information is provided below. Don’t hesitate to take advantage of these free local services to help you grow or start your own business.

Jacksonville Urban League : 904.723-4010

Click HERE to visit their website