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Understanding the SBA’s 8(a) Business Development Program Webinar [Portland SBA]

February 24, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm PST

Join the U.S. Small Business Administration to learn about how your business may qualify for the 8(a) program. Benefits of the 8(a) program include:

• Sole source (direct award) authority for contracts at or below $7 million for manufacturing type contracts or $4 million for all other contracts

• Competitive set-aside contracts above the thresholds mentioned above

• Business development assistance through the 7(j) management and technical assistance program

• Access to surplus government property

• Mentor Protégé and Joint Venture teaming opportunities


The workshop will focus on the following topics:

• Eligibility factors for the 8(a) business development program

• Benefits of becoming 8(a) certified

• The process of becoming certified

• Resources available to you

There is no cost to attend this event, but registration is required. Register here.