Learn how the SBA's 8(a) Business Development Program helps small, disadvantaged businesses compete in the marketplace. This class focuses on the benefits of this program. It also covers the eligibility requirements necessary to participate.
• The 8(a) Business Development Program is a business assistance program for small, disadvantaged businesses. The 8(a) Program offers a broad scope of assistance to firms that are owned and controlled at least 51% by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals.
• There are substantial benefits of partaking in the program, such as the consideration and preference for government procurement.
• The 8(a) Program is an essential instrument for helping socially and economically disadvantaged entrepreneurs gain access to the economic mainstream of American society. The program helps thousands of aspiring entrepreneurs to gain a foothold in government contracting.
* Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Please contact the Tampa Bay Women's Business Centre for more information: email@example.com.
About the Presenter:
Mark Ryan is regarded as one of the foremost experts on government socioeconomic program certifications. He has been selected by the SBA as an SME (Subject Matter Expert) for their lifecycle training for 8(a) program participants. He is also extraordinarily focused on client relations, personally becoming very familiar with each client’s business arrangement and government business goals. His business expertise and administrative knowledge on the variety of government small business programs support our strategic consultation and emergency rescue services. Mark is a proud alumnus of the University of Kentucky, School of Engineering, graduating summa cum laude. Ez8a