WMADO Small Business Week Awards 5/15

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Washington Metropolitan Area District Office

Please join us as we celebrate the contributions of local small businesses, especially our local 8(a) firms as we honor the Washington Metropolitan Area District Office Small Business Persons of the Year

                                                       Harold Charles
                                                CEEPCO Contracting, LLC

                                                        LaKeshia Grant
                                       Virtual Enterprise Architects, LLC

                                                         Kevin Knight
                                                         Knight Solutions

We will also honor and thank the lending community and present our Lender of the Year awards to

                                                               M&T Bank


                                                     Business Finance Group.

After the awards presentations, we will hear examples of 8(a) success from our three award winners and provide the opportunity for you to network with your fellow 8(a) firms, local lenders and SBA Resource Partners.  You will also have the opportunity to participate in roundtable discussions on topics of interest to 8(a) companies such as Financing, Mentor-Protégé program, Marketing to the Government, and introduction to other Federal resources such as Procurement Technical Assistance Centers and Commercial Market Representatives.

Date: May 15, 2014
Time: 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Place: U.S. Chamber of Commerce
1615 H Street NW
Washington, DC

There is no charge to attend but space is limited to first 150 registrants. Please RSVP in advance by sending an email with your name, company, phone number and preferred email address to WMADOEE@sba.gov with “2014 Small Business Awards” in the subject line.

For additional information, please contact: Eva Ngai, Public Information Officer at eva.ngai@sba.gov