An unparalleled opportunity for small businesses is through contracting with federal, state and local governments. In fact, the Federal Government is the world's largest purchaser of goods and services, which amounted to 1.45 billion in federal procurement dollars being spent in Oregon during fiscal year 2011.
For many small businesses, government contracts provide new opportunities and sustainable growth. There are distinct advantages to doing business with the federal government, including a large marketplace, reliable payments within thirty days and growth potential.
The Portland District Office's contracting experts will address the initial criteria for HUBZone and 8(a) certifications, provide tips on how to complete the application process, and useful strategies on how to market your business in the federal contracting arena.
When: 9:00 a.m. - 11 a.m., Thursday, February 14, 2013
Where: Suite 1930, ODS Tower, 601 SW Second Avenue, Portland, OR, 97204
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Date: 02/06/2013 Author Information: Kellie.Randall@sba.gov