Check Out This Free Training for Women Owned Small Businesses

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SBA Tennessee District Office

             Where’s the Money? (Women Owned Small Business Contracting Rule)

                              Friday, July 14, 2017,   9:00-10:30 a.m. EST

                                                 Blount Partnership

                           201 South Washington Street, Maryville, TN  37804

                                                      865/983-2241

Federal agencies spend more than $500 billion on an annual basis.  It was realized that federal government contract awards to Women-Owned Small Business (WOSBs) were limited and a subsequent study listed industries in which women were underrepresented and substantially underrepresented in the award of federal contracts. To address this issue, the WOSB Contracting Rule was implemented on February 4, 2011.

If you are a woman owned small business and fall in one of the designated industries, you can position your company to bid on federal government set asides for WOSBs and economically disadvantaged women-owned small businesses (EDWOSBs). We invite you to attend the Where’s the Money Workshop to learn about the eligibility criteria, view a listing of the designated industries, and engage the www.fbo.gov web site to find WOSB/EDWOSB opportunities. 

Jacqueline Merritt of the SBA Tennessee District Office is the presenter. To register, please email or call Mr. James Jenkins at James.Jenkins@sba.gov or 615/736-5091, respectively.