Feb 08 2019

Learn about the 8(a) Business Development Program

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8(a) Business Development Webinar Information Session

8(a) Business Development Program Webinar

Do you meet all three of the requirements below? If so, you may be a good candidate for the 8(a) Business Development Program for Federal Government Contracting Opportunities!

1. In Business for at least two years?

2. Socially Disadvantaged (in a minority group)?

3. Economically Disadvantaged (personal net worth below $250K)?

Learn about 8(a) Business Development Program, a nine-year program for socially and economically disadvantaged small businesses that have been in business for at least two years. This class may help you gain a foothold in federal government contracting. Includes an overview of the benefits of the program, program eligibility, and the application process. Part of the SBA South Carolina District Office's Small Business Contracting webinar series. This event will be Eastern Time. Please log on around 10 minutes before the webinar start-time as you may be asked to download and run the AT&T Connect webinar application. To ensure optimal user experience, we recommend connecting via a desktop or laptop computer.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 9:00am EST


The SBA Celebrates African-American History Month

We're highlighting the valuable contributions African-American small business owners make to our economy and communities during Black History Month. If you're thinking about starting a business, follow these 10 steps.

Upcoming Events

Small Business Certifications
Monday, February 11, 2019 - 9:30am EST
Richland County Library, Main Branch
1431 Assembly St.,Columbia, SC 29201
Registration Required

Federal Contracting 101 - Columbia
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 9:00am EST
Strom Thurmond Federal Building
1835 Assembly St., Columbia, SC 29201
Registration Required

Two Part Quickbooks Training 2019
Small Business Development Center
Saturday, February 16, 2019 - 9:00am EST
Bastin Lab, The Citadel
171 Moultrie Street, Charleston, SC 29409
Registration Required

Creating a Business: Maximizing Cash Flow
Small Business Development Center
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 3:00pm EST
Trident United Way
6296 Rivers Avenue, N. Charleston, SC 29406
Registration Required

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