8(a) Business Development and Certification Boot Camp

by SBA - Louisiana District Office

Date and Time

Wednesday February 12th 2020
Starting @ 12:00 am


SBA Louisiana District Office 365 Canal Street, Suite 2820 New Orleans, Louisiana 70130

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Information will be presented on 8(a) eligibility criteria, GLS Login, the application process, and how the 8(a) program works. We will also discuss System for Award Management (SAM) and Dynamic Small Business Search (DSBS) registration and provide general information on doing business with the federal government. Detailed information will be provided on: the primary purpose of the Section 8(a) Program (business development); eligibility criteria; length of time in business requirement; how the business development and contracting aspects of the program work; the firm's responsibility as an 8(a) Program participant; electronic application process; reporting requirements; the importance of updating your SAM registration; and the DSBS supplemental profile. Immediately following the 8(a) Business Development presentation, a presentation will be made on the HUBZone Contracting Program. For additional information, please call 504-589-6688 or 504-589-6685 or email jo.lawrence3@sba.gov or gail.brogan@sba.gov

About SBA - Louisiana District Office

Provides business guides and resources to help with obtaining financing, contracting, and more. Provides online courses, and referrals to other business assistance programs.