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Alliance Northwest is celebrating its 36th year of providing the premier place for government marketplace updates and quality networking meetings between government agencies, primes, and small businesses.
The federal government is the world’s largest customer awarding hundreds of billions of dollars in contracts. The SBA works to get small businesses access to as many federal contracts as possible.
Local SBA representatives from the Seattle District Office invite you to visit us at Alliance Northwest. Our virtual booth with be staffed with experts ready to answer your questions about SBA’s contracting programs and certifications and SBA’s loan programs.
“Last year’s virtual event had over 700 individual meetings between agencies, primes, and small businesses. We expect that number to double at the March 10th event,” commented Tiffany Scroggs, Program Director PTAC, a member of the event’s planning committee.
The SBA’s Office of Business Development is hosting its open hour “Straight Talk!” on the 8(a) Business Development (8(a) BD) Program on the third Wednesday every month from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. (PST).
Members of the 8(a) team will answer your questions about understanding the 8(a) BD Program benefits and eligibility requirements for certification and help you navigate the certification process. Learn how your firm might be eligible to compete for billions of dollars in set-aside and sole source contracts that go to 8(a) certified small businesses every year.
Call-in information: Dial: 202-765-1264 and enter conference ID: 217 121 169
Friday, Feb. 4
10 a.m. | Social Media Essentials for Business
2 p.m. | Get Started
Tuesday, Feb. 8
Wednesday, Feb. 9
10 a.m. | Global Assistance for Rural Businesses
1:30 p.m. | Employer Guide to Workers’ Rights
Thursday, Feb. 10
10 a.m. | Return-to-Work Incentives Webinar
Friday, Feb. 11
Tuesday, Feb. 15
Wednesday, Feb. 16
8 a.m. | Starting a Business in Idaho
2 p.m. | Get Started
Thursday, Feb. 17
* SBA’s participation or support is not an endorsement of any product, service, or entity.
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