AMGEN
 

SBA Colorado District Office

This class covers Federal Contracting Small Business Certifcations. The Federal government has spent between $450 and 500 billion per year over the last several years on contracts. There is a goal to spend 23% of this with small business. Learn about small business contracting goals and set-aside programs related to Federal government contracting. Topics include:

  • 8(a) Business Development program
  • Women Owned Small Business Program
  • HUB Zone Program
  • Small Business self-certification
  • Requirements and Eligibiltiy for these programs

Speaker: Mia Fagley ~ US Small Business Administration

WHEN: Tuesday, September 16, 2014  9am to 11:30 am

WHERE:  Mi Casa Resource Center,  360 Acoma Street, Denver, CO

HOW: Registration is free, but required: email lshook@MiCasaResourceCenter.org

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Register Today



Veterans Small Business Forum



‘Doing Business with the Primes’



Tuesday, September 16, 2014


1 pm – 3 pm



hosted by



New York Life Insurance


Greater Washington Bethesda Office


6901 Rockledge Drive – Suite 500


Bethesda, MD 20817


(All are Welcomed – You
Must

Register by Sept 15th to Attend)



When

Tuesday September 16, 2014 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

 


Where

New York Life Insurance

Greater Washington Bethesda Office

6901 Rockledge Drive

Suite 500

Bethesda, MD 20817






We hope you will join us September 16th for our Veterans Small Business Forum hosted by New York Life Insurance company at their state-of-the-art facility in Bethesda, Maryland.

We are planning a very robust agenda to include the following topics:

(1) Doing Business with the Primes

(2) Legislative Updates

- SBA Verification of VA Bus Owners

- MAP21 Inclusion of SDVOBs/Hubzones

(3) Getting the most out of the VA Small Business Conference in Atlanta

(4)
Special Guest: Miss Black America, Alexandra Morton;

 

And much, much more.

 


If Participating by Phone


Send email to KeyviBoyer@VetsGroup.org



(805) 399-1200


Code 877589#



(Call lines will open up at 12:55 pm)





Please be mindful to mute your phone using *6 when listening then you may press *6 again to unmute when you are speaking.


Thank You!



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Information Technology Classes forming Now

Contact Aryka Henderson

at ArykaHenderson@VetsGroup.org

202 822-0011
VET-Force is a nonprofit organization whose primary mission is to advocate for the implementation of legislation, programs, and regulations to increase contracting opportunities for Veteran and Service Disabled Veteran Business Owners. Efforts are also made to identify employment opportunities for veterans and Corporations that are committed to hiring Veterans.
VET-Force organizational members include the Vietnam Veterans of America, National Association for Black Veterans, Paralyzed Veterans of America, Jewish War Veterans, Blinded Veterans Association, Vets Group other Veteran Service Organizations, Military Service Organizations and hundreds of Veteran Business Owners.
VET-Force has no dues or fees but from time to time we do have expenses. If you would like to make a donation to help support the work of the VET-Force – checks should be made payable to the VET-Force Foundation

. Per request, you will receive a receipt for your tax-deductible donation.

 

 


Thank you for your support!

Joe Wynn
VET-Force
Vets Group

 

202 365-0482

Is the federal government your customer?   Would you like to learn more about what and how the government buys? 

Please join us for our next in a series of webinars “Live Chats with Federal Buyers– “How to Do Business with the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA)”

Hosted by:  The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont District Offices

Presenters:  Mr. Jerry Smith, Director and Ms. Deborah Tarleton, Business Specialist, GSA Office of Small Business Utilization (OSBU), New England Region 

What: This FREE webinar will give participants an opportunity to hear directly from the small business office of GSA – New England Region about how and what the agency procures, upcoming projects, and how to navigate their website to keep up to speed on potential opportunities.  There will also be time for open discussion to answer any questions.

When:         Wednesday, September 3rd from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

How:          To join the webinar simply click this link:  https://connect16.uc.att.com/sba/meet/?ExEventID=87597705

 When prompted, enter the meeting access code:  7597705#

When asked how you would like to join, click on “join as web participant

When asked to join the audio portion (this will be via telephone), click “call me” and enter your phone number.  The system will automatically call you and you can quickly join the call.

 Please mute your phones to cut down on the background noise.

 If you have any questions, please contact William Card at william.card@sba.gov

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Quick Guide to Doing Business with GSA:

            http://www.gsa.gov/portal/mediaId/169031/fileName/2013_DB_AQuickGuideEngishFINAL.action

GSA created the Vendor Tool Box Readiness Assessment: https://vsc.gsa.gov/RA to assist you in determining if applying for a GSA MAS contract is right for your company.

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Attention female veterans!  Are you interested in starting a technology business?  If so, you may want to find out more and consider participating in next week’s first ever hackathon for female veterans.

What’s a hackathon you ask?  A hackathon is a full day business and app development competition.  The event’s goal is to invite returning veterans to be part of a team focused on building successful startups and to foster a community of veteran entrepreneurship.

SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet will be participating in the event, Women-VetsInTech Hackathon @ Facebook, as a keynote speaker.  The event will be held at the Facebook Campus, Bldg 15, 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, CA on Monday August 25th from 9am to 8pm.

To find out more information or sign up, please visit http://t.co/FDY7G48Yjn.