Are you Interested in Contracts with the Government?

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Shown preparing for the workshop are Cynthia M. Sakulenzki, RGVHCC Pres/CEO and Gilbert Solis, SBA
Shown preparing for the workshop are Cynthia M. Sakulenzki, RGVHCC Pres/CEO and Gilbert Solis, SBA

Texas Border Business

More than $500 Billion Dollars of Government Prime Contracts are Awarded to Small Businesses Each Year!

To help provide a level playing field for small businesses owned by socially and economically disadvantaged people or entities, the government limits competition for certain contracts to businesses that participate in the 8(a) Business Development program.  The RGV Hispanic Chamber and SBA have partnered up to offer a free workshop on Thursday, August 15th from 9 am to 11 am at the EBC Center located at 801 E. Fern in McAllen.

At this workshop participants will learn about the 8(a) Business Development Program, the benefits of being an 8(a) certified firm, and if you qualify for the 8(a) program.

In addition, you will learn about the 8(a) application process. If your business is owned and controlled by at least 51% or more by an economically and disadvantaged owner, have been in business for a minimum of 2 years, have a product or service you can provide to the federal government, and want to take advantage of federal contracting opportunities. Then this workshop is for you!

For more information please contact Gilbert Soliz at (956) 427-8533, X228 or email to [email protected].

SBA programs and services are provided on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.

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