The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will present a six-part, free webinar series to help small businesses navigate its Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) Zone Program that will run from February to mid-March. The hour-long webinars will cover the following topics:
Feb. 7, 1-2 p.m. CST
HUBZone Contracting: Make the Federal Government Your Customer
Small businesses will learn about HUBZone contracting vehicles and regulations.
Click on this link 10 minutes before the Feb. 7 webinar begins: http://ems7.intellor.com/login/714969
Feb. 14, 1-2 p.m. CST
HUBZone Joint Ventures: How to Partner with Other Companies for HUBZone Contracts
Small businesses will learn how to enter into a HUBZone joint venture and the importance of having a well-defined joint venture agreement whether or not the agreement falls under the All Small Mentor-Protégé Program.
Click on this link 10 minutes before the Feb. 14 webinar begins: http://ems7.intellor.com/login/714968
Feb. 21, 1-2 p.m. CST
Continued HUBZone Compliance: How to Maintain Your HUBZone Certification
Small businesses will learn how to remain compliant to reap the benefits of their investment.
Click on the link 10 minutes before the Feb. 21 webinar begins: http://ems7.intellor.com/login/715049
Feb. 28, 1-2 p.m. CST
How Does HUBZone Consider Employees and Affiliation?
Small businesses will learn who to count as an employee for the purpose of the HUBZone Program. The webinar will also help small business owners understand when to combine the employees from their other businesses to evaluate the principal and employee residency compliance of the HUBZone firm.
Click on this link 10 minutes before the Feb. 28 webinar begins: http://ems7.intellor.com/login/714967
March 7, 1-2 p.m. CST
Understanding How HUBZones are Designated
Small businesses will learn how areas become designated as HUBZones.
Click on this link 10 minutes before the webinar begins: http://ems8.intellor.com/login/803401
March 14, 1-2 p.m. CST
HUBZone Protests and Appeals
Small businesses will learn the process for filing HUBZone protests and appeals; and for responding to protest notices.
Click on this link 10 minutes before the webinar begins: http://ems8.intellor.com/login/803400
All of the webinars will be archived on SBA’s YouTube page. For more details about the HUBZone program, please visit www.sba.gov/hubzone.
About the U.S. Small Business Administration
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) was created in 1953 and since January 13, 2012, has served as a Cabinet-level agency of the federal government to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation. The SBA helps Americans start, build and grow businesses. Through an extensive network of field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations, the SBA delivers its services to people throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Guam. To learn more about the SBA, visit www.sba.gov.