Entrepreneur Accelerator with SBA-General Business Contracting

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Name: Entrepreneur Accelerator with SBA-General Business Contracting
Date: July 18, 2018
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM CDT
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:
Federal Contracting Basics including the Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Federal Contracting Program: 
Did you know the Federal government buys nearly $100 billion worth of goods and services from small businesses each year?  Attend this workshop to find out about federal contracting and the many tools available to help small businesses build and successfully compete in the federal sector.
You Will Learn:
  • Overview of Federal Contracting and the Federal Government market
  • Resources to help you prepare for Federal Contracting Opportunities
  • Tools available to help small businesses build and successfully compete in the federal sector
  • Overview of the SBA Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Program
  • Overview of the Economically Disadvantaged Woman-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB) Set-Aside Program
  • How to Apply for the Program


Ida Benson
Ida Benson has been with the US Small Business Administration (SBA) for over fifteen (15) years.  She has extensive experience working with the small business community, and understands in great detail the different federal certifications, contracting, and 8a business development programs.

Benson is assigned to SBA’s Houston District Office as a Business Opportunity Specialist (BOS).  Ms. Benson responsibilities include: promoting SBA programs and services through outreach and marketing; the recruitment, training, education and development of small businesses interested in doing business with federal, state, and local government entities. She also consults small businesses and works with SBA’s Procurement Center, and Commercial Market, Representatives (PCRs/CMRs) to identify the needs of government organizations and their primes/sub- contractors to assist them with meeting their small business goals, and engages in linking and matching the needs of those organizations to the capabilities of small businesses through business matchmaking and other outreach and marketing initiatives.
GHWCC Offices
3201 Kirby Drive Suite #400
(Kirby Tower in back)
Houston, TX  77098
Date/Time Information:
July 18, 2018
11:30am - 1:00pm
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