Government Certification Programs | San Jacinto College SBDC

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: San Jacinto College SBDC, 203 Ivy, Economic Alliance Houston Port Region Building (Board Room), Deer Park, TX 77536
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Have you heard getting certified is important if you want to do business with government agencies and prime contractors? Come join us to learn about the various certification programs you may be eligible for with Federal, State, and Local Government.

Government certification programs provide social and economically disadvantaged individuals limited competition and subcontracting opportunities. The eligible groups are minorities, women, persons with disabilities (including Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Businesses), and small business.

In this workshop you will learn about these government certification programs:

  • Small Business Administration 8(a)
  • Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone)
  • Economically Disadvantaged / Women-Owned Small Business (ED/WOSB)
  • Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB)
  • State of Texas Historically Underutilized Business (HUB)
  • Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)
  • LGBT-Owned Certification
  • City of Houston Minority Business Enterprise (MBE)
  • Women Business Enterprise (WBE)
  • Disabilities Business Enterprise (PDBE)
  • Small Business Enterprise (SBE) certifications

We will review the program information and eligibility for each certification program.

Target Audience:  This workshop is intended for individuals who want to learn about the socio and economically-disadvantaged certification programs available with federal, state, and local government.

Learning Objective:  The objective of the workshop is to provide you an understanding of the certification programs you may be legible for with federal, state, and local Government and the eligibility process for each.


Dennis McIntosh, Procurement Advisor, University of Houston, PTAC  

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Please Note: 

The San Jacinto College SBDC reserves the right to cancel a class for insufficient enrollment, weather related emergencies, and other unforeseen circumstances.  The email you provided will be used to contact you.    

Satisfactory meeting room temperatures are difficult to maintain.  Always bring a sweater or jacket to ensure comfort.

No children under the age of 16 are allowed in the workshop.

Only service animals allowed - If you need to bring a service animal with you to a workshop please contact us ahead of time.

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the San Jacinto College SBDC at (281) 485-5214 for accommodations, or if you have questions about this class.