Small Business Certifications | Galveston County SBDC

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce, 9702 Emmett F Lowry Expressway, Texas City, Texas 77591

Registration is no longer available.

A Small Business Certification can be a powerful tool in accessing new opportunities for your small business to grow and expand. Certification programs can help you do business with the government and the private sector. Learn the different certifications and how to leverage them to grow your business.


  • The top Small Business Enterprise (SBE) Certifications: Minority-owned, Woman-owned, Veteran-owned, HUBZone, and 8(a)
  • Benefits of each certification and what’s required
  • How to apply for certification

This workshop is intended for entrepreneurs who want to learn about certification programs and how they can benefit.


Patrick H. Bowman, Founder,

It is imperative to add to your approved senders' list to be able to receive event confirmations for SBDC events.

Please Note:

Each person attending an event must have their own account. Multiple people may not register under one account.

The SBDC reserves the right to cancel a class for insufficient enrollment, weather emergencies, and other unforeseen circumstances. Should a cancellation occur, we will use the email you provided to contact you.

Preregistration is highly recommended. If an event is canceled or postponed and you have not preregistered, we will not be able to contact you.

If you choose to register at the door, you will need your mobile device to complete your registration otherwise you will not be allowed to attend.

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 Galveston County SBDC at (409) 933-1414 or for accommodations, or if you have questions about this class.


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