Government Certification Programs A to Z

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: UH Bauer College SBDC, 2302 Fannin, Suite 200,
Houston, Texas 77002

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Government Area:  Certifications apply to Federal, State, and Local Government

Target Audience:  This workshop is intended for individuals that want to learn about the social and economically-disadvantaged certification programs available with Federal, State, and Local Government.

Workshop Description:  Have you heard that getting certified is a must 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; as well as small businesses, limited competition and subcontracting opportunities.  The eligible groups are minorities, women, persons with disabilities (including Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Businesses), and small businesses.

In this workshop you will learn about the 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), City of Houston Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), Women Business Enterprise (WBE), Persons with Disabilities Business Enterprise (PDBE), and Small Business Enterprise (SBE) certifications.  We will review each certification program and discuss the eligibility criteria and application process.

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 and application process for each..


Dennis McIntosh, Procurement Advisor, UH Procurement Technical Assistance Center 

Please Note:

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.

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