Come and Meet Your Procurement Center Representative (PCR)

Did you know that the SBA has a program designed to help small, disadvantaged businesses compete in the federal marketplace? If you’re interested in government contracting, the SBA’s 8(a) Business Development Program offers a broad scope of assistance to small businesses for which you might be eligible.

When: September 9, 2017

             9:00 AM- 12:00 PM

Where: U.S. Small Business Administration

               Cedar Rapids Branch Office

               2750 1st Ave. NE

               Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

This Free 3 hour workshop gives an overview of the SBA’s Certification process and government contracting for businesses that are owned and controlled at least 51 percent by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals. In addition, you will receive information about the following agencies:

  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center – Iowa City
  • U.S. Property and Fiscal Office (USPFO) – Des Moines
  • Rock Island Arsenal – Rock Island
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Rock Island District – Rock Island
  • Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center – Rock Island
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center – Minneapolis
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), St. Paul District – St. Paul
  • U.S. Air Force – Minneapolis, St. Paul
  • IAP-ARS – Minneapolis
  • U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) Fish and Wildlife Services, Region 3, Contract and Facilities Management – Fort Snelling
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal Plant Health Inspection Services – Minneapolis
  • U.S. Property and Fiscal Office (USPFO) – Little Falls

It will be presented by:

  • Deborah Crumity, Procurement Center Representative
  • Dawnelle Conley, Deputy District Director
  • Seung “Sean” Hong, Business Opportunity Specialist with the SBA

To register, or for more information, contact:

Sean Hung at (319) 362-6780 or at

For more information on the SBA 8(a) program, go to: