318 5th St
West Des Moines
Did you know that the SBA has a program to help small, disadvantaged businesses compete in the federal marketplace? The SBA’s 8(a) Business Development Program offers a wide range of assistance to eligible small businesses interested in government contracting.
This FREE one-hour workshop gives an overview of the SBA’s certification process and government contracting opportunities, as well as America’s SBDC Iowa’s programs and services. Learn how SBA loan programs also support your capacity to compete for government and corporate contracts.
Presenters include Seung “Sean” Hong, (Business Opportunity Specialist, SBA), Terry Case (Lender Relations Specialist, SBA), Jody Essex (Government Contract Specialist, PTAP / CIRAS), Justin Akers (Regional Director), with America’s SBDC Iowa at Iowa State University and Deb Oliver (Executive Director) from Iowa Quality Center.
- Seung “Sean” Hong, Business Opportunity Specialist
Overview of SBA and Contracting Programs
II. Presenters and Topics
- Terry Case, Lender Relations Specialist
Overview SBA Lending Program
- Jody Essex, Government Contract Specialist
PTAP / CIRAS
- Justin Akers, Regional Director
Small Business Development Center
“Overview of SBDC”
- Deb Oliver, Director
Iowa Quality Center
III. Questions and Answers and Networking
· Open for any questions and Business Community Tour