ELMA, Wash. - On Tuesday, May 8, the U.S. Small Business Administration will host a free HUBZone education and training event at the Satsop Business Park near Elma. SBA’s Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone) Initiative is designed to introduce small businesses to the program, help determine eligibility, and support business participation. Local small business resource organizations will also be there including Greater Grays Harbor, Inc., Small Business Development Centers and Procurement Technical Assistance Center.
In Fiscal Year 2010, HUBZone firms were awarded approximately $12 billion in prime contracting opportunities, including approximately $3 billion in HUBZone set-asides. This spring, SBA will be conducting 68 HUBZone Outreach Initiatives at its District Offices around the country. The HUBZone Outreach Initiative will encourage businesses to participate in the HUBZone program, which promotes economic development in geographic regions that have been historically underutilized as business zones.
WHO: Small Businesses interested in learning the benefits of Hubzone certification and meeting local small business resource providers who can assist in growing your business.
WHAT: HUBZone and Doing Business with the Government informational event, designed to maximize small business participation in the HUBZone Program.
WHERE: Satsop Business Park Cafeteria, 150 Technology Way, Elma, WA 98541
WHEN: May 8, 2012 from 11:00 to 2:00 pm
Register for this free HUBZone initiative event at
and visit the SBA’s website at http://www.sba.gov/hubzone for more information on the
Is your small business located in a HUBZone? Check out the HUBZone maps: http://www.sba.gov/content/hubzone-maps