BENEFITS + OPPORTUNITIES DC Government Prime Contracts (targets and preferences) DC Government Sub Contracts (targets and preferences) Reduced Competition Business Networking Mentor-Protégé Program Business Consulting Assistance
RESPONSIBILITIES + CHALLENGES Ensuring Compliance with Multiple Factors Compiling Information and Submitting to DSLBD Meeting Solicitation Targeted Goals for Participation Finding other Qualified CBEs for Teaming Maintaining Certification Complying with First Source Employment Agreements (DOES)
WHY BECOME SBA CERTIFIED AS A HUBZONE SMALL BUSINESS?
BENEFITS + OPPORTUNITIES Helps Encourage Economic Stability and Growth by Location Federal Government Set-aside Prime Contracts Federal Government Targets for Sub Contracts Sources-Sought can Help Limit Competition Price Preferences
RESPONSIBILITIES + CHALLENGES Compiling Information and Submitting to SBA Locating Headquarters in a HUBZone (defined by US Census Tract) Meeting Targeted HUBZone Employee Percentage (35%) Finding other Qualified HUBZone Businesses for Teaming Marketing Your Qualifications FIRST Responding to Sources Sought