SBDC Workshop: HUBZone Program

02/21/2018
12:00pm to 1:30pm

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SBDC Workshop: HUBZone Program

Presented By: Mary Turner, PTAC Director at Western Illinois University

The Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZone) Program helps small businesses in urban and rural communities gain preferential access to federal procurement opportunities. This workshop will provide an overview of the HUBZone program, including eligibility criteria, how the program works, and maintaining HUBZone certification.

The HUBZone program provides federal contracting assistance to qualified small firms in designated HUBZones to:

  • Increase employment opportunities
  • Stimulate capital investment
  • Empower communities through economic leveraging

To qualify for the program, your business must meet these requirements, among others:

Date: Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Time: 12 – 1:30 PM

Location: Illinois Small Business Development Center at Champaign County EDC – 1817 S. Neil Street, Suite 100, Champaign, IL 61820

Free to attend – registration required to secure a spot. Limited space available. RSVP to carly@champaigncountyedc.org or call 217-378-8535. Lunch and materials will be provided.