The Benefits Of Small Business Certifications

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Have you explored the possibility of bidding for contracts in the Federal, State, City or local levels; or even being a diversified supplier to private corporations?

What do you mean by certifications? Why do I need to be certified?  How can my company benefit from being certified. What is bonding? How can I be bonded to bid for contracts?

Be educated on the advantages of certifications and how it can be a marketing tool to increase the revenues of your business.  

1. Federal 8 (a), Hub zoned, Veterans; etc.

2. State (DGS)

3. Utilities (CPUC)


Speaker Bio:

Paula Tran has been a Business Consultant for the Minority Business Development Agency in San Jose since 2010 assisting small businesses in securing contract opportunities and bids with public agencies, public utility companies, prime contractors and private corporations by providing technical assistance and advocacy.  She is a graduate of the Monash University in Australia with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting and Finance.

Presented by the Minority Business Development Agency.

Free. No registration required, but encouraged.

Parking validation for 4th St. garage will be provided at the program.

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Audience: Adults
Keywords: Small Business , SJPL Works
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library


Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
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