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WEBINAR: Where’s The Contract? Small Business Certifications and Nevada’s Local Emerging Small Business (ESB) Program


Event: WEBINAR: Where's The Contract? Small Business Certifications and Nevada's Local Emerging Small Business (ESB) Program

Presenter(s): Lynne Shelton, Government Contracts Advisor (GCA) for the Nevada Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), Procurement Outreach Program (POP) and Local Emerging Small Business (ESB) Coordinator for the Governor's Office of Economic Development (GOED)


Government contracting, and subcontracting with large prime businesses, has developed into a very competitive marketplace. Being certified can open doors to additional contracting opportunities for your business.

Join Lynne Shelton, GCA, for a virtual presentation that will help your business to:

  • Identify the reasons being certified helps you do business with public agencies and prime contractors
  • Identify the federal and state certifications that are right for you and your company
  • Use your certification as an effective tool to market your company to potential customers

The following certifications will be covered:

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE), Small Business Enterprise (SBE), Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB), Economically Disadvantaged Woman-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB), Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB), Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZone), 8(a) Business Development Program, Emerging Small Business (ESB)

Then join Lynne Shelton, ESB Program Coordinator, as she expands your understanding of the ESB program by going beyond what the program is and what its qualifications are. She will also cover the application process and what happens after becoming certified as an ESB.

This webinar is being offered by the Nevada PTAC, POP in co-sponsorship with the Nevada Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) that is participating as well.

All Nevada small businesses and especially Veteran-Owned small businesses (VOSBs) as well as Service-Disabled-Veteran-Owned small businesses (SDVOSBs) are encouraged to participate.

Date: Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Time: 2:00 - 3:30 PM (PDT)



Fee: No Charge

Registration: Register Online or Call (702) 486-3514

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