Leveraging Federal Certifications for Business Growth

Feb 21, 2024

By Jacquie Spearman, Director of GCAP

Many North Carolina small businesses are unlocking the potential of federal contracting certifications like 8(a), HUBZone, Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB), and Women-Owned Small Business. These certifications can pave the way, but remember:

Beyond the Badge: It’s All About Readiness
Having the certification is just the first step. True success hinges on business readiness. This means:

Procurement Prowess: Taking Things Up a Notch
Next comes procurement readiness. This dives deep into the federal contracting process:

Certifications as Launchpads, Not Guarantees
Certifications get you noticed, but to maximize their impact, you need a strategic approach:

Knowledge is Power: Resources for Your Journey
Stay ahead of the curve with the 2024 Federal Contracting Series for Small Businesses, guided by the SBTDC’s Government Contracting Assistance Program (GCAP) and the North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC). These workshops will cover:

Combining business readiness with strategic use of certifications can be a key to unlocking success. It’s not just about the badge, but about being fully equipped to win and deliver federal contracts. Ready to conquer the federal market? GCAP and NCMBC’s 2024 training series is for you!

Visit the following link to register: https://www.ncmbc.us/event/federal-contracting-series-for-small-businesses

To learn more about the SBTDC GCAP.

Together, let’s turn federal contracting opportunities into your business’s success story!

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