Third Annual SBA Southern California 8(a) Conference : Wed. April 24th

If you’re a small business interested in pursuing contracts with corporate and government buyers, you don’t want to miss the Southern California 8(a) Conference as we’ve planned a full day event which includes plenty of information, networking opportunities, and matchmaking sessions that can help you give the knowledge and connections to grow your business.

Don’t let the name of the event fool you… while the Southern California 8(a) Conference was created with currently certified 8(a) program participants in mind, there’s simply too much valuable information and business development opportunities available that we’re opening registration up so that more small businesses can benefit. If you’re a HUBZone small business, a woman-owned small business, a service-disabled veteran-owned small business or considering obtaining any of those certifications, you should seriously consider attending the Southern California 8(a) Conference to meet with some of the organizations waiting to do business with you and the resource providers able to help you obtain those certifications and leverage them to your advantage.

The Third Annual SBA Southern California 8(a) Conference will be held onWednesday April 24th from 7:00a.m. to 6:00p.m. at the Doubletree by Hilton, 100 The City Drive, Orange, CA 92868. The event’s value packed agenda includes:

  • Registration & Breakfast
  • Panel Discussion with contracting officers from local, state, and federal procurement agencies
  • Workshop Sessions on topics ranging from teaming arrangements to contract financing, procurement forecasts, managerial accounting and more
  • Keynote & VIP Speakers A. John Shoraka, Associate Administrator of Government Contracting and Business Development and Barbara Vohryzek, Small Business Advocate & Deputy Director, California Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development
  • Lunch
  • Roundtable Matchmaking with buyers and representatives from Clark Construction, GSA, Port of Long Beach, State of California Department of General Services, Orange County Procurement, OCTA, March Air Force Reserve Base, Boeing, and many more
  • Networking Reception

Early bird pricing was just extended until April 15th… take advantage today by registering at


2 Responses to Third Annual SBA Southern California 8(a) Conference : Wed. April 24th

  1. Is this event this year ? Their is nothing on the Eventbrite website to buy tickets.

    • 4th Annual SBA Southern California 8(a) Conference

      Orange County/Inland Empire Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

      Wednesday, May 7, 2014 from 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM (PDT)

      Garden Grove, CA

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