Free government contracting workshop for small businesses

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75-5722 Kuakini Hwy., Ste. 213, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
Kuakini Tower
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The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), MBDA Business Center Honolulu and State of Hawaii Department of Transportation will host a free all-day government contracting workshop for small businesses from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 17 at Kuakini Tower in Kona.

The event will cover registering in the System for Award Management (SAM), applying for Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program certification, information on SBA business certification programs, marketing to the government, creating a business plan, financing government contracts and becoming a subcontractor or partner.

Target audiences include veteran-owned or small businesses, such as contractors, subcontractors (construction related), consultants, haulers, suppliers, manufacturers and service providers.

To register, download and complete the flyer at
and fax to 808-587-6333; or scan and email to