Participants to learn how to do business with the federal government

BANNOCKBURN, Ill., USA, November 4, 2021 — Representatives from the U.S. Small Business Association (SBA), Arizona District Office, will present a technical education workshop, “Selling to the Federal Government,” on February 15, from 3:00-4:30 pm, at the 2022 WHMA 29th Annual Wire Harness Conference in Tucson, Arizona.

Speakers at the workshop will provide information about SBA resources and certification programs that help small businesses successfully identify and compete for federal contract opportunities.

“According to the SBA, the federal government spends approximately $500 billion in contracts every year, with 23 percent of those dollars required to be awarded to small businesses,” said David Bergman, WHMA executive director.  “We look forward to learning how the SBA can help company owners in the cable and wire harness industry do business with the federal government.”

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