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Online Workshop: SBA Technical Assistance & SBA Partner Resources

July 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm



The government marketplace poses unique challenges that can overwhelm any small business.


If you are a 7(j) eligible small businesses – Businesses certified in the 8 (a) Business Development Program, HUBZone Small Businesses, or Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Businesses (“EDWOSB”) you are eligible to access FREE counseling, technical assistance and more.


SBA recognizes these unique challenges and offers a newly redesigned program under 7(j) and the services of our SBA Resource Partners, as well as APEX counselors to meet these challenges.


The new “Empower To Grow” program provides one-on-one customized coaching, business training, and networking / matchmaking opportunities.


SBA Resource Partners offer mentoring, counseling, and training to help you start, grow, expand, or recover. APEX counselors can assist you determine if your company is ready for government opportunities and how to best position yourself to succeed.


Presenter Theresa M. Pinto is a 30+ year chamber of commerce professional, working primarily in communities throughout the East Coast. Most recently, Theresa transitioned into federal government service working for the U.S. Small Business Administration as a Business Development Specialist, after work for the State of New Hampshire Division of Economic Development as a Business Resource Specialist with Business and Economic Affairs.