I look at is this way.. If there are things I can learn from a little investment of time.. Then you can count me in!
The Small Business Association is tooling up with the new administration to do more for small businesses across the country. So, do yourself a favor and see if you grab a nugget or two at this online web chat..
An informed business owner is empowered to take on the world!
The current press release:
SBA’s Experts Offer Assistance with Federal Contracting
Thursday, March 4, 2010, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., ET
Advisory Date: February 25, 2010
Contact: Cecelia Taylor (202) 401-3059
Advisory Number: MA10-03
Internet Address: http://www.sba.gov/news
businesses looking to grow or expand in the federal government marketplace,
and businesses that need surety bonds to do public and private contracting.
Business owners can find out how to position their business to sell to the
government and how to obtain bonding.
WHO: Karen Hontz, Office of Government Contracting and Business
Development, and Pam Swilling, Office of Surety Guarantees at the U. S. Small
Business Administration will host the February Web chat on “Contracting
Opportunities & Surety Bonds.” Hontz and Swilling will answer questions on
doing business in the federal market and how small contractors can get
assistance in obtaining surety bonds.
WHAT: SBA’s Web chat series, providing small business owners with an
opportunity to discuss relevant business issues online with experts, industry
leaders and successful entrepreneurs. Chat participants will have direct, real-
time access to the Web chats via questions they submit online in advance and
during the live session, with instant answers.
WHEN: March 4, 2010, 1 p.m. ET
Hontz and Swilling will answer questions for one hour.
HOW: Participants can join the live Web chat by going online to www.sba.gov,
and clicking “Online Business Chat.” Web chat participants may post questions
before the February 25th chat by visiting
http://web.sba.gov/livemeeting/Mar10/ and posting their questions online.
To review archives of past Web chats, visit online at