Government Contracting Opportunities — Certification

February 17, 2012

The City of Tucson has a Small Business Enterprise program which offers incentives to small businesses interested in doing business with the City of Tucson on contracts administered by the Procurement Department, which may include, bid preferences and subcontracting goals for construction, goods, services, and materials.

For certification by the City of Tucson, please fill out the application here:

In addition, there are Federal programs to certify specific businesses for certain contracting opportunities (such as veteran-owned small businesses or HUBZone small businesses).

We just received an email from a group that will assist you in completing your applications for any Federal programs.  The group, Fedmarket (, is conducting the following webinars and providing the following services that may be of interest to you:

SBA 8(a) Application eLab – March 15 -16, 2012
A 2-day workshop during which you will, with the help of our experts, complete the paperwork required for SBA 8(a) certification.

SBA 8(a) Full-Service Application Preparation
Fedmarket’s experts will prepare and complete your firm’s SBA 8(a) application for you.

HUBZone Wizard
Fedmarket’s proprietary software product which was developed to simplify and expedite the HUBZone application process.

HUBZone Program Application eLab – March 15 -16, 2012
A 2-day workshop during which you will, with the assistance of Fedmarket’s consultants, complete the paperwork required for HUBZone certification.

WOSB eCertify Workshop – April 11, 2011
A workshop to facilitate completion of all the documents needed to self certify your company as a WOSB.

WOSB eCertify Wizard
A do-it-yourself system that walks you through the requirements behind the WOSB certification process.

WOSB Federal Sales Program
Our federal sales program will help you place your WOSB in front of more than 48,000 federal contracting officers.

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