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Mariana Pardo (left), HUBZone Program Director at the SBA,
and Shirley Bailey, Board Chair of the HUBZone Council,
recently signed a Strategic Alliance Memorandum to "develop and
foster mutual understanding and a working relationship between the SBA and the Council
in order to strengthen and expand small business development" and the HUBZone Program.



Council Members recently met with US House Small Business Committee Chair Steve Chabot.
From left: Dennis DuFour, Steve Synnott, Gary Carpentier, Rep. Chabot,
Bob Sage, Ann Sullivan, Michael Ziman

"The HUBZone program has been called the best-kept secret in government contracting.
My friends, it’s time to let the cat out of the bag."
- Maria Contreras-Sweet, SBA Administrator


 

HUBZone Spending Champs

Congratulations to the federal agencies that exceeded
the 3% HUBZone spending goal in Fiscal Year 2015!

Agency HUBZone %
Department of Transportation 10.8
Small Business Administration 5.6
Smithsonian Institution 5.5
Department of the Interior 5.3
General Services Administration 4.4
Department of the Treasury 4.1
Department of Homeland Security 4.0
Securities & Exchange Commission 4.0
Department of State 3.2
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 3.0
Department of Agriculture 3.0

Agencies Spending $100 Million+
Source:  smallbusiness.data.gov

as of January 2016


Federal Small Business Spending


HUBZone Small Business Spending

National HUBZone Conference
Breaks Registration Record



Almost 450 professionals registered  for the
2015 National HUBZone Conference (Oct 29-30)
at the Westfields Marriott in Chantilly, Virginia. 

The Match-Making Session featured
85 federal agencies and prime contractors
that met with small businesses
to discuss potential business opportunities.



More Information


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HUBZONE PROGRAM - 2016 LEGISLATIVE HIGHLIGHTS

MENTOR-PROTEGE PROGRAM RULE

LIMITATIONS ON SUBCONTRACTING

HUBZONE CAPITOL HILL BRIEFING REPORT

NDAA IMPACT ON SMALL BUSINESS

CONGRESSIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE REPORT ON HUBZONE PROGRAM

SBA IG REPORT INDICATES OVERSTATEMENT OF SDB & HUBZONE SPENDING BY AGENCIES

EXECUTIVE ORDER: MINIMUM WAGE FOR CONTRACTORS

EXECUTIVE ORDER:  NON-RETALIATION FOR DISCLOSURE OF COMPENSATION INFORMATION

SBA INSPECTOR GENERAL'S REPORT ON THE HUBZONE PROGRAM


These links are provided as a public service.  Although the HUBZone Council believes they are accurate, 
the Council assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of this information.


 
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