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Top 5 Reasons to Certify Your Small Business

Thu 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Topic: Government Contracting

There’s a wide variety of certifications available for small businesses including Women-Owned, Minority-Owned, Veteran-Owned, and LGBTQ-Owned.

Certification can set your business apart from other small businesses and grow your customer base. There is also the possibility of accessing funding reserved for certified businesses.

Certifying your small business can open a world of opportunities.


  • What is certification?
  • What certification(s) does your business qualify for?
  • How can you get your business certified?
  • 5 reasons to get certified
  • What should you do next?

We'll be joined by the Hudson County Office of Business Opportunity (HCOBO), a valuable resource and support center dedicated to assisting Hudson County’s small businesses — especially minority, woman, and veteran-owned businesses to thrive and prosper.

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This session will be recorded. The recording will be provided to those who attend.

Fee: No Cost

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