Small Business and Entrepreneur Committee Event

Small Business Administration Certifications—What are they, how do I get them, and why should I want them?

Hear a knowledgeable group of panelists discuss all aspects of SBA Certification including the various types of certifications available, and the requirements for each. This event will also address pitfalls that companies may encounter during the certification process, some of the unintended consequences that can result from certification, the various steps that are required to maintain compliance, and the pros and cons of certification. In addition, you will hear a small business owner discuss the lessons learned during a recent certification effort.



Saman Ahmad, Attorney, Qade Law


Tony Anikeef, Partner, Williams Mullen
Faisal Quader, President, Technuf, LLC
Lisa Wood
, Statewide Director, Virginia PTAC

Participating companies have indicated interest areas in which they are looking at partnering, teaming and subcontracting with small businesses. These companies and their interests include:


  • American Systems
  • CALIBRE Systems
  • CGI
  • CNS Inc.
  • Cox Business
  • Dovel Technologies
  • Live Oak Bank
  • LMI
  • ManTech
  • MITRE Corporation
  • Noblis
  • Northrop Grumman
  • Verizon



Networking Sponsor
Cox Business


Member: $25
General Admission: $45

Walkin prices
Member: $35
General Admission: $55

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12/13/2019 7:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) 2214 Rock Hill Road Herndon, VA