Jackie Robinson-Burnette is the former SBA Associate Administrator of Business Development (AA/BD) overseeing the 8(a) Program. Steven Koprince is a government contracts attorney focused on working with small businesses. Between them, Robinson-Burnette and Koprince have assisted thousands of 8(a) applicants, participants, and graduates. Now, in this special two-part session, they bring their unique blend of practical and legal knowledge to Govology’s audience.
Part I focuses on obtaining and maintaining your 8(a) certification. It covers eligibility requirements, such as the rules governing ownership, control, income, net worth and social disadvantage. Robinson-Burnette and Koprince also discuss the application process, common misunderstandings, and pitfalls to avoid.
In Part II, Robinson-Burnette and Koprince cover using your 8(a) certification wisely and effectively. In this session, you will learn about pursuing and winning 8(a) set-aside and sole-source contracts, forming successful and compliant joint ventures and prime/subcontractor teams, and much more. Each session will include answers to commonly-asked questions and an opportunity to engage with the presenters. Don’t miss this special two-part event!