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SWaM Certification & Doing Business With the City of Alexandria (Bilingual Webinar)

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Presenter: Chris Tran Ley, Business Service Manager, Virginia Department of Small Business & Supplier Diversity; Jason Hawkins, City of Alexandria; Spanish translation by Cely Argueta, Alexandria SBDC

Are you a small, women-owned, or minority-owned business who wants to do business with the Commonwealth of Virginia? Small business owners who are looking to participate in Virginia’s specialized procurement and contracting opportunities are encouraged to become SWaM certified. The SWaM certification is a vehicle to promote economic growth of Virginia’s businesses.  In this webinar learn the process to become SWaM certified in Virginia.  City of Alexandria Procurement officials will also discuss opportunities for SWaM-certified small businesses with the City of Alexandria.

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Presentadora: Chris Tran Ley, Gerente de Servicios de Negocios, Departamento de Pequeñas Empresas y  Diversidad de Proveedores de Virginia; Jason Hawkins, Ciudad de Alexandria; Traducción en Español – Cely Argueta, Alexandria SBDC

¿Es usted una empresa pequeña, propiedad de mujeres o propiedad de minorías que quiere hacer negocios con el Estado de Virginia? Animamos a los propietarios de pequeñas empresas que deseen participar en las oportunidades de contratación y adquisiciones especializadas de Virginia a obtener la certificación SWaM . La certificación SWaM es un vehículo para promover el crecimiento económico de las empresas de Virginia. En este seminario web, aprenda el proceso para obtener la certificación SWaM en Virginia. Los funcionarios de adquisiciones de la ciudad de Alexandria también discutirán las oportunidades para las pequeñas empresas certificadas por SWaM con la ciudad de Alexandria.

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February 5, 2021
9:00 am - 11:00 am
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Virtual Event


Alexandria Small Business Development Center