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Virginia PTAC Statewide Director to Be Featured at Quarterly HUBZone Meeting on July 22, 2019

Small businesses interested in HUBZone certification and PTAC programs are invited to attend this free informational meeting.

Post Date:07/15/2019 11:46 AM
Leesburg, VA (July 15, 2019) – The Mason Enterprise Center, 202 Church Street, in Leesburg, will hold the next Quarterly HUBZone “Contractor Chat” on Monday, July 22 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The meeting is free to attend and open to all small businesses interested in federal contracting. A sponsored lunch will be provided at no cost.

This quarter’s guest speaker will be Lisa Wood, Virginia PTAC Statewide Director. Wood will answer questions about the HUBZone certification and help you understand how to use it to your advantage in winning contracts. She will also share how the PTAC programs can help you in all aspects of your government contracting business.

Wood has an extensive background in the government contracting arena. She previously served in leadership roles with both the Connecticut and Ohio PTAC programs. Wood also has experience in procurement giving her a well-rounded perspective in advising PTAC clients and conducting training events. 

A program of the U.S. Small Business Administration, the HUBZone program helps small businesses gain preferential access to federal procurement opportunities while increasing employment opportunities in economically distressed areas. In an effort to assist local businesses with navigating the HUBZone certification process, the Mason Enterprise Center and Leesburg Economic Development Office have partnered with technical experts and local business owners who have completed the process successfully to present quarterly information sharing meetings.

Please visit https://www.meetup.com/Federal-Contractors-Loudoun/events/263007115/ for more information or to RSVP. 

Media Contact:
Leah Kosin
Assistant Public Information Officer
lkosin@leesburgva.gov
703-771-2781