Veteran-Owned Small Business Government Certification/Contracting

Sep 20 4:00 pm — 6:00 pm

Event Details

Join us for this in-person or online informative workshop that will provide you with an introduction into what is involved in getting started with contracting with the Federal/State Government.

In addition, we will cover the process to obtain your Government Certifications.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Identifying your industry and getting registered
  • Small business certifications and eligibility with an emphasis on Veteran-owned businesses
  • Marketing to the Federal Government Developing a capability statement
  • Finding contracting opportunities
  • Regulations
  • Resources

After completion of the workshop, one on one consulting is available to assist you with your next steps!


Ridgecrest Chamber of Commerce
128-B California Ave
Ridgecrest CA, 93555

Or Online Via Zoom

About the Presenter

Pete Estrada
Pete Estrada

Pete is a Veteran of the United States Marine Corps. Honorably served four years with one term in the Republic of Vietnam. Twenty years of entrepreneurial experience as a business owner and ten years as a coach/consultant with the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Named Boots to Business Instructor of the Year in 2015 while serving as the Veteran Business Development officer. Pete has also served as the Business Opportunity Specialist while employed at the SBA and looks forward to helping other Veterans achieve success in their business venture.

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