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SBA ONAA 8(a) Business Development Training for Tribally Owned Companies
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We invite all American Indian and Tribally-owned company representatives who want to learn more about how to develop a business within the SBA 8(a) program, as well as established companies already in the developmental and/or transitional phases of the 8(a) program.

When: Wednesday, March 25th
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Where: Devine Legacy Community Room
4570 North Central Ave.
Phoenix, Arizona  85012
Contact: Marcia Watson

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Wednesday, March 25th | 8:30am - 4:30pm

We invite all American Indian and Tribally-owned company representatives who want to learn more about how to develop a business within the SBA 8(a) program, as well as established companies already in the developmental and/or transitional phases of the 8(a) program.  


The following is a summary of our program:

This training session will focus on 8(a) Business Development and the unique rules and considerations for American Indian Tribes in the program. The purpose of these workshops is to provide valuable insight to those in various stages of company development and ownership. The curriculum will be specifically tailored to provide operational and leadership strategies to build capacity, foster growth and expansion, and ensure sustainability of Native-owned companies. Through this workshop, attendees will gain a better understanding of the special rules and considerations for Native American companies in the 8(a) programLocal SBA representation will also attend the session to promote the SBA's efforts to support the tribes.


There are core topics will be included in nearly every session which lay the foundation of the 8(a) Business Development Program, fundamental operations, and working with the Federal Government.  These topics include:

  • 8a Requirements and Application
  • Tribal Business Operations
  • Capture Management and Business Development
  • Contracting with the Federal Government

Cherokee Nation Technology Solutions (CNTS), a division of Cherokee Nation Businesses, will conduct this training session under contract with the SBA ONAA. Cherokee Nation Technology Solutions feels rewarded many times over for the opportunity to help in making a difference in the success of other tribally and native-owned corporations and organizations. We seek to understand your community’s specific business development needs to ensure our curriculum is targeted to enhance the development of our program participants.

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