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Town of Leesburg Hosts HUBZone Business Meeting at Mason Enterprise Center on July 27, 2017

Small businesses interested in federal contracting or HUBZone certification are invited to attend this no-cost informational meeting.

Post Date:07/13/2017 11:21 AM

HUBZone logoLeesburg, VA (July 13, 2017) – The Town of Leesburg’s Economic Development Office will hold its next quarterly HUBZone Business Meeting on Thursday, July 27, 2017, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at the Mason Enterprise Center in downtown Leesburg (202 Church Street SE). The meeting is no-cost and open to all small businesses.

This quarter’s meeting will feature Duane Nathaniel, president and CEP of Kalani Consulting, Inc. (KCI) as the speaker. He has over 34 years of program and project management experience in the commercial and public sectors, with experience and expertise in management consulting, systems development, and integration services to federal government clients such as the Department of Labor, Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, Department of State, Department of Energy, Department of Education, NASA, Department of Agriculture, Department of the Interior, and the Defense Information Systems Agency. Duane will be sharing his experience navigating the HUBZone application process and tackling the requirement that 35% of employees be HUBZone residents.

Kalani Consulting, Inc. is an Information Technology Services company founded in 2009. Its principal office is in Leesburg, with additional offices in Springfield, Virginia. The company became HUBZone certified in 2013. KCI provides proven IT technical and management services based on knowledge of the customer, technology and business processes enabling KCI to provide a best value solution for our clients.

The Town of Leesburg's partner in supporting HUBZone businesses in Leesburg, the Mason Enterprise Center (MEC), provides a collaborative, training space for the quarterly meetings.

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 Leesburg Economic Development Office has partnered with local business owners who have completed the process successfully to present quarterly information sharing meetings.

Please visit www.leesburgva.gov/hubzone to RSVP for this meeting. For more information about the Leesburg HUBZone, contact Kindra Harvey, Business Development Manager with the Leesburg Economic Development Office, at kharvey@leesburgva.gov or 703-737-6530.

Media Contact:
Betsy Arnett
Public Information Officer
barnett@leesburgva.gov 
703-771-2734


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