SBA Mentor-Protégé Connection Event 2018

A Special Networking Event by the US Small Business Administration

Join potential mentors, small businesses, Federal Prime Contractors, Federal Agency representatives, Resource Partners, the SBA Procurement Center Representative and the North Florida SBA Staff for Education and Mentor-Connection opportunities.

Through co-operative meetings with an array of firms, SBA North Florida is creating a local database of potential mentors who are interested in meeting with small businesses to discuss the possibilities of establishing Mentor-Protégé (MP) relationships. This database of potential mentors will only be made available to those that are in attendance at this event.

Priority placement will be given to companies located in the SBA North Florida District service area.

Benefits of Attending

  • Attend informative workshops and training sessions
  • Meet One-on-One with SBA Personnel, Internal Agency Representatives, Resource Partners, Partner Agencies and Prime Contractors for Educational and Match-Maker Sessions!!
  • Obtain information about Mentor-Protégé and Joint-Venturing options for your business and more!
  • Find out how SBA’s Programs and Services can stimulate your growth!
  • Learn how to utilize the resources at your disposal!

Firms that are in the developmental stage (years 1-4) of the 8(a) Business Development program are strongly encouraged to attend this event. However, this event is open to small businesses registered in System for Award Management and actively pursuing federal contract opportunities.
This presentation is NO-COST.

If you are interested in becoming a potential mentor or would like more information on this event, please contact Jean Hill at


Friday, October 26
12 PM – 5 PM


Florida SBDC at UCF
(located at the National Entrepreneur Center inside the Fashion Square Mall)

The FSBDC at UCF is a member of the Florida SBDC Network, a statewide service network funded in part through cooperative agreements with the U.S. SBA, Defense Logistics Agency, State of Florida, and other private and public partners; hosted by the University of West Florida; and nationally accredited by the Association of SBDCs. SBA’s funding is not an endorsement of any products, opinions or services. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the FSBDC at UCF.