Leesburg, VA (October 15, 2015) – The Town of Leesburg’s Economic Development Office will hold its next quarterly HUBZone Business Meeting on Thursday, October 22, 2015, from 6:00pm to 8:00pm, at the Mason Enterprise Center in downtown Leesburg (202 Church Street SE). The meeting is free and open to all small businesses.

This quarter’s meeting is sponsored by Abaco Strategy, LLC. Guest speaker, Estefania Arregui-Gómez, PMP, CPP, ITILv3, President and CEO of Abaco Strategy, LLC, will share tips on establishing past performance, partnering with Primes, and landing your first HUBZone contract. Representatives from the Mason Enterprise Center and the Leesburg Economic Development Office will be on hand to answer questions.  Please visit http://www.leesburgva.org/businesses/site-selection/hubzone to register.

A program of the U.S. Small Business Administration, the HUBZone program helps small businesses gain preferential access to federal procurement opportunities while also 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.

For more information about the Leesburg HUBZone, contact Kindra Jackson, Business Development Manager with the Leesburg Economic Development Office at kindra.jackson@leesburgva.gov or 703-737-6530.

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