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The 2012 Florida 8(a) Alliance Annual Conference Highlights


The Florida 8(a) Alliance held its first Annual Training and Networking Conference on June 5th & 6th at the University Center, UNF. With over 200 participants, it was a huge success!



2012 Conference Highlight


SBA Regional Administrator Cassius Butts signed a Strategic Alliance Memorandum with the Florida 8(a) Alliance to demonstrate the SBA’s continued support for small businesses wanting to do business with the government.



2012 Conference Photos

Attendee Quotes

“Congratulations to Mr. Harold and a successful conference yesterday at the UNF University Center!  The conference was very beneficial from both an informative and networking standpoint.”


Randy Hensley, P.E.

VP, Design Services- AKEA , Inc.



“I am writing to express my appreciation for all the hard work that you and your staff put into this conference. The conference provided a lot of relevant speakers that offered tools and information that I will be able to implement in positioning our company for 8(a) opportunities.  I am looking forward to the next conference and will be joining as a member.


Again, I want to thank you for establishing the Florida 8(a) Alliance to bring 8(a)’s together to share information and help each other gain the most opportunities from the program.”


Beverly Buck

Director of Operations, Paul Patrick Electric, Inc.

2012 Conference Highlight