Vendor Outreach Workshop for Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) Zone Small Businesses, 81521 [2011-33323]

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Clifford Taffet, General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development. [FR Doc. 2011–33331 Filed 12–27–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Office of the Secretary Vendor Outreach Workshop for Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) Zone Small Businesses Office of the Secretary, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization of the Department of the Interior are hosting a Vendor Outreach Workshop for HUB Zone small businesses that are interested in doing business with the Department. This outreach workshop will review market contracting opportunities for the attendees. Business owners will be able to share their individual perspectives with Contracting Officers, Program Managers and Small Business Specialists from the Department. DATES: The workshop will be held on February 3, 2012, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. ADDRESSES: The workshop will be held at the Main Interior Auditorium at 1849 C Street NW., Washington, DC 20240. Register online at: www.doi.gov/osdbu. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark Oliver, Director, Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization, 1951 Constitution Ave. NW., MS–320 SIB, Washington, DC 20240, telephone 1–(877) 375–9927 (Toll-Free). SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 81521 In accordance with the Small Business Act, as amended by Public Law 95–507, the Department has the responsibility to promote the use of small and small disadvantaged business for its acquisition of goods and services. The Department is proud of its accomplishments in meeting its business goals for small, small disadvantaged, 8(a), woman-owned, HUBZone, and service-disabled veteranowned businesses. In Fiscal Year 2011, the Department awarded over 50 per cent of its $2.7 billion in contracts to small businesses, and in Fiscal Year 2010 also awarded over 50 percent of its $4.4 billion in contracts to small businesses. This fiscal year, the Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization are reaching out to our internal stakeholders and the Department’s small business community by conducting several vendor outreach workshops. The Department’s presenters will focus on contracting and subcontracting opportunities and how small businesses can better market services and products. Over 300 small businesses have been targeted for this event. If you are a small business interested in working with the Department, we urge you to register online at: www.doi.gov/osdbu and attend the workshop. These outreach events are a new and exciting opportunity for the Department’s bureaus and offices to improve their support for small business. Additional scheduled events are posted on the Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization Web site at www.doi.gov/osdbu. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Mark Oliver, Director, Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization. [FR Doc. 2011–33323 Filed 12–27–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–RK–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Information Collection for Native Employment Training Grant (NET Grant) Program; Comment Request Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Proposed Information Collection. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development (IEED) is seeking comments on a proposed information collection related to grants to fund tribal SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Office of the Secretary


Vendor Outreach Workshop for Historically Underutilized Business 
(HUB) Zone Small Businesses

AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization of 
the Department of the Interior are hosting a Vendor Outreach Workshop 
for HUB Zone small businesses that are interested in doing business 
with the Department. This outreach workshop will review market 
contracting opportunities for the attendees. Business owners will be 
able to share their individual perspectives with Contracting Officers, 
Program Managers and Small Business Specialists from the Department.

DATES: The workshop will be held on February 3, 2012, from 7 p.m. to 9 
p.m.

ADDRESSES: The workshop will be held at the Main Interior Auditorium at 
1849 C Street NW., Washington, DC 20240. Register online at: 
www.doi.gov/osdbu.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark Oliver, Director, Office of Small 
and Disadvantaged Business Utilization, 1951 Constitution Ave. NW., MS-
320 SIB, Washington, DC 20240, telephone 1-(877) 375-9927 (Toll-Free).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the Small Business Act, 
as amended by Public Law 95-507, the Department has the responsibility 
to promote the use of small and small disadvantaged business for its 
acquisition of goods and services. The Department is proud of its 
accomplishments in meeting its business goals for small, small 
disadvantaged, 8(a), woman-owned, HUBZone, and service-disabled 
veteran-owned businesses. In Fiscal Year 2011, the Department awarded 
over 50 per cent of its $2.7 billion in contracts to small businesses, 
and in Fiscal Year 2010 also awarded over 50 percent of its $4.4 
billion in contracts to small businesses.
    This fiscal year, the Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business 
Utilization are reaching out to our internal stakeholders and the 
Department's small business community by conducting several vendor 
outreach workshops. The Department's presenters will focus on 
contracting and subcontracting opportunities and how small businesses 
can better market services and products. Over 300 small businesses have 
been targeted for this event. If you are a small business interested in 
working with the Department, we urge you to register online at: 
www.doi.gov/osdbu and attend the workshop.
    These outreach events are a new and exciting opportunity for the 
Department's bureaus and offices to improve their support for small 
business. Additional scheduled events are posted on the Office of Small 
and Disadvantaged Business Utilization Web site at www.doi.gov/osdbu.

Mark Oliver,
Director, Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization.
[FR Doc. 2011-33323 Filed 12-27-11; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4210-RK-P