U.S. Small Business Administration
Increases Size Standards
The United States Small Business Administration has completed reviews of two North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) sectors. In Sector 48-49 (transportation and warehousing), 22 industries have increased size standards that will go into effect March 26, 2012.
In Sector 54 (professional, technical, and scientific services), 37 small business size standards have changed, effective March 12, 2012.
Still under consideration for size standard changes are:
Sector 62 - Healthcare are and social assistance. The deadline for comments is April 24, 2012.
Federal size standard are used to determine whether a business is considered small or large. Metropolitan Water District of Southern California uses the size standard for its small business certification
If you would like to review the SBA's proposed or final rules and comments, please visit their Web site.
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California Construction Expo 2012
August 2, 2012 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Pasadena Convention Center
The California Construction Expo 2012 is the Golden State's premiere gathering for contractors, designers, construction professionals, suppliers and construction workers to learn directly from government agencies about the increasing opportunities associated with $150 billion in public work programs currently proposed or underway.
The government sector is in tremendous need of qualified contractors, professional service consultants, and skilled labor to support their construction programs. If your company directly or indirectly supports the design or construction industry, you need to have a presence at CalCon Expo 2012.
For information on this event, please visit the Cal Con Expo's website.