Doing Business with the Federal Government – Free UEZ Seminar

Posted on August 19, 2011 By

The Lakewood Development Corporation, the administrative arm of the Urban Enterprise Zone (UEZ), is offering the public a free small business seminar “Doing Business with the Federal Government,”  Wednesday, September 21, 2011, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Conference Room C, the Lakewood Municipal Building, 231 Third Street, Lakewood. All businesses are welcome whether or not they are participating in a UEZ program.

The workshop, given by NJIT Defense Procurement Center, will explain the process of conducting business with the federal government. NJIT Defense Procurement Center has generated more than $30 million a year in new contracts for New Jersey small businesses. A question and answer period will follow.

Register online at or call Joan Wilkes at 732-364-2500 x5260 or

About the UEZ:  The Urban Enterprise Zone program was designed to foster economic growth to revitalize and stimulate designated urban communities.  The program encourages businesses to create private-sector jobs though public and  private investment. More than 8,000 businesses throughout the state and more than 480 businesses in Lakewood benefit from tax and financial incentives. Personnel from the Lakewood UEZ are available to discuss program eligibility and answer questions.