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NASBP has compiled materials to help small and emerging contractors familiarize themselves with surety industry topics, terms, and practices. See the Articles, Forms, and Presentations below.
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ARTICLES

NASBP has compiled the following articles to help small and emerging contractors familiarize themselves with surety industry topics, terms, and practices.

FORMS

NASBP has compiled the following forms to help small and emerging contractors familiarize themselves with surety industry topics, terms, and practices.

  • Small Business Contractor Questionnaire
  • Professional Service Providers Worksheet

PRESENTATIONS

NASBP has compiled the following PowerPoint presentations to help small and emerging contractors familiarize themselves with surety industry topics, terms, and practices.

U.S. SBA Surety Bond Guarantee Program Offers Assistance to Small, Emerging Contractors:

    • ‘Open the Door To Bonding’ — U.S. Small Business Administration Surety Bond Guarantee Program for Small Businesses

Professional Relationships Important to Construction Firms:

    • The Value of Professional Surety Bond Producers
    • The Value of a Knowledgeable Construction/Surety Attorney
    • The Value of Small Business Bankers
    • The Value of Construction-Oriented Certified Public Accountants

What To Expect:

What Small and Emerging Contractors Need to Know:

  • Understanding Collateral
  • Understanding General Agreements of Indemnity
  • Understanding Dispute Resolution Options in the Construction Industry
  • Introduction to Construction Contracts and Analyzing Risks
  • Understanding the Basics of Contract Surety Bonds
  • Understanding Funds Administration
  • What Small and Emerging Contractors Need to Know — Introduction to Project Delivery Methods
  • Understanding Selected Key Provisions of Construction Contracts