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Winning Government Contracts & Networking with Agencies - Montrose

Date: April 4, 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM (lunch included)
Cost: $15
Location: Region 10 – West Central SBDC Satellite Office
145 S. Cascade, Montrose, CO 81401

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Are You a Small Business Interested in Doing Business with the Government? This workshop will help you understand the basics of government contracting and the various minority, woman, and veteran-owned business certification programs that can give you a competitive edge.

Come meet one-on-one with representatives and buyers from federal, state, and local agencies and learn about upcoming opportunities for small businesses. Get the inside scoop on who’s buying what and how you can get your foot in the door.

Agenda
8:30 – 9:15: Sign-in and Welcome

9:15 - 10:00: Doing Business with the Government
  • Learn about the processes required to be awarded a government (local/State/Federal) contract 
  • Presented by Kathryn Lobdell, PTAC
10:00-10:45: Small Business Certifications
  • Overview of state and local certification programs including Disadvantaged Business Enterprise and Emerging Small Business
  • Presented by Cathy Kramer, Connect2DOT
10:45 - 11:30: Government Marketing and MBO Contracting Resources
  • Learn about marketing to the government and the resources available to assist with government contracting through the Minority Business Office
  • Presented by Rosy McDonough and Andra Hargrave, MBO
11:30 – 12:00: Lunch & Networking

12:00 - 1:30: Upcoming Project Opportunities
  • Find out about upcoming projects and solicitations from local area agencies including CDOT, RFTA, Mesa County, USFS, and more!
  • Meet the buyers and get your individual questions answered