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Winning Government Contracts & Networking with Agencies
April 4 @ 8:30 am - 1:30 pm$15
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.
Date: Thursday, April 4, 2019
Time: 8:30am – 1:30pm
Cost: $15 (lunch included – payable online or onsite)
Location: Region 10 – West Central SBDC Satellite Office 145 S. Cascade, Montrose, CO 81401
Register: https://cdot.eventbrite.com or call (970) 765-3130
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, state, and federal agencies in the area including CDOT, USFS, and more! • Meet the buyers and get your individual questions answered