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Government 101- Marketing and Finding Opportunities-Lapwai, ID
March 22, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm PDTFree
Free Small Business Workshops!
The Native Procurement Technical Assistance Center and The Nez Perce Tribe TERO are pleased to offer a day-long series of workshops for business interested in, or already engaged in government contracting. We will cover the basics of government contracting, procurement procedures, registrations, certifications, and Native business programs, how to promote your business to government agencies and prime contractors,and the basics of market research for government contracting, and utilizing data to improve your companies position and make strategic decisions for your company.
Government 101 – Is the Government Your Next Client? March 22, 2016 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
This section will cover the basics of government contracting, procurement procedures, registrations, certifications, and Native business programs.
Understanding of the procurement process
Understanding the factors to a go/ no go decision
Understanding the use of and differences between different business certifications
How to find opportunities and market research
Why, where, and how to register as a federal contractor
Identifying other business resources
Bidding tips from Contracting Officers
Marketing to Government Agencies and Prime Contractors March 22, 2016 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
This section will cover how to promote your business to government agencies and prime contractors.
How to find and identify business North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes
Sources of market research
System for Award Management (SAM) and the Dynamic Small Business Search registration and profiles
How to develop elevator pitch, capability statements, business cards, etc
Use of social media and websites
Understanding the roles of Small Business Liaison Officers
Finding Data and Opportunities March 22, 2016 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
This section will cover the basics of market research for government contracting. It will focus on the importance of data and how to utilize it to improve your companies position and make strategic decisions for your company. Leave with the tools you need to research for your company now and in the future.
Understand the importance of research
Learn what data is available
Learn where to find data
Understand the benefit of forecasts
Be able to form a Contact list
Register to attend workshops HERE.