Topics include Government Contracting 101, Marketing to Agencies & Primes, and Improving your Marketing Materials
CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA ─ The West Virginia District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration holds a series of Government Contracting webinars during the next few months. Register for the 45 minute webinars at www.wvscore.org. The first workshop, Thursday, January 16 at 2 p.m., covers the basics of government contracting.
Government Contracting 101 – January 16, 2014 at 2 p.m
This webinar gives an overview of how small businesses can enter the federal marketplace. Learn how to register in System for Award Management (SAM), how to find federal opportunities, and how to conduct in-depth market research. The webinar features marketing specialists from the Regional Contracting Assistance Center.
Marketing to Agencies and Primes- February 20, 2014 at 2 p.m
Good marketing is key to your success in reaching federal procurement officials. Marketing professionals from the Regional Contracting Assistance Center walk you through some best practices, including how to approach agencies, how to maximize match-making events, and how attention to detail can mean the difference between success and failure.
Improving Your Marketing Materials – March 20, 2014 at 2 p.m
You have less than 10 seconds to get someone’s attention with your marketing materials. Government contracting marketing specialists will clue you in on how to get and keep the attention of federal contract officers. Topics include writing a strong statement of capabilities, reviewing what a successful online profile looks like, and how little things like business cards impact your chances in the federal market place. Webinar features marketing specialists from the Regional Contracting Assistance center.
“There are a lot of opportunities for small businesses to acquire government contracts,” said Judy McCauley, director of SBA’s West Virginia District Office. “I encourage all small businesses to take advantage of these free webinars and learn the ins and outs of government contracting.”