Small Business Workshop Series – Event 7: “How to Get Government Contracts,” 11/10/2016

Montana Women’s Business Center, Montana Small Business Development Center and Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) present the next event in this 2016 workshop series. (Full schedule below)

EVENT 7:
HOW TO GET GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS
FOR THE SMALL BUSINESS OWNER
Panel Discussions and Open House

Thursday, November 10, 2016
10:00am to 3:00pm

Panel Discussions at 10:00am and 1:pm
Open House Throughout the Day

Montana Manufacturing Extension Center Conference Room
2310 University Way, Bldg. 2, Bozeman
From Kagy turn south onto 7th Ave.
Park in the first lot and follow signs to Building 2.

Cost: FREE (but must register)

>> CLICK HERE to register

Registration required by November 9 for lunch headcount


ABOUT THE EVENT

The Government needs a wide variety of services and products. At this special event you will learn how to register in the SAM system so your company can start to get government contracts and connect with the decision makers. Bring your business cards and be prepared to feel inspired.

HOW TO PREPARE

The Montana Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) provides personal, timely advice on contracting with the government.

Almost all of PTAC’s consulting, training and support services are free and available to Montana businesses interested in government contracting. Government Contracting Advisor Phillip Luebke from the Bozeman PTAC at MSU will be present to answer questions and sign businesses up for service.

Businesses interested in preparing to meet with government agencies at this event can contact the Montana PTAC in advance at http://www.montanaptac.org/

WHO WILL BE THERE?

Federal and State Agencies scheduled to be in attendance

  • Rural Development
  • United States Forest Service
  • Montana National Guard
  • Commercial Services
  • Indian Health Services
  • Malmstrom Air Force Base
  • Bureau of Land Management
  • Small Business Administration
  • Montana Department of Transportation – Disadvantaged Business Enterprise System
  • The Montana Procurement Technical Assistance Center

Other services include no-cost business counseling from

  • Montana Women’s Business Center
  • SBDC

QUESTIONS? Contact Suzi Berget White at (406) 587-3113


2016 WORKSHOP SERIES

EVENT 1: QuickBooks for Beginners: Small Business Workshops, $100
Two days! Monday, May 23 and Tuesday, May 24, 2016
8:30 a.m – 4:30 p.m.
Cost: $100
Presented by Deb Niedermeyer, CPB

EVENT 2: Top 10 HR Categories Every Small Business Owner Must Know!
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Cost: $20
Presented by Kari Gras, Gras HR Consulting

EVENT 3: Liens: Keys to Getting Your Money On Time
Evening event! Tuesday, July 26, 2016
6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Cost: $20
Presented by Carl Schweitzer, Northwest Notice Service

EVENT 4: Think Big: Small Business Marketing on a Budget
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Cost: $20
Presented by Rachel Anderson, Markouture

EVENT 5: Facebook Basics for Business Marketing: Setup, strategy, and implementation
Thursday, September 8, 2016
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Cost: $20
Presented by Chieko Horn, H&H Web

EVENT 6: QuickBooks Basics
Thursday, October 13, 2016
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Cost: $100
Presented by Deb Niedermeyer, CPB

EVENT 7: How to Get Small Business Contracts
Thursday, November 10, 2016
Cost: Free

EVENT 8: Profit Mastery: Business Finance for Small Businesses
Two days! Thursday, December 1 & Friday, December 2, 2016
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Cost: $125
Presented by Julie Jaksha, Butte Small Business Development Center