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Doing Business with Federal Agencies – CANCELLED

Date:July 13, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Location: 1085 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 United States
Price: Free

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Doing Business with Federal Agencies

Do you want to do business with the federal government, but don’t know where to begin? Do you have a basic understanding of procurement, but want to better your chances of getting the contract?

We’ve designed this seminar to provide you with the necessary knowledge and tools to navigate the federal market to sell your products or services.  Government contracts can offer significant opportunities for small businesses including getting the revenue they need to grow their businesses.

In this FREE workshop, we’ll cover:

    • Federal contracting fundamentals
    • How to find opportunities
    • How to get started
    • Federal contract types

The Essentials of Government Contracting

Monitoring and responding to solicitations, processing paperwork, writing proposals, pricing your services/products – government contracting can be overwhelming, no matter the agency.

This highly interactive session will help you make sense of what’s really important and how to keep on track. Bring your questions and share your experiences – you’ll come away better prepared.

How to Get Your Business Registered in SAM (System for Awards Management)

We’ll walk you through the process on how to get your business registered in SAM, showing you exactly what information is needed.

Learn From the Experts

Peter A. Susberich
Business Opportunity & Economic Development Specialist, US SBA

Peter works with economically and socially disadvantaged businesses in the 8(a) Business Development Program.  He also assists and counsels small businesses on other federal contracting certifications such as the WOSB and HUBZone certifications.  Supplementary to his primary duties he promotes SBA’s products and services to various businesses, government agencies, and the entrepreneurial community.  Additionally, Peter acts as the SBA HUBZone liaison for New Jersey.

Prior to joining the SBA, Peter was a Claims Specialist for the Social Security Administration assisting the community with all major components of the agency that ranged from retirement benefits, survivor benefits, disability benefits, as well as Medicare and Medicaid.  He is a Combat Veteran having served two tours of duty in Iraq with the United States Army.  He held various leadership positions such as convoy commander, section sergeant, and platoon sergeant.

Peter holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a master’s degree in Administrative Science from Fairleigh Dickinson University.  He was part of the national honors society and graduated summa cum laude from both programs.

Maryann Williams
Director, PTAC, UCEDC

Maryann brings over 30 years of government contracting experience to her position as director of UCEDC’s PTAC program.  She brings a unique perspective to the job as she’s held positions on both sides of the table – helping businesses to obtain government contracts as well as overseeing the government contract process for a manufacturing concern in New Jersey.

Following an 18-year tenure as a senior contracting official for Greenbrier Industries in Englewood Cliffs, Maryann served as director of the Rockland County PTAC for 13 years. She joined UCEDC in 2007, and under her direction, the PTAC program was awarded the 2010 “Outstanding Center Award” by the Association of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (APTAC).

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For more information, contact Rogers Ramsey at rramsey@ucedc.com or 908-527-1166.

July 13, 2017
8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Event Category:
Liberty Hall Corporate Center
1085 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 United States
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