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SBA: How to Get Federal Contracts for Your Small Business

Date:February 27, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Location: 1085 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 United States
Price: Free

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SBA: How to Get Federal Contracts for Your Small Business

The federal government is a huge organization and just like any other business or organization, the government needs to purchase goods and services in order to function effectively including from small businesses.

This seminar will provide small business owners with a general understanding of government contracting and the federal procurement process.  We’ll discuss:

  • How to conduct thorough market research to find opportunities
  • Techniques and strategies to market more effectively to win federal business
  • Subcontracting
  • Contract types
  • Federal business opportunities
  • System for Award Management (SAM)
  • Forecast

Attend this free seminar and learn how to increase your chance of winning federal government contracts.

Get Free Assistance with Government Contracting

The PTAC Team will discuss the free services offered to small business owners when exploring government contracting opportunities.


Learn from the experts

Janett M. Peralta
Business Opportunity Specialist, US SBA

Janett is a Business Opportunity Specialist at the U.S Small Business Agency. During her six-year tenure, she has been helping small businesses to start and expand into the federal government market including educating clients about their certification options and federal contracting process.

Prior to joining the SBA, Janetta held several positions at the Department of State serving at US Embassies in Zimbabwe-Africa, El Salvador-Central America, and Cambodia-South East Asia.  She also worked in the private sector for 17 years as a Human Resources Administrator at major publications and frame manufacturers in New Jersey.

Janett earned the Federal Acquisition Certification among other distinctions in the field of business and economic development from the Federal Government and private sector.  Janett enjoys playing with her grandkids, movies and traveling.


Maryann Williams

Director, UCEDC PTAC

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).


Nadine Clark
Procurement Counselor, UCEDC PTAC

In her role as a procurement counselor with UCEDC’s PTAC program, Nadine assists small business owners with marketing and selling their products and services to federal, state and local government agencies.

With more than 20 years of combined experience in both the public and private sectors of government contracting, Nadine has a thorough grasp of how to navigate the government contracting system.  She believes that this familiarity enables her to successfully help small businesses understand how to find, bid, win, and perform on government contracts.


Refreshments made possible through the support
of TD Bank, through the TD Charitable Foundation

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


Date:
February 27, 2020
Time:
8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://ucedc.ecenterdirect.com/events/7088
Liberty Hall Corporate Center
1085 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 United States
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