If you are a government contractor and want to take your business to the next level, don't miss this event! This one-day event is designed to empower Women-Owned Small Businesses (WOSBs) and any small businesses interested in government contracting:
Pillar One - Underpin With Infrastructure
Preparing your business infrastructure for the scrutiny and highly regulated environment of government contracting is essential to being a successful prime candidate. This session will equip business owners and functional managers with information on the essential processes, tools, and resources to meet the demands of priming government contracts.
Survey Market Conditions - Small Business Update from Washington
Hear what's happening in Washington first hand from our speaker who comes with a mix of an insider perspective and an advocate for women-owned businesses. Known for "telling it straight," Ann Sullivan will cover pertinent policy issues affecting small business such as tax reform, health care reform and federal contracting. Expect to walk away with an understanding of how they impact small business and how you can make a difference on these issues.
Pillar Two - Reinforce Your Business Development (BD) Techniques
Capturing work can be time consuming, expensive, and frustrating. Are you making informed decisions on when to bid, who to partner with, and the teaming arrangements to consider? Enhance your knowledge of successful BD techniques including capture assessment, competitive intelligence, and the increasing use of teaming arrangements. Discussions will include Ostensible Subcontracting, Bid/no-Bid, Black Hat Reviews, etc.
Pillar Three - Remodel Your Processes for the Prime Contractor Role
Transitioning from a sub to a prime can be overwhelming. Learn techniques to address the numerous aspects of winning and managing a prime contract such as subcontractor management and effective team communications.
Pillar Four - Staging Your Organization for Success
Engage, seek advice, and get inspired by successful women business owners as they share their keys to success, business development, insights on growing (and selling) a company, and how best to maximize the woman-owned small business status.