Viewing of the Virtual Business Matchmaking Workshop, an online tutorial to prepare for business matchmaking and procurement opportunities. Access to the Business Matchmaking System in advance of the event to be matched with participating procurement representatives and setting a schedule for appointments with buyers. Face-to-face meetings with procurement representatives of federal, state, and local government agencies and major corporations. Small business specific and topical workshops available throughout the event day. Exhibits and networking with regional small business resources including access to capital, SBA loans, insurance, federal qualification requirements, women and minority business tools, certification, etc. Access to representatives from private sector co-sponsors for information about their companies.
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American Supplier Initiative: Business Matchmaking. Corporate America Supply Chain Opportunity. –Series Kickoff Event–. Date: Thursday, September 15,
The Alabama SBDC’s provide a wide variety of workshops, seminars, and training opportunities throughout the year. For the most current list of events in your area, please refer to the SBDC that services your county. SBDC Locator. Click here to access our list of upcoming and recorded webinars. For a list of previous events, please refer to our event calendar archive.
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7th Annual B2G Matchmaking Conference & Expo
The newly built museum is over 50, square feet and has been recognized for its iconic structure. From permanent exhibition programs to special contributions, the Museum honors veterans who have served and sacrificed for their country. Detroit, Oct. Bill will share with the audience the highest-level expertise on national veteran entrepreneurship programs, policies and history.
Bill has been a great sounding board for us in moving Veteran owned businesses from Federal contracting to corporate supplier diversity programs. Bill is a U.
This portion of the event is limited in availability and is offered to small business participants registered for the overall conference. Business Matchmaking.
Government Agencies. The event will be attended by the NRC, other local government agencies, prime contractors and resource partners. Eastern Time. In addition to the NRC, other government agencies and prime contractors will be in attendance. The U. In addition, small businesses will have the opportunity to participate in one-on-one matchmaking with various HHS procurement and prime contractors.
Vendors will be vetted in advance to ensure a fit that will benefit both small businesses and the HHS program officials. Small businesses interested in learning about federal procurement opportunities and doing business with HHS. On-site check-in will open at am on Monday, Feb. The event will begin at am and conclude at pm. For businesses, there is a limit of 2 representatives per company per event.
SBA events: Loan Clinic, Business Ownership, Matchmaker April 14-16
Business Matchmaking, a U. Through the SBNC, businesses that attend a Business Matchmaking Workshop Plus will now be able to make appointments for telephone interviews with procurement officials outside of Business Matchmaking regional events, saving buyers and sellers time and money by eliminating the need to travel to each event. It will also increase the number of appointments each small business will be allowed.
With the enhanced online capabilities, the program expands the procurement opportunities and contacts for small business. The online enhancement to the program was initiated at the Cincinnati Business Matchmaking Workshop Plus in April, and telephone interviews between Cincinnati small business participants of the program and procurement officials have already been scheduled.
As both a partner with the SBA on the program and an advocate for small business, HP procurement officials have dedicated hours and interviews with Cincinnati small businesses.
The U.S. Small Business Administration hosts the Central Louisiana Business Matchmaking Event, which allows small businesses to discuss.
The SBA Southern California Small Business and Government Contracting Conference is a forum that educates, guides and assists small businesses in working with federal, local, and state governments. This event provides an opportunity to meet buyers and contracting officers from large companies and government agencies to discuss business opportunities in a one-on-one setting. Business Matchmaking will be offered as a value-added opportunity to meet with buyers in special, pre-scheduled one-on-one meetings with participating buyers during the conference.
This portion of the event is limited in availability and is offered to small business participants registered for the overall conference. These buyers and sellers will convene for a series of one-on-one meetings that will occur throughout the event in a special matchmaking meeting room. The matchmaking link will be emailed to you after a successful event registration, or you can follow the instructions on the Sign Up page to make and keep track of your appointment s.
No onsite matchmaking appointments can be made on the day of the event. All meetings will be pre-scheduled. Your 10 minute appointment s will take place on Wednesday, April 12, from am until pm. Requests for additional meetings will not be accommodated. Furthermore, you will have the chance to network with other businesses which may lead to new business prospects.
The event will provide you with valuable information and resources that will help you take your business to the next level. Make sure you do not miss out on this wonderful opportunity!
Annual Business Matchmaker
The SBA St. Louis District Office, in conjunction with St. Army Corps of Engineers St.
Business Matchmaking Business Matchmaking will be offered as a value-added opportunity to meet with buyers in special, pre-scheduled one-on-one meetings with participating buyers during the conference. This portion of the event is limited in availability and is offered to small business participants registered for the overall conference. These buyers and sellers will convene for a series of one-on-one meetings that will occur throughout the event in a special matchmaking meeting room.
How Does Matchmaking Work? How Do I Participate? Advanced preparation is the KEY to success. Be concise. You have a limited amount of time to make an impact and start to develop a relationship. How do you fit in their Supply Chain? Register on their supplier diversity portals, if available.
SBA Hosts Business Matchmaking Event
Matchmaking allows small businesses the opportunity to have face-to-face meetings with prime contractors and federal agencies to learn about specific contracting and subcontracting opportunities. In addition to matchmaking, the day will include speed mentoring, panels on access to capital, Government contracting, exporting, supply chain, use of social media, and other current topics.
In addition to matchmaking, speed mentoring will be available both days along with breakfast and lunch awards ceremonies.
This is your opportunity to meet one-on-one with loan officers from SBA participating lenders. Bring your business plan and discuss your.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Small Business Administration’s SBA 8 a program’s progress in developing small businesses that are owned by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals, focusing on: 1 the extent to which firms are obtaining federal contracts; 2 how SBA tracks the training and assistance provided to firms; and 3 how firms view the program. Status : Closed – Implemented.
Comments : The Small Business Administration SBA Office of Government Contracting and Business Development has demonstrated its heightened emphasis on helping inform 8 a firms about contracting opportunities, assisting them with contacts at federal agencies, and becoming more involved with the firms. For example, SBA instructed its district office personnel to host four “matchmaking” events in fiscal year , make one-on-one matchmaking appointments to personally bring together representatives of 8 a firms and procurement entities.
In addition, SBA partnered with Hewlett Packard to host national matchmaking events on a larger scale. In April of , SBA reported that over 4, firms were linked in procurement entities in 14, matchmaking appointments and that special events were held in seven major cities.