GSA's Southeast Sunbelt Region Office of Small Business Utilization is conducting a free conference for Veteran Owned Small Businesses (VOSB) and Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSB) that will focus on marketing your GSA Schedules contract. It is an opportunity to network with other small businesses and government contracting officers to learn how to market your business and to identify and compete for opportunities.
The conference will be held November 10th in the Sam Nunn Federal Center in Atlanta GA. click here to register for the SDVOSB GSA Marketing Conference
The day will begin with a panel of federal agencies and prime contractors discussing upcoming awards and vendor requirements for bidding and competing on upcoming contracting and subcontracting opportunities. They will discuss thier 2011 procurement needs and how to access those opportunities.
This will be followed by a Networking and Business Card Exchange where you can meet agency partners and prime contractors. Participating agencies and prime contractors include:
- Housing & Urban Development (HUD),
- Department of Army – Fort McPherson, GA,
- Environmental Protection Agency (EPA),
- U.S. Department of Labor (DOL),
- Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA),
- IBM (Technology), and
- Skanska (Construction)
Businesses are encouraged to bring an ample supply of business cards and copies of their business capabilities statement.
These conferences are recommended for businesses within easy travel distance to Atlanta and provide a good opportunity to network and obtain new contacts, as well as expand federal marketplace awareness of your firm's capabilities.