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Workshop to Simplify Details of Government Contracting - Charleston, WV

Advisory Date: Friday, April 5, 2013
Advisory Number: 13-01
Contact: Nikki Bowmar | (304) 623-7445 |

Are you interested in doing business with the federal government? Don’t know where to start? If so, this workshop is for you. Dave Berkey, a former Contracting Officer, and Marketing Specialist with the Regional Contracting Assistance Agency (RCAC) will help you understand the ins and outs of government contracting.        

WHAT:      Federal Solicitations Simplified Workshop

WHEN:      Thursday, April 18, 10:00 a.m.

WHERE:   Charleston Area Alliance, 1116 Smith Street, Charleston, WV
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WHO:        Dave Berkey, Marketing Specialist, RCAC                 

Federal solicitations stimulate both fear and loath from new contractors. The successful contractors are those who can get past their anxiety and focus on the details. Whether you are an old hand or this is your very first contract, the workshop will help you better understand what the process of government contracting. Topics include:

  • What the government is looking for and what’s important
  • Examining the solicitation for threats to your bottom line
  • Defining if you need a teaming partner


Co-sponsorship Authorization #: 13-0390-11. SBA’s participation in this cosponsored activity is not an endorsement of the views, opinions, products or services of any cosponsor or other person or entity. All SBA programs and services are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made, if requested in advance.

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