Nov 08 2019

Federal Market Acceleration Program (FEDMAP)

Dallas/Fort Worth District Office  - November 2019

u s small business administration

Coley FedMAP™ Federal Market Acceleration Program

FedMAP™ uses a hands-on approach guided by an
experienced Capture Coach that takes participants through the entire process of developing and implementing a Capture Strategy Plan using a real-life contract opportunity that's specific to each participating company with the goal of helping you win the contract.

Who can participate?

Small business owners who are

  • Socially and/or economically disadvantaged
  • 8(a) certified
  • HUBZone certified
  • EDWOSB certified
  • Operating a business in high unemployment or low income areas

Fed MAP™ is a four-month, hands-on program that includes:

  • Monthly Cohort Meetings with Experienced Capture Coach
  • Monthly One-to-One Coaching Sessions
  • 24/7 Access to the FedMAP™ Online Portal

Application period begins November 1, 2019.  Apply at http://www.coleylearning.us/fedmap/.

Eligible firms will be enrolled on a first-come basis.  For more information about the 7(j) Program, please contact your local SBA District Office at



Thursday, November 14, 2019

Who in the federal marketplace buys my products or services?  Are there enough opportunities in the federal government to justify getting certified?  How can a small business certification help me?  How can I successfully compete for federal contracts?

In this workshop, you will be introduced to the tools that will help you find the answers to these and many other government contracting related questions.  

We will cover:

  • Market research (identify your federal customer)
  • How to effectively market your business to the government
  • How to reach out to the appropriate government contacts
  • How to sharpen your presentation skills

Join us, November 14th from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Bill J. Priest, 1402 Corinth Street, Dallas, Texas.  There is no cost to attend but seating is limited so reserve your seat now.  Click on "Register Today" below. 


Certify, Connect, Grow: Prepare to Do Business with Corporations & Government Organizations

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 | 9 - 11:30 AM (CST)

Growing your business can be a slow and steady process, but you can catapult growth by being certified to do business with corporations and the government. Hiring more employees to handle new business, expanding your location or capturing new markets are among the possibilities when your business is booming. Attend this free seminar if you’re looking to learn the ins and outs of getting certified, connect with business suppliers and grow!

The LiftFund Women's Business Center and the Addison Treehouse have teamed up to give small businesses in Dallas/Ft. Worth an opportunity to learn how to become a certified woman- or minority-owned business enterprise. Representatives from certifying agencies will be available to go over the certification process and discuss the benefits of being certified. You’ll also hear from local government and corporate buyers on the importance of being certified and how to do business with them.


Kelly Poppe, Women’s Business Council - Southwest

Nancy Alvarez, U.S. Small Business Administration

Edwin Cruz, DFW Minority Supplier Development Council

Laura Hurtado, City of Dallas

Stephanie Broughton, DISD M/WBE Department

Danielle Thompson, DFW Airport

For more information click on "Register Today" below:


The LiftFund Dallas/Fort Worth Women’s Business Center is funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.

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