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Rhode Island Small Business Virtual Trainings: May 12 – May 29, 2022

May 11, 2022

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World Trade Month

Go Global: Expand Your Market With Exporting

May is World Trade Month!

This month we celebrate the small businesses that sell their goods and services around the world. The SBA has programs and services to support those entering or already involved in international trade.  Click below to learn about the help and expanded opportunities available to your small business through exporting.  

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Thursday, May 12

May Coffee Chat
8:00AM – 9:00AM

Social Media Scheduled Posts
10:00AM – 11:00AM

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office: Trademark Basics
12:00PM – 1:00PM

Incurred Cost Submissions for GovCon
1:00PM – 2:30PM

Intro to Government Contracting
Providence | 1:00PM – 2:30PM

RI Trademark Basics
2:00PM – 3:00PM

Saturday, May 14

Show Me The Money
Part 2 – Accounting for the Small Business

Providence Public Library | 9:30AM – 12:00PM

Monday, May 16

Wix Website 101
5:30PM – 6:30PM

Wix Website: En Español 
5:30PM – 6:30PM

Tuesday, May 17

Wide Area Workflow –
The DoD’s Primary Portal for Invoicing (2022 Update)

1:00PM – 2:30PM

SBA Grants, Counseling, and Financing to Facilitate Global Market Sales
1:00PM – 2:00PM

Wednesday, May 18

Personal Finance Part 3:
How to get your finances in order as a business owner
12:00PM – 1:00PM

Thursday, May 19

Build Your Revenue Streams
9:00AM – 10:00AM

Saturday, May 21

Writing a Business Plan that Reflects Your Business Model
Providence Public Library / Hybrid | 9:30AM – 12:00PM

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Exploring Small Business Administration (SBA) Resources
12:00PM – 1:00PM

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Creating Your Personal Brand 
12:00PM – 1:30PM


7(j) Management & Technical Assistance Training

Who can participate?
Small business owners who:

  • are certified 8(a) participants
  • have a HUBZone certified small business
  • have an economically disadvantaged women-owned small business
  • have a small business located in areas of high unemployment or low income
  • have a small business owned by low income individuals

7(j) Trainings – Register Here

Training is provided by Stover & Associates, Inc.

Developing the Technical & Past Performance Proposal
May 12, 2022
1:00—4:00 pm EDT

Developing the Cost Proposal
May 16, 2022
1:00—4:00 pm EDT

Audits & Accounting Systems
 May 17, 2022
1:00—4:00 pm EDT

How to Qualify for the GSA Schedule
May 18, 2022
1:00—3:00 pm EDT

Managing & Administrating Government Contracts
May 19, 2022
1:00—4:00 pm EDT

Government Contract Types
May 23, 2022
1:00—3:00 pm EDT

Federal Acquisitions Regulations FAR Primer
May 24, 2022
1:00—5:00 pm EDT

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.

Please contact: Phyllis Embree or Chris Strudthoff, (770) 423-9888

Bid Speed

Virtual Industry Day(s)
7(j) Management & Technical Training

SBA partners with NetQuarry, Inc. to provide market intelligence, training, and technical assistance to our 7(j) eligible small businesses.  NetQuarry’s state of the art online government business development platform (called Bidspeed) will help 7(j) eligible firms improve their business development and ultimately help your firms win new Government Business.

BIDSPEED provides short, hands-on, interactive, virtual industry day(s) that will break down a specific Government opportunity by NAICS and industry to help you form a response to a Sources Sought (SS), Request for Information/Quotation/Proposal notifications (RFI/RFQ/RFP). If your company is registered in SAM and wants to win Government contracts then you should plan to participate.

Register Here


Time (EDT)

Series Topic

Training Subject

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

12:00 PM

Virtual Industry Day


Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation and Food Services

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

1:00 PM

Proposal Training Series

Preparing You RFP Response – Business Volume

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

3:00 PM

Virtual Industry Day


Other Services

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

12:00 PM

Virtual Industry Day


Public Administration

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

1:00 PM

Proposal Training Series

Preparing You RFP Response – Past Performance Volume

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

3:00 PM

Virtual Industry Day


Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting

Thursday, May 19, 2022

12:00 PM

Virtual Industry Day

NAICS 21XXX – Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction

Thursday, May 19, 2022

1:00 PM

Proposal Training Series

Preparing You RFP Response

Technical Volume

Thursday, May 19, 2022

3:00 PM

Virtual Industry Day



Friday, May 20, 2022

12:00 PM

Virtual Industry Day



Friday, May 20, 2022

1:00 PM

Proposal Training Series

Preparing You RFP Response

Price Volume

Friday, May 20, 2022

2:00 PM

Doing Business with Federal Agency Training Series

Health and Human Services, Dept of


NetQuarry, Inc. (Bidspeed)
support@fedbidspeed.com | 877.663.9043

Again, if you have any questions about these upcoming webinars or how to register for them, please contact Allen Shipes by phone at 405-202-7589 or by email at allen.shipes@fedbidspeed.com.

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