Oct 05 2017

Opportunities to Make the Government Your Next Customer

 The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Dallas/Fort Worth District Office will be participating at the below list of upcoming events.  If you want more information on SBA's Programs and Service or want more information on how you can get involved in assisting the victims of Hurricane Harvey, Irma and Maria recover, be sure to visit with us at any of the below events.  For more information on Disaster Recovery Contracting Opportunities, visit Disaster Response Registry

   Propel Her: The Conference for Women Who Mean Business

October 12, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM (CST)

This unique one-day business conference is designed to help you PROPEL your business forward. Attend this premier event and you'll walk away with one or more of these key takeaways: 

Understand why your woman owned business is positioned perfectly to grow to the next level 

Make the connection in the room that can lead to future opportunities through corporate diversity procurement officers and other successful business women

Take advantage of access to free or nearly free business growth programs designed to scale your business.  

For more information visit, http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=4eayh7n6&oeidk=a07eem67rmy64f58f0c 

Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone) - Everything You Need to Know

Friday, October 20, 2017 | 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

The Study USA (The Study) and The Small Business Administration (SBA)Dallas/Fort Worth District Office will host a workshop that will cover from A-Z the HUBZone Program. Nancy N. Alvarez, the Head of 8(a) Business Development Program at the SBA, Dallas/Ft. Worth District Office will be the key presenter and will share her expertise on the topic. Nancy is responsible for providing leadership, management and oversight to optimize the deployment of SBA programs and services in North Texas.  For more information,

   Essential Small Business Marketing Tools for Federal Contracting

The objective of the workshop will be to assist small business owners to determine if small business certification programs can be an effective marketing technique to grow their business. The workshop will include : 

Marketing research (identify your federal customer).
How to effectively market their business to the government.
How to reach out to appropriate government contacts.
How to sharpen their presentation skills. 
How to make their small business stand out from the competition.

This workshop will be held November 8, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at 1402 Corinth Street, Dallas, Texas.  There is no cost for this workshop; however, registration is required to secure a seat.  To register click https://www.eventbrite.com/e/essential-small-business-marketing-tools-for-federal-contracting-tickets-37390603301