10 Oct Frederick County to Host Seminar on Selling to the Government
The Maryland Small Business & Technology Development Center will host a seminar entitled “Introduction to the Procurement Process” on Friday October 18, 2013, from 11:00 am to 12:00 noon. Here is the description of the course:
Is your business looking at the government sector as a new potential market? There is plenty of opportunity but where do you begin? This workshop is designed for those who are just beginning their foray into doing business in the government sector. Attendees will learn about: –The purchasing process from Government agency’s prospective –Assess Your Business capabilities –Company Business Strategy –Complete Preliminaries –Develop market Plan/ Strategy –Implementing the Plan and How PTAP can help This is an introductory course which covers preliminary steps that a potential contractor needs to understand and how government agencies make purchases.
Frederick County businesses that are looking to the state and local governments as potential customers would do well to consider this event. The methods of contracting with state and local governments can be onerous, but the contracts can provide a quality source of revenue.
The event is at no cost and will be held at 5340 Spectrum Dr., Frederick, MD 21703-7365 suite A. Contact Diane McFarland, (888) 237-9007 ext2 for more information.