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Event Alert: Free Webinar Tomorrow on Winning Government Contracts
Entrepreneurship, Events, Shonali Burke
16 August 2011

Small businesses received $98 billion in government contracting opportunities in 2010. Despite this enticing number, many small businesses are staying on the sidelines and missing their fair share. The federal government has a benchmark goal of awarding 23 percent of spending to small businesses and an additional 5 percent to women-owned small businesses. Read more…

Training Alert: SBA’s Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Tutorial
Events,Women In Business
8 April 2011

Thanks to the Small Business Association’s Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Program, which went into effect on February 4th, women business owners have a greater chance to win government contracts; 684,000 women-owned businesses could potentially benefit. (Male-owned businesses are not exempt; they can take part by partnering with women-owned businesses. To help business owners take advantage of this growth opportunity, American Express OPEN and Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP) are offering a free, one-hour tutorial on Thursday, April 14. Read more…

Webinar Alert: Winning Government Contracts
Events, Shonali Burke, Women In Business
Webinar Alert: Winning Government Contracts
15 December 2010

Heads up: if your business sells – or wants to sell – to the government, this webinar might be for you. The federal government spends roughly $500 billion every year on goods and services; in 2009, it spent $96. 8 billion on products and services supplied by small businesses.More than $33 billion of that was spent with small, disadvantaged firms and $16.4 billion with women-owned small businesses. Read more…

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