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The SADBOC Government Procurement Virtual Training Week brings you 24 workshops to increase access and success in selling to government.

Thursday, April 29, 2021
3:00 pm4:00 pm

Welcome to the 2021 SADBOC Government Procurement Virtual Training Week!

The annual SADBOC fair is Virtual for this year, similar to last year's fair.

We have scheduled 24 workshops to help you grow and compete on government contracts. The workshops are being hosted by the MN PTAC on their WebEx platform. Over 15 different organizations will be presenting timely topics and time-tested basics.

Once registered, you will receive confirmation and a copy of the final program once complete. Follow the instructions on the program for individual workshop registration and enjoy the presentations!

SADBOC is FREE so attend as many of the workshops as you want!

The fair runs Monday through Thursday with 6 classes per day on the hour from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

We are focused on making this virtual SADBOC Government Procurement Fair benefit your business. Your business is important to the success of our procuring agencies and prime contractors.

Workshop subjects include:

Monday: Welcome and Orientation, The Basics of Selling to the Government, Selling to the State of Minnesota, GSA Multiple Award Schedules, SAM registration, and Finding Opportunities.

Tuesday: Starting a Business in Minnesota, Getting Started: a legal overview, Procurement Legal Update, Subcontracting and Teaming, Contract law - Responsiveness and Responsibility, and a Federal Buyer Panel.

Wednesday: Demystifying Agency Compliance Issues, QuickBooks Accounting for Federal Contractors and DCAA, Financial Management/Working Capital/Break Even Analysis, Access to Capital & Contract Financing, Estimating & Bidding/Overhead Rates/Multipliers/Cost Proposal Development and a Local Government Buyer Panel.

Thursday: Federal Certifications: 8(a); HUBZone, WOSB/EDWOSB, Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Certification, TG/ED/VO Certifications with the State of Minnesota, CERT Program, Section 3, and a Prime Contractor Panel.

Completed program coming soon! It will be sent directly to registered attendees.

Matchmaking will take place Friday morning, April 30th from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Registration coming soon!

This event is sponsored by the Federal Executive Board of Minnesota, in cooperation with the Procurement Technical Assistance Center and U.S. Small Business Administration.