Prime Contracting in Maryland’s Small Business Reserve (SBR) Program
Tuesday, December 13, 2022
10 a.m. – 12 noon
Ready to become a prime contractor with the state of Maryland? Every small business owner should consider participation in the SBR Program, a race- and gender-neutral procurement program that offers prime contracting opportunities on state-funded contracts. This session provides an in-depth review of the program’s eligibility standards, the online certification process, and the pipeline for identifying SBR opportunities.
Who should attend? Small, minority, women, and veteran business owners interested in becoming a prime contractor with the state of Maryland.
Your instructor is Lisa Mitchell Sennaar, SBR Compliance Manager, Governor’s Office of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs.
Insights Into Doing Business with the State of Maryland: Know Your Customer
Thursday, December 15, 2022
10 a.m. – 12 noon
Do you understand how the State of Maryland buys its goods and services? Spending taxpayer dollars requires an open and transparent procurement process. Vendors who know how the customer buys and understands their policies and procedures can compete with greater confidence. This class includes insights on how to determine what agency is buying your products or services, identifies purchasing thresholds and commonly-used contracting vehicles, and explores techniques to mine public data.
Who should attend? Small, minority, women, and veteran business owners and entrepreneurs who are ready and able to compete and perform in the state contracting arena.
Your instructor is Alison Tavik, Director of Communications & Outreach, Governor’s Office of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs.
What you need to know:
- There is no cost to attend.
- Advance registration is required.
- Special Accommodation requests should be made 14 days in advance to firstname.lastname@example.org
- This session will be recorded; by registering, you are consenting to be recorded.
- Upon receiving a registration confirmation, you will be given a unique link to join the event.
- All attendees will be in listen mode only (your camera will be off and your mic is muted).
- A Q&A session will be conducted following the presentation.
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