CHICAGO, Aug. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Contract-ready small business owners seeking to do business with the federal, state and local government should attend, “Victory in Procurement Marketing to the Federal Government,” a workshop presented by the Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC) and American Express OPEN’s Victory in Procurement program. The event will be held on Wednesday, October 3, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., at II Monastero – The Sanctuary Room at St. Louis University, 3050 Olive Street, in St. Louis.
The workshop is designed to educate small business owners on how to effectively sell their service or product to governmental agencies. It will provide insights into how to select which agencies to target and how to get meetings with them; tips and tactics for improving both their “elevator pitch” and capabilities statements; advice from a panel of government buyers and successful small business owners; and an interactive, roll-up-your-sleeves roundtable workshop for participants to hone their newly-learned skills.
The three-hour workshop is free of charge. Space is limited, and registration is required. For more information, please visit www.WBDC.org or call (312) 853-3477, ext 0.
About the WBDC
A nationally and internationally recognized women’s business assistance center in its 26th year of operation, the WBDC provides a continuum of business development services to prospective and established women entrepreneurs including counseling, training, financial, certification and procurement assistance in Spanish and English. The mission of the WBDC is to provide services and programs that support and accelerate women’s business ownership and strengthen the impact of women on the economy. For further information about the WBDC, visit www.WBDC.org or call (312) 853-3477. The WBDC is headquartered at 8 S. Michigan Avenue, 4th Floor, Chicago, Illinois 60603.
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