SHOWCASE YOUR BUSINESS AT THE 2018
October 25, 2018 12-6 p.m.
Schroeder EXPO Center
This annual event offers businesses an opportunity to network with other businesses and showcase their products and/or services. The event is held in October at the Schroeder Expo Center and booths sell out quickly. In a six-hour time period, businesses can showcase their products and services to almost 500 visitors. This event is open to the public.
A ribbon cutting will be held at 12 p.m. to officially open this special event.
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: OCTOBER 19
LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE
How to seminars will be held at the Business EXPO
Follow this link for the information presented at the October 2 webinar on "How to Build a Quality Capability Statement". The link will be available until October 17. Feel free to download the information for further reference.
SEMINARS DURING THE EXPO WILL BE HELD IN THE MADISON ROOM AT THE CONVENTION CENTER
PRESENTER FOR THE 1 P.M. AND 4 P.M. SEMINARS: Nancy Brown, Senior Procurement Counselor, Kentucky Procurement Technical Assistance Center (KYPTAC)
PRESENTER FOR THE 2:30 P.M. SEMINAR: Ron Casper, Procurement Manager at Four Rivers Nuclear Partnership
1 p.m. - How to be a Certified and Eligible Woman-Owned Small Business
The government’s goal with WOSB Contract Program is to expand the number of industries where women are able to compete for business with the federal government. The seminar will review the difference between Women-owned Small Business and Economically Disadvantaged WOSB (EDWOSB) Certifications and how to compete for federal contracts that are set-aside for industries where women-owned small businesses are underrepresented. The requirements and registration process will be reviewed.
2:30 p.m. - “How to Work with the Government”
- Who is FRNP?
- What drives our Procurement Strategy?
- Small Business and Community Commitment Plans
- Representations and Certifications (Requirements)
- Solicitations – the RFP Process
- Q & A
4 p.m. - HUBZone Eligibility & Certification
The HUBZone program is designed to help small businesses to gain access to federal procurement opportunities in qualified areas. The purpose of the program is to provide federal contracting assistance to qualified small firms in designated HUBZones to increase employment opportunities, stimulate capital investment and empower communities through economic leveraging. At any given time, there are some 5,000 small firms certified in the HUBZone program. Join us to learn more about this program