• Government Contracting: Overview (Recurring Event)

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Federal, State, and Local Government procurement is the largest target market in the world. The question is usually not “Does the government buy what you are selling?”...it is more “Can you be competitive enough and relentless enough to position your business to win government contracts?”. If you think you can be competitive, then government contracting may be a good growth ...

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  • Federal Small Business Certifications Managed by SBA

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Before you can begin business with the government your business must obtain the proper certifications. Small business certifications are like professional certifications; they document a special capability or status that will help you compete in the marketplace. Unlike permits and licenses, you do not need to obtain certifications to legally operate. However, in order to take advantage of business opportunities, ...

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  • How to Start Your Business (Recurring Event)

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Presented by Chuck Wheeler, FSBDC at UCF Consultant A three-hour seminar designed to help entrepreneurs understand what it takes to start a business. Topics included business plans, legal forms of business, and licensing requirements. Registering for How to Start Your Business also includes our Business Fundamentals Webinars: Financing Alternatives, Marketing for Business Success and Business Plan Writing Made Easy at ...

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  • Preparing for a Government Contracting Reverse Trade Show

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Matchmaking and Reverse Trade Show events are a great way to meet and interact with agency and large prime contractor contacts. You do NOT want to take these events for granted. These events are a proven best practice for meeting contacts for the first time and to build on relationships that you have already started. This session will address some ...

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  • Government Contracting: Overview (Recurring Event)

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Federal, State, and Local Government procurement is the largest target market in the world. The question is usually not “Does the government buy what you are selling?”...it is more “Can you be competitive enough and relentless enough to position your business to win government contracts?”. If you think you can be competitive, then government contracting may be a good growth ...

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  • Doing Business with the Department of the Army

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Randy Edney, Director for Small Business Programs Army Material Command, will present this informative session and answer your questions about doing business with the Department of the Army. What is your strategy for doing business with the U.S. Army? Do you know the Army mission? Do you know what the Army buys, and how to identify these opportunities? This session ...

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  • SBA Workshop: Common Problems with 8(a) BD Applications

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    The SBA’s 8(a) Business Development (“BD”) program is one of the most powerful federal government certification programs that permits eligible, certified businesses to obtain sole source and limited competition contracting opportunities. In order to ensure that applicant businesses are eligible for certification, the SBA conducts a thorough review of an applicant’s business – including review of business documents, company tax ...

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  • Government Contract Compliance: Does Your Company Comply?

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Ed Kinberg of Stewart Law, will provide an in-depth review of many of the aspects of government contracting compliance – proposal compliance, accounting system compliance, procurement systems compliance, cybersecurity security, and other compliance issues. The federal government has had over 230 years to figure out how to buy goods and services from your business and they capture the many requirements ...

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  • How to Start Your Business (Recurring Event)

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Presented by Chuck Wheeler, FSBDC at UCF Consultant A three-hour seminar designed to help entrepreneurs understand what it takes to start a business. Topics included business plans, legal forms of business, and licensing requirements. Registering for How to Start Your Business also includes our Business Fundamentals Webinars: Financing Alternatives, Marketing for Business Success and Business Plan Writing Made Easy at ...

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  • Government Contracting Reverse Trade Show

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Morning Session 9:00am - 11:30am Meet with Government Agencies and Prime ContractorsBENEFITS TO ATTENDMore than 25 agencies and primes contractors will be available.No scheduled meetings. Just come and speak with the agencies of your choice!No limit to the number of agencies or primes. Meet as many as time allows!Opportunities to start new agency/prime relationships or advance existing ones. Register Here

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  • Government Contracting: Overview (Recurring Event)

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Federal, State, and Local Government procurement is the largest target market in the world. The question is usually not “Does the government buy what you are selling?”...it is more “Can you be competitive enough and relentless enough to position your business to win government contracts?”. If you think you can be competitive, then government contracting may be a good growth ...

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  • Building Capacity Using a Mentor/Protege Relationship

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    The U.S. Small Business Association recently expanded its Business Development mentor-protégé program. By pairing with a BD mentor enterprise, all small business owners can benefit from the expertise of their mentor and better compete for government contracts - both of which can drive up the value of their business when it's time to sell. Three key-benefits of participating in this ...

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  • Government Contracting: Overview (Recurring Event)

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Federal, State, and Local Government procurement is the largest target market in the world. The question is usually not “Does the government buy what you are selling?”...it is more “Can you be competitive enough and relentless enough to position your business to win government contracts?”. If you think you can be competitive, then government contracting may be a good growth ...

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  • SBA Workshop: Joint Ventures 101 - How to Build a Successful Package

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Most new federal government contractors are seeking new ways to perform larger, more complex and more lucrative requirements, and the use of a joint venture can be the answer. However, pursuing federal government contracts with a joint venture can be tricky and full of risk for the participants of a joint venture. When structuring the relationship, if you get the ...

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  • Government Contracting: Overview (Recurring Event)

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Federal, State, and Local Government procurement is the largest target market in the world. The question is usually not “Does the government buy what you are selling?”...it is more “Can you be competitive enough and relentless enough to position your business to win government contracts?”. If you think you can be competitive, then government contracting may be a good growth ...

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  • SBA Role under the White House Opportunity Zones Initiative

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    This seminar will cover Opportunity Zones, what are they and how can small business owners and funding entities benefit by using this program. Opportunity Zones were created under the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and signed into law by President Trump on December 22, 2017, to stimulate economic development and job creation by incentivizing long-term investments in low-income neighborhoods. ...

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  • Government Contracting: Overview (Recurring Event)

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Federal, State, and Local Government procurement is the largest target market in the world. The question is usually not “Does the government buy what you are selling?”...it is more “Can you be competitive enough and relentless enough to position your business to win government contracts?”. If you think you can be competitive, then government contracting may be a good growth ...

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  • Federal Small Business Certifications Managed by SBA

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Before you can begin business with the government your business must obtain the proper certifications. Small business certifications are like professional certifications; they document a special capability or status that will help you compete in the marketplace. Unlike permits and licenses, you do not need to obtain certifications to legally operate. However, in order to take advantage of business opportunities, ...

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  • Government Contracting: Overview (Recurring Event)

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Federal, State, and Local Government procurement is the largest target market in the world. The question is usually not “Does the government buy what you are selling?”...it is more “Can you be competitive enough and relentless enough to position your business to win government contracts?”. If you think you can be competitive, then government contracting may be a good growth ...

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  • Federal Government Market Research

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Market research is the continuous process of collecting and analyzing data on products, services, business practices and vendor capabilities to satisfy agency needs. When you conduct market research you learn about the market to make informed and suitable decisions and choices about the acquisition of goods and services. Market research is a critical tool for contracting officers needing to find ...

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  • Government Contracting: Overview (Recurring Event)

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Federal, State, and Local Government procurement is the largest target market in the world. The question is usually not “Does the government buy what you are selling?”...it is more “Can you be competitive enough and relentless enough to position your business to win government contracts?”. If you think you can be competitive, then government contracting may be a good growth ...

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  • SBA Update: What to Expect in Fiscal Year 2021

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    October is the first month of the fiscal year, what to expect in fiscal year 2021. Register Now

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  • Government Contracting: Overview (Recurring Event)

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Federal, State, and Local Government procurement is the largest target market in the world. The question is usually not “Does the government buy what you are selling?”...it is more “Can you be competitive enough and relentless enough to position your business to win government contracts?”. If you think you can be competitive, then government contracting may be a good growth ...

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  • SBA Workshop: Resources for Veterans

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    The SBA Office of Veterans Business Development’s (OVBD) mission is to maximize the availability, applicability and usability of small business programs for veterans, service-disabled veterans, Reserve Component Members, and their dependents or survivors. OVBD is SBA’s liaison with the veterans' business community; provides policy analysis and reporting; and is an Ombudsman for veteran entrepreneurs. OVBD has a number of programs ...

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  • Government Contracting: Overview (Recurring Event)

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Federal, State, and Local Government procurement is the largest target market in the world. The question is usually not “Does the government buy what you are selling?”...it is more “Can you be competitive enough and relentless enough to position your business to win government contracts?”. If you think you can be competitive, then government contracting may be a good growth ...

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