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Getting Started with Government Contracting - 3-part Series

November 16, 2021 @ 4:30 PM

Are you ready to learn about how your business can start contracting with government agencies? We've got great news for you - Rosanna Mulcahy of the Business Inclusion Office will be offering a virtual 3-part series on this topic through the AB Tech Small Business Center! See below for more information and to register. Please note that you will have to complete separate registrations for each event.

Tuesday, November 16, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.: Is Doing Business with the Government Right for My Business?

Often, business owners want to know if their business can contract with the government, especially with their local government. This training will inform business owners what products and services the City of Asheville may procure. The training will also address certifications utilized in government contracting and provide an overview of homework that the business owner could do before engaging their local government agency.

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Wednesday, November 17, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.: As a Business Owner, am I Ready to Do Business with My Local Government?

This training will help the business owner to understand if they are ready for the opportunity and what homework they could do to get ready. This training will provide an in-depth look at the type of certifications available, what each certification means, and why they are important. Learn the skills needed to communicate in a professional manner.

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Thursday, November 18, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.: I Won the Contract, Now What?

Performance and deliverables! Once you have the contract, there are important points to keep in mind to provide great customer service and deliver on your contract. We will also look at ethical issues that may impact your relationship and discuss ways to approach them.

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