"Empowering Women Owned Businesses with Government and Corporate Contract Opportunities." Entrepreneur Institute of America is a 501 c3 organization formed to help ink women business owners with government and corporate entities that offer contract and finance opportunities.
Network and connect with hundreds of buyers from public and private organizations who want to do business with small, minority, women and veterans owned businesses. This conference features workshops, vendor education, and access to buyers seeking your goods and services.
Join hundreds of Tennessee Women Business Owners and some of Tennessee’s largest Government and Corporate buyers of goods and services. Learn how you can maximize your potential for government and corporate contract opportunities from morning workshop presenters. Learn the value of certification and how being certified can help increase your chances of getting contracts.
Article extracted from U. S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce
“The U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce was alarmed to find the GAO report included the disclosure that more than 40% of women-owned set-aside contracts were awarded to ineligible firms in FY 2012 and 2013,”, stated Margot Dorfman, CEO of the U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce. “And, this lack of accountability does not end with just women-owned set-asides.
The purpose of this forum was to educate, empower, and begin the process of developing “Strategies to Creating Economic Prosperity for Tennessee Women Owned Businesses via Government and Corporate Contract opportunities.“ The audience included women business owners from West, Middle, and East Tennessee; as well as elected officials, community leaders, organization leaders, and others. IT’S TIME FOR ECONOMIC PROSPERITY. Let your voice be heard.
If you are starting a business or if you are already in business, consider these business industry codes to increase your chances for contract opportunities. Contracts have been set-aside for these industry codes.
WASHINGTON – Women-owned small businesses can begin taking steps to participate in a new federal contracting program on Friday, Feb. 4, the U.S. Small Business Administration announced today. The new Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Federal Contract Program will be fully implemented over the next several months, with the first contracts expected to be awarded by the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2011.
As Acting Chief Counsel in the Office of Advocacy at the U.S. Small Business Administration, (SBA), Ms. Rodgers advances the views, concerns and interests of small business before Congress, the White House, federal agencies, federal courts and policymakers. She continues her role as Advocacy’s deputy chief counsel in which sheRead More …
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