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Education and Access for Women in Federal Contracts
Sponsored by American Express OPEN

Upcoming Events and Training

Give Me 5 Federal Contracting Training Webinars

Give Me 5’s ongoing webinars and regional events bring you the most up-to-date and relevant information on the federal procurement marketplace. Registration for all courses is open to the general public at no charge.

Registering for any Give Me 5 Session gets you:
  • Access to the live webinars On-Demand!
  • Links to download the podcast, presentation, and all supplemental documents

OPEN for Government Contracts Presents: Summit for Success

Thursday, August 14, 2014 * JW Marriott in Washington, D.C.

The federal government annually awards over $90 billion in contracts to small business owners* and OPEN for Government Contracts is setting out to help you secure them. Join us for Summit for Success, a one-day event designed to help boost your business through government contracting on Thursday, August 14th at the JW Marriott in Washington, D.C.

Click here to register.

Give Me 5: How to Use 8a Certification to your Advantage

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 * 2:00 Eastern / 1:00 Central / 11:00 Pacific

The 8(a) Certification Program assists disadvantaged businesses to compete in the market place – but it doesn’t do the marketing for you. This webinar shows you how to market your certification to federal government agencies, how to leverage the certification with the WOSB program, and what government resources are available to you.

Instructor: Nancy Aber Goshow, Managing Partner, Goshow Architects

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Give Me 5: Introduction to Federal Procurement and a guide to the System for Award Management (SAM)

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 * 2:00 Eastern / 1:00 Central / 11:00 Pacific

Federal Contracting can be a tremendous opportunity for women business owners to expand their business. Find out if federal contracts are right for your business and get an overview of how to register your business in SAM, the new registration system required for all federal contractors.

Instructor: Gloria Larkin, President, TargetGov

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