Tuesday, January 18, 2011
From 9:00AM to 10:30AM
Carr Workplaces - Tysons
8200 Greensboro Drive
McLean, VA 22102
Online registration is closed.
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UPDATE 1/18/2011 - 5:00AM
In the interest of safety this event has been canceled due to dangerous weather conditions. Registered guests may transfer their registrations to this Thursday's event or receive a refund of their registration fee and should check their email for additional details.
- The ASBC
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This event is sold out! Please click here to register for the second event on January 20th.
On October 7, 2010, the U.S. Small Business Administration published a final rule effective February 4, 2011, aimed at expanding federal contracting opportunities for women-owned small businesses (WOSBs).
The Final Rule sets forth procedures authorized by the Small Business
Act to help ensure a level playing field on which WOSBs can compete for
Federal contracting opportunities, while helping achieve the existing
statutory goal that 5 percent of Federal contracting dollars go to
women-owned small businesses.
Are you ready to do business in this expanded set-aside category?
To make sure you have all the information needed for success, we've asked SBA District Director, Bridget Bean to provide a comprehensive overview of the program to include eligibility, certification (Needed or not?) and how the program will be implemented government-wide.
In April of 2009, Bridget Bean
was named as the District Director of the Washington Metropolitan
District Office for the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
Prior to this appointment, Ms. Bean
served in numerous leadership capacities within SBA’s headquarters.
These previous positions provided her with a keen understanding of
policy development which will help her implement the key areas of SBA
activity that are vital for the growth and development of small
businesses in the Metropolitan D.C. area.
Her experience in the
areas of Small Business Advocacy, Government Contracting and
Procurement, and Entrepreneurial Development Assistance, will have
particular benefit for the more than 1,700 local firms that currently
participate in the SBA’s 8(a) Business Development program through the
Most recently, Bridget Bean
served as Deputy Associate Administrator for the agency’s 68 field
offices across the nation. In this position, she was in daily contact
with all the SBA District Directors and was able to identify the
practices and habits of the most effective offices in the country. She
will use this knowledge and utilize the most responsive and successful
field practices to effectively address the needs of small business
owners in the DC area. The ProgramThe ASBC's of Government Contracting™ is presented with the support of experts and thought-leaders from Government and Industry sharing their expertise and insights to help you effectively manage government sector business operations, and find and win direct and subcontract/teaming opportunities in the government sector. Each session will be presented by an experienced professional offering accurate, relevant and timely information that is immediately applicable to daily business activities in the government sector.
Registration Cost: The ASBC's of Government Contracting™ is produced and presented by the Staff and Members of The American Small Business Coalition.The ASBC Event Policy is in effect. Space is limited.
$55 for Corporate Members/$65 for Associate Members/$95 for Not Yet Members