LinkedIn for Groups provides enhanced, private online networking capability for Members of The ASBC.
COLUMBIA, MD (PRWEB) August 17, 2004 -- Professional networking is an
essential for anyone in business, and is no less important for Small
Businesses working in the Public Sector. The American Small Business
Coalition has entered into an agreement with LinkedIn of Mountain View,
CA to provide LinkedIn for Groups for The ASBC's Online Affinity
LinkedIn is the premier provider of private and effective
online networking tools used by over 900,000 professionals in all
industries and across the globe. By managing existing professional
networks on LinkedIn, professionals can discover inside connections
they never knew they had and reach the businesspeople they need to meet
through referrals from people they already know and trust.
LinkedIn facilitates hiring, business partnerships and access
to industry experts through referrals based on strong and mutually
confirmed connections. LinkedIn accelerates the business effectiveness
and career success of individual professionals by allowing them to
receive and seek out opportunities through their network while
protecting their privacy, their inbox and their existing professional
The ASBC is a membership-based Small Business advocacy group.
The ASBC provides procurement-based technical assistance, networking,
mentoring and training for companies working with U.S. Government
agencies and prime contractors that support the Government. Its mission
also includes providing U.S. Government Small Business Offices with no
cost vendor outreach services directly related to achieving and
exceeding their small business goals. This unique relationship provides
additional benefits to Member Companies as they seek exposure and
opportunities with these agencies. The ASBC membership demographic
includes Small, Woman-owned, Minority-owned, Veteran and Service
Disabled Veteran-owned, SBA 8(a) certified, HUB Zone, Alaskan Native
and Native American-owned companies. Some of the disciplines
represented include sign-making, Intelligence services, construction,
telecommunications, IT, manufacturing, training and medical staffing.
Several Member Companies possess Government–issued credentials enabling
them to operate in secure environments in support of Federal, defense,
law enforcement and Intelligence requirements.
For more information about The ASBC, visit them on the web at www.theasbc.com.
To request access to The ASBC Networking Group visit the following link: