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Preparing to Sell to the Government and Government Primes - Keshena
FOR ALL Minority, Woman, Service Disabled Veteran, HUBZone located firms and Students.
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October 5, 2012 -- Keshena, WI
Preparing to Sell to the Government and Government Primes - Keshena
Time: 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Facility: College of Menominee Nation - Cultural Resources Center
Address: N 172 Hyw 47/55
City: Keshena, WI 54135
Event Contact: Joe Smetak 414-270-3600
Contact Email: josephs@wispro.org
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Getting Your Competitive Edge for MARKETPLACE 2012

• College of Menominee Nation - Department of Continuing Education
• Northwoods NiiJii Enterprise Community, Inc.
• NiiJii Capital Partners, Inc.
• Menominee Chamber of Commerce
• First American Capital Corporation (FACC)
• FACC - Tribal Procurement Technical Assistance Center
• American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin (AICCW)
• WisDOT Tribal Task Force

MARKETPLACE 2012 is being held on October 15 and 16 at the Potawatomi Conference Center in Milwaukee. At this event, you will have the opportunity to present your business to buyers and buyer’s representatives from Federal, State and Local Governments as well as Corporations both large and small. The market is competitive. Understanding your customer, understanding what your customer is looking for and understanding how to present your value and capabilities are critical to success.
Are you ready?

Join us on October 5 in Keshena and learn how to PREPARE TO SELL TO THE GOVERNMENT and GOVERNMENT PRIMES

8:30am Registration, Refreshments and Networking
9:00am Welcome and Introductions
9:15am Working with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation - Michael Skendore, WisDOT Tribal Task Force & Gary Mejchar, AICCW
9:30am Working with Tribal Governments - Nicky Bowman, BPC
9:50am Need a business loan to finance a contract? - Jeff Bowman, FACC
10:15am BREAK
10:30 am Understanding and working with the Federal and State Government - WPI, Corporation, US SBA
11:30am Close of program

Topics will include
• Understanding the Government Customer
• Understanding Government Requirements and Limitations
• Understanding the Value of Certifications
• Evaluating your companies capabilities, capacity and limitations
• Preparing your message
• Can the Government find you
• Need a business loan to finance a contract? Checklist of what lenders need to know before making a credit decision
• Working with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation
• Tribal vendor preference programs

Presented by:
• Jeff Bowman, First American Capital Corporation (FACC)
• Michael, Skenndore, WisDOT Tribal Task Force
• Ron Montano, FACC PTAC
• Aina Vilumsons, Wisconsin Procurement Institute
• Nicole Bowman, President, Bowman Performance Consulting
• Jean Thiel, President, Belonger Corporation
• Cheryl Jordan, US SBA

$15 per attendee or
FREE with proof of registration to MARKETPLACE 2012
Students welcomed at no cost!
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