Government the focus of workshop

Government the focus of workshop

Posted: Monday, October 4, 2010 11:57 am

The Messenger 10.04.10

“Doing Business with Government — Government Contracting For Your Small Business” will be the focus of a free workshop from 10 a.m.-noon Oct. 19 at the University of Tennessee at Martin Regional Entrepreneurship and Economic Development Center, located at 406 South Lindell St. in Martin.
The workshop will help business owners understand the basics of selling their products to the government and private industry.
It will highlight the steps to show them how to get set, ready and positioned to pursue opportunities and will provide technical resources that will give attendees the support networks to skillfully secure and perform contracts with the government and private industry.
Debbie Barber, UT Procurement Technical Assistance Center coordinator, will share information to get businesses set and prepared for federal government contracting as well as information on procurements available to small and disadvantage businesses. Janna Hellums, Tennessee Business Enterprise Resource Office jobs development specialist, will provide steps to doing business with Tennessee including how to become a bidder and an e-supplier, steps to procurement registration and certification for market segmentation.
The session is being hosted by the UT Martin REED Center and Tennessee Small Business Development Center.
For more information, call Hollie Holt at (731) 587-7333 or register online at

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