Thursday, September 1, 2016
Registration: 8:00 – 9:00
Sessions: 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
Matchmaking / Networking: 8:00 am to 1:30 pm
222 West Merchandise Mart Plaza
Chicago, IL 60654
SUCCESSFULLY NAVIGATE THE FEDERAL CONTRACTING INDUSTRY AND WIN FEDERAL CONTRACTS BY KNOWING THE RULES AND UNDERSTANDING THE STRATEGIES
ChallengeHER works specifically with the Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) federal contracting program as a tool to help to assist women business owners leverage federal awards, learn the federal procurement process, and to connect them with the right people.
With this knowledge, you are much better positioned to grow your business and increase your revenue.
Information is power!
|Marketing Your Business to Help Create WOSB Set-Asides with Freida Curry, Director, Procurement Technical Assistance
Conversation with Panel of Federal Buyers with U.S. Army Corp of Engineers, Housing and Urban Development, Department of Energy, and Direct Steel and Construction.
Research and Marketing – “Doing Your Homework!” with Rita Haake, Procurement Technical Assistance Center.
Who’s Who in Procurement Buying with Janice Kaiser, Procurement Center Representative and Tom Krusemark, Procurement Center Representative
Making Your Business DCAA Compliant with Arelis Diaz, Supervisory Auditor, DCAA and Kimberly Chow, Senior Auditor, DCAA
Teaming and Joint Ventures with Michelle Kantor, Partner, McDonald Hopkins LLC
Enjoy Matchmaking with Resource Partners, Agencies, and Primes.
Alliance for Industry and Manufacturing
(visit often to review updated list)
Event is free; seating is limited
For additional information, please email ChallengeHER@wipp.org
A few special notes on our program:
- Event registration and networking will begin at 8:00am and the program will begin promptly at 9:00am.
- Remember to bring ample business cards for networking purposes.
- Bring your Capability Statement for Matchmaking
- Coffee and light pastries served