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Federal Contracting 101 (F2F & Online) – Open to the Public

December 3, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

graphic federal contracting 101

Federal Contracting 101 (F2F & Online) - Open to the Public

graphic federal contracting 101

The Women’s Business Center at Canisius College and the Small Business Administration present a series of free, in-person AND online, contracting workshop/training modules designed to help prospective and existing small businesses understand the basics about contracting with the federal government.

Join us from 9:00am – 12:00 pm, December 3, 2019.

Address: Canisius College, Science Hall, Room SH063 Lower Level, 2001 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14208.

For those of you who can’t make it to the meeting, a Zoom Online Meeting link will be sent to you after receiving your registration. You can join either a specific or all of the following sections.

9:00 am to 9:55 am – Government Contracting 101, Part 1: An Introduction to Federal Contracting

This seminar provides an overview of the federal government contracting process. It is designed for small businesses that are new to the world of federal procurement. We will focus on 10 Simple Steps to get started in government contracting including: obtaining a DUNS number, determining your NAICS Code and registering in SAM/DSBS.

10:00 am to 10:55 am – Government Contracting 101, Part 2: Overview of Small Business Programs

This workshop will detail the eligibility requirements for small business certifications including: Small Business, Small Disadvantaged Business (DBE), Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) and Woman Owned Small Businesses (WOSB). We will also review the application process for 8(a) and HUBZone certification.

11:00 am to 12:00 pm – Government Contracting 101, Part 3: Marketing and Selling to the Federal Government

This seminar is designed to help Small Businesses take advantage of government contracting opportunities. We will teach you how to develop a winning SAM profile, prepare a quality Capability Statement, find contract opportunities and market directly to federal agencies.

If youre having any issues using zoom and/or need further information, please contact us at:

– (716) 888-8280
– wbcinfo@canisius.edu



December 3, 2019
9:00 am - 12:00 pm


Sara Vescio


Science Hall, Canisius College
1901 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14208 United States
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