Department of Defense WOSB Opportunity Forum
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
4800 Mark Center Drive
Alexandria, Virginia 22350
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Department of Defense Women-Owned Small Business Opportunity Forum
October 24th, 2012
4800 Mark Center Drive, Alexandria, VA 22350
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Department of Defense (DoD) WOSB Procurement Opportunity Forum, presented by the DOD Office of Small Business Programs and Give Me 5 a program of American Express OPEN and Women Impacting Public Policy, will bring together Women-Owned Businesses for a unique one-day program.
Women small business owners will have the opportunity to connect with DoD Agencies that will detail their acquisition strategies for potential women business owner opportunities and forecasts for FY12/FY13.
1:00pm Welcome and Introductions
1:45pm Procurement Policy Update
Legislation now in consideration could increase opportunities for WOSBs. This policy update will help you understand how the rules are changing and how to best position your company for success in 2013.
Presented by: Ann Sullivan, WIPP Government Relations
2:00pm Fine Tuning Strategies and Best Practices for Winning Federal Contracts
Presented by: Barbara Ashe, Executive Vice President, Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce
2:45pm OSBP Directors Panel
DoD small business directors will discuss how they help their agencies find and use qualified small businesses and how they work with the WOSB program. An overview of some of the upcoming challenges (anticipated budget cuts, etc.) will help you determine the best positioning for your company for doing business with the DoD in 2013.
4:00pm Winning WOSB Contracts
Hear from DoD agency representatives and successful WOSB contractors about what it takes to win WOSB set-aside contracts.
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