Navigating the government contracting process can be intimidating. WBEC-Pacific and WBENC events help members understand the complexities of building relationships and identifying opportunities for winning government contracts. Many of the events produced by WBEC-Pacific and WBENC offer strategies for becoming a government/agency supplier.
The United States Federal Government is the world’s largest purchaser of goods and services, spending around $500 billion each year. There are contract opportunities for women-owned businesses as the U.S. Government strives to reach it’s 5% Women-Owned Small Businesses (WOSBs) supplier diversity goal.
Networking, teaming up with other certified contractors, and looking for subcontracting opportunities are a few ways to be successful in the government contracting arena. Attending WBEC-Pacific and WBENC events where government agencies are present, and being prepared to pitch your business can be essential for success.
The resources listed below provide additional tips.
8 Tips for Finding Government Contracting Opportunities
6 Tips for Getting Government Contracts
4 Tips for Pursuing Government Contracts
Best Practices for Small Business Owners to Secure Government Contracts