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GET READY SERIES - Prepare to Meet Government Buyers with these Lunch & Learn Events. For more information contact Dawn Brakey at firstname.lastname@example.org or 580-718-4261. DOWNLOAD THE FLYER
- January 27, 11:30 - 1 pm - Introduction to Government Contracting - REGISTER
This training is for businesses interested in exploring the government marketplace. In this lunch and learn session we will discuss the similarities and differences between federal contracting and doing business at the state and local levels. We will discuss the FREE resources available to help you determine who buys what you sell and ways to let potential government customers know that you exist. We will also discuss various registrations and NAICS and Product Service Codes. Location will be at City Central, 400 E Central, Ponca City.
- February 24, 11:30 - 1 pm - Government Certifications for Contracting - REGISTER
The Oklahoma Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) and the US Small Business Administration, Oklahoma District Office, present “How to Become a Certified Woman, Minority, Disadvantaged Business Enterprise, or Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business for Government Contracting.” The State of Oklahoma, local cities, and the federal government offer special set-aside government contracting opportunities for properly certified woman, minority, disabled US veteran, and economically disadvantaged owned businesses for contracts for goods produced and business services offered that are available for small businesses of all sizes. Come let presenters Dawn Brakey of the Oklahoma PTAC office and Stephanie Farris of the the Oklahoma District SBA Office explain to you the various small business certifications available, SBA programs offering support, and other local and federal free resources to assist you with all aspects of government contracting.
- March 31, 11:30 - 1 pm - Marketing Your Business to the Government at Large - REGISTER
This training provides an overview and best practices for understanding what government buyers need and communicating your company’s value proposition to them. Topics include small business set-asides, the role of certifications, vendor registration sites, market research tools, federal and state spending thresholds, and marketing tools such as the SBA Marketing Profile, capability statement, your company’s online presence, and networking events.
- May 4 - Keep It Local Matchmaking Event DOWNLOAD THE FLYER
City & County governments - Come learn how to find local vendors for your projects with State of Oklahoma, Central Purchasing/OMES Outreach Specialist, Wendy Clark. This event includes time for networking with local vendors and catered lunch. - REGISTER
Suppliers and Contractors - Come learn how to find local buyers for your goods & services with State of Oklahoma, Central Purchasing/OMES Outreach Specialist, Wendy Clark. This event includes time for networking with local buyers and a catered lunch. - REGISTER
TRUCK DRIVER TRAINING - CDL class runs Feb. 17-23, then Truck Driver Training Course runs Feb. 24 - Mar. 26. To register or for more information, contact Nicole at (918) 352-7310. DOWNLOAD THE FLYER
Assistance is available for qualified individuals. Must pass a drug & background check.
DARE TO LEAD - March 3rd & April 1st, 8:30 am - 4 pm at City Central, Gravity Room. Dare to Lead - is an empirically based courage-building program designed to support leader agility, team effectiveness, and culture change. The most significant finding from Brene's latest research is that courage is a collection of four skill sets that are teachable, measurable, and observable. Cost is $250 which includes lunch. To register CLICK HERE or contact Gail Boswell at email@example.com or 580-718-4222. DOWNLOAD THE FLYER
MANAGER'S TOOL BELT - 8-session training series runs March 9 thru April 27 at Pioneer Technology Center Business & Industry Services Bldg. from 11:30 am - 1:30 pm. Tuition of $499 includes training materials and lunches for each session. To enroll, contact Corbin Dewitt at 580-718-4350, firstname.lastname@example.org or CLICK HERE. DOWNLOAD THE FLYER.
Sessions are as follows:
- Mar. 9 - Know Thyself: Using Real Colors as a Management Tool
- Mar. 16 - Role of the Leader (part 1)
- Mar. 23 - Role of the Leader (part 2)
- Mar. 30 - Motivating & Engaging (part 1)
- Apr. 6 - Motivating & Engaging (part 2)
- Apr. 13 - Communicating Effectiveness (part 1)
- Apr. 20 - Communicating Effectiveness (part 2)
- Apr. 27 - Coaching for Commitment
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