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16th Annual North Carolina Defense & Economic Development Trade Show: Session Summaries

Mission & Installation Contracting Command (MICC) – Fort Bragg Acquisition 4th Quarter Forecast Open House. Mission and Installation Contracting Command (MICC) – Fort Bragg will conduct an Acquisition Forecast Open House for current and prospective federal contractors in the Cumberland Hall Auditorium on the campus of Fayetteville Technical Community College (FTCC). Although FTCC is providing the venue and assisting with administration and logistics, this Forecast Open House is a MICC – Fort Bragg event. The event will be conducted in conjunction with the NC Defense and Economic Development Trade Show.

North Carolina Opportunities for your Business: Army and Air Force. Representatives from Mission & Installations Contracting Command (MICC), US Army Corps of Engineers – Wilmington District and Seymour Johnson AFB will present and engage in an interactive discussion with businesses about their agencies’ current and future opportunities, contractual challenges, needs, requirements and processes. These experienced government business leaders will share their perspectives and provide advice on doing business with the government. Audience participation throughout the session is encouraged.

Building Your Small Business with Teaming and Joint-Ventures. This seminar will discuss “teaming” and “joint ventures” from a legal, government contracting officer and prime contractor perspective. Discussions will include: the value of teaming and joint ventures; problems or pitfalls of small businesses if the teaming agreement is not written well; rules to remember regarding teaming and joint ventures, such as subcontracting limitations, affiliation etc. Finally, the presenters will reserve ample time for questions and answers from the audience.

Getting Started: Steps into the Federal Marketplace Overview. This training is an abridged introduction to doing business with the federal government. Topics will include: levels of federal purchasing – how the federal government buys products, construction and engineering and non-personal services; marketing a business to the federal government; registering as a federal contractor; and resources available to assist federal contractors in North Carolina.

North Carolina Opportunities for your Business: Navy and Marine Corps. Representatives from Naval Facilities and Engineering Command (NAVFAC) and Marine Corps Installations East, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune will present and engage in an interactive discussion with businesses about their agencies’ current and future opportunities, contractual challenges, needs, requirements and processes. These experienced government business leaders will share their perspectives and provide advice on doing business with the government. Audience participation throughout the session is encouraged.

Changes to Small Business Programs. Keeping up with the SBA Small Business Program requirements is important for your small business. This session will discuss recent changes to the programs and resources available to provide you the information and assistance necessary to maintain your certifications.

North Carolina Military Business Center: Tools for Your Success. This session will include a presentation and discussion of tools, resources and techniques available from the NCMBC to help NC businesses to identify, pre-position and market themselves for federal contract opportunities, and to compete for and win federal business. The session will include a demonstration of market intelligence resources on www.ncmbc.us, and a discussion of business and proposal development resources available from the NCMBC.

North Carolina Opportunities for your Business: Special Operations Forces. Representatives from US Special Operations Command (SOCOM), US Army Special Operations Command (USASOC) and Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command (MARSOC) will present and engage in interactive discussion with businesses about their agencies’ current and future opportunities, contractual challenges, needs, requirements and processes. These experienced government business leaders will share their perspectives and provide advice on doing business with the government. Audience participation throughout the session is encouraged.

Finding Federal Opportunities That Suit Your Business. The federal government purchases over $200 billion annually on various products and services, yet each year, thousands of contracts totaling billions of dollars bypass small business firms that do not know about or understand the government procurement process. During this session you will learn how and where to find government contracts on the Internet, register your business and learn the basics of government procurement.

How to Develop a Successful Capabilities Sheet. Federal government contracting is much about relationship development. A well-developed capabilities statement, which displays concise and important company information, is vital to a company’s success when marketing to influential agency personnel, industry partners, prospective team members, employees, associate contractors and others.

Capability Statements are:

  • Required in many government registration processes  
  • A door-opener to new agencies and federal contract holders
  • Proof of qualification
  • Indicative of past performance
  • It will set you apart from your competitors

This session will help contractors understand the importance of a well-developed capability statement and how to present their company information in a format that will discuss the items necessary to showcase company abilities.

North Carolina Opportunities for your Business: Federal Agencies. Representatives from General Services Administration and Department of Veterans Affairs will present and engage in an interactive discussion with businesses about their agencies’ current and future opportunities, contractual challenges, needs, requirements and processes. These experienced government business leaders will share their perspectives and provide advice on doing business with the government. Audience participation throughout the session is encouraged.

Understanding Federal Acquisition Regulations Overview.  Learn about the Federal Government Regulations for contracting. Save time and energy by getting help before there is a problem. Learn the most common mistakes made by contractors and how to avoid them.

Tips to Reading a Federal Solicitation.  RFQ, RFP, IFB, Sources Sought, Presolicitation, Synopsis, Combined Synopsis/Solicitation – what do they mean and what are the differences? This session will provide tips to contractors on how to quickly identify set-asides, better understand the government public notices and pertinent information being requested or provided.

 


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