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May 16 @ 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) and the Government Contracting Assistance Program (GCAP) will host the following collaborative in-person trainings across North Carolina during 2024.  The duration for training is 3.5 hours which includes three one-hour sessions and two 15-minute breaks.

Part 1: Federal Contracting Fundamentals (one hour). This training explores the fundamentals on doing business with the federal government. Topics include: levels of federal purchasing; how the federal government buys products, construction and engineering and non-personal services; registering as a federal contractor; locating, identifying and responding to federal business opportunities; and resources available to assist federal contractors in North Carolina.

Part 2: Navigating Federal Small Business Certifications: An In-Depth Analysis (one hour). This session offers a deep dive into various certifications such as 8(a), HUBZone, SDVOSB/VOSB and Women-Owned, covering eligibility, application processes, and strategies for leveraging these certifications to expand business opportunities.

Part 3: Effectively Presenting Your Small Business to the Federal Government (one hour). This training focuses on real world tips, tricks, tools and lessons learned on how to effectively market a business to federal customers. It also focuses on techniques to market a business to federal prime contractors, in anticipation of teaming on current and future opportunities.

Registration.  This is a free training opportunity; however, pre-registration is required.  To register, click here.

May 16, 2024 from Noon – 3:30 pm.
Location: Cape Fear Community College, Union Station, Daniels Hall
501 N. Front Street, Wilmington, NC 28401
*Lunch will not be provided, bring your own lunch.
Parking: Parking lot spaces will be subject to availability. There is also street metered parking available.
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May 16
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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North Carolina Military Business Center
the Government Contracting Assistance Program


Cape Fear Community College, Union Station, Daniels Hall
501 N. Front Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
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