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March 2021

Messaging and Direct Mail for Non-Profits – Online Webinar

March 16 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Online Webinar

On-Line Training Topic: Nonprofit Messaging is a powerful skill set for nonprofit staff, boards and volunteers. If we want community members to engage in our mission, volunteers to serve, and donors to increase giving, we must first give them more. Strategic messaging has the power to motivate people into action. As fundraisers, it can be really easy to develop "asking tunnel vision." But at the end of the day, we are asking other people to volunteer time or part with…

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Government Contracting Success Week Spring 2021

March 16 @ 9:00 am - March 18 @ 6:00 pm
Virtual

GCS WEEK SPRING 2021 WILL CONSIST OF 3 DAYS PACKED FULL OF EVENT DESCRIPTION :  Government Contracting Success Week Spring 2021 (GCS Week) is virtual event that will consist of 3 days packed full of information and tangible contracts with federal agencies and large prime contractors. This Event is at no charge. There will be 3 types of sessions: Small Business Sessions: For all attendees All Info Sessions will be hosted by FSMSDC staff, CRMSDC staff, or partnering organizations (chamber…

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Session 5: DEFENSE CONTRACTOR VIRTUAL ACADEMY

March 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Online Webinar

Session 5: Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification and Defense Contractor Requirements The Defense Contractor Academy hosted by the North Carolina Military Business Center will offer an intermediate-level of instruction to existing, small business defense contractors to provide the tools needed to grow the federal portion of their business portfolio. “The Defense Contractor Academy provides the advanced skills businesses need in federal business development,  competitive processes and federal contracting procedures to grow in the federal  marketplace – and to grow jobs in…

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Community of Practice “Kick Off”: Final Rule Changes

March 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Microsoft Teams Virtual Event

Final Rule Changes: How will these changes impact your Business?  Join the Small Business Administration's Mentor-Protege Program as we kick-off our Community of Practice and introduce the SBA Mentor-Protege Program.  The SBA has consolidated the 8(a) Mentor-Protege Program and the All-Small Mentor Protege Program (ASMPP), and we want to share what all this means for your small business.  We are excited about these new changes.  So, make plans to join us on March 16, 2021 as we share what all this…

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Session 6: DEFENSE CONTRACTOR VIRTUAL ACADEMY

March 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Online Webinar

Session 6: Teaming Arrangements, Joint Ventures, Mentor-Protégé Programs and Limitations on Subcontracting The Defense Contractor Academy hosted by the North Carolina Military Business Center will offer an intermediate-level of instruction to existing, small business defense contractors to provide the tools needed to grow the federal portion of their business portfolio.  “The Defense Contractor Academy provides the advanced skills businesses need in federal business development,  competitive processes and federal contracting procedures to grow in the federal  marketplace – and to grow…

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DHA Office of Small Business Programs PTAC/Industry Engagement

March 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Online Webinar

Training Topics: Government Contracting In this training webinar, PTAC will host small business program staff from the Office of Small Business, Defense Health Agency (DHA).  DHA staff help advise the DHA Deputy Director on all small business matters and strive to maximize the contributions of small business in support of DHA acquisitions. In addition, DHA staff provide leadership to the DHA components to meet the needs of our nation's Military Health System and create opportunities for small businesses while ensuring each…

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Market Research with NC LIVE–Online Webinar

March 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online Webinar

On-Line Training Topic: Start-up Assistance NC LIVE is a free resource available through the North Carolina system, with access to tools and databases that can help start-ups and existing small businesses conduct research on their industry, competitors and identify potential customers. This seminar introduces participants to NC LIVE and demonstrates how they can use ReferenceUSA, Simply Analytics, and ProQuest Entrepreneurship to research their business. Speaker(s): Michelle Orr Co-Sponsor(s): Catawba County Library System If you have a disability that requires special…

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8(a) Certification Program

March 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online Webinar

NCC SBC Online Webinar The Federal Government is the world's largest buyer of goods and services. Last year, 43% of total federal dollars awarded to North Carolina businesses were awarded to small businesses. Join us as the SBA discusses the benefits of the 8 (a) Business Development Program. Have you thought about becoming 8 (a) certified? This webinar will help you decide if this program is right for you, if it's the right time for you and what the eligibility…

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4th Annual HUD Women-Owned Small Business Virtual Outreach and Matchmaking

March 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Online Webinar

Event Information It is our pleasure to invite you to the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development Virtual Matchmaking event. Our focus is to bring together HUD Program Offices and Vendors and to give them a chance to meet and exchange their needs and offerings. This event will be attended by multiple vendors with a focus on Women Owned Small Businesses.   Registrants have an opportunity to select an appointment to meet with Program Offices. All Program Offices will…

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Networking for Your Business – Online Webinar

March 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Online Webinar

On-Line Training Topic: Managing a Business The who, what, where, why and how of Networking training and Relationship building…this webinar will begin with what is networking, and end with you feeling better at how to be a successful networker and to understand why networking is valuable to your business. Participants leave this session with a realization that the opportunity to network is really a way to increase profits through effective networking and relationship building. Speaker(s): Terri DeBoo, Ideas@Work If you…

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Networking for Your Business – Online Webinar

March 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Online Webinar

On-Line Training Topic: Managing a Business The who, what, where, why and how of Networking training and Relationship building…this webinar will begin with what is networking, and end with you feeling better at how to be a successful networker and to understand why networking is valuable to your business. Participants leave this session with a realization that the opportunity to network is really a way to increase profits through effective networking and relationship building. Speaker(s): Terri DeBoo, Ideas@Work If you…

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Coastal Carolina Post Camp Lejeune Virtual Program Brief

March 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Virtual Event

Presentations: Current ROICC CL Construction Program, McKenney Hartman, ROICC CL, SGE Current OICC Hurricane Florence Recovery Program, Mike Bridges, ROICC Flo, Supervisory CM Design Branch A/E Program, Thomas Burton, Design Branch (Director) Register below: https://www.eventbrite.com/o/society-of-american-military-engineers-same-coastal-carolina-post-17328567777

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International Business Development Webinar Series

March 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online Webinar

According to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, over 95% of the world’s population and 80% of the world’s buying power lies outside the United States. That means if you want to take your business to the next level, then exporting may need to be a key part of your plan. Selling to foreign nations is different than selling to the Pentagon. For many small to medium-sized aerospace and defense contractors, this requires increasing their familiarity with the details…

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DOD’S JOINT ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE CENTER (JAIC) – HOW TO MAKE AI REAL (MARCH 18, VIRTUAL)

March 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Online Webinar

The North Carolina Military Business Center and the North Carolina Defense Technology Transition Office are pleased to announce the Department of Defense’s Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC) – How to Make AI Real Webinar on March 18, 2021. When. March 18, 2021 from 1300-1430 EST About. Mr. Nand Mulchandani, Chief Technology Officer of the U.S. Department of Defense Joint Artificial Intelligence Center, will discuss how the DoD is transforming from a hardware centric to a software centric force that uses artificial…

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Pre-Launch: From Idea to Launch-Your Business Simplified (Write the 1st Half of Your 10ish Page BP)

March 19 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Online Webinar

Online Facilitated by Wake Technical Community College Small Business Center Topic: Start-up Assistance Writing a simple business plan is daunting. Many small business owners don't need a fancy 40 page plan but they do want and need a road map to help them understand how their business makes money. This three part workshop will do just that. Over three Fridays at lunch, you'll have the opportunity to develop your own business plan with hands on exercises, a template to guide…

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ARPA-E OPEN 2021 FUNDING OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT BRIEFING (MAR 22 at 11 am, VIRTUAL)

March 22 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Online Webinar

Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) offered up to $100 million as part of ARPA-E’s OPEN 2021 funding opportunity announcement (FOA). This is the fifth ARPA-E FOA, with past projects achieving breakthroughs in solar, geothermal, batteries, biofuels, and advanced surface coating tech. This particular OPEN solicitation will provide 30 to 50 awards (from $250,000 to $10 million each) targeting potential projects that work at the scale of the climate crisis. The funding will support high-risk R&D that…

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Secrets for Optimizing Your Search Engine Ranking – Online Webinar

March 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Online Webinar

On-Line Training Topic: Marketing and Sales Getting a website up and running is great, but having customers find your website on the internet is even better! This webinar provides participants with search engine optimization strategies for improving visibility and driving traffic to their web site by focusing on key words, links, and URLs. Attendees will leave with several tactics that can be implemented immediately to help bolster rankings and drive more traffic to their site. Speaker(s): Bonnie Major, WordJack Media…

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Secrets for Optimizing Your Search Engine Ranking – Online Webinar

March 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Online Webinar

On-Line Training Topic: Marketing and Sales Getting a website up and running is great, but having customers find your website on the internet is even better! This webinar provides participants with search engine optimization strategies for improving visibility and driving traffic to their web site by focusing on key words, links, and URLs. Attendees will leave with several tactics that can be implemented immediately to help bolster rankings and drive more traffic to their site. Speaker(s): Bonnie Major, WordJack Media…

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Building Your Online Marketing Plan – Online Webinar

March 22 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
Online Webinar

On-Line Training Topic: Marketing and Sales This seminar provides a framework and tactics for building your digital marketing plan, with a focus on the Five Steps to Winning on the Web: Getting found online; getting ranked on search engines; getting engagement through social media; getting leads and getting smarter through online metrics. By the end of this seminar, attendees will have a good understanding of the levers they can pull to drive online business. Speaker(s): Bonnie Major, WordJack Media If…

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Building Your Online Marketing Plan – Online Webinar

March 22 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
Online Webinar

On-Line Training Topic: Marketing and Sales This seminar provides a framework and tactics for building your digital marketing plan, with a focus on the Five Steps to Winning on the Web: Getting found online; getting ranked on search engines; getting engagement through social media; getting leads and getting smarter through online metrics. By the end of this seminar, attendees will have a good understanding of the levers they can pull to drive online business. Speaker(s): Bonnie Major, WordJack Media If…

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Business Tax Essentials – Online Webinar

March 23 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Online Webinar

On-Line Training Topic: Tax Planning This webinar covers the basic requirements to help NC businesses understand the laws and obligations necessary to be a tax compliant business. Participants will learn about filing and administrative requirements, the basics of NC sales & use tax law, and the basics of NC withholding tax law in addition to receiving directions for completing sales tax and withholding returns and for filing and paying online. Speaker(s): A representative from the North Carolina Department of Revenue…

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Business Tax Essentials – Online Webinar

March 23 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Online Webinar

On-Line Training Topic: Tax Planning This webinar covers the basic requirements to help NC businesses understand the laws and obligations necessary to be a tax compliant business. Participants will learn about filing and administrative requirements, the basics of NC sales & use tax law, and the basics of NC withholding tax law in addition to receiving directions for completing sales tax and withholding returns and for filing and paying online. Speaker(s): A representative from the North Carolina Department of Revenue…

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Session 7: DEFENSE CONTRACTOR VIRTUAL ACADEMY

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online Webinar

Session 7: Cost Estimating & Developing Pricing Proposals The Defense Contractor Academy hosted by the North Carolina Military Business Center will offer an intermediate-level of instruction to existing, small business defense contractors to provide the tools needed to grow the federal portion of their business portfolio.  “The Defense Contractor Academy provides the advanced skills businesses need in federal business development,  competitive processes and federal contracting procedures to grow in the federal  marketplace – and to grow jobs in North Carolina,”…

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HUD Southeast Region IV Section 3 Training for Businesses and Residents

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Microsoft Teams Live Event

HUD Southeast Region IV's Section 3 virtual training for businesses and residents of HUD-subsidized properties. About this Event HUD Southeast Region IV's Section 3 Training for Businesses and Residents of HUD subsidized properties. When: Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at 10:00 am – 12:30 pm EST (check your time zone here) Where: Microsoft Teams Live event (The link will be issued to those who register.) The Section 3 program requires that recipients of certain HUD funding to the greatest extent feasible,…

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RAISE Market Intelligence to Grow Your Exports (NC)

March 23 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Online Webinar

When looking to enter new international markets, insufficient market research can result in poor decisions regarding market selection, partner identification/vetting, pricing strategies, and numerous other shortcomings. RAISE market research reports can offer your company targeted intelligence to help maximize your export sales in existing markets. Overview Join us to learn about new services being offered! RAISE: Rural America’s Intelligence Service for Exporters was created to assist companies located in areas with less than 150,000 residents or 60 miles outside of…

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SESSION 8: DEFENSE CONTRACTOR VIRTUAL ACADEMY

March 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online Webinar

Session 8: Financing Government Contracts The Defense Contractor Academy hosted by the North Carolina Military Business Center will offer an intermediate-level of instruction to existing, small business defense contractors to provide the tools needed to grow the federal portion of their business portfolio.  “The Defense Contractor Academy provides the advanced skills businesses need in federal business development,  competitive processes and federal contracting procedures to grow in the federal  marketplace – and to grow jobs in North Carolina,” – Scott Dorney,…

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HUBZone Program

March 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online Webinar

Wed 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM NCC SBC Online Webinar HUBZone, or Historically Under-utilized Business Zone, you must have your primary office located in a low-income census tract area as designated by the most recent census. Also, 35% of employees must live in that or neighboring HUBZone area to maintain status as a HUBZone eligible company. Would you like to learn more about the HubZone Certification Program. Is your office located in a low income census tract area? If so,…

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Program Executive Office – Intelligence, Electronic Warfare & Sensors Industry Day

March 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Virtual Event

Program Executive Office- Intelligence, Electronic Warfare & Sensors (PEO IEW&S) is excited to invite our industry partners to participate in our ALT Industry Day forum on March 24 at 1:00 p.m. Our PMs, along with our Army Contracting Command (ACC) counterparts, will again be on hand to share new opportunities as well as provide updates on those briefed during our past events. Additionally, Dana Trzeciak, our Program Officer for the PEO IEW&S sponsored Army C5 Other Transaction Agreement (OTA), will…

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Working Women Wednesday: DOT’s Women’s History Month WOSB Webinar

March 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online Event

An event for woman-owned small businesses seeking federal contract opportunties. About this Event The United States Department of Transportation's (DOT) Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) invites you to participate at the Department's Woman-Owned Small Business Resources Webinar to be held on Wednesday, March 24th. This session will start promptly at 2:00 pm, EST. Since March 1987, Women’s History Month has been regarded as a time to celebrate the accomplishments and hard work of women in society. Women…

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SESSION 9: DEFENSE CONTRACTOR VIRTUAL ACADEMY

March 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online Webinar

Session 9: Cost Accounting Standards & Contract Audits The Defense Contractor Academy hosted by the North Carolina Military Business Center will offer an intermediate-level of instruction to existing, small business defense contractors to provide the tools needed to grow the federal portion of their business portfolio.  “The Defense Contractor Academy provides the advanced skills businesses need in federal business development,  competitive processes and federal contracting procedures to grow in the federal  marketplace – and to grow jobs in North Carolina,”…

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How to Create a Solid Business Plan after Doing Customer Discovery – Online Webinar

March 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Online Webinar

On-Line Training Free Webinar...join us! Topic: Marketing and Sales This webinar will help you with developing a solid business plan. In addition this session will provide essential information identifying your customer. You will be provided resources to research your competition and to interview potential customers. This session will also share reasons to develop a plan with focusing on what to include (executive summary, company information, product/service, HR, marketing, operations, and financial plans), and tips for writing a successful plan. Speaker(s):…

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How to Create a Solid Business Plan after Doing Customer Discovery – Online Webinar

March 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Online Webinar

On-Line Training Free Webinar...join us! Topic: Marketing and Sales This webinar will help you with developing a solid business plan. In addition this session will provide essential information identifying your customer. You will be provided resources to research your competition and to interview potential customers. This session will also share reasons to develop a plan with focusing on what to include (executive summary, company information, product/service, HR, marketing, operations, and financial plans), and tips for writing a successful plan. Speaker(s):…

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EXPORT EDUCATION: ONLINE BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT TOOLS TO HELP YOU GROW YOUR EXPORTS, SALES, BRAND AND BUSINESS

March 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Virtual Event

Are you interested in making the internet work for you globally? Join the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina and IBT Online for a discussion on international online marketing efforts that allow companies to connect, engage and do business globally. Insights and opportunities: • Why North Carolina companies need localized websites and what are they • Be found, be understood, do business in your target markets • Best-practice, optimally localized business development websites • SEO, Social Media Marketing, Reporting and…

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International Business Development Webinar Series

March 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online Webinar

According to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, over 95% of the world’s population and 80% of the world’s buying power lies outside the United States. That means if you want to take your business to the next level, then exporting may need to be a key part of your plan. Selling to foreign nations is different than selling to the Pentagon. For many small to medium-sized aerospace and defense contractors, this requires increasing their familiarity with the details…

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NDUSTRY DAY – MANTEO- OREGON INLET CHANNELS MAINTENANCE DREDGING RENTAL CONTRACT

March 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Industry Day Meeting for the Manteo Maintenance Dredging Rental Contract will occur on March 25th at 2:00 PM All interested dredging companies are encouraged to attend. The meeting and call-in information is below. Webex Details: https://usace.webex.com/meet/brennan.j.dooley 1-844-800-2712 Access Code:  119 272 8228

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Content Marketing 101 – Online Webinar

March 29 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online Webinar

Mon 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM On-Line Training Topic: Marketing and Sales In this webinar, you will learn the key components of content marketing, best practices for approaching content marketing with SEO, and resources to do your research and track results. Speaker(s): Caitlin Sellers Castevens If you have a disability that requires special accommodation, please contact the Small Business Center 72 hours prior to the event or contact Shawn Frank, Counselor for Students with Disabilities, at 828-327-7000 ext. 4222 or…

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SESSION 10: DEFENSE CONTRACTOR VIRTUAL ACADEMY

March 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online Webinar

Session 10: Debriefings, Protests & Contract Administration Issues The Defense Contractor Academy hosted by the North Carolina Military Business Center will offer an intermediate-level of instruction to existing, small business defense contractors to provide the tools needed to grow the federal portion of their business portfolio.  “The Defense Contractor Academy provides the advanced skills businesses need in federal business development,  competitive processes and federal contracting procedures to grow in the federal  marketplace – and to grow jobs in North Carolina,”…

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Mastering Google Workplace as a Business Tool – Online Webinar

March 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online Webinar

On-Line Training Topic: Technology Google Workplace, sometimes called Google Business, provides business professionals with a toolbox filled with great tools, for a very reasonable fee. In this session, we will explore Google Email, Drive, Documents, Contacts, Sheets, Forms, Slides, and much more. Speaker(s): Teddy Burris If you have a disability that requires special accommodation, please contact the Small Business Center 72 hours prior to the event or contact Shawn Frank, Counselor for Students with Disabilities, at 828-327-7000 ext. 4222 or…

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Effective Elevator Speeches Webinar

March 30 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online Webinar

Every business owner needs to be able to concisely describe their business in 30 seconds or less. This interactive webinar will break the speech down into parts, and we will practice each one. You should leave with a speech you could put into action immediately. Date: March 30, 2021 Time: 2-4PM ET Cost: Free Register here

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NAVFAC Southeast Virtual Industry Engagement Day 2021

March 31 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Online Event

Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command (NAVFAC) Southeast is hosting a Virtual Industry Engagement Day, on March 31, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EDT. The Industry Engagement Day will provide a venue for NAVFAC Southeast to discuss its mission, goals and contracting opportunities with industry representatives. NAVFAC Southeast provides engineering support to the Warfighter through major and minor construction, A/E design, environmental, public works functions, and facility support services (FSC BOS). Our Area of Operations (AOR) extends from the far…

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SESSION 11: DEFENSE CONTRACTOR VIRTUAL ACADEMY

March 31 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online Webinar

Session 11: HR Considerations and Labor Laws Related to Executing Federal Contracts The Defense Contractor Academy hosted by the North Carolina Military Business Center will offer an intermediate-level of instruction to existing, small business defense contractors to provide the tools needed to grow the federal portion of their business portfolio.  “The Defense Contractor Academy provides the advanced skills businesses need in federal business development,  competitive processes and federal contracting procedures to grow in the federal  marketplace – and to grow…

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Women Owned Business Program

March 31 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online Webinar

NCC SBC Online Webinar Is your business at least 51% woman owned? Do not miss this opportunity to learn how you can certify your business as a woman-owned small business. This webinar will provide information on the eligibility requirements, the benefits of this certification, how to apply, and how to utilize this certification to grow your businesses! This webinar will include a live Q & A session. Speaker(s): U.S. Small Business Administration Fee: No Cost Register Online Already Registered? Sign…

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April 2021

Business Expenses and Business Use of Your Home with the IRS – Online Webinar

April 1 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Online Webinar

On-Line Training Topic: Tax Planning Which items can you deduct to reduce your tax expense? How should you handle capital expenses? This seminar identifies expenses that businesses can deduct from their taxes, how much of these expenses can be deducted, and how to differentiate between capital and deductible expenses. In addition the seminar reviews IRS publication 587 on the business use of your home and helps you determine how much of a deduction can be taken for a home business.…

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DEFENSE ADVANCED RESEARCH PROGRAM AGENCY (DARPA) INDUSTRY OUTREACH (APR 1, VIRTUAL)

April 1 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Online Webinar

The North Carolina Military Business Center and the North Carolina Defense Technology Transition Office are pleased to announce the Defense Advanced Research Program Agency (DARPA) Industry Outreach Event on April 1, 2021. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Industry Outreach will be held in a virtual platform. When. April 1, 2021 from 0900-1300. About. The Defense Advanced Research Program Agency (DARPA) acting Director, Dr. Peter Highnam, and other members of the agency’s leadership and PMs will conduct an information session…

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SESSION 12: DEFENSE CONTRACTOR VIRTUAL ACADEMY

April 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online Webinar

Session 12: Effectively Presenting Your Business to the Government, Military & Prime Contractors The Defense Contractor Academy hosted by the North Carolina Military Business Center will offer an intermediate-level of instruction to existing, small business defense contractors to provide the tools needed to grow the federal portion of their business portfolio.  “The Defense Contractor Academy provides the advanced skills businesses need in federal business development,  competitive processes and federal contracting procedures to grow in the federal  marketplace – and to grow…

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Marketing to the Government Buyer

April 1 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

During this class, our instructor will will familiarize you with the "rules" of marketing your business to federal government buyers and provide tips and techniques. How to Reach the Government Buyer How the Government Conducts Market Research To Use Relevant Marketing Tools The Importance of Positive Past Performance Keys to Maintaining Your Credibility as a ReliableProvider to Your Federal Clients REGISTER

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Capture Management

April 5 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online Webinar

Learn a focused, step-by-step, process for capturing federal government business. How to Evaluate Opportunities Process to aid in deciding whether to pursue an opportunity Developing a specific capture plan that guides the creation of a proposal Build a brand and a reputation Network with government decision makers Market your services to potential teaming partners REGISTER

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Using YouTube for Branding Your Business – Online Webinar

April 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online Webinar

On-Line Training Topic: Technology Most people miss out on this fact; YouTube is the #2 Search Engine in the World. Creating videos and sharing them on YouTube can be easy to do and by doing so you can amplify your business brand significantly. In this session, we will explore how you can create your own YouTube Channel and how you can begin producing videos your target audience is searching for, thus growing your brand. Speaker(s): Teddy Burris If you have…

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Federal Contracting Basics

April 6 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online Webinar

Learn the basic tenets of contracting with the federal government. Objectives: Define common terms used in government contracting Identify the steps in the Acquisition Process Identify the most commonly used contract types Explain how to identify federal business opportunities Recall the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) General Structure and Uniform Contract Format REGISTER

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Mentor Protégé Program

April 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online Webinar

Wed 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM NCC SBC Online Webinar The All Small Mentor-Protégé Program (MMP). The program is designed to provide small businesses with business development assistance and enhanced ability to be competitive for federal contracting opportunities. This program allows a mentor company access to opportunities that they would otherwise not be eligible to compete. Come find out if the All Small Mentor Protégé Program may be a valuable consideration for your business growth. You will be provided Speaker(s):…

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Understanding the Request for Proposal

April 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Online Webinar

During this class, our instructor will walk through an actual federal government RFP, pointing out key elements and demonstrating how to find information that will be critical in development of your proposal. Exercises reinforce learning. Key RFP Documentation The RFP Structure Interactive Exercise Management Considerations Best Practices REGISTER

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INSA Spring Symposium to Focus on OSINT

April 7 @ 2:00 pm - April 8 @ 4:00 pm
Online Webinar

This year, INSA's Spring Symposium, OSINT: Thinking Outside the SCIF, is taking place on April 7-8 from 2:00-4:00 pm ET. Both days will feature a keynote and panel discussion focused on OSINT policy issue and mission imperatives and how the IC can use OSINT most effectively. The Hon. Ellen McCarthy, former Assistant Secretary of State for Intelligence and Research, and The Hon. Sue Gordon, former PPDNI, will each moderate one of the panel discussions. Keynotes and panelists will be announced…

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How To Start A Business – Online Webinar

April 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online Webinar

Thu 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM On-Line Training Topic: Start-up Assistance Understand the basics of starting a business in this seminar that takes you from idea to opportunity. Learn key strategies for start-up, financing and marketing as well as important information about legal issues, licensing, zoning, operations and more. Realize the importance of a self-assessment and how to evaluate the feasibility of your business idea. Discover the resources available to help you start and successfully operate your business. Speaker(s): A…

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US MARINE CORPS COMBAT DEVELOPMENT COMMAND – FUTURE REQUIREMENTS BRIEFING

April 8 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Online Webinar

The Offices of US Senator Richard Burr, US Senator Thom Tillis, the North Carolina Military Business Center and the North Carolina Defense Technology Transition Office are pleased to announce the US Marine Corps Combat Development Command Future Requirements Briefing on April 8, 2021. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Industry Outreach will be held in a virtual platform. When. April 8, 2021 from 1330-1500 About. LtGen Eric Smith, Commanding General, Marine Corps Combat Development Command, and the Deputy Commandant for Combat Development…

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Pre-Launch: From Idea to Launch-Your Business Simplified (Write the 1st Half of Your 10ish Page BP)

April 9 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Online Webinar

Online Facilitated by Wake Technical Community College Small Business Center Topic: Start-up Assistance Writing a simple business plan is daunting. Many small business owners don't need a fancy 40 page plan but they do want and need a road map to help them understand how their business makes money. This three part workshop will do just that. Over three Fridays at lunch, you'll have the opportunity to develop your own business plan with hands on exercises, a template to guide…

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Developing the Cost Proposal

April 12 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online Webinar

Learn the steps in the process of developing a competitive cost proposal. Key Contract Types, Documentation and Pricing Considerations Elements of the Cost Proposal Cost Considerations, Issues and Principles Pricing Objectives and Pricing Strategies Pricing Exercise – Writing/Management Support Audits Proposal Review Considerations Managing the Process REGISTER

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Small Business Federal Certification: HUBZone Certification Program

April 13 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Online Webinar

The HUBZone Program plays an important role in the government's effort to award 23% of federal procurement to small business. To ensure a fair share flows to disadvantaged communities, the federal government has a goal of awarding at least 3% of all federal contracting dollars to HUBZone-certified small businesses. Join the U.S. Small Business Administration's North Carolina District Office to learn if you qualify and how you can get certified as a HUBZone small business. A representative from the Procurement…

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Using Hubspot in Your Business – Online Webinar

April 13 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Online Webinar

On-Line Training Topic: Technology In this webinar, you will learn how to start, grow, and scale with HubSpot. Identify which tools are going to make the biggest impact, the quickest, and which tools are critical for setting your foundation regardless of whether you are using HubSpot free, starter, pro, or enterprise levels. Speaker(s): Caitlin Sellers Castevens If you have a disability that requires special accommodation, please contact the Small Business Center 72 hours prior to the event or contact Shawn…

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Managing & Administrating Government Contracts

April 13 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online Webinar

This class will introduce you to important topics that occur once a contract has been awarded. You will learn what it takes to support the Contracting Officer’s determination of responsibility, award, execution and contract completion. Contract Award Protest of Award Post Award Conference Class Exercise 1 Payment Considerations Contract Changes/Modifications Contract Terminations Disputes and Claims Class Exercise 2 Lessons Learned REGISTER

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Getting on the GSA Schedule: What You Need To Know

April 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This FREE virtual training course will outline, in plain language, what is a GSA Schedule and help your small business understand the process for getting on the GSA Schedule. Register for this training if you are interested in becoming a GSA Schedule Supplier.  

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Markets to Watch: Other Transaction Agreements (OTAs)

April 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online Event

Description The Department of Defense has dramatically expanded its use of Other Transaction Authority (OTA) to acquire cutting-edge technologies. OTA spending is up from $2.4 billion in FY 2017 to $17.8 billion in FY 2020 so an increase of over 600%. Why? Because OTAs allow the Pentagon to access innovative technologies quickly and efficiently from organizations that don’t typically contract with the DoD. Join Bloomberg Government expert analysts Robert Levinson and Chris Cornillie for an insightful webinar on how contracting…

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Veteran’s Business Resources – WEBINAR

April 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Online Webinar

Craven SBC Online Webinars Topic: Business Basics How to access resources to help your Veteran-Owned Business Speaker(s): Tamara Bryant, VBOC Fee: No Cost Register Online Already Registered? Sign in for more information. Email: sbc@cravencc.edu

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Budgets for Non-Profits: How to Convert Project Needs into Budget Line Items – Online Webinar

April 14 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Online Webinar

On-Line Training Topic: Nonprofit You know how much your projects need to be brought to life…but converting that into budget line items for fundraising or budget development can be a challenge. In this webinar you’ll learn how to deconstruct project components and organization needs to create manageable, measurable, and meaningful budget line items. An accurate budget makes fully funding your needs a more realistic endeavor. Learn the skills, tips and tricks into creating budgets your staff, board, and donor prospects…

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Doing Business with DLA webinar

April 14 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Online Webinar

The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Office of Small Business Programs offers monthly webinars to educate small businesses and others about DLA's mission and opportunities to participate in our various supply chains. To register for this event go to https://tko.dla.mil select "HQ DLA Small Business Programs" fill out the registration form and additional information will be provided to you.

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Writing a Business Plan – Online Webinar

April 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online Webinar

On-Line Training Topic: Start-up Assistance A business plan can be the most important tool a small business owner has. Learn how to turn your ideas into a solid plan for financing and long-term success. This seminar teaches you the important components of a business plan and helps you lay the foundation for a winning plan. Find out how marketing, operations, and finance are interrelated. Discover how a business plan is used by potential lenders, the dos and don’ts of writing…

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2021 State Energy Virtual Conference

April 19 @ 8:00 am - April 22 @ 5:00 pm
Virtual Event

The 2021 State Energy Conference of North Carolina will be held virtually this year due to the continuing unprecedented circumstances around the COVID-19 pandemic. Our top goal is to keep everyone safe and healthy. You can expect the same great content - 30 sessions and six different tracks - with expert speakers and Q&A opportunities. In addition, virtual attendees will have access to ALL on-demand and live content throughout the conference for up two weeks after the event. The conference…

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Marketing in a Social and Mobile World – Online Webinar

April 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Online Webinar

On-Line Training Topic: Marketing and Sales This seminar looks at the changing dynamic of online consumerism and how businesses must adapt their marketing programs to survive. Attendees will leave with a deeper understanding of the changes and some specific strategies they can implement to improve their social and mobile marketing activity. Speaker(s): Bonnie Minor, WordJack Media If you have a disability that requires special accommodation, please contact the Small Business Center 72 hours prior to the event or contact Shawn…

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Strategic Planning for Small Businesses

April 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Online Webinar

This class will introduce the process steps and the advantages of strategic planning and distinguish the difference between strategic planning, business planning and long-range planning. Purpose of strategic planning and where it fits in your business processes Steps in the strategic planning process Benefits associated with strategic planning Tips for better strategic planning Strategic planning pitfalls Strategic plan versus the business plan or long-term planning Setting and mapping goals REGISTER

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Turn Your Website into a Lead Generator – Online Webinar

April 19 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
Online Webinar

On-Line Training Topic: Marketing and Sales This seminar covers the importance of creating a purposeful web experience for your web visitors with a focus on user experience and conversion. Too often website developers and business owners focus on the aesthetics of their site rather than the conversion metrics. Attendees of this seminar will learn why that is a fatal flaw and how they can overcome it. Speaker(s): Bonnie Minor -- WordJack Media If you have a disability that requires special…

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Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) Primer

April 20 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online Webinar

The FAR is thousands of pages long. How do I ever find anything in it? What does a small business contractor really need to know? Take this class to make sense of this document. General Acquisition Planning Contracting Methods and Types Socioeconomic Programs General Contracting Requirements Contract Management REGISTER

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IAE Stakeholder Forum

April 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online Event

About this Event You are invited to participate in The Integrated Award Environment’s online Stakeholder Forum on Tuesday, April 20, from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. EDT. The program will demonstrate improvements to searching contract opportunities in beta.SAM.gov when the new design is launched on April 26, 2021. During the Forum, we will cover: An introduction to the new design of beta.SAM.gov in preparation for the SAM.gov transition (late May) that will unify the two systems; How to navigate the new…

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HOW TO MARKET YOUR FEDERAL CONTRACT

April 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online Webinar

There are many oportunities available in the federal procurement market. Developing a federal marketing and sales strategy can help you achieve success in the federal sector. If you are interested in learning how to create an effective federal marketing plan with a targeted approach to government procurement, attend this webinar. Register now to learn tips on creating federal marketing strategy!

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Defense Contract Audit Agency Government Contract Training

April 21 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Online Webinar

 The Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) will host an information session for small businesses on agency operations and discuss the contractor’s role in complying with the agency’s requirements. The training will cover the following: This event will cover Introduction and DCAA Overview and Incurred Cost Submissions. About this Event ALL TIMES ARE EASTERN! ***A LINK TO THE WEBINAR WILL BE EMAILED AFTER YOU REGISTER FOR THE EVENT*** Introduction and DCAA Overview The presentation will provide an overview of the Defense…

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NC VetBiz Members Annual Meeting

April 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Virtual via Zoom Communications

If you have not registered, go to WWW.NCVETBIZ.ORG and use the REGISTER Button in the Announcements section. Must register to receive meeting access. LEARN ABOUT 2020-2021 Federal Spending in NC (Scott Dorney, Executive Director NC MBC) SBA Lending and PPP Programs (Michael Arriola SBA District Director) Federal Interagency Task Force Activies (Fran Perez-Wilhite Chair Federal Interagency Task Force Activity on Veterans Business Development) 2021-2022 Initatives - Connect - Support - Educate Contact Membership@ncvetbiz.org with issues registering

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P095 Industry Event Recapitalize Pier 3, Naval Station, Norfolk, Virginia

April 22 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Virtual Meeting

When: Thursday, April 22, 2021 (0830-1700)  What: Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command, Mid-Atlantic (NAVFAC MIDLANT) invites contractors to receive updates, learn, ask questions, and provide feedback in a general meeting as well as breakout sessions regarding the proposed Military Construction Project (MILCON) P095 Design-Bid-Build, Recapitalize Pier 3, Naval Station, Norfolk, Virginia.  Who: Construction contractors (general and specialty) with appropriate experience with Waterfront construction.  Where: Virtual Meeting   Registration is required to participate and access the meeting. Please follow the instructions…

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Introduction to QuickBooks Online – Online Webinar

April 22 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Online Webinar

On-Line Training Topic: Business Accounting and Budget The online version of QuickBooks offers the same functionality as desktop QuickBooks, with more mobility for the small business owner. The look and feel are somewhat different than the desktop version, but QuickBooks online is a great option for the business which operates from multiple locations. This webinar reviews the various QuickBooks online options, plus shows participants how to open a sample company and get started working with QuickBooks online. Speaker(s): Sabrina Cook,…

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Defense Contract Audit Agency – Government Contract Training

April 22 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Online Webinar

This event will cover Introduction and DCAA Overview and Monitoring Subcontracts. About this Event ALL TIMES ARE EASTERN! ***A LINK TO THE WEBINAR WILL BE EMAILED AFTER YOU REGISTER FOR THE EVENT*** Introduction and DCAA Overview The presentation will provide an overview of the Defense Contract Audit Agency including the responsibilities and duties. The types of DCAA audits that can be performed throughout the various phases of a contract will be discussed. Finally, participants will learn about the DCAA Internet…

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Missile Defense Agency Office of Small Business Programs 2021 Virtual Conference

April 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Virtual Conference

Program Format: Online Meeting (Live) Training Topics: Government Contracting Description: ***This event is FREE, no coupon code is needed to register.*** To register for this event you must have a Catalyst account. To create one, use the “Sign Up” button, otherwise choose “Sign in” from the upper right corner of this web page.  PLEASE NOTE: Some questions are associated with grant requirements and can be left blank if they do not apply to you. To complete registration, you only need to fill…

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Restaurant Revitalization Fund Webinars

April 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online Webinar

The restaurant industry has been among the hardest-hit sectors during the economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. To help bring jobs back and revive the industry, the American Rescue Plan established the $28.6 billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) spearheaded by  the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). The RRF seeks to provide non-repayable funds to eligible food service businesses.  Such applicants include restaurants, food stands, food trucks, food carts, caterers, bars, saloons, lounges, taverns, and snack and nonalcoholic beverage bars. …

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Restaurant Revitalization Fund Webinars

April 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Online Webinar

The restaurant industry has been among the hardest-hit sectors during the economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. To help bring jobs back and revive the industry, the American Rescue Plan established the $28.6 billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) spearheaded by  the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). The RRF seeks to provide non-repayable funds to eligible food service businesses.  Such applicants include restaurants, food stands, food trucks, food carts, caterers, bars, saloons, lounges, taverns, and snack and nonalcoholic beverage bars. …

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2021 Federal Procurement Series – Marketing to the Federal Government – Capture Management

April 27 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Online Webinar

Hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration: North Carolina District Office and featuring the Procurement Technical Assistance Center  Marketing to the Federal Government – Capture Management  Attend a free webinar hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration and featuring the Procurement Technical Assistance Center. Come join us to learn about how to identify your federal market based on your firm’s industry and widely available contract data. Also, learn who to reach out to at those agencies to get results. REGISTER HERE

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International Traffic in Arms Regulation Webinar

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online Webinar

Don't miss your chance to join the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina for an ITAR webinar! This class is ideal for the beginner and those new to ITAR. It also serves as a refresher course for those who have never had any formal training in ITAR. At the end of this seminar, you will understand what ITAR is and how it may govern your defense-related exports. We will go through an overview of ITAR, starting with what products can be…

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NC4ME Leadership Forum- Why and How to Hire Veterans + Spouses!

April 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Online Event

NC4ME and NC SHRM presents Why and How to Hire Military Veterans and Spouses, Elevating Your Business With A Military Hiring Initiative About this Event Join Erica Langdon, the AVP of Global Talent Acquisition for MetLife, Aaron Harper the HR Strategic Business Partner and Military & Veterans Affairs Advisor, for Atrium Health, James Simpson, the Manager of Talent Acquisition and Veteran Affairs for Pike, and Mike Wood the Manager of Military in Sales and Leadership Program and Global Virtual Sales…

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Restaurant Revitalization Fund Webinars

April 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online Webinar

The restaurant industry has been among the hardest-hit sectors during the economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. To help bring jobs back and revive the industry, the American Rescue Plan established the $28.6 billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) spearheaded by  the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). The RRF seeks to provide non-repayable funds to eligible food service businesses.  Such applicants include restaurants, food stands, food trucks, food carts, caterers, bars, saloons, lounges, taverns, and snack and nonalcoholic beverage bars. …

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2021 Federal Procurement Series – Marketing to the Federal Government – Proposal Development

April 28 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Online Webinar

Hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration: North Carolina District Office and featuring the Procurement Technical Assistance Center  Marketing to the Federal Government – Proposal Development  Attend a free webinar hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration and featuring the Procurement Technical Assistance Center. Join us to learn more about the variety of ways you can sell your goods and services to the federal government. Ways to build a federal bid proposal will be discussed.  Register Here for Proposal Development 

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Restaurant Revitalization Fund Webinars

April 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Online Webinar

The restaurant industry has been among the hardest-hit sectors during the economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. To help bring jobs back and revive the industry, the American Rescue Plan established the $28.6 billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) spearheaded by  the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). The RRF seeks to provide non-repayable funds to eligible food service businesses.  Such applicants include restaurants, food stands, food trucks, food carts, caterers, bars, saloons, lounges, taverns, and snack and nonalcoholic beverage bars. …

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Virtual Industry Day(s): SBA7j – Weekly Topic – Preparing Your Response to Request for Proposal(s) (RFPs)

April 28 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Online Webinar

U.S. Small Business Administration - 7(j) Management & Technical Assistance Training Name of course: Preparing Your Response to Request for Proposal(s) (RFPs) BIDSPEED is providing a short, hands-on, interactive, virtual training that will assist companies with doing more business with the Federal Government. This webinar will assist companies with preparing responses to Request for Proposal(s) (RFPs) using FAR 52.212-1. If your company wants to win a Government contract you should plan to attend. YOU WILL LEARN: How to quickly search…

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Restaurant Revitalization Fund Webinars

April 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online Webinar

The restaurant industry has been among the hardest-hit sectors during the economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. To help bring jobs back and revive the industry, the American Rescue Plan established the $28.6 billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) spearheaded by  the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). The RRF seeks to provide non-repayable funds to eligible food service businesses.  Such applicants include restaurants, food stands, food trucks, food carts, caterers, bars, saloons, lounges, taverns, and snack and nonalcoholic beverage bars. …

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Restaurant Revitalization Fund Webinar

April 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online Webinar

The restaurant industry has been among the hardest-hit sectors during the economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. To help bring jobs back and revive the industry, the American Rescue Plan established the $28.6 billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) spearheaded by  the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). The RRF seeks to provide non-repayable funds to eligible food service businesses.  Such applicants include restaurants, food stands, food trucks, food carts, caterers, bars, saloons, lounges, taverns, and snack and nonalcoholic beverage bars. …

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Virtual Industry Day(s): Federal Agency Staffing Opportunities

April 29 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Online Webinar

U.S. Small Business Administration - 7(j) Management & Technical Assistance Training Name of course: Federal Staffing Opportunities Live Briefing BIDSPEED is providing a short, hands-on, interactive, virtual training that will assist companies with doing more business with the Federal Government. This webinar will brief ALL the recently released Federal Staffing Opportunities to assist with effectively and efficiently providing a response. If your company wants to win a Government contract you should plan to attend. YOU WILL LEARN: - Brief on…

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May 2021

Blogging in a Social and Mobile World – Online Webinar

May 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Online Webinar

On-Line Training Topic: Marketing and Sales Octavia Spencer once wrote "The hardest thing about writing, for me, is facing the blank page." Nowhere is that quote more relevant in the world of online marketing than when it comes to blogging, yet blogging remains one of the most powerful tools available in a small business owner's digital toolkit. This seminar will look to cover both the science and art of blogging - why it is important, how and when to blog,…

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Using Social Media to Promote Your Business – Online Webinar

May 3 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
Online Webinar

On-Line Training Topic: Marketing and Sales This seminar looks into the tactical aspects of social marketing including the when, where and how to post for maximum effect and result. We'll also answer that age-old question "to respond, or not to respond" to online comments. Attendees will leave the session ready to expand their social power and presence in this increasingly social world. Speaker(s): Bonnie Minor, WordJack Media If you have a disability that requires special accommodation, please contact the Small…

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Mentor-Protégé, Joint Ventures and Teaming Training (May 4 & 5, Virtual)

May 4 @ 9:00 am - May 5 @ 12:00 pm

The North Carolina Military Business Center will host a Mentor-Protégé Training, Joint Ventures and Teaming webinar on May 4-5, 2021 from 0900-1200 each day. When. May 4-5, 2021 from 0900-1200 each day. Platform. The NCMBC will host these sessions in an online platform with Zoom for Government. Credentials will be provided following registration. About. This webinar is an introduction to the Mentor-Protégé Program – the “SBA Mentor Protege Program” and will discuss the pros/cons and why your business should consider using…

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SBA7j – Federal Education & Training Sources Sought Opportunities Briefing

May 4 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Online Webinar

U.S. Small Business Administration - 7(j) Management & Technical Assistance Training Name of course: Federal Education & Training Opportunities Live Briefing BIDSPEED is providing a short, hands-on, interactive, virtual training that will assist companies with doing more business with the Federal Government. This webinar will brief ALL the recently released Federal Education & Training Opportunities to assist with effectively and efficiently providing a response. If your company wants to win a Government contract you should plan to attend. YOU WILL…

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How Long Until I Get My First Contract and Is GovCon Right for My Company?

May 4 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online Webinar

Program Format: Online Meeting (Live) Training Topics: Government Contracting Description: The federal government will spend an estimated $4.8 trillion in 2021. The government buys just about anything and everything you can imagine. That means they likely purchase the products and/or services that you sell. BUT...it doesn't guarantee that it will be easy or that you will be successful. Before you go down the research rabbit hole and waste a lot of time and resources, attendees will discover how to conduct…

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Virtual Industry Day(s): Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) for the Department of Defense

May 5 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Online Webinar

U.S. Small Business Administration - 7(j) Management & Technical Assistance Training Name of course: Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Certification BIDSPEED is providing a short, hands-on, interactive, virtual training that will assist companies with doing more business with the Federal Government. This webinar will assist companies with Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Certification. If your company wants to win a Government contract you should plan to attend. YOU WILL LEARN: * A Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) certification will be…

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SBA7j – Virtual Industry Day – Federal Construction & Maintenance Opportunities Briefing

May 6 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Online Webinar

U.S. Small Business Administration - 7(j) Management & Technical Assistance Training Name of course: Federal Construction & Maintenance Opportunities Live Briefing BIDSPEED is providing a short, hands-on, interactive, virtual training that will assist companies with doing more business with the Federal Government. This webinar will brief ALL the recently released Federal Construction & Maintenance Opportunities to assist with effectively and efficiently providing a response. If your company wants to win a Government contract you should plan to attend. YOU WILL…

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Government Contracting 101

May 6 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Virtual via Zoom Communications

Program Format: Online Meeting (Live) Training Topics: Business Start-up/Preplanning, Government Contracting Description: Government Contracting 101 is a workshop for those individuals that are thinking about going into government contracting, or small businesses that are just starting out in Government Contracting and is required to obtain the GCC Level 1 Badge. We will discuss how to get started and how to start growing. This will be a Beginner course and a Foundational Course for other Government Contracting Training and Coaching. Benefits…

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Federal Small Business Certification Programs

May 11 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Online Webinar

Do you currently sell, or are you interested in selling, your goods or services to the federal government? If so, please join this webinar hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration's North Carolina District Office as we discuss small business certifications to give your firm an edge in the lucrative government contracting arena. The certification programs to be discussed include Woman-Owned Small Business, Small Disadvantaged Business, Veteran & Service-Disabled Veteran, 8(a) Business Development, and the HUBZone program. This webinar will…

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SBA7j – Federal Professional, Management & Administrative Support Opportunities Briefing

May 11 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Online Webinar

U.S. Small Business Administration - 7(j) Management & Technical Assistance Training Name of course: Federal Professional, Management & Administrative Support Opportunities Live Briefing BIDSPEED is providing a short, hands-on, interactive, virtual training that will assist companies with doing more business with the Federal Government. This webinar will brief ALL the recently released Professional, Management & Administrative Support Opportunities to assist with effectively and efficiently providing a response. If your company wants to win a Government contract you should plan to…

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