How to do business with the government

Haywood Community College’s Small Business Center and the Greater Haywood Chamber of Commerce have partnered to offer a free seminar on “Doing Business with the Government” from 10 a.m. to noon on Thursday, Dec. 16.

It will be held on campus in the Student Center.

Business owners will discover how to get the basics of contracting, including identifying sales opportunities; evaluate federal and state solicitations for jobs; register their business; find assistance resources; understand the bid process; and match their firm with the various SBA and other federal contracting preference programs to maximize their firm’s marketability.

Presenters include Clark Fields, procurement technical assistance counselor with the N.C. SBTDC/Procurement Technical Assistance Center, and Mike Arriola, senior area manager with the U.S. Small Business Administration.  

Call the HCC Small Business Center at 828.627.4512 for more information or to preregister.

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