marketplace

Tips for Success

As the date gets closer, review the agencies and primes scheduled to attend and determine those that are a best fit for your products and services Review the prime and agency websites and small business programs for additional information on their mission and needs Bring government-focused marketing materials including business cards and your capability statement […]

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Crafting a Great Elevator Speech

The ability to make face-to-face connections with potential buyers of your products and services is a key highlight of the Opportunities reverse trade show. There will be many local, state and federal government agencies and prime contractors present, so be sure to prepare so you’ll have enough time to connect with those who more likely to need your products and […]

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Smart Networking Can Lead to Contract Partnerships

Networking with other small businesses at Marketplace could lead to short-term and long-term contracting partnerships. Here are a few tips to help you prepare for networking before, during and after the conference. NETWORKING 101 Have your elevator speech down so if another small business owner ask what you do. You can recite what you do like the lyrics to […]

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U.S. Government Spends $500 Billion Each Year for Products & Services

The US Government alone spends more than $500 billion annually for various products and services. Yet each year, thousands of contracts bypass small businesses that do not know about or understand how the government buys. Marketplace is your chance to learn how you can tap into this lucrative market by selling to the government. It is a […]

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