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Minnesota District Office

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17th Annual Greater Minnesota Procurement Fair

Expand Your Business with Government Contracting

Oct. 26 - 28, 2021, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Register Now

Small businesses from around the region are invited to take part in workshops centered around selling to government and large prime contractors. 

This virtual fair will focus on federal opportunities on the first day, state and local government opportunities on day two, and subcontracting opportunities on day three. Each day will begin with a procurement panel featuring introductions, opportunities, and tips for success.

Once you have registered, you will receive a confirmation followed by active links to the sessions in the week prior to the event.

Draft Agenda:

Tuesday, October 26

8:30 – 10:00 a.m. Federal Agency Panel Intro & Opportunities

10:00 – 10:50 a.m. Basics of Selling to the Government

11:00 – 11:50 a.m. – Understanding the System for Award Management

1:00 – 1:50 p.m. – Overview of the Buy Indian Act & the Indian Incentive Program

2:00 – 2:50 p.m. – Federal Certifications: HUBZone Focus

Wednesday, October 27

8:30 – 10:00 a.m. – State & Local Agency Panel Intro & Opportunities

10:00 – 10:50 a.m. – Doing Business with the State of Minnesota

11:00 – 11:50 a.m. – Targeted Group/Economically Disadvantaged/Veteran Owned Certification with the State of Minnesota

1:00 – 1:50 p.m. – Effective Proposal Writing – Make or Break Your Proposal!

2:00 – 2:50 p.m. – Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Certification

Thursday, October 28

8:30 – 10:00 a.m. – Small Business Success Panel

10:00 – 10:50 a.m. – Conscious Compliance for Small Business Government Contractors

11:00 – 11:50 a.m. – Finding Opportunities

1:00 – 1:50 p.m. – Small Business legal topic - TBD

2:00 – 2:50 p.m. – Access to capital topic - TBD

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All workshops will be held over WebEx and hosted by the MN PTAC.

Stay tuned, more information about our agenda and expert speakers coming soon!

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