Van Dusen Hall

Van Dusen Hall on the Sandhills Community College campus

The North Carolina Military Business Center will facilitate two seminars on government contracting. Both classes are free and will be held at Sandhills Community College.

For more information or to register to attend, visit the Small Business Center Network online at

Doing Business with the Federal Government: Contracting 101

Topics in this introduction include: how the federal government buys products, construction and engineering and non-personal services, marketing a business to the federal government, socio-economic small business programs, registering as a federal contractor, locating, identifying and responding to federal business opportunities, and resources available to assist federal contractors in NC.

Thursday, September 5

6-8 pm

102 Van Dusen Hall

Fee: No cost

Finding & Understanding Federal Solicitations

Learn to connect with prime contractors and web-based resources to identify current federal contractors and potential teaming partners. Training focuses on identifying federal websites used by government agencies to advertise current opportunities for goods and services and long-range procurement forecasts. Examples include FedBizOpps, FedBid, GSA, DoD Email, Army, Navy, Air Force, and other agency-specific websites.

Thursday, September 26

6-8 pm

102 Van Dusen Hall

Fee: No cost

(1) comment

Kent Misegades

It would be great to have the speakers discuss how to save taxpayer dollars. The government does not create wealth. Contracting out work to the private sector only shifts where tax dollars are spent, but no wealth can be created.

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