7 Tips for Winning Government Contracts

7 Tips for Winning Government Contracts Businesses that become an approved government contractor can create financial sustainability and potentially recoup losses from COVID-19. We’ve taken inventory of simple mistakes made by many government contractors – and compiled a few solutions. If you are currently contracting or looking to become a government contractor, follow these tips for a successful start! 1. Have a lean and tight corporate structure. Check our “New Business Start-up Guide” before taking the plunge to become a contractor. 2. Don’t put all of your eggs (opportunities) in one basket! Instead, diversify your government contracting portfolio by obtaining contracting opportunities with federal, state, county, and city governments. 3. Leverage your business’ past performance. In order to do this, you need at least 2-3 years of experience that align with the government opportunities you are seeking.  4. Think critically. Know what government agencies purchase; not what you think they…

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Federal Government Contracting Basics – Prince George’s County

  Discover the process of federal government contracting and learn how to improve your chances of winning a federal contract. This workshop will address the basics of government contracting including: Bidding process Contracting methods Locating federal business opportunities Prime and subcontracting, including small business set-asides *Intended Audience: Growth – established companies interested in learning the basics of government contracting and/or government contracting companies who have been in business 2-3 years with substantial gross revenue.   Note Our Policies: No refunds issued for workshops not attended. Walk-ins are not permitted in our Prince George’s county office. You must register to reserve your seat. Inclement Weather: MWBC Prince George’s County follows Bowie State University School closings. Delays are assessed on a case-by-case basis and a final decision will be communicated to attendees no later than 2 hours in advance of the course.

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