Government Contracting Opportunities Workshop


wpiAre you a small business owner looking to expand your customer portfolio? Have you ever considered government contracting? Your products and services are wanted by the government. From housekeeping, to retail merchandise, to machine fitted implements.this program is your you!

Not everything the Federal government buys is a multi-year, multi-million dollar purchase. Federal, State, Local and Tribal agencies and prime contractors purchase millions of dollars of parts, components, assemblies, and services to support a wide variety of requirements.

Whether you run a machine shop; are a carpenter; are a landscaper or snow plow operator; sell sneakers or clothing apparel; create and distribute artwork, furniture or home décor; are a wellness coach; are a housekeeper or run a cleaning service; are an administrator of a group home; or operate a trucking operation- the list goes on- there may be contracting opportunity for you.

Presented by David Olson from the Wisconsin Procurement Institute, this session is designed as an introduction for small businesses who are considering entering the government contracting market or those just starting to review and look for opportunities.

You’ll receive:

  • An overview of federal, state, and local markets ·
  • Tips on locating and qualifying opportunities
  • Information on how the Federal government buys
  • A step-by-step guide to getting started
  • Answers to questions about what business registrations are required ·
  • Benefits of being a small business

This free event is RE-SCHEDULED for Thursday, April 28, 2016. The half-day session will start at 8:30 am registration, and running from 9:00 am to noon. The Indianhead Community Action Agency, Inc., at 1000 College Street West, Ladysmith, Wisconsin is hosting the event.

ICAA LOGOThis is a FREE EVENT for anyone interested. Please register at or contact Patricia Sullivan by calling (920) 840-3771 or emailing


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