/Events

Jan
22
Wed
Responding to RFP, RFQ and ITBs @ CPCC Central Campus Hall Bldg. Room 215/Online
Jan 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Topic: Government Contracting

Get an insider’s look at what it takes to win a significant contract. A City of Charlotte contracting officer will share insights on how to respond to Requests for Proposals and other potential opportunities. See samples of successful submissions. Learn the do’s and don’t’s in writing and submitting a proposal. Understand how decisions are made. Find out how to successfully compete in the proposal process. This is the second session in the Government Contracting Series

Speaker(s): Johnella Walker

Pre-registration required Register to attend online or in-person

Jan
29
Wed
Developing a Capability Statement @ CPCC Central Campus Hall Bldg. Room 215/Online
Jan 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Topic: Government Contracting

Many are interested in getting certified to do business with local, state and federal government as well as major corporations. Once certified, most small, minority and women-owned businesses do not have the tool (s) to effectively market to City, County, State and Federal representatives, Supplier Diversity Directors and prime contractors. The Capability Statement is a marketing tool that serves as a “door opener” in relationship building with decision makers and serves as the company’s “leave behind” at the conclusion of a meeting. Lain Consulting LLC, a Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise and Industry Leader in government contracting, will share the 5 elements of an effective capability statement and review the do’s and don’t s when developing your capability statements. Find out what you need to know to position your company for more contracting opportunities. This is the third session of the Government Contracting Series

Speaker(s): LaPrinda Spann, Lain Consulting, LLC

Feb
5
Wed
Doing Business with the City, County and Airport @ CPCC Central Campus Hall Bldg. Room 215/Online
Feb 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Topic: Government Contracting

State and local governments spend millions of dollars to procure goods and services. This is your opportunity to learn from the experts. Discover what they spend money on and the steps to follow to successfully navigate their unique procurement process.     Government Contracting Seminar 4

Speaker(s):

J. Davis, Mecklenburg County

N. Smith, City of Charlotte

A. Kondratyk, Charlotte Douglas Airport

Pre-registration required

Feb
12
Wed
Business Certifications @ CPCC Central Campus Hall Bldg. Room 215/Online
Feb 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Topic: Managing a Business

Why are small business certification beneficial? Certifications can help give your business an edge when it comes to government contracting. The added credibility and denoted special status that stands out to Federal and Private Organizations. If you want to learn what all those acronyms stand for and find out if and how to apply for certifications you won’t want to miss this session. Fifth  in the Government Contracting Series

Feb
19
Wed
Proposal Writing 101 @ CPCC Central Campus Hall Bldg. Room 215/Online
Feb 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Topic: Government Contracting

You’ve found an RFP that your business is perfect for, now what? Learn to respond to opportunities by writing proposals that enhance your chances of winning a contract. Discover how to write a proposal that shows why your company is the best one for the job.  Sixth in the Government Contracting Series

Speaker(s): Anita Staton, Miles Enterprise Solutions

Pre-registration required Register to attend online or in-person