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Growth Opportunities with State and Federal Contracting @ JMU Ice House in Harrisonburg
Jul 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Shenandoah Valley Small Business Development Center, the Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity and the Virginia Procurement Technical Assistance Center present a high level overview of the free and valuable services provided to small businesses to contract with local, state and federal government.  Trades and Tech companies are encouraged to attend!

This half-day workshop is for small business owners who want to better understand their customer and develop a marketing strategy, find the right funding for expansion, and do business directly with the Government thru SWaM and eVA.


9:00  Sign-In. Welcome and Introductions.

9:15  What PTAC Does: Very not Scary. Statewide Director Lisa Wood brings us Federal Government Procurement 101

10:00 Virginia's Marketplace. Courtney Mustin of the Small Business and Supplier Diversity explains SWaM Certification and eVA.

10:45  Break

11:00  Find the Right Funding with Linda Gilbert of the Virginia Small Business Financing Authority

11:45  Q&A

No fee for the workshop, however advance registration is required. If you have any questions, contact Allison Dugan at or call the Valley SBDC at 540-568-3227


Valley Business Summit 2019 @ BRCC Plecker Center
Aug 8 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Hosted by your State Legislative Delegates and Local Partners, this annual event provides information, resources, and connections to help your business grow and prosper.

To pre-register, use the tiny URL as seen above.

We invite you to share this invitation to existing and emerging businesses as the Summit will provide small business owners and managers with vital information on the vast resources available to them.



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