Help us support our community and regional partners - check out these upcoming events for women business owners and entrepreneurs within the WBCS Region.

Introduction to Government Contracting

What: This workshop is on how to do business in the government marketplace. (Federal, State, and Local governments) It is designed for corporations who can show past performance and have financial capability. It is a refresher course for those that are seasoned government contracting personnel. We discuss the issues of government contracting (i.e., Federal, State, and local) so the potential contractor can decide what they need to do next to start, or continue, their government contracting program with confidence.
When: March 8th, 2022, 11am-12pm CST
Where: Online

How to Develop a Capability Statement

What: Participants will learn how to write a one-page capability statement that serves as their thirty second elevator speech. The class will cover the descriptive and actionable language that will make your capability statement stand out. Participants will also learn which elements to include on the capability statement- such as company data, core competencies, capacity, past performance and past experience, and cybersecurity.
When: March 9th, 2022, 11am-12pm CST
Where: Online

NTTA's Virtual Business Chat

What: Join NTTA's Business Diversity, Procurement and internal departments virtually to learn more about our upcoming opportunities and how to do business with NTTA. We will also be joined by our minority advocacy partners, associations and certifying agencies who will provide insight regarding the unique services and opportunities they provide.
When: March 9th, 2022, 10:00am - 11:15am CST
Where: Online

Cyber Security Awareness: How to Comply with DFAR 252-204-7012 & NIST SP 800-171 Rev. 2

What: This workshop will help contractors comply with the new Interim Rule, the DFAR 252-204-7012, and NIST SP 800-171 v2. The workshop includes Self-Assessment, POAMS, System Security Plan, Incident Response Plan and Reporting and Subcontractor Flow Down Requirements.
When: March 10th, 2022, 11am - 12pm CST
Where: Online

Proposal Preparation for Government Contracting

What: This webinar is for the advanced commercial or government contractor who is currently, or planning to, prepare a federal technical proposal for Construction or Service Contract. (Normally Commodity Contracts do not require a Technical Proposal but it is possible). Highlights of the federal government technical proposal assembly are discussed in a webinar setting. Contractors must be able to show past performance and financial capability.
When: March 15th, 2022, 11am - 12pm CST
Where: Online

How To Do Business with Lockheed Martin

What: Are you curious about what it takes for your small business to work with Lockheed Martin? If so, then learn more at this virtual outreach event. Representatives from Lockheed Martin will present information about their small business requirements and expectations. There is no charge for this webinar.
When: March 16th, 2022, 10:00am - 12:00pm CST
Where: Online

Lockheed Martin Matchmaking Event

What: Are you interested in introducing your company to Lockheed Martin? This free, matchmaking event will allow your company, based on your capabilities, a one-on-one ten minute session with a Lockheed Martin representatives. Only companies with the following NAICS codes AND certifications may participate: NAICS: 334419; AS9100; AND ISO 9001.
When: March 17th, 2022, 9am - 12pm CST Registration ends March 9th at 12pm
Where: Online

Walmart Supplier Inclusion Information Session

What: Walmart is teaming up with SRMSDC and WBEC South to bring you an immersive online class designed to elevate your online marketplace presence. Join this special virtual event and gain important tools to take your business to a new level and welcome a new client base
When: March 17th, 2022, 11am - 1pm CDT
Where: Online

Shaping the Future: Women of Color Conference 2022

What: Join the LiftFund Dallas/Ft. Worth Women's Business Center for its 2nd Annual Women of Color Conference. Women of color are among the fastest growing segments among small business owners nationwide. In many ways, they are pioneers in entrepreneurship across many industries and are recognized for their innovation, mentorship, impact, and success.
When: March 24th, 2022, 9:30am - 5:00pm CDT
Where: SMU COX Collins Executive Education Center

How To Do Business with the GSA

What: Are you curious about what it takes for your small business to work with the General Services Administration (GSA)? If so, learn more at this virtual outreach event. Representatives from the GSA will present information on their small business program and how to do business with the agency. 
When: March 29th, 2022, 10am - 12pm CDT
Where: Online

MatchMaker Madness

What: Meet one-on-one in a private virtual environment with the buying teams of government agencies and prime vendors to develop relationships, understand their purchasing process and identify supply chain opportunities.
When: May 2nd, 2022, 12:00pm - 12:45pm Panel on MatchMaker Follow Up Best Practices 1:00pm - 4:00pm One-on-One MatchMaker Meetings (EST)
Where: Online