SADBOC has gone Virtual!
Thank you again for participating and we hope to see you in person at the 22nd Annual SADBOC Government Procurement Fair on Thursday, April 29th, 2021! Save the date!
2020 SADBOC Government Procurement Virtual Training Week!
Monday, May 4th to Thursday, May 7thfrom 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, we’ve altered the 21st Annual SADBOC Government Procurement Fair into a week of virtual workshops and matchmaking. This is our effort to make the planned workshops available to you while we continue to socially distance.
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Final agenda:2020 SADBOC Program Agenda
Monday, May 4th:
Basics of Selling to the Government
-John Kilian, MN Department of Administration –PTAC
Doing Business with the State of Minnesota
-Doug Heeschen, MN Department of Administration –Office of State Procurement
Understanding the GSA Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) Program
Doing Business with the Army Corps
-Christine Davis, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
Addressing the Disconnect between federal Contracting Officers and Contractors
-Steven Szalo, U.S. Small Business Administration
Tuesday, May 5th:
Federal Certifications: (8(a); HUBZone; ED/WOSB)
-Shaun McClary, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)
Using Section 3 for Local Contracting Firms
-James Baltazar, Housing and Urban Development
-Jef Yang, City of St. Paul
Selling to the State of Minnesota, Where to Find Opportunities, and Certifications.
-TwaunaMullins and Aaron Anderson, Dept. of Administration -OEP
What happens if….? Answers to the Most Common Coronavirus Questions
-Tim Connelly, Tim Connelly Law PLLC
Wednesday, May 6th:
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Certification
-Scott Hoffman, Minnesota Department of Transportation
Starting a Small Business In Minnesota
-Maribel Reigstad, Small Business Administration (SBA)
Are You and Should You be Registered in Beta.SAM.Gov?
-Pat Dotter, Dept of Administration –PTAC
-Patricia Dotter, MN Department of Administration –PTAC
MBE (Corporate) Certification for Minority Owned Businesses
-AntronetteMahomes, North Central Minority Supplier Development Council
Thursday, May 7th:
Small Business Government Contract Legal Developments
-Tim Connelly, Tim Connelly Law PLLC
Suing Uncle Sam: How to Win a Contract Claim Against the Government
-Mark Blando, Eckland& Blando
Cybersecurity and the CMMC
-Derek White, Beryllium – recorded webinar:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nR8CiRvB4a4&feature=youtu.be
Families First Coronavirus Response Act -The Paid Leave Laws Made Simple!
-Corey Walton, U.S. Department of Labor
WBE (Corporate) Certification for Women Owned Businesses
-Yana Massey, Women’s Business Development Center –Minnesota
Thank you for attending!
SADBOC Government Procurement Virtual Training Week Matchmaking
Friday, May 8th from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
The purpose of the SADBOC Government Procurement Virtual Training Week Matchmaking event is to facilitate a private meeting between a small business like yours and a buyer from a government agency or large prime contractor that typically buys the type of product/service that you are selling.
Thank you to all the buyers and small businesses that participated!
Small and Disadvantaged Business Opportunity Council
The Small and Disadvantaged Business Opportunity Council or SADBOC is a council under the Federal Executive Board of Minnesota whose mission is to promote supplier diversity in the public sector through collaboration and information sharing between its members and through education and outreach to the small business public. SADBOC members include Federal, State and local agencies as well as non-profits with an interest in supplier diversity.
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DIVERSITY CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS IN MINNESOTA
Where do I need to go to be certified to receive a preference or satisfy a goal on a contract?
Last update 4/24/2020