Selling to Uncle Sam, Understanding the Government Marketplace - Sault Ste. Marie
9:00 am - 11:00 am
This class offers potential and existing government vendors a detailed understanding of the government marketplace and players, how this market differs from the standard commercial sector, and tips on selling your products/services to Uncle Sam. Additionally, it answers what services and resources are available to a small business pursuing the government market? If your company has been considering diversifying into government contracting, this class will give you the insight you need. The workshop will be held at Smartzone, 2345 Meridian St., Sault Ste. Marie, MI. There is no charge to attend, but pre-registration is required. For additional info about the event, contact Don Makowski, firstname.lastname@example.org or (906) 789-0558, ext. 1311.
Networks Northwest Cyber Security Summit - Traverse City
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Small businesses are not immune to cyber and Malware attacks. In fact, they a re just as much at risk as large corporations and government organizations, if not more so. Certain types of cyber attacks are evolving at a pace that outstrips the development of many defensive measures, and small business owners need to be aware of how to protect their business and employees from becoming easy cyber targets. Networks Northwest’s Cyber Security Summit will address areas of concern and action for small business owners.
The Summit will be held at the Northwestern Michigan College University Center, 2200 Dendrinos Dr., Traverse City.
There is no charge but registration is required.
The US Army's Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) External Business Office (EBO) Industry Outreach Event serves as a forum to provide information on TARDEC's ground vehicle systems technology focus, as well as ancillary force projection technologies, to include opportunities for collaboration with industry, academia and other government partners. The event provides prospective industry partners with information on specific TARDEC programs designed to simplify the process for industry and academic partners, small business, large business, commercial, non-commercial, traditional and non-traditional defense contractors alike to engage with TARDEC in bringing forth the latest in technological advancements. This event is hosted by the Northwest Michigan PTAC, in partnership with the Grand Traverse Economic Development Corporation, TC New Tech, Michigan Economic Development Corporation, Michigan Defense Center, National Contract Management Association- Great Lakes State Chapter, and Networks Northwest.