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U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce


Special Thanks to the U.S. Army

U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce


Thank you to our Sponsors! • Gold:

Samson Manufacturing Corporation

• Silver: Sea Wolf Marine Transportation, LLC • Bronze: – – – – – – – –

Accutrex Products, Inc. BT Manufacturing Company LLC Deltek, Inc. Electronic Displays, Inc. GMG Management, Inc. Parks Prodictions LTD Qual-RX Inc. Sertex

U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce


Logistics • Restrooms are located out and around to the left. • Turn cel phones off or to vibrate. Take calls outside and away from the ballroom. • Your program includes agenda, speaker bios and sponsor information. • ALL PowerPoint presentations will be available to you after the conference; we will email you with a link. • Talk with speakers outside conference room. • Industry Breakout Sessions • US Army Spotlight One-on-ones U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce


Economic Leadership

U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce


U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce™ • The U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce™ was established in 2001 to revolutionize the economic opportunities and impact of women. • The USWCC has 500,000 members and reaches over 1 million women around the globe. • The USWCC is non-captive – we are committed solely to advancing economic opportunities for small businesses. • 360 Strategies

U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce


National Association of Small Business Contractors™ • The National Association of Small Business Contractors™ was established to support Small Businesses access government, prime and commercial contracts. • The NASBC has 200,000 members including 8a, Hubzone, SDV and WOB. • The NASBC is non-captive – we are committed solely to advancing economic opportunities for small businesses. • Partners with USWCC to bring the best opportunities to our members.

U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce


USWCC 360 • A Revolutionary 360O Market Position • Ownership and Advancement at All Levels – We Own it! – We’re an extension of your business – USWCC is a conduit between agencies/congress and small businesses

U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce


We’ve Built Our Own Business & Financial Structures • • • • •

USWCC | New Deal Wealth Management USWCC | MarketPlace (online stores & malls) USWCC | Health and Benefit Solutions USWCC | Insurance Solutions USWCC | Business Solutions

• Business and financial solutions driven by USWCC strategic leadership, powered by USWCC | New Deal enterprises, providing real value, opportunities for advancement, and a real return for our community.

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Opening Doors to Federal Contracting Opportunities

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A “Fair Portion” • It is imperative that our country provides a fair proportion of federal government contracts and dollars to small businesses and ALL socioeconomic sectors. U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce


U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce


Your Role – Engage! • Team with businesses that do have access to the Federal Marketplace. • ID your target Market and show up to their events. • Respond to “Sources Sought” • Follow up with your connections and follow through with opportunities. U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce


Your Role – Engage! • Speak to congressional leaders • Let us know of policy changes or issues that affect opportunities for small business.

U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce


Your Role – Engage! • Join us! so we can continue to work on your behalf. • Attend meetings and events. • Take the lead in your community.

U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce


2009 - 2010 Upcoming Meetings and Events

• Government Ready 1 On-Line September

2009 • National Small Business Federal Contracting Summit | West Coast Long Beach, CA November 4-5, 2009 • NASA Spotlight DC, November 18, 2009 • National Small Business Federal Contracting Week Washington, DC March 30 – April 1, 2010 U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce


2009 - 2010

• Spotlights (Dates TBA) – – – – –

U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security DLA VA State Navy

• Government Ready 2 (Dates TBA) U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce


USWCC

U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce www.uswcc.org


NASBC

U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce


Thank You Margot Dorfman, CEO U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce www.uswcc.org 888-418-7922 We are at your service!

U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce


8.5.09 Summit Welcome