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NAWBO’s March Women and Minority Business Certifications and Procurement: The Basics and Beyond

Are you interested in learning about what business certifications are available for Women Business Owners and other Minority groups? If yes, you should attend the National Association of Women Business Owners’ (NAWBO) event Women and Minority Business Certifications and Procurement: The Basics And Beyond.

NAWBO’s Women and Minority Business Certifications and Procurement: The Basics and Beyond event is being held on Tuesday March 27, 2012 at the Four Points by Sheraton BWI. The event will be held from 8:30 AM- 3:00 PM.

Address:

Four Points by Sheraton BWI

7032 Elm Road,

Baltimore, MD 21240

The following services will be provided at the NAWBO’s Women and Minority Business Certifications and Procurement: The Basics and Beyond event:

Ø NAWBO will provide you assistance in navigating various business application processes by informing you of the requirements and allowing experts who review applications to give you tips on being approved for business certifications.

Ø NAWBO will inform you about opportunities in corporate America and government agencies through Procurement Officers and Supplier diversity speakers. They will speak about doing business with their companies.

Ø NAWBO will also allow participants to hear from successful businesses that have obtained various certifications. The successful businesses will teach attendees how they have used business certifications to gain competitive advantage in the marketplace.

This is your chance to hear from agencies, successful business leaders, and procurement officers and learn best practices and how to’s.

The schedule for NAWBO’s Women and Minority Business Certifications and Procurement: The Basics and Beyond event is as followed:

8:30AM- 9:00AM Registration, Networking, and Continental Breakfast.

9:00 AM- 9:30 AM Welcome and Introduction

9:45 AM – 10:45 AM Two Breakout Sessions Running Concurrently

1.  MBE- State of MD and Baltimore City Certifications.

2.  SBA- Federal Programs 8(a), 8(m), Veterans.

11:00 AM-12:00 PM Two Breakout Sessions Running Concurrently

1.  MBE-State of MD and Baltimore City Certifications

2.  WBENC-Corporate America

12:15 PM-1: 30 PM Lunch and Success Stories

“Lessons Learned from Certified Businesses”

1:45 PM-3:00 PM Supplier Diversity/Procurement Panel- “I’m Certified; Now What?”

Register for this great event today at http://www.nawbobrc.org/.

Tickets are $65 for NAWBO members, $65 for MHCC and BCC members, $85 for non-members before March 20, 2012. After March 20 tickets are $75 for NAWBO members, $65 for MDHCC and BCC members and $95 for non-members. The late registration fee surcharge is $10 added to the late registration fee for Walk-ins.

NAWBO is partnering with the Maryland Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the Baltimore City Chamber of Commerce for this event.

For sponsorship and exhibit tables please contact Gina Ramsey at 410.960.7032 or via email at gina@advp.com.

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