• Lunch & Learn: Introduction to Government Contracting and Selling to the Government: Leveraging your LGBTBE Certification

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    Name: Lunch & Learn: Introduction to Government Contracting and Selling to the Government: Leveraging your LGBTBE Certification
    Date: September 28, 2022
    Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
    Event Description:

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    • Do you want to expand your revenue?
    • Should you break into government contracting?
    • Is my business eligible to take part in government contracting?
    • What are the pros and cons of government contracting?
    • What types of opportunities are out there for my business?
    Government contracting is a helpful resource if you’re thinking about bringing your business into the field. The government utilizes many contractors, from small and medium-sized businesses to large corporations. As a business owner or employer, you may be looking to take your enterprise to the next level. Government contracting can do that, but there are things to keep in mind before starting. This presentation will discuss some of these key items and how you can get started in the government contracting arena. 

    About Presenter Bennett Weiss

    A New York native, Bennett Weiss is the President of Long Island RFP. He has been in the government contracting and proposal writing industry for over a decade, and is certified by the Association of Proposal Management Professionals, the SCORE Association, and the General Services Administration. He has worked with small local businesses and Fortune 50 companies to provide services providing Small Business Consulting, Business Development and Procurement, Proposal Center Management, Proposal Project Management and RFP/RFI/Grant writing. He has worked in various contracting sectors with numerous federal, state, local and K-12 and Higher Ed organizations in the areas of commercial sales, marketing, construction and specialty trades, education, and healthcare with contract values up to $800 million dollars. Bennett’s passion is to work with Women/LGBTQ+/Minority and Veteran owned businesses to help them succeed as entrepreneurs.

    About Moderator Jerry Kajpust, MA, ACC (he/him) | Jerry Kajpust Coaching & Consulting

    As a Professional Development Coach, Jerry Kajpust embraces each person's unique humanity, inspiring and empowering them to take professional and personal risks to maximize their potential and unblock barriers. Learn more at www.jerrykajpustcoaching.com

    About Lunch & Learn

    Building on the virtual community that has formed as a result of the past couple of years, we are pleased to present our new Lunch & Learn program. Our Lunch & Learns provides a monthly opportunity to learn about various topics presented by Subject Matter Experts (SME) from the nglccNY and network with members that are both in the NYC area and beyond.
    Each virtual Lunch & Learn includes a 30-45 minute presentation of a topic from a SME, and will also allow time for networking during a breakout session. 

    To learn more about the Lunch and Learns, have questions or want to submit an idea of a future Lunch & Learn, please email info@nglccny.org.

    Date/Time Information:
    Wednesday, September 28, 2022
    12:00pm - 1:00pm ET
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