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SAVE THE DATE FOR THE 6th ANNUAL PROCUREMENT FAIR!!

April 3rd, 2018  10am-3pm  University of North Dakota Memorial Union Ballroom, Grand Forks

Connects companies interested in securing government contracts with agency reps who make purchasing decisions!

Presents opportunities for one-on-one meetings with federal and state agency reps!

Gather meaningful market intelligence if you are considering the opportunity to see your products, services or construction to the government!

Breakout sessions and panels on topics critical to growing your business!

Please see the flyer for more information. Additional event facts and tentative agenda are here .

REGISTER HERE NO LATER THAN MARCH 26th.

 

 

UPCOMING PROCUREMENT WEBINARS - UPDATED REGULARLY:

Monthly Webinar Log-in Instructions

The following series of webinars are hosted in partnership with MN PTAC, North Dakota and South Dakota PTACs.  Webinars typically take place the first Tuesday of every month from 9-10 a.m. Central Time.

1. Please join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone:

https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/931437157

2. Use your microphone and speakers (VOIP) for audio. You'll sound best with a headset. You can also call in using your telephone.

United States (Long distance): +1 (872) 240-3212
Access Code: 931-437-157
Audio PIN: Shown after joining the session  



 

March 13 – Davis Bacon and Service Contract Act (Wage and Hour Requirements)
Corey Walton, U.S. Department of Labor/Wage & Hour Division

The wage and hour session will offer an overview of the Service Contract Act and federal Davis-Bacon laws and the everyday application of these laws in the workplace.  The webinar will cover the issues central to government contract compliance including prevailing wage and fringe benefit requirements, completing certified payrolls, specific record keeping requirements and guidelines for the correct payment of overtime.  This session will also include a discussion on the problem areas most common in government contract compliance.

 

March 27 – SBA Surety Bond Guarantee Program
Kevin Valdes, Small Business Administration

Are you new to the contract bonding process or a subcontractor interested in establishing your own bonding capacity so you can bid as a prime contractor in the future?  Are you currently bonded but looking for higher contract bond limits?  Does your surety require you to post collateral or participate in funds control or charge you more than a 4% rate for your bonding?  SBA can help you eliminate those requirements.  Bond guarantees from SBA can help your business be successful because we open doors to bonding for small business.

 

 

STAY SMALL, PLAY LARGE

Leveraging your small business in a big business world!

February 22, 2018 - Dickinson State University Student Center Ballroom, Dickinson, ND

Join us at this workshop to discover creative solutions to reinforce a foundation built to maximize a sustainable growth environment for your business.  Please see the flyer for more information.

Seats are limited, please email lydia@dlnconsulting.com for a spot!