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Growing New Customers With Government Contracting – Woman Owned Business Programs – Milwaukee

April 20, 2017  Milwaukee, WI
Start Date April 20, 2017
End Date April 20, 2017
Time Registration 9:00am; Workshop 9:30am to 11:30am - networking until noon
Facility Technology Innovation Center, Room 121
Address 10437 Innovation Drive Room 121
Milwaukee, WI 53226
Contact Info Kim Garber
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Woman owned business can receive advantage when selling to various Public and Private entities.

In most cases, a certification process must be completed to qualify.  It is important for business to understand the certification requirements and the potential benefits to their business prior to investing their time and resources in the certification process.   Join the US SBA and Wisconsin Procurement Institute in an overview of these programs, application process, eligibility requirements as well as the benefits and obligations for certifications with:

  • Federal Government agencies – the WOSB / EDWOSB – 5% goal for Federal agencies and Federal contractors requiring a Small Business Subcontracting Plan
  • State Government agencies (including WisDOT’s DBE and State of Wisconsin’s WBE )
  • Local Government agencies (including Milwaukee City and County, Dane County, Madison (City), MMSD)
  • Corporate (Large business)


Darryl “Shane” Mahaffy, Lead Business Opportunity Specialist – U.S. Small Business Administration

Kim Garber, Manager Small Business Programs – Wisconsin Procurement Institute (WPI)

Cynthia J. Johnson, Director of Established Business Services – Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC)

By registering for and attending this event, you give the Wisconsin Procurement Institute permission to take and use your photograph at this event. You understand that all photography will be done in reliance on this consent given by you by registering for and attending this event.


U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

Technology Innovation Center (TIC)

Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC)

Wisconsin Procurement Institute (WPI)