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SMALL BUSINESS CONFERENCE SET

April 25, 2001 – A Minority Small Business Procurement Conference will be held May 22-25 at Marriott Frenchman's Reef Resort.
V.I. Delegate Donna Christian Christensen is sponsoring the conference which will afford owners and representatives of local small businesses an opportunity to network with large contractors and federal contracting officials.
Among the topics to be discussed are setasides, government to contractor spaces, and electronic bidding.
Speakers include officials from the Defense Department, Agriculture, the State Department and Treasury. Representatives from other federal agencies, including Commerce and Energy, also will attend.
According to a press release announcing the conference, The Defense Department wants to sign up companies that qualify for special preferences and it is especially interested in companies that deal in information technology, ground services, transportation, system integration, education, administrative services, telecommunications, research and development and environmental services.
Agriculture officials want to encourage V.I. companies to sign up for Rural Development and Community Commitment Programs that provide contracts and training and improve conditions in farm or agriculture communities.
The State Department is looking for companies offering information management services, construction, building and ground services, transportation, technical and security services.
Treasury wants accounting, information technology, computer and administrative services.
"The executives from the federal departments represent $60 billion in federal business opportunities."
For more information, visit the website at: http://www.sellingtoarmy.com/conf/fsbc.htm

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April 25, 2001 – A Minority Small Business Procurement Conference will be held May 22-25 at Marriott Frenchman's Reef Resort.
V.I. Delegate Donna Christian Christensen is sponsoring the conference which will afford owners and representatives of local small businesses an opportunity to network with large contractors and federal contracting officials.
Among the topics to be discussed are setasides, government to contractor spaces, and electronic bidding.
Speakers include officials from the Defense Department, Agriculture, the State Department and Treasury. Representatives from other federal agencies, including Commerce and Energy, also will attend.
According to a press release announcing the conference, The Defense Department wants to sign up companies that qualify for special preferences and it is especially interested in companies that deal in information technology, ground services, transportation, system integration, education, administrative services, telecommunications, research and development and environmental services.
Agriculture officials want to encourage V.I. companies to sign up for Rural Development and Community Commitment Programs that provide contracts and training and improve conditions in farm or agriculture communities.
The State Department is looking for companies offering information management services, construction, building and ground services, transportation, technical and security services.
Treasury wants accounting, information technology, computer and administrative services.
"The executives from the federal departments represent $60 billion in federal business opportunities."
For more information, visit the website at: http://www.sellingtoarmy.com/conf/fsbc.htm