14000 Park Road, Center for Business - Suite 2312 Bowie, MD 20715

Secrets to Contracting with the State of Maryland

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Secrets to Contracting with the State of Maryland

September 12, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am


Attention Small Business Owners!!

Are you an entrepreneur who wants to understand what it takes to sell to government agencies at the state level?  Find out how to do business with the State of Maryland.  To gain an understanding of the procurement certification and registration requirements, and learn how to market your company to state agencies.  The workshop is centered on what market research tools are available to determine what each agency buys and how to position your company as one from whom they should purchase.

Did you know that…?

During FY2013, 23 participating Small Business Reserve (SB)R agencies achieved 9.02% SBR utilization collectively.  During the same period, SBR firms received a total of $281.6 million in payments compared to $218.6 million in FT2012, representing a 28% increase in one year.  Maryland awarded @2.1 billion in prime and subcontracting awards to small minority and women-owned business in FY2014.

The Instructor:

Richard Paden

Richard Paden serves as a Maryland PTAC Procurement Specialist.  He is a seasoned Federal Business Development Manager who has held direct sales and sales management positions with both large and small government contractors.  During his 30+ year career he identified, qualified and conducted capture management and key personnel recruiting for numerous multi-year Government contract awards valued from; $24,200 to $1 Billion.

To register & for more information



September 12, 2017
9:30 am - 11:00 am
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Crystal Clark
301.383.1550 x105