The Small Business Development Center of Hampton Roads and the City of Virginia Beach will offer a free training series to learn best practices for bidding on municipal construction contracts. Participants will learn how to develop a bid strategy, ensure bid compliance, meet the procurement staff, and learn from the experts with one-on-one counseling. This will take place on September 25, October 2 and October 9 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Virginia Beach Department of Economic Development building located at 4525 Main Street, Suite 700, in Virginia Beach. Reservations should be made for all three sessions by September 22 at www.hrsbdc.org.
Here is the breakdown for the three sessions:
Top 10 Things a Small Business Needs to Know in Pursuing Contracting Opportunities with the City of Virginia Beach
City Procurement Procedures
Virginia Beach Forecast Opportunities
Small Business Award Metrics
Create Your Business Value Proposition
Develop a Winning Bid Strategy
Solicitation Project Plan Development
Compliant Bid Submittal
Raise Your Pwin (Team Construction, Pricing, Low Price vs. Best Value)
Operational Execution and Performance Considerations When You Win
Meet City\School Procurement Staff
For additional information about the upcoming series, contact Jim Carroll, firstname.lastname@example.org or Lavera Tolentino, email@example.com. For information regarding small business resources, visit www.yesvirginiabeach.com.