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Small Business Matchmaker Scheduled for Nashua

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011

On Monday May 9th at the Nashua Technology Park from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. there will be a Business to Business Matchmaker that will bring together over 150 small business owners with procurement representatives from more than 25 federal agencies and private prime contractors.  

small-business1Last year, hundreds of New Hampshire small businesses were awarded over $438 million in contracts by federal agencies.  This number grows significantly when you consider all of the awards made to small businesses as subcontractors to private prime contractors.  Small business owners throughout New Hampshire have discovered that adding the federal government to their customer list can be a smart business decision. 

Rachael Roderick, Business Development Specialist at the NH district office of the U.S. Small Business Administration, one of several co-sponsors of the event commented, “This is a great opportunity for NH companies to meet directly with several of these organizations to have that initial meeting that can sometimes takes weeks to set up individually.  It is a great way to find out where the opportunities exist for each individually company and who they should follow up with in the future.” 

On May 9th, the majority of the day will be filled with time for small businesses to meet one-on-one with representatives these agencies and prime contractor to explore if their company has a market to pursue future contracting opportunities.    A basic government contracting training session will be available in the afternoon for those new to the subject. This one hour session is designed to demystify the federal procurement process and alert business owners to the one-to-one business support available through the New Hampshire Division of Economic Development’s Procurement Technical Assistance Program, the SBA and its resource partners.   

Online pre-registration is required and available now at www.nhsbdc.org with a fee of $25.00.   

Small businesses that register for the event will be provided a list of the confirmed exhibitors before the event to help them tailor their presentations and target specific agencies or contractors they wish to meet.