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Event calendar

Date Time Location Description Registration
April 7, 2021 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. Online Finding opportunities - Learn how to put your elevator pitch to paper and position your company for success with multiple markets. Research various agency websites and seek out opportunities, including MnDOT, Admin, federal sites and more.

Register; questions:

christina.nebel-dickerson@state.mn.us

April 7, 2021 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Online Cash flow and business accounting - Cash flow is the amount of money in and out of your business. There are a number of tips for managing cash flow for your small business. In this workshop, we will review cash flow and general accounting for your business. Register; questions: mndot@certifiedsmallbizsupport.com
April 13, 2021 9 - 10:30 a.m. Online Understanding state government contracting - Are you ready to test the waters of state contracting? Have you considered diversifying your customer base to include the government as a customer? Learn about registering as a vendor, understanding the SWIFT system, possible certifications, and how to find contract opportunities.  You will also hear about how the State of Minnesota purchases, types of buying methods, what's required of you as a vendor, procurement programs, as well as basic steps to getting started.

Register; questions:

christina.nebel-dickerson@state.mn.us

April 14, 2021 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Online Bidding do’s & don’ts - Learn several tips and tricks for your bids including: how to write an effective proposal, understanding surety bonds, how to develop your cost estimating and submitting your bid.

Register; questions:

christina.nebel-dickerson@state.mn.us

April 21, 2021 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Online

How to network to win contracts - During this session we will share best practices on how to maximize certified status, increase brand exposure and prepare for the next big opportunity.

The session includes:

  • Online business development opportunities for networking success
  • Using your certification to create new business opportunities
  • Effectively marketing your company's services to prime contractors, and
  • Showcasing your firm's differentiators
Register; questions: mndot@certifiedsmallbizsupport.com
April 28, 2021 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Join via Teams Workforce Results & Transparency Meeting - The Results and Transparency workgroup reviews and monitors the projects, workforce goals, and progress in hiring women and people of color on highway construction projects. rlieser@zanassoc.com 
May 26, 2021 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Join via Teams Workforce Results & Transparency Meeting - The Results and Transparency workgroup reviews and monitors the projects, workforce goals, and progress in hiring women and people of color on highway construction projects. rlieser@zanassoc.com 
June 23, 2021 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Join via Teams Workforce Results & Transparency Meeting - The Results and Transparency workgroup reviews and monitors the projects, workforce goals, and progress in hiring women and people of color on highway construction projects. rlieser@zanassoc.com 
July 28, 2021 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Join via Teams Workforce Results & Transparency Meeting - The Results and Transparency workgroup reviews and monitors the projects, workforce goals, and progress in hiring women and people of color on highway construction projects. rlieser@zanassoc.com 
Aug. 25, 2021 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Join via Teams Workforce Results & Transparency Meeting - The Results and Transparency workgroup reviews and monitors the projects, workforce goals, and progress in hiring women and people of color on highway construction projects. rlieser@zanassoc.com 
Sep. 22, 2021 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Join via Teams Workforce Results & Transparency Meeting - The Results and Transparency workgroup reviews and monitors the projects, workforce goals, and progress in hiring women and people of color on highway construction projects. rlieser@zanassoc.com 
Oct. 27, 2021 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Join via Teams Workforce Results & Transparency Meeting - The Results and Transparency workgroup reviews and monitors the projects, workforce goals, and progress in hiring women and people of color on highway construction projects. rlieser@zanassoc.com 
Dec. 8, 2021 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Join via Teams Workforce Results & Transparency Meeting - The Results and Transparency workgroup reviews and monitors the projects, workforce goals, and progress in hiring women and people of color on highway construction projects. rlieser@zanassoc.com