Mining for Corporate & Government Gold

Small businesses can learn about the opportunities available to win government contracts and work with large corporations in this special report, which is sponsored by the Women's Business Center of California. The WBCC is hosting an expo, Mining for Corporate and Government Gold, on June 17, from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Spectrum Academic Center, 9388 Lightwave Ave.

  • Women's Business Center of California 2004 Calendar of Events

    R.S.V.P.: (619) 563-7118

  • Subcontracting with a prime contractor can be profitable option

    Subcontracting or teaming with a prime contractor can be a profitable experience as well as a growth opportunity for your business. If, after assessing the capabilities and capacity of your business, you conclude that you are not ready to bid competitively for prime contracts, consider the opportunities available through subcontracting.

  • Resources for contract opportunities

    Getting started

  • Department of Defense contracts

    The following are contracts recently awarded by the Department of Defense to San Diego businesses. The DOD Web site, www.defenselink.mil publishes contracts valued at $5 million or more each business day at 5 p.m.

  • Getting started: Understanding how the government buys

    The government buys many of the products and services it needs from suppliers who meet certain qualifications. It applies standardized procedures by which to purchase goods and services. That is, the government does not purchase items or services in the way an individual household might. Instead, government contracting officials use procedures that conform to the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR).

  • Register your company for contract opportunities

    You have heard the expression, "You got to play to win." Well, to succeed in government contracting, you have to register to participate.

  • Contract work is a gold mine of opportunities

    The U.S. government is the world's largest buyer of products and services. Purchases by military and civilian installations amount to nearly $200 billion a year, and include everything from complex space vehicles to janitorial services to cancer research. In short, the government buys just about every category of commodity and service available.

  • Public sector investing in a sustainable business market

    Small businesses are the economic engine driving our local economy. They create approximately 70 percent of the jobs in this country and they also provide the goods and services for the public sector to meet its core business. At Metropolitan Water District that means providing supplemental water for the 18 million people living in Southern California.

  • Government provides technical assistance to local small businesses

    The San Diego Contracting Opportunities Center (SDCOC) is the only Department of Defense (DoD) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) assisting San Diego small and emerging businesses with their basic government contracting and procurement needs.

  • Women's Business Center expo hosts diverse panel

    On Thursday, June 17, the Women's Business Center of California (WBCC) is hosting its second of three expos scheduled this year.

  • Mining Corporate & Government Gold -- are you ready?

    Many of us small business owners dream of doing business "with the big guys." But what does that really mean? You can't take the field of dreams approach -- "If you build it, they will come." So how does a small business position itself to work with large corporations and government agencies?

  • Titan Corp. part of group awarded huge security contract

    Add part about merge with Lockheed.