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WIPP ChallengeHER Phoenix

  • Arizona Small Business Association 4600 E. Washington Street Phoenix, AZ 85034 (map)

ChallengeHER works specifically with the Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) federal contracting program as a tool to help to assist women business owners leverage federal awards, learn the federal procurement process, and to connect them with the right people. With this knowledge, WOSBs are much better positioned to grow the business and increase revenue.

The agenda for this session includes:

  • What WOSB/EDWOSBs Can Do to Help Create Set Asides
  • Conversation with Panel of Federal Buyers
  • Research and Marketing to the Federal Government
  • Who’s Who in Procurement Buying
  • DCAA Overview and Resources Available for Small Businesses
  • Teaming and Joint Ventures
  • Matchmaking Available with Resource Partners, Agencies, and Primes:
    • Arizona Commission of African American Affairs
    • Arizona Department of Transportation-DBE
    • Arizona Procurement Technical Assistant Center (AZPTAC)
    • Arizona Small Business Development Center (AZSBDC)
    • Arizona Women’s Education and Entrepreneur Center
    • Department of Veterans Affairs
    • Maricopa County Office of Procurement Services