WHO SHOULD ATTEND THE MATCHMAKER?
The Government and Business Match Maker match vendors with government and corporate spenders. The Match Maker is an excellent opportunity for minority and women owned small businesses, veteran owned small business enterprises and government purchasing representatives, as well as Prime Contractors, to network.
WHO WILL YOU MEET?
Business entrepreneurs have the opportunity to meet with government agency representatives, supplier diversity managers and procurement directors and managers from both the government and corporate sectors. Supplier Diversity managers and procurement directors will have the chance to network with small businesses throughout the region and make available opportunities that will lead to business growth immediately if not soon thereafter.
Read the steps below...
Please download the file that contains the Government Agencies and Prime Contractors who are confirmed to attend the Match Maker.
Read the section titled “Agency needs” in order to determine if the Government Agency or Prime Contractor seeks your products/services.
If there is a match between the agency and/or prime contractors listed need (s) and your offered products/services, please move forward with registering as a vendor for the Match Maker.
If there is NO match or need listed with regard to your products or services, please do not register for the Match Maker. However, please check the website on daily basis due to new Government Agency and Prime Contractor confirmations.
Thank you once again for your interest in the Government & Business Match Maker 2013.
If you would like to make hotel reservations for the Matchmaker, please click here to view available hotels and special rates.
LaGuardia Business Services
LaGuardia Community College has been a catalyst for development in Western Queens for over 35 years. Today, the College’s Centers for Business Services are leaders in creating business resource programs for entrepreneurs throughout the metropolitan region. Each of the Center’s entities specializes in crafting the integral pieces of a successful business.
LaGuardia’s Small Business Development Center provides a range of support services, from writing business plans to securing financing, and is especially knowledgeable about serving immigrant entrepreneurs.
The experts at our Procurement Technical Assistance Center and Small Business Transportation Resource Center teach you how to secure government contracts to expand your client base.
NYDesigns is an economic development program of the City University of New York (CUNY) at LaGuardia Community College that catalyzes growth for small businesses and entrepreneurs in the design, fabrication, technology and maker spaces. We pursue this mission by distributing our work across three fundamental concentrations: business incubation, workforce development and advocacy.
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