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How to Respond to Federal RFPs (Request for Proposals)

Silicon Valley SBDC

Wednesday, June 12, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (PDT)

How to Respond to Federal RFPs (Request for Proposals)

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Are you interested in government contracting, but are not sure how to respond to advertised Request for Proposals (RFPs)?  This workshop will go over best practices in reading and assessing federal requests for proposals (RFPs).  We will also go over the process that will help you evaluate bid opportunities and respond to solicitations.

What you will learn:

  • Differences between RFP, IFB, and RFQ and the strategy of responding to each
  • How to find government buyers
  • How to read an RFP
  • Bid – no bid decisions
  • Planning your RFP response

At the end of this workshop, you will be able to:

  • Identify the elements of a government solicitation bid package, and
  • Respond more effectively to government solicitations.

Online registration is requested.  The "at door" price is $30, payable by cash or check.


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When & Where

San Jose Entrepreneur Center
100 E. Santa Clara St.
First Floor
San Jose, CA 95113

Wednesday, June 12, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (PDT)

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Silicon Valley SBDC


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We're dedicated to the success of entrepreneurs in the Greater Silicon Valley Area, which includes Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties.

The Silicon Valley Small Business Development Center offers a wide variety of services for present and potential small business owners. Our services include no-charge expert consultinglow-cost traininginformation resourcesevents and seminars. All consulting services are confidential and free of charge.

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