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Events

On this page, you’ll find information on all upcoming events that we at Jean Kristensen Associates are taking part in or hosting, plus links to register/attend each event. We hope to see you there!

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NYC Small Business Services

Hosted with the participation of the The NYC Department of Small Business Services, these events cover important topics that all small businesses should know if they aim to work with government agencies.

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MassDOT

Events geared towards small business owners who are looking at doing business with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. Topics include self-evaluation, bidding, and more.

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JFK Millennium Partners

These events are hosted by JFK Millennium Partners and cover vital topics for all MBWEs.

 


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NYC Small Business Services Events

 

 

Selling to Government – Procurement Basics

Tuesday, January 12th, 2021
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT

Learn how the government can become your customer!

About this Event:

Every day, the government buys billions of dollars’ worth of goods and services from businesses. In an ongoing effort to assist businesses interested in selling to the government, the New York City Department of Small Business Services Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) offers the Selling to Government Series.

This first webinar, as part of a three-part webinar series, offers an overview of the government procurement process and prepares businesses to find opportunities in their area of expertise.

During our Selling to Government: Procurement Basics webinar, you will learn:

  • Determining if public contracting is right for your business.
  • Registering your business with different government entities
  • Identifying the right Commodity Codes for your business
  • Recognizing the various procurement methods and process

Register to learn how to pursue contracts for your business at the City, State, and Federal government levels.

 

Generating Revenue through NYC Discretionary Spending

Wednesday, January 20th, 2021
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT

This workshop will provide an overview of the discretionary purchases that are sourced and awarded by New York City Agencies.

Topics:

  • Discretionary purchase methods defined: Micro, Small Purchase and MWBE Non-Competitive Small Purchase..
  • Overview of the procurement policy rules for micro/small purchases.
  • Information on how buyers select vendors for micro/small purchases.
  • MWBE utilization goals.
  • Procurement readiness checklist.
  • Strategies for marketing and networking with government buyers.

Who Should Attend

  • Business Owners/Executives interested in increasing opportunities through government contracting.
  • Small business owners.
  • Minority and Women Owned Businesses (M/WBE).
  • Prime contractors that want to diversify their customer base.

 

Navigating Opportunities through the City of New York

Thursday, January 21st, 2021
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT

This workshop will provide the framework for navigating through the Government to create an action plan to locate procurement opportunities.

 

Topics

  • Market Research: What do NYC agencies buy.
  • Identifying Opportunities: Learn about the different procurement methods.
  • Business Development: How to grow your business through government contracting.
  • Subcontracting Opportunities: How to identify and work with Prime Contractors.
  • Pre-qualification requirements.
  • Communication: Learn effective communication strategies with agency buyers.

Who Should Attend

  • Business Owners/Executives interested in increasing opportunities through government contracting.
  • Small business owners.
  • Minority and Women Owned Businesses (M/WBE).
  • Prime contractors that want to diversify their customer base.

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MassDOT Events

 

 


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JFK Millennium Partners Events

 

JMP Virtual Office Hours – MWBE General Information Webinar

Wednesday, January 20th, 2021

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM EST

JMP Virtual Office Hours will provide an overview of the project status for the redevelopment of terminal 6 and 7

 

JMP Virtual Office Hours- PreQualification Workshop

Wednesday, January 27th, 2021

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

JMP Virtual Office Hours will provide an overview of the project status for the redevelopment of terminals 6 and 7 along with information about procurement readiness and requirements for prequalification.