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SBS-PTAC: Responding to RFPs Webinar

Wednesday, August 19, 2020
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT

Using an actual Request for Proposal (RFP), this workshop examines the tools and techniques for responding to RFP from government agencies.

About this Event


  • Targeting Opportunities
  • Identifying Key Dates, Timelines, and Procedures
  • Meeting Requirements for Minimum Qualifications
  • Understanding Proposal Evaluation Criteria
  • Creating Proposal Content
  • Required Forms and Attachments
  • Post Proposal Submission Follow-up

Who Should Attend

This course is for all small business owners and/or writers interested in responding to requests for proposals from New York City government agencies.

SBS-PTAC: Understanding Insurance Requirements Webinar

Wednesday, September 16, 2020
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT

Join us online to learn about best practices for identifying and maintaining business insurance.

About this Event

Shopping for insurance and determining the right coverage for your business can be a daunting task. Many business owners are unsure of the types of business insurance requirements needed to compete for government contracts, and whether they need to have insurance at the time of bidding.

Topics Covered:

  • Overview of Business Continuity & Disaster Insurance Coverage
  • Best Practices for Meeting Insurance Coverage requirements on government contracts
  • Overview of the different types of insurance coverage available for businesses.
  • Understanding of how insurance policies are quoted.
  • Common Insurance Forms and Terms

Who Should Attend

  • Small Business Owners
  • Minority and Women-Owned Businesses who are interested in subcontracting on government bids.