ACE Women’s Business Center is proud to present a:
Women-Owned Small Business Certification Cohort Series
Level Up Your Playing Field
Position Yourself To Compete in The Multi-Billion Dollar Federal Marketplace!
Here’s Why You Should:
The Federal Government purchases BILLIONS of dollars in goods and services each year
By law, a certain percentage must be awarded to Women-Owned businesses
Less than 1% of Women-Owned businesses are Certified and able to compete
By being Certified, you eliminate 99% of your competition!
Grow your business more rapidly
To participate in the WOSB Certification Cohort Series, all participants are required to have the following:
Employer Identification Number (EIN)
Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) Number
Overview of Various Types of Certifications
February 6th @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
An introduction to the opportunities available for the small business owner interested in becoming a vendor in the Federal Marketplace and the importance of leveraging certifications in the process.
Capture your Business’ Industry (NAICS) Codes
February 13th @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Learn what NAICS Codes are and why you should know yours – an interactive walk-through to uncover all relevant industry codes for your business.
What is a Capability Statement? Writing your Company’s Capability Narrative
February 20th @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Learn the importance of why every business needs a Capability Statement. Receive coaching on writing an effective Capabilities Narrative.
Interactive Walk-Through FBO.gov
February 27th @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: ACE Women’s Business Center
An interactive walk-through of the Federal Government contract bidding site. Explore past awards and current opportunities. Participants will be set up to receive alerts for open contracting opportunities as soon as they are made public.
Want to join us?
We ask that you first register with the ACE Loans WBC, the form takes only a couple of minutes to complete and gives the WBC vital information to help us better serve you.
After registering you will be given links to reserve your seat at these events.
Business owners who have attended all Phase I trainings will be eligible to enter Phase II, which incorporates the final steps to become WOSB Certified.
Only a select number of business owners will be chosen.
The cost to attend Phase 2, receive the certification and attend the Certification ceremony is $399.
Interactive walk-through of the registration process. SAM registration will be completed and submitted by the end of the webinar.
March 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: ACE Women’s Business Center
Completion of Certification
ARC Business Solutions will complete certifications.
Presentation of WOSB Certifications will take place approximately 45-60 days after attending the March 12th training. Date TBD
About the Presenter:
Amy Reese is the Founder and CEO of ARC Business Solutions, a woman-owned and operated consulting firm that helps small businesses grow by accessing Federal and Corporate contracting opportunities. ARC helps businesses acquire relevant Certifications that will enable them to access contracts set-aside specifically for them. They also provide the foundational information and instruction needed as clients begin to embark on winning contracts.
After spending over 20 years as a Corporate Development Executive in which Amy collaborated with C-Suite and VP level leaders of Fortune 500 organizations and Government agencies, she now leverages her experience in relationship development, collaboration and accountability strategies to benefit small and mid-sized businesses who are seeking opportunities to grow their bottom line.
The strategic techniques Amy uses have been instrumental in her success as demonstrated by the attainment of revenue growth for her clients in the millions.