‘Government Contracting for Women’ to be Presented at Connections Women’s Conference

OSWEGO, NY– On October 29, Women’s Network for Entrepreneurial Training and SUNY Oswego’s Office of Business and Community Relations will gather women from across New York State for Connections, a day-long conference to be held at River Vista Center in Fulton from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

This day-long symposium is something you won’t want to miss.

Stephen Barr
Stephen Barr

The theme for this year’s event is “Connect – Pursue – Advance” and will feature several dynamic speakers, networking opportunities, continental breakfast, lunch, a dessert reception, and a women’s marketplace.

Stephen Barr, program manager for the North Country Procurement Technical Assistance Center, will present “Government Contracting for Women.”

He will discuss the advantages of being a woman owned firm for both the state and federal governments and explain the requirements needed to be certified for the different business classifications.

Again this year, headshots will be offered by Dayger Photography, with no sitting fee.

Hair and make-up touch-ups will also be available.

New this year, we are featuring Bee-Hive Networking. There are no elevator speeches, no selling, and no fears or discomforts.

Each attendee could walk away with an average of 12-20 cards of QUALIFIED prospects who want to meet them.

Come “catch the buzz” at the Bee-Hive Networking Game.

Please be sure to come armed with 100 business cards.

Major sponsors to date include NBT Bank, SUNY Oswego Phoenix Center and Operation Oswego County.

Tickets are $65 and are available through the Tyler Hall Box Office, tickets.oswego.edu

For more information, contact Evelyn LiVoti, Connections’ co-chair, at 343-1545 or [email protected]

Visit our website www.oswego.edu/about/centers/obcr/connections.html or our Connections’ Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/ConnectionsWomensConference for updates.