Women in Government Contracting: Pathways to Success!

Baltimore, MD, March 22, 2013 --(PR.com)-- The Baltimore Washington Corridor Chamber, Maryland’s only regional chamber, will host “Women in Government Contracting: Pathways to Success!” at the bwtech@UMBC Training Room, 5520 Research Park Dr, Baltimore, MD 21228 on Wednesday March 27, 2013 from 8-11:30 AM.

Featured presenters include Gloria Larkin of TargetGov, who will present practical, bottom-line advice to address major recent changes in the marketplace and accelerate business success in the federal government market for experienced as well as newcomers to the world’s “Fortune One” customer.

Ellen Hemmerly, Director of bwtech@UMBC will focus on how this business incubator helps cyber-focused businesses get started and gain a foothold in a very competitive marketplace. Cyber security has surpassed terrorism as the main concern of American business people.

Tonia R. McCoy of the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Baltimore District will describe various programs for small business, such as WOSB and EDWOSB - how they are created and managed by SBA - and how to participate in them.

Ann Sullivan of WIPP will present an insider’s view of what it took to get the actual WOSB Program law enacted, what WIPP is and how it grew from a handful of business women to an organization representing over 1,000,000 business women nationwide that, as a true non-partisan organization, is now regularly involved in legislative efforts in Congress and at the White House level on issues that affect business women and owners.

Gloria Larkin will also moderate a panel of three successful women who are winning millions in business with the government. They are Janet Amirault, CEO, Software Consortium; April Wennerberg, Project Masters, Inc.; and, Anthie Zairis, President, Group Z, Inc.

Reservations are required. For more information, please contact the Baltimore Washington Corridor Chamber at 301-725-4000 or 410-792-9714 or contact bwcc@bwcc.org. The cost to attend is $60Prepaid Members; $85 Prepaid Non-Members and walk-ins.

The Baltimore Washington Corridor Chamber is Maryland’s only regional Chamber and was founded sixty-five years ago by the first woman admitted to the bar association in Prince George’s County. The Chamber has over five-hundred members who collectively employ more than 120,000 people.
Ben Souder