Gloria Larkin Presenting at the National 8(a) 2014 Winter Conference

Small Business Conference Annual Meeting Largest in U.S. Featuring Assistance and Support for 8a Certified Contractors

Baltimore, MD, February 09, 2014 --( The National 8(a) Association is holding its 2014 winter Conference on February 11th and 12th at the Disney Yacht Club in Orlando, Florida. Gloria Larkin, President of TargetGov, will be presenting “How to Refresh Your Capability Statement in Three Steps.” Visit for more information about this event.

The 2014 Winter Conference is poised to address the upcoming changes that are in the future of Government procurement and how they affect 8(a) certified businesses. Prime Contractors including Booz Allen Hamilton, Chemonics, AECOM, Orbital Sciences, Hensel Phelps, and immixGroup will all be in attendance. Topics slated to be presented at the conference include “What every Board needs to know about the 8(a) Program,” “Dynalantic/Rothe Decisions Status,” “The Mentor-Protégé Relationship from a Legal Standpoint,” and many more.

Mrs. Larkin’s topic covers Capability Statements and how they relate to the 8(a) audience. She addresses the ways generic statements hurt businesses, and why it isn’t enough to just be an 8(a) certified company. The Government Contracting subject-matter expert includes discussion on the questions Government decision makers are thinking when they read a Capability Statement, how to tailor the statements, and differentiating them.

To learn more information about the National 8(a) Association’s 2014 Winter Conference or to register, visit

About Gloria Larkin:
Gloria Larkin, National Marketing and Business Expert, is President of TargetGov. Larkin has been interviewed on MSNBC, quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and She is an expert author with articles regarding federal business development published in local, regional, national and international publications. She is also the author of two books: “The Basic Guide To Government Contracting” (book & Kindle) and “The Veterans Business Guide: How to Build a Successful Government Contracting Business” now in the fourth printing (book & Kindle). TargetGov clients have won federal contracts worth billions of dollars and the company focuses on government procurement and related business development and marketing services including minority certification services, contract development, proposal management, contract administration and expert federal contracting services.
Ben Souder