Gloria Larkin Presenting Women-Owned Business Contracting Updates at the 24th Annual Government Procurement Conference

Gloria Larkin is speaking on behalf of Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP) at the 24th Annual Government Procurement Conference.

Baltimore, MD, April 10, 2014 --( TargetGov President and Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP) Educational Foundation Vice-Chair Gloria Larkin is presenting at the 24th Annual Government Procurement Conference taking place April 16 in Washington, D.C. at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Attendees of the Conference are able to forge business partnerships with the Federal Government, prime contractors, and small business of all types and socioeconomic classifications.

Gloria Larkin is an eight-time award winner, national marketing and business development expert, and President of TargetGov. Larkin has been interviewed on MSNBC, quoted in, the Wall Street Journal, USAToday, Forbes, INC Magazine, and She is the author of two books and an expert author with hundreds of articles regarding federal business development published in local, regional, national and international publications. She is passionate about helping businesses grow.

The government is looking for competent women-owned companies that have the proven capabilities to perform the work that is needed. To help women-owned businesses improve their contracting skills, Mrs. Larkin is presenting the “Opportunity Forum for Women-Owned Businesses”, a session that features discussion of opportunities for women-owned small businesses in the federal supply chain. Attendees will learn more about SBA and WIPP educational resources like the Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contract Program.

The 24th Annual Government Procurement Conference is held on April 16, 2014 and features breakout sessions, networking time, and keynote speakers covering relevant contracting topics. To register for this event, visit

About Gloria Larkin and Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP):
Gloria Larkin is President of TargetGov, a nationally-recognized U.S. federal government contract marketing and business development firm. Her clients have won billions of dollars in federal government prime and subcontracting contracts as a direct result of her team’s efforts in guiding companies through planning, positioning, pursuing and bidding on federal contracts.

She is the author of two books: “The Basic Guide to Government Contracting" and “The Veterans Business Guide: How to Build a Successful Government Contracting Business” both available for purchase today. She has been interviewed on MSNBC and quoted multiple times in The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, INC Magazine, Forbes, Entrepreneur Start-ups Magazine, and Government Executive magazine.

Larkin is also the Vice-Chair of the Educational Foundation Board of Directors, a past Governing Board Member and past Co-Chair of the Procurement Committee of Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP), a national non-partisan organization representing over 4,700,000 women business owners nationwide through 75 affiliate organizations.

Among other honors, she was named the 2010 Women in Business Champion of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration, a 2011 MEA Fifty Influential Women awardee and the 2010 Enterprising Women of the Year Awardee.
Ben Souder