03 Jun '11, 6pm

Live Green: Learn how your small business can work with the biggest buyer in the world

Live Green: Learn how your small business can work with the biggest buyer in the world

No matter what – no matter the size of the government, no matter who controls the White House or the Congress – the Federal Government will always be a major economic force. And it will always need to procure goods and services from the private sector. That's where you come in. The Federal Government is the world's largest buyer of products and services. More than $500 billion in contracting dollars is spent by the U.S. government every year, with purchases ranging from complex space vehicles to janitorial services. For the first time in many years, small businesses owners – particularly minority, women-owned and disadvantaged businesses – have a leg up. U.S. law currently establishes a goal that 23 percent of prime federal contract dollars go to small businesses. In FY2010 – for the first time in five years – the Administration awarded 32 percent of all federal ARRA contr...

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