The Small Business Procurement Fair is designed to connect small businesses to large buyers. Why is this event important to your business? MAKING CONNECTIONS! Our goal is to facilitate the important process of making connections. This event provides opportunities to meet buyers and contracting officers from large companies and government agencies to discuss business opportunities. Agenda: 1:00 – 1:30pm Registration Opens 1:00 - 4:30pm Company Representatives in Showroom and Presentations in Classrooms EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS: Additionally, small business owners will be offered the opportunity to learn more about the ins-and-outs of the procurement process in one of several breakout sessions led by the experts. 2014 Presentations included: "Show Me the Money!: SBA Access to Capital” & “Top 10 List of Government Contracting, U.S. Small Business Administration "Pricing Government Proposals: Don't Make These 5 Common Mistakes!", University of Houston SBDC "How to get a Contract and What to do once You Have It.", Aztec Promotional Group, LP ...and more! 2015 LINE UP WILL BE ANNOUNCED SOON! Pre Registration: Chamber Members - $15 Future Chamber Members - $30 On Site Registration: Chamber Members - $30 Future Chamber Members - $40 Keep in mind: THIS IS A TOOL IN THE PROCUREMENT PROCESS. DO NOT EXPECT TO WIN A CONTRACT ON-SITE. Ask pertinent questions and find out what that company or agency is looking for and what you need to do to qualify.