GSA will be hosting Small Business Works 2021 September 29, 2021. Small Business Works is a virtual small business training and matchmaking event. GSA is hoping the event provide attendees tools and resources to succeed in the Federal Marketplace.

Small Business Works will cover topics from getting on the schedule, understanding how to identify opportunities, business strategies, responding to quotes and the new DOD Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification requirements.

Anyone can register for the event at the Small Business Works site. You can find the agenda for the event below:


Plenary Session 11:00 AM – 11:43AM ET
  •  Welcoming Address: Exodie C. Roe III, Associate Administrator, GSA (Equity in Procurement)
  • Opening Remarks: The Honorable Robin Carnahan, Administrator, GSA
  • Keynote Address: The Honorable Isabella Cassillas Guzman, Administrator, SBA
  • Building Your Small Business: Access Capital through SBA’s Loan Programs: Patricia Kelley, Associate Administrator/Office of Capital Access, SBA
Concurrent Educational Session 1 11:43 AM – 12:28PM ET
  • Big Data for Small Business at
  • DOD Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC)
Concurrent Educational Session 2 12:28PM – 1:13PM ET
  •  Market to Federal Government
  • Opportunities in Construction, Facilities, and Maintenance
Concurrent Educational Session 3                                                                           1:13PM – 1:43PM ET
  • Understanding the difference between RFI’s, RFQ’s, and RFP’s
  • Guiding Federal Agencies & Advancing Small Business
Concurrent Educational Session 4 1:43PM – 2:13 PM ET
  • Big and Small Benefits of Subcontracting and the SBA Mentor-Protégé Program
  • How to Obtain Surety Bonds
Concurrent Educational Session 5 2:13PM – 2:43PM ET
  • How to get on the GSA Schedule
  • Protecting the Federal Supply Chain
Lunch Break 2:43PM – 3:15PM ET
Concurrent Matchmaking Session 3:15PM – 4:45PM ET
  • Explore subcontracting opportunities by connecting with GSA prime contractors and federal buyers


If you have questions about the event or winning in the federal marketplace contact us at [email protected] or visit our FedMap Market Acceleration Program site.

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