September 1, 2021
WPI September & October Events
Stay up to date on WPI conferences, workshops and webinars!

You are receiving this email because you have worked with or attended an event hosted by the Wisconsin Procurement Institute. We look forward to working with you in the future. Please find WPI's current event schedule below. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us!
Featured Events
September 9 | 1:00 - 4:00 pm

Winning State of Wisconsin Contracts -
Leveraging Your Diverse Business Certifications

Sessions will cover State of Wisconsin Certifications for Minority, Woman and Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Businesses, Locating and Evaluating State of Wisconsin Opportunities and Requirements, as well as Responding to State of Wisconsin Opportunities
  • September 2, 2021, Summer Cyber Reboot: Computer Security Incidents- LEARN MORE - Webinar

  • September 9, 2021, The Contracting Academy (TCA) – Winning State of Wisconsin Contracts – Leveraging Your Diverse Business Certifications – Virtual - LEARN MORE - Webinar

  • September 14, 2021, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock (GLDD) Small Business Webinar – Focus on Cybersecurity Requirements - LEARN MORE - Webinar

  • September 28, 2021, Acquisition Hour: Responding to Sources Sought Request and Preparing a Capabilities Statement - LEARN MORE - Webinar

  • September 29, 2021, Acquisition Hour: OFCCP Compliance 101 - LEARN MORE - Webinar

  • September 29, 2021, Acquisition Hour: ESRS Individual Subcontractor Reporting (ISR) Basics - LEARN MORE - Webinar
  • October 5, 2021, Acquisition Hour: Federal Small Business Certification Programs for Veteran and Woman Owned Small Businesses - LEARN MORE - Webinar

  • October 6, 2021, Acquisition Hour: Federal Small Business Certification Programs for Small Disadvantaged Businesses (SDB) /8(A) – and Businesses Located In Historically Underutilized Areas (HUBZone) - LEARN MORE - Webinar

  • October 21, 2021, 15th Annual Wisconsin Government Opportunities Business Conference (GOBC) – Day 2 – In Person - LEARN MORE - Webinar

  • October 26-27, 2021, Wisconsin Small Business Academy - LEARN MORE - Webinar
October 21, 2021

Day 2 - In Person

Day 2 of the 15th Annual Government Opportunities Business Conference (GOBC) will be a full-day traditional in-person event. Join us then, in-person, at the Volk Field Air National Guard Base in Camp Douglas, WI. More information to be posted at More Information
December 7, 2021

In conjunction with Marketplace, TCA is an opportunity for businesses to grow their technical knowledge of contracting with the State of Wisconsin, Federal Government and Government Prime contractors. The series of workshops will benefit established businesses looking to grow and develop their government sales. More Information
December 8-9, 2021

Marketplace, the Governor’s Conference on Diverse Business Development connects business owners from across Wisconsin seeking to do business with state, federal and local governments as well as the private sector. At the conference, businesses can connect with resource providers, government representatives and corporate buyers to lay the framework to develop new partnerships and new contracts.

Marketplace runs a competitive awards program to recognize Wisconsin companies that exemplify business excellence. More Information
Upcoming Office Hours
WPI Government Contract Specialists will be available to assist you IN PERSON with SAM registration, locating opportunities, free bid matching service, small business certifications, market research, capabilities statements, contract requirements/compliance, and more.

Greater Oshkosh Economic Development Corporation
100 N Main St., Ste 104, Oshkosh WI 54901
Sept 14, 2021 | 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Ashland Area Development Center
422 3rd St West, Ste 101, Ashland, WI 54806
Sept. 29, Nov. 2, Dec. 1 | 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Indianhead Community Action Agency
1000 College Ave W, Ladysmith, WI 54848
Sept. 30, Nov. 30 | 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Western Dairyland EOC
418 Wisconsin St, Eau Claire, Wi 54703
Nov. 3, Dec. 2 | 8:30am – 4:00 pm
Partner Events
October 6-8, 2021

Designed to inspire and connect you with other empowering women, this event will provide you with the resources you are looking for to start, improve, or expand your business. At this conference, you'll learn from established members of the business community in Western Wisconsin, talk to business assistance providers, and network with other women in business. More Information
November 15-19, 2021

The Small Business Conference for the Federal Architecture, Engineering, Construction and Facility Maintenance/Management Industry (SBC) brings together federal agencies and businesses operating in the federal marketplace to deliver the most comprehensive and useful market research experience possible for all attendees, learn of and/or share upcoming contracting opportunities for small businesses, and more. More Information
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