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Small business seminar

U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill’s office is hosting a small business seminar on Monday, Jan. 24 to connect small businesses with resources and information about doing business with the local, state, and federal governments. The meeting will help companies learn how they can better compete for and win government contracts. 

The event is free and open to all small business owners interested in providing services or products to the government. 

It begins at 7:30 a.m. at St. Louis Community College at the Florissant Valley Campus, 3400 Pershall Road, St. Louis, 63135-1408.

At the workshop, representatives from federal, state, and local government agencies will present information through a number of presentation sessions, and business owners will also have the opportunity to talk individually with government officials. 

Invited presenters include representatives from the State of Missouri, St. Louis County, Jefferson County and St. Louis City, Missouri Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), Saint Louis Veterans Business Resource Center (VBRC), Missouri Small Business & Technology Development Centers, SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives), Internal Revenue Service (IRS), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Small Business Transportation Resource Center (SBRTC), General Services Administration (GSA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Space is limited, so participants must register in advance by visiting McCaskill’s website  or by calling her St. Louis office at 314-367-1364.  Individuals with disabilities who require auxiliary aids or services to participate in this event should contact the St. Louis office no later than Wednesday, January 19th.  The workshop is open to members of the press.

The event is staff-led. Senator McCaskill will not be in attendance.

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