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April 9, 2021 /
Take Advantage of Virtual Procurement Conferences & Industry Days
One of the unexpected benefits of COVID for government contractors is the easy and affordable access to government buyers, small business specialists, and, sometimes, end-users through virtual procurement conferences and industry days.
Pre-COVID, procurement conferences provided an invaluable opportunity for face-to-face connection with key agency stakeholders. Nonetheless, many business owners could not attend these conferences due to high time and financial costs associated with lost productivity and travel.
Not anymore. COVID has forced all conferences to go virtual, thus creating an opportunity for business owners like you to connect, interact, and develop relationships with agency stakeholders without leaving their office (or home). If all goes well, we’ll likely see a return to face-to-face conferences toward the end of 2021; but in the meantime, here are a few tips on finding virtual conferences happening around the country.