Thursday, October 17, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM CDT
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James E. Guinn Complex 
1150 South Freeway
Fort Worth, TX 76104

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Kenisha Chidiebere 
Fort Worth - Chapter 120 

Federal Contract Ready: The FIVE DO's and ONE DON'T everyone should know! - 10/17/2019 - C0120 

Workshop Fee $30

Workshop Outline:

  1. Find your why- How to decide if you are Federal Contract capable
  2. Find your tribe- Utilize your outside resources
  3. Alphabet- Learn to speak the language of the government
  5. SPF so that you don’t burn! Specialize! Publicize! Formalize!

1.WHAT NOT TO DO- When to swipe left!

1. Find your why

a. You are an established business

b. Your business is sustaining itself

c. You are ready to receive federal money e-commerce ready

2. Find your tribe

           a. Find the specific space for your business

           b. Find the people involved that are the direct connection from your business to your money

           c. Becoming certified

 3. Alphabet

           a. There are initials and abbreviations to learn

           b. The codes and the numbers

 4. Workshop

           We will do these things together during

           a. Sign-up for Sam Registration

           b. Cage code Registration

           c. DUNS number registration

 5. SPF so that you don’t burn! Specialize! Publicize! Formalize!

           a. Specialize- find a definitive market and find out what you need to do that

           b. Publicize- get out there and network, get the word out by becoming involved

           c. Formalize- find out any compliance and regulations for your business



           a.  If you are not e-commerce ready

           b. If you do not know who you customer's are

           c. If you cannot sustain a federal contract and still keep your other customers

 Up -to -date resources will be included as well as an exit quiz to help determine specialty services. 


 Presented by Theresa Tumminia   


What started out as paralegal work in 2006 led to outsourcing and consulting for multimillion dollar contract companies like European Eco Construction and  New York Health and Hospitals by 2009. Theresa has over 13 years of experience in assisting businesses to achieve Federal Contract readiness from start to finish. She has worked extensively with small businesses, small to large construction companies and certified protected class looking to do Federal Contracting. She believes that no business should fail due to overwhelming “red tape”. Her goal is always to show you how so that you can do for yourself.


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Note: Refunds will be processed upon request up to 7 days before the workshop date. No credit of paid workshop fees will be applied to future workshops for cancellation after 7 days prior to the workshop date or non-attendance. 

All workshops held at locations other than the James Guinn complex in Fort Worth, TX will not be able to accept any payment of fees at the door. All registrations with fee payment via debit/credit card is required in advance to the scheduled workshop in these locations, for security purposes.

SCORE is a 501(c)(3) non-profit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship. We have been doing this for over fifty years.

Because our work is supported by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and thanks to our network of 10,000 volunteers, we are able to deliver our services at no charge or at very low cost.