“Overview” Florida SBDC at FGCU Helping Businesses Grow & Succeed “Doing Business with the Government” State Designated as Florida’s Principal Provider

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<ul><li> Slide 1 </li> <li> Overview Florida SBDC at FGCU Helping Businesses Grow &amp; Succeed Doing Business with the Government State Designated as Floridas Principal Provider of Business Assistance [ 288.001, Fla. Stat.] </li> <li> Slide 2 </li> <li> Helping Businesses Grow &amp; Succeed Mission Statement We are a customer-driven organization of business professionals, dedicated to helping small businesses succeed, by enthusiastically providing creative solutions which exceed customer, employee, and stakeholders expectations. </li> <li> Slide 3 </li> <li> Helping Businesses Grow &amp; Succeed Statewide Infrastructure Our Network S tatewide network of 43 centers involving: State Universities Colleges Chambers of Commerce Economic Development Councils Federal, State &amp; Local Government Agencies Additional outreach is provided at more than 50 outreach locations, utilizing resource partners such as chambers of commerce, economic development organizations, business incubators and lending institutions. Locations </li> <li> Slide 4 </li> <li> Helping Businesses Grow &amp; Succeed Accelerating Floridas Economy Only statewide provider of entrepreneurial and emerging growth company services, playing a vital role in Floridas economic development: Assisting entrepreneurs in every stage of the business cycle, from prospective entrepreneurs to mature businesses looking for growth opportunities and more; Working with firms in all industry sectors; Utilizing the expertise and resources of some of the best universities in Florida (Florida Gulf Coast University)and a professional staff of eleven business consultants; Accessing the resources of a national network of more than 5,000 SBDC professionals; and The FSBDCN is nationally accredited through the Association of SBDCs by Congressional mandate. </li> <li> Slide 5 </li> <li> Helping Businesses Grow &amp; Succeed FSBDC Services Consulting Personalized, confidential and provided at no cost Training Value-added from the basics to advanced topics Business Data &amp; Information Current and expansive information for better decision-making </li> <li> Slide 6 </li> <li> Helping Businesses Grow &amp; Succeed Purpose-Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) Educate Businesses on Government Procurement Generate Sales and Jobs for Florida Businesses Improve the Business Climate and Economic Development in Florida </li> <li> Slide 7 </li> <li> Helping Businesses Grow &amp; Succeed What does the Government Buy? </li> <li> Slide 8 </li> <li> Helping Businesses Grow &amp; Succeed What does the Government Buy? Construction Research and Development (R&amp;D) Manufacturing Supplies Services </li> <li> Slide 9 </li> <li> Helping Businesses Grow &amp; Succeed How does the Government Buy? Opportunities-Solicitations posted at www.fbo.govwww.fbo.gov Open Market Contracts GSA Contracts IDIQ Contracts Fixed Price Type Contracts Cost Type Contracts Credit Cards </li> <li> Slide 10 </li> <li> Helping Businesses Grow &amp; Succeed How Big is the Bag of Money? </li> <li> Slide 11 </li> <li> Helping Businesses Grow &amp; Succeed Government Spending $5.5 trillion a year (Federal, State, County and City Governments) $105 billion a week $15 billion a day $625 million an hour $10 million a minute $175,000 a second </li> <li> Slide 12 </li> <li> Helping Businesses Grow &amp; Succeed Federal Government Contracts and Credit Card Purchases $600 Billion a year in Contracts!!!! Credit Card purchases exceed $15 Billion Annually </li> <li> Slide 13 </li> <li> Helping Businesses Grow &amp; Succeed How are you going to get there? Selling to the Government entities Federal State County City </li> <li> Slide 14 </li> <li> Helping Businesses Grow &amp; Succeed GET REGISTERED www.sam.gov www.irs.gov www.myflorida.com Specific FL County and City web sites Fedgov.dnb.com/webform Dun and Bradstreet Number </li> <li> Slide 15 </li> <li> Helping Businesses Grow &amp; Succeed Summary What the Government Buys How Big is the Bag of Money Opportunities Register Assistance </li> <li> Slide 16 </li> <li> Helping Businesses Grow &amp; Succeed Q &amp; A Daniel Telep Jr. Florida Gulf Coast University FSBDC 239.745.3708 or 239.745.3700 dtelep@FGCU.edu www.fsbdcswfl.org </li> </ul>