Overview Florida SBDC at FGCU Helping Businesses Grow & Succeed Doing Business with the Government State Designated as Floridas Principal Provider.

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  • Overview Florida SBDC at FGCU Helping Businesses Grow & Succeed Doing Business with the Government State Designated as Floridas Principal Provider of Business Assistance [ 288.001, Fla. Stat.]
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  • Helping Businesses Grow & 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.
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  • Helping Businesses Grow & Succeed Statewide Infrastructure Our Network S tatewide network of 43 centers involving: State Universities Colleges Chambers of Commerce Economic Development Councils Federal, State & 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
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  • Helping Businesses Grow & 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.
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  • Helping Businesses Grow & Succeed FSBDC Services Consulting Personalized, confidential and provided at no cost Training Value-added from the basics to advanced topics Business Data & Information Current and expansive information for better decision-making
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  • Helping Businesses Grow & 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
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  • Helping Businesses Grow & Succeed What does the Government Buy?
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  • Helping Businesses Grow & Succeed What does the Government Buy? Construction Research and Development (R&D) Manufacturing Supplies Services
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  • Helping Businesses Grow & 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
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  • Helping Businesses Grow & Succeed How Big is the Bag of Money?
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  • Helping Businesses Grow & 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
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  • Helping Businesses Grow & Succeed Federal Government Contracts and Credit Card Purchases $600 Billion a year in Contracts!!!! Credit Card purchases exceed $15 Billion Annually
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  • Helping Businesses Grow & Succeed How are you going to get there? Selling to the Government entities Federal State County City
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  • Helping Businesses Grow & 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
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  • Helping Businesses Grow & Succeed Summary What the Government Buys How Big is the Bag of Money Opportunities Register Assistance
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  • Helping Businesses Grow & Succeed Q & A Daniel Telep Jr. Florida Gulf Coast University FSBDC 239.745.3708 or 239.745.3700 dtelep@FGCU.edu www.fsbdcswfl.org


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